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Automatic Deployment role in sccm2012R2 [on hold]

I'm configuring some Automatic deployment rule in SCCM2012R2 .After specifying product updates ,the wizard noticed that just first 1000 update will deployed .So I divided updates in two rules .now I ...
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system center configuration manager SUP and DP in the same box

I 've got system center configuration manage installed and Software update point and distrbution point are in the same server . after getting Updates from Microsoft and deploying them I understood ...
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Not all updates syncing between WSUS and SCCM 2012

I have a single server with both WSUS and SCCM 2012 R2 installed. I'm pretty sure everything is configured correctly. The only errors I'm seeing in the wsyncmgr.log file when I do a full ...
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Can I upgrade an program via group policy if it was initially installed manualy?

We have a program which was installed manually on workstations when they were initially setup. We now need to upgrade this software and I wish to do it via group policy. I have created an MST using ...
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OpenVZ - updating kernel and all containers

Last night I upgraded to the latest kernel of openvz. I rebooted the host node. It came up with the latest kernel. However, the containers are still running the old kernel. What I did on the host ...
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Difference between isntalling a msi using “Invoke-WmiMethod”(via a cmd file) and installing directly on the server

Ran against a server to install the msi; eventlogs were clean and all success; but the key file in bin direstory is still old. Later tried installing it directly doing a double click by RDP into the ...
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How to automatically deploy and update software to domain users

We have a set of software programs every employee uses. How is it possible to automatically install that software as soon as an employee is logging in to our domain and does not have it installed ...
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How to accept EULAs for Software updates deployed through SCCM using Powershell

I'm trying to use the Start-CMSoftwareUpdateDeployment cmdlet to deploy a software update group to an existing collection. PS WHO:\> Start-CMSoftwareUpdateDeployment -SoftwareUpdateGroupName ...
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Which apt options for a safe automatic update

Related to my previous question, what apt options should one use when upgrading a package so that: if other packages would be removed as a result of the upgrade, apt will stop without touching ...
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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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How to make partial update in Ubuntu

I have two general questions how to show updates content and how to make partial update for example I want to update only nginx and don't touch other environment.
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Upgrading PHP-FPM while minimizing downtime

I am running nginx 1.2.6 on Ubuntu. With nginx, I can perform upgrades gracefully, so that no incoming requests will be lost. Is there any process like that for PHP-FPM? If so, what is the process ...
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Check for updates of a specific Debian package list

The setup I run a Debian Squeeze host that I use to build a multilanguage project (python, java, php...) and generate custom packages (debian and RPM) automatically (through jenkins) The problem ...
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Do I need to update some of my Debian Squeeze software?

I have installed Debian 6, and LAMP stack from squeeze repository (default). After upgrading Apache 2.2.16 from unstable repository to 2.2.22, thanks to this post - how to upgrade already installed ...
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Best way to push out a hotfix [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I deploy MS hotfix KB959628 exe/msp via a gpo easily? We have a hotfix that we need to put onto our windows xp machines to get Single Sign on for web apps ...
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Solaris host no longer boots after pkg update: intel_iommu0 generated fault event

I've just been doing some regular maintenance on my Solaris 11 box. I issued a pkg update command to be told that I needed to update pkg. This I did, and rebooted into solaris-1. I then issued ...
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how to upgrade or update the currently installed php version?

my current version of PHP installed in my ubuntu 11.04 box , is PHP5.3.5, now how to update it into the latest stable PHP5.3.8 version? this tutorial didn't work for me
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How to update Adobe Flash from command line?

Something I can stick in a shortcut or, ideally, run silently and remotely using psexec (from Sysinternals). A WSUS server is out of the question. Machines needing the updates run Windows XP as ...
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How do you manage software's local forks?

As a system administrator, I often have to modify programs for my company. Example: We're using an web interface to manage our local DNS. After downloading and extracting the tar.gz file from the ...
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Batch Updates to Numerous Server 2008 Machines?

We run a lot of machines that are hosted in various datacenters (takes out the LAN based options) and we are finding the need to change Administrator account passwords for RDP (we use the same ...
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Custom Firefox Updates on a Private Network

We have a network where, due to a SaaS piece that is used to manage the school, we cannot allow Firefox to update until the SaaS piece notifies us that they support the newest version. This mean ...
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Lion 10.7 Software Update Server can not connect to Apple

Having an odd issue ever since updating my server from SL to Lion. Software Update Server can not connect to apple to retreive new updates. Here is the extremely non informative log: Aug 17 ...
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Does (or can) Novell ZenWorks prevent an executable from updating itself?

I am a developer of an educational software product, and I have noticed a large number of support calls from customers that use ZenWorks. Our application automatically updates itself when a new ...
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Safe to have /.svn/ folders on live site? (How to remove them but retain svn update capability?)

I'm doing svn update to update the code for my php website, but it leaves .svn/ folders all over. I think its dangerous to leave those files publically readable, but its very easy to update the ...
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If install SQL Service pack 4 on SQL2005 instance do I need to install also earlier SPs

I am little lost in touch whit few SQL servers regarding to their updates. Now I want to update these serves and I see that now is actual SP4 for SQL2005 databases. My question is: If I skip SQL ...
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Apple Software Update Server for Windows

We have just added a few iMacs to our system and we've found that they all want to download about 1.6 GB of updates... not so great when we only have limited monthly bandwidth! All of our Windows ...
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Pulling application updates from closest server?

Setup: 6 Major Sites with Server 2003/2008 DCs doing DHCP/AD Integrated DNS, each on their own subnet. All connect back to datacenter through a 3 mbps WAN ERP server running in the datacenter, ...
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Mac OS X silent software updates on a schedule w/ forced reboots if necessary

I am in charge of about 40 Mac OS X computers on a predominantly PC network. The systems are running about an equal mix of Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6. We are instituting a new policy of forcing OS and ...
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Updating windows from a central system

I want to setup a central system (server) which will directly update windows from the internet. The other (client) systems will connect to the central system (server) and update their copy of windows ...
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How do large companies handle software updates for users without administrative rights?

I just started working for a small-medium size company doing IT support. Maybe 150 or less users. Right now every user has administrative rights to their own machine. This allows them to install ...
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Why does Mac OS X Software Update not work when machine uses Active Directory?

My company's IT department is mostly a Windows run operation and in order to become more secure, they are altering the way that the Macintosh computers login to our internal network so that they use ...
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How to make Mac OS X Snow Leopard Software Update to use a custom Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server

I have my Mac OS X 10.6 server, and iI have enabled software update, but now I need my Macbook Air and iMac to update from this server. I have tried to read about it, but I can't find it, I hope ...
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How do I change the Software Update server address on a client Mac (to use my own server)?

Now that I have started the Software Update service on my Leopard Server, how do I change my client Macs to check for updates on it?