Patch Manager v1.73 is now available for download in your customer portal. This interim release specifically addresses the changes in Patch Manager functionality that will be affected by the Microsoft KB2661254 update to be released on the next Patch Tuesday - August 14, 2012. Please see the Release Notes and Product Blog post for additional details regarding this update.
thwack has a new space – Patchzone. This is a space dedicated to the topics of patching Microsoft and 3rd party applications, custom application patching and Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) client administration. Check out Patchzone for interesting blogs, whitepapers, webcasts and patching news including a table with 3rd party updates.
How is Patchzone different from the Patch Manager space?
The SolarWinds Patch Manager space provides helpful tips and tricks for deploying Microsoft and 3rd party updates using Patch Manager, and is a great venue for our product management team to engage with customers on upcoming features. Patchzone provides general tips and best practices on the topic of patch management – regardless if you are using Patch Manager.
How do I engage?
Check out Patchzone, comment on existing blogs and contact Kuvlesky if you have any topics you would like to see addressed.
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- The basics of monitoring technologies
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Register for this live event on Tuesday July 12th: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/342337152
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APAC: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM SGT (registration link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/617418577)
EMEA: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM BST (registration link: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/237595313)
In this webcast we will cover:
Presenters: Lawrence Garvin & Brandon Shopp
WHEN: July 18th, 2012
TIME: 10:00 am CDT