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Patch Management and Java

Created: 17 Sep 2013 | 2 comments

How are people handling patching Java? I've read the best practice article (Edit the batch file to kill java\browsers).

Has anyone else come up with another way to handle it? Its disruptive to our business to kill the browser to patch java, but it has to get done. Am I missing something really simple?

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andykn101's picture

You could set the patches to only install if no user logged in and use Wake on Lan to wake them at, say 20:00.

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HighTower's picture

Or a policy that calls AeXPatchUtil.exe and have that run at System Startup or only when no one is logged in.