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LanDesk, CBA 8 unable to locate the remote

I'm patching some workstation via LanDesk and for 1 workstation, there's this error that appears sometimes... I mean : i have to patch 10 updates on this workstation update 1 : ok update 2 : error ...
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powershell check windows update on a server

We have some 1000 + servers, we are doing monthly patching activity. i need to check the patches are updated on the servers or not, is it possible to check based on the Microsoft Security Bulletin ...
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How important is patch management? [duplicate]

Problem I'm trying to sell the idea of organizational patch/update management and antivirus management to my superiors. Thus far, my proposition has been met with two responses: We haven't had any ...
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What does the Windows XP EOL/EOS mean for a business and it's domain?

I am hoping someone can explain in simple terms, what it really means that windows XP will be end of life? It looks like SP2 is already not being patched, but maybe SP3 is going to be patched up ...
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Centralized Windows/Mac Patch Management that is easy to use

I'm looking for advice on what patch management solutions you would recommend based upon your experience. I'm also looking for which ones you would not recommend based upon your experience. We have ...
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Disabling Windows Update and managing patches manually

We are hosting a few servers at a colo facility and we have arranged for another company to perform some monitoring and server maintenance work of our machines. This provider is suggesting that we ...
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Push Windows Updates?

Is there a method or software that will allow the ability to push windows updates to clients in an non-active directory environment? WSUS is not an option for the situation as it doesn't have the ...
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How do I show I have installed security patch - KB971092

In Add / Remove programs there is a list of patches installed, also in the Help > About you can access all the Visual Studio patches. 971092 is an update to the visual studio service pack and ...
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What time of day does Microsoft Release patches on “Patch Tuesday”

I've tried my servers and they don't see the patches that Microsoft has released. Usually Windows Update automatically installs them on Wednesday, so it must be something late in the day -- yet I ...
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How do you manager MSSQL 2000/2005 patches

I am learning how to manage databases for my company and while I have pretty good understanding of using a database, I can definately see that it is completely different administering a database. My ...
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Patch Management Operations Plan

I'm developing a plan/strategy to manage patch deployment on Windows Clients using Windows Server Update Services. What are the some important things to consider in developing this plan? For example, ...