• Issue building new package (No PROGRAM_FILESx86 common path?)

    Hi All, I am creating a Custom Update Package for Citrix Receiver 3.4. I have it working fine with 32 bit systems, but i am having an issue detecting applicability on x64 systems.  Unfortunately, I am unable to...
    last modified by gfraetis
  • Why is a Package in state "Installation not possible"?

    In Patchmanager Console, under Update Services ... view "All Third Party Updates" the Packages (normal and Upgrade) for the actual "Mozilla Firefox 24.4.0 ESR" are shown as in state "Installation not possible".  ...
    last modified by sz-a
  • antivirus exclusions for Patch Manager

    Does anyone have a list of antivirus exclusion for patchmanager?  When approving some Adobe updates I need to turn of my AV.  I've tried excluding the solar winds directory but no luck.
    last modified by bkilbourne
  • Table of third party patches - updated 4/10/2014

    Simplify and automate these patches and more with SolarWinds Patch Manager. Check out the attached spreadsheet for recent patches. The Patch Manager catalog contains the following products:   Adobe Acrobat v9 ...
    Lawrence Garvin
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  • Can Patch Manager create a software inventory of the supported computers?

    I want to get a list of software that computers on our network are using.  Can I use Patch Mgr to do that?   Also can we use Patch Mgr to prevent users from installing software that is not on a safe list? &...
    last modified by rickb@fresnocfcu.org
  • Migrating our WSUS and Patch Manager servers (2008 R2 to 2012 R2)

    (I apologize for any information overload. I just wanted to paint as clear of a picture as I could while picking your brains )   I am beginning work on migrating our WSUS and Patch Manager servers to Windows Se...
    last modified by grandgroove
  • How can I customize preconfigured Packages?

    We mainly bought Patchmanager to deploy 3rd party updates delivered by solarwinds to our clients.   Until now we use GPO for deployment. Some of the packages in use are customized: - Java RE is deployed using a...
    last modified by sz-a
  • adobe reader mst file help

    I have received an executable for adobe reader from adobe.  I have extracted the files to get a msi and also created a mst file.   Sorry, new to solarwinds patch manager.  Can I get some easy instr...
    last modified by bkilbourne
  • Custom Package Not Applicable

    I created a custom package to install Altaro Hyper-V backup version with the following properties:   Pre-reqs: None. I was hoping leaving this blank would just ignore pre-reqs and go straight to the ap...
    last modified by blashmet
  • Packge Boot Question

    First off, I would like to state that I have watched this video here "Custom Package Creation: PackageBoot™ Deep Dive - YouTube" and have read the admin guide Package Boot section.     The need that I...
  • Can we push out updates by subnet mask

    We are trying to find out whether we can push out updates through subnet mask beside using computer groups or name?
    last modified by solaral
  • exclusions on updates?

    Is there a simple way to exclude a pc or two from a third party update?  I have a couple devices that I can't install the latest Java on.  I know I can make more subfolders in WSUS and control it that way, b...
    last modified by rmh
  • Java 7 Update 51 - Populating the Exception Site List on upgrade deployment?

    So Java 7u51 is out with a new feature, Exception Site List. This is stored in C:\Users\username\AppData\LocalLow\Sun\Java\Deployment\security\exception.sites.   Any ideas on how to populate this for all users d...
    last modified by patchitnow
  • reports - no records returned

    We just installed Patch Manager and I haven't been successful running reports.  I've ran the WSUS Inventory Task and also the Managed Computer Inventory Task.  Any report that I try gives "no records returne...
    last modified by rmh
  • Patch Manager console upgrade loses view settings

    Why is it that every console upgrade loses all of my view settings?  I've created dozens of custom views throughout the console, and whenever an upgrade is applied (I just applied 2.0.2207), all of them are lost!...
    last modified by sdmusick
  • Integrate Patch Manager with existing SCCM

    Our organization is looking to integrate PM with our existing WSUS and SCCM environment. Our current environment has PM 1.85 and SCCM 2007 R3 We currently only use PM to patch our servers and we'd like to start usin...
    last modified by jluckey
  • Discovery Task edit/creation

    Hello, I am having trouble finding how to edit/create discovery tasks. I created all that I needed when I setup patch manager a year ago. But, we stretched some subnets and now it looks like Patch Manager isn't findi...
    last modified by msalas
  • Malwarebytes - Disable the automatic download and installation of the program update- ACTIVE DIRECTORY ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPLATE

    This Active Directory Administrative Template contains the Group Policy option to Disable the automatic download and installation of the program update. The policy is applied to an Organizational Unit under the “...
    last modified by pjaganat
  • scheduling a package

    Is it possible to schedule a package to download and then install the package before a computer shuts down?
    last modified by alan.dunne
  • help with custom package

      I have created a custom package to install a product called changepro from litera.   The package uninstalls previous version before installing the updated package. When I run the package it uninstalls ...
    last modified by alan.dunne