Endpoint Manager lets you manage OS updates and patches for 3rd party apps on Windows devices.
There are two sub-tabs – ‘Operating Systems’ and ‘Third Party Applications’
The screen shows all installed OS updates, and those that are pending install. Details about the most recent OS patch scan is shown in a green bar above the table.
Title – The name of the patch. Click the name to view patch details.
KB – The Microsoft knowledgebase article that describes the patch. Click the number to view the article.
CVE - The common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE) entry number. Click the number to view details such as summary, vulnerability type, published date, vendor, affected devices and more.
Bulletin – The Microsoft bulletin number that contains details about the patch.
Classification – The category of the patch:
Severity – The criticality of the patch. Can be ‘Critical’, ‘Important’, ‘Low’, ‘Moderate’ or ‘Unspecified’. We recommend installing all ‘Critical’ and ‘Important’ updates.
Reboot – Whether or not the endpoint requires a restart to complete the patch installation.
Release Date – The date on which the patch was made available by Microsoft
Status – Indicates whether the patch is installed, not yet installed, or installed but the endpoint needs rebooting.
The patch command is immediately sent to the selected endpoint. Some patches may require a restart to complete the installation.
The screen lists all available patches for 3rd party applications installed on the endpoint.
Software Name – The label of the third party application. Click the name to view patch details and a list of all devices on which it is required.
Vendor – The publisher of the application.
Software Category – The type, or genre, of application
Installed Version – The version number of the application currently available on the endpoint.
Installed Date – The date on which the application was deployed on the endpoint.
Latest Version Available – The most recent version of the application made available by the publisher.
Severity - The criticality of the patch. Can be ‘Critical’, ‘Important’, ‘Low’, ‘Moderate’ or ‘Unspecified’. We recommend installing all ‘Critical’ and ‘Important’ updates.
Release Date – The date at which the latest version was made available by the publisher.
Click ‘OK’ in the confirmation dialog:
The command is immediately sent to the selected endpoint.