Patch procedures can be run directly on selected devices from the ‘Procedures’ interface.
Step 1: Open ITSM and click ‘Configuration Templates’ > ‘Procedures’
Step 2: Expand the ‘Predefined Procedure’ folder on the left and select ‘Patch Deployment’:
Step 3: Choose which patch procedure you wish to run from the following pre-defined procedures to choose from:
Critical Patch Updates
Security Patch Updates
Best practice – we advise you run ‘Critical Patch Updates’ and ‘Security Patch Updates’ on daily basis, and ‘Patch Maintenance’ on a weekly basis. You may also want to consider scheduling patch updates if you haven’t done so already.
Step 4: Click the ‘Run’ button then select your target devices:
You can choose ‘All Devices’, or start typing in the ‘Selected Device(s)’ field to choose specific devices or device groups:
Step 5: Click ‘Run’ to immediately deploy the patch procedure to selected devices.