Part 1: Package Creation Fundamentals, August 7, 2013, 11am CT

Lawrence Garvin, SolarWinds Head Geek and WSUS MVP, will provide an overview of the detection logic used by the Windows Update Agent and how that determines the update states reported to WSUS (Installed, Not Installed, Not Applicable), the three rule sets (Prerequisite, Applicability, and Installed) thate comprise the detection logic and how they are used in the detection process, focusing on the six detection logic rules that are used in 99% of package creation activities. 

 


Part 2: Creating Packages with Patch Manager, September 4, 2013, 11am CT

Lawrence Garvin, SolarWinds Head Geek and WSUS MVP, will discuss how to create basic and advanced packages with the Package Wizard feature of Patch Manager.  He will also discuss how to use the PackagBoot™ function to create complex before and after deployment scenarios.  Bring your questions and we’ll answer them!

 

 

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