• Table of Third Party Patches - Updated 12/04/2019

    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:     Vendor App...
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  • WHAT ARE WE WORKING ON FOR PATCH MANAGER (Updated on December 2th 2019)

    Patch Manager 2019.4 has shipped and we are already busy working on the next release. Here's what we're working on:   Web Console: updates to the Orion web console to providing patch and computer update status. ...
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  • Patch Manager 2019.4 is now available

    Patch Manager 2019.4 is now available on the Customer Portal and solarwinds.com. This release includes the following improvements:   Orion Installer: You can now install the Patch Manager web console along with ...
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  • Patch Manager 2.1.6 is Now Generally Available

    I'm happy to announce that Patch Manager 2.1.6 is now available. This release marks the addition of PowerShell® script support and other improvements. You can view the Release Notes here.   PowerShell Scrip...
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  • SolarWinds Backup Agent 18.2

    CAB file with required meta-data to allow Patch Manager to download and install the SolarWinds Backup Agent, version 18.2 (current as of March 20, 2018).   Download and import into your SPM deployment, this pack...
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  • Piriform Key Check (CCleaner, Avast, AVG) Report

    Import this report under Reporting → Configuration Management Reports → Computer (Registry Information).   The correct functioning of this report is predicated on having an Inventory task running that ...
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  • Update Status Reports by WSUS Computer Groups

    Had a request from a customer for some reports to break down updates by WSUS groups.  I made the "Computer Update Status by Group" report first, then applied a couple filter sets to generate different views. ...
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  • Local Administrator Group Membership

    I honestly didn't know this was a thing until someone asked me to do it, and it turns out Patch Manager can help with this!   Import this under Configuration Management Reports → Local Users, Groups, and Lo...
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  • GIVING BACK TO THWACK - 2 (Automated Snapshots and Unmanaging)

    After patch manager was setup with a daily schedule of blocks of servers I was tasked with automating both unmanaging and snapshotting of these servers prior to Patch Manager kicking off each night. I figured that oth...
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  • Computer Update Status Approved Updates with Group Memberships.xdq

    Here is a simple report that contains a column showing the current group memberships for the computers. I made this by editing the "Computer Update Status Approved Updates" report, converting all of the fields there t...
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  • UPDATED - Computer Update Status - WanaCrypt (MS17-010) - v2

    Import under "Windows Server Update Services Analytics."   Based on the KBs and Security Bulletin listed in this article from Microsoft: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4013389/title   Hoping thi...
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  • Patch Manager Custom Package videos

    Here are some videos that go over setting up and explaining custom packages: http://bcove.me/5vvei746 http://bcove.me/7grb9jlu   ricardooliveira
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  • Pending Reboot (with Details)

    Patch Manager report that returns machine name if there are updates "Installed Pending Reboot" and provides a list of which updates are asking for reboot on each machine.   Import this into Reporting\WSUS Report...
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  • Beginner PM walkthrough

    We put this together as a quick reference guide to patch servers. It's an easy step by step process, and the documentation has been validated by loopone systems.   EDIT: I've updated the documentation to reflect...
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  • 7-Zip_9.20.cab

    This unsupported 7-Zip package contains both x86 and x64 versions of 7-Zip 9.20. The binary from the vendor is not digitally signed and will generate an error regarding this upon download. These packages have not been...
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  • WMI Help Needed

    Would anyone be able to show me what the various WMI options do in Patch Manager? I've attached a screen shot.
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  • Updates With Dates & Approval Info.xdq

    This is just a modified copy of the "Update Approvals" report, with approvals info added, summarizing when updates were released,synced and approved
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  • Desktop Patching Process

    This is our current patching process. I'd like to see if anyone has any tips or comments.
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  • Dell BIOS Updates in Patch Manager

    Recently decided to try the Dell BIOS updates that are available in Patch Manager.  However, whether I use Update Management to push it to a specific machine, or just approve it for a group in WSUS, it fails....
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  • Find QuickTime (PatchManager Report)

    Import under "Installed Programs and Features" in Patch Manager.
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