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Win7 SP1 patch

Created: 13 Aug 2013 • Updated: 13 Aug 2013 | 5 comments
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Is it possible to create a managed software delivery using the exisitng downloaded Win7SP1 from patch management. I dont want to add it to the Software library and the it has to replciate to all sites servers again. (basically duplicating itself)


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Dmitri Dragunov's picture


No, this is not posible as Software Resource with patch data have no package and comandline, it can be only used by pach management.



BugTastic's picture

I dont really like the pushing a SP out through patch management as the options to the user aren't as good as a MSD.

HighTower's picture

Remove it from Patch and just use MSD to deploy it?  Then you're at least not duplicating the storage use.

BugTastic's picture

Makes sense :-) - I just thought there might have been a way to use the same file.

HighTower's picture

Possibly but I don't think you'll be able to add it to the Library.  You could figure out SP1's GUID and find the file on your package servers, set up the %TASKSERVER% token, and then call SP1 from a command line. 

But all of that would be waaay messier than just using an MSD, especially if you think you'll not use Patch for SP1.