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We have moved from Microsoft WSUS to Symantec Patch Management Solution. We are facing issues with Windows 7 Operating Systems when distributing MSU patch files.  For the MSU patch file to be installed successfully, the Windows Update Service should ...
Idea by naveed64 | 31 Mar 2014 | 1 comment
Symantec Management Platform 7.5 Red Hat Patching   1.      Configuration 2.      Initial Setup 3.      Policy Creation 4.      Agent Commands for Linux   Configuration Assumptions:  SMP is configured properly, ...
Article by JasonI | 05 Dec 2013 | 0 comments
Patch Management Solution for Windows lets you inventory managed computers to determine the software updates (patches) that they require. The solution then lets you download the required software updates from the software vendor and provides you with the ...
Article by Vasily Shchiry | 12 Apr 2013 | 0 comments
Configuring Patch Management How do I configure Patch Management 7.1 SP1, SP2 and MP 1 for Windows? How do I configure Patch Management 7.1 SP1 or SP2 to operate without internet connection. Best practices How do ...
Article by Vasily Shchiry | 10 Apr 2013 | 0 comments
Full OS platform support Official supportability matrices for the Symantec Management Platform and Altiris solutions currently included in Client Management Suite, Server Management Suite, and IT Management Suite. IT Management Suite ...
Article by hugo_parra | 11 Apr 2014 | 5 comments
I need a solution I am trying to deploy the MS Office 2010 Cumulative Update for December 2012 to a large test group of Windows XP clients using SMP 7.1 Patch Management. The update ...
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Forum Discussion by Manny Castillo | 08 Feb 2013 | 2 comments
I need a solution There are two updates that comprise MSWU-001: one for WMP9 and one for WMP10. Even unchecking the update that fails to download does not allow the bulletin to download ...
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Forum Discussion by Manny Castillo | 11 Feb 2013 | 4 comments
I need a solution We have noticed that if we disable the wuauserv service (Windows Update Agent) that systems will not patch using Symantec Patch Management. Is this a required service? ...
Forum Discussion by DerikDavis | 10 Dec 2012 | 5 comments
One of the challenges of having end users with local administrator rights is that they can stop and disable critical services such as the Symantec Management Agent. One option would ...
Video by stebro | 29 Oct 2012 | 0 comments
I need a solution Hi, we have an Altiris Patch Management Solution 7.1 SP2, with about 500 machines registered in the Symantec Management Console. We need to distribute the patch in ...
Forum Discussion by gmirabella | 24 Sep 2012 | 10 comments