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Patch Management

Below are the patch management system options for patch deployment configuration. Note: A custom patch configuration can be setup if a specific College would like different options than what is standard.

Standard Patch Settings:

The following applications will receive critical and security patches:

  • Acrobat
  • Acrobat Reader
  • Firefox
  • Flash
  • iTunes
  • Java
  • MS Office 2010
  • Quicktime

Alerting

Message

Options

Standard Settings

Alert User before Run

Checkbox

Checked

Alert Dialog Options

OK/Snooze
OK/Cancel
OK/Cancel/Snooze

Ok/Snooze

Dialogue Timeout(minutes)

Any Number

25 Minutes

Alert Message

KBox Default: “Tasks waiting to be performed. Press OK to continue.”

"Your computer is currently unprotected. Click OK to install necessary patches. If you have any questions, please contact the Service Desk at 916-278-7337."

Patch Progress

Message

Options

Standard Settings

Show Patch Progress

Checkbox

Unchecked

Patch Progress Message

KBox Default: “Patching is in progress. This window will close automatically upon completion.  Please wait...”

n/a

Patch Completed Message

KBox Default: “Patching is completed.”

n/a

Reboot Options

Message

Options

Standard Settings

Reboot Mode

No Reboot
Prompt User
Force Reboot

Prompt User

Message

KBox Default: “Reboot Required for Patching...”

“Patching is complete. Please save any work and reboot your computer to complete the process.”

Message Timeout (minutes)

 

25 Minutes

Re-prompt Interval (minutes)

 

120 minutes

Limit Number of Prompts(x times)

Checkbox

Unchecked

Timeout Action

  • Reboot Delay (countdown) – x minutes
  • Reboot Now
  • Reboot Later

Reboot Later

Automatically Reboot- When no one is logged in

Checkbox

Checked

Run on Next connection if Offline

Checkbox

Checked

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