• What We're Working On - SolarWinds Patch Manager (Updated May 29, 2015)

    (Updated following Patch Manager 2.1 Release - 5/29/2015)   We recently released Patch Manager 2.1 (see: Announcing General Availability of Patch Manager v2.1 - Automated 3rd Party Patches & More!) with some...
    nicole pauls
    last modified by nicole pauls
  • Error with package install

    We are attempting to push a software that uses a virtual print driver . We get the error \ prompt "would you like to install this device software?" I think the fix is to import the certificate from a working machine a...
    last modified by mskultety
  • Table of third party patches - updated 07/03/2015

    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 ...
    tamil prabha
    last modified by tamil prabha
  • Pointing to a .mst file in the package with the command line parameters

    I am getting ready to start testing Adobe Acrobat Reader DC, and I want to modify the default Adobe package to include a .mst file that I am going to create and add to the package.  I just want to ensure that I u...
    last modified by dfoli
  • PatchManager vs. Chef/Puppet

    What are some reasons one should choose PatchManager for deploying patches instead of Chef/Puppet?
    created by blashmet
  • What are your comments on SW Patch Manager?

    Hello, I am not sure if I should ask this here and if so just ignore this.   We are considering purchasing SolarWinds Patch Manager to help us deploy 3rd party patches and applications.  Currently we are ...
    last modified by coreyarndt11
  • Display approved update summaries by group with group members listed

    Hi,   I'm trying to modify the built in report named :Approved Update summaries by computer group".  I want to run the report, be prompted for a group name, and the report should display all members of the ...
    last modified by bormaer
  • Remove old versions of Java 8

         Is there anyone out there that has a good solution to removing the old version of Java 8 now that they don't get removed when a new version is installed?  My test machine has about 4 old ...
    last modified by dkunkle84
  • Does PM queue jobs?

    We havent discovered how to run pre / post scripts or tasks.  If we schedule jobs staggered by 5 mins or so, will they qeue and be run sequentially and wait for the proceeding job to complete, or will they kick o...
    last modified by JedTheHead
  • Additional Days Offset

    Can someone explain to me how this works? I have tried to run through every scenario and I can't find a way to use this correctly.
    last modified by creative
  • Patch Manager Trial

    I downloaded the 30 day trial of Patch Manager.  I have an existing Server 2012 R2 VM running WSUS services over https.  When installing the patch manager trial, should I install it on this WSUS server that ...
    last modified by kjstech
  • Patch Manager Wsus version mismatch

    Hello,   This is my first post here.  I am trying setup Patch manager for 3rd party updates and I am running into the following error:     How can I resolve this.   Thanks.
    last modified by jdycus
  • Re-issuing Cert

    We had to uninstall and reinstall our patch manager console server (DB is on a separate server and stayed the same). But the cert that gets pushed out to the clients seems to have changed and most of the servers are g...
    last modified by ec-umass
  • Uninstall Softare

    I would like to uninstall software on our system.  Can Patch Manager help with a mass uninstall of a software?
    last modified by charlesnm
  • Reader DC?

    So solarwinds added in the catalogs for Reader DC continuous and classic recently but I am having issues with the applicability rules for it.  The package for the newest DC patch shows HKLM\Software\Adobe\Reader(...
    created by frgpugs
  • Agent disconnected since we have been forced to recreate PAS server certificate

    Hi   We have almost 2000 agents deployed that can't contact Patch Manager console since we have been forced to recreate PAS server certificat after a failed upgrade. Is there a simple way to reprovision agent ce...
    last modified by pidom
  • Adobe RegKey Inventory

    I'm trying to run a registry inventory on bUpdater value for Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat on our managed workstations. The registry key is located in: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Adobe\Adobe Acrobat\7.0\FeatureLockd...
    created by johnny.blaze
  • WSUS and CONFIGMGR features

    Hi,   Would like to ask, is it possible to install these WSUS and CONFIGMGR features of PM on the Patch Manager Server (Main)? Where can I find the Product Features Selection from the installed PM with WSUS? &n...
    Manilyn Ramos
    last modified by Manilyn Ramos
  • How is licensing counted in patch manager?

    We just licenced patch manager for 250 workstations.  Seems to be working fine, but then I rebooted the pm server for some updates and now I get a warning that were using too many 272 out of 250 allowed licences....
    last modified by kjstech
  • Old data in "Update Selection Management"?

    Hi folks,   I am testing deploying a changed configuration in my Firefox deployment package. During this i declined and expired the old package and published a modyfied copy of the original package. But if i tr...
    last modified by sz-a