Linux Patch Management for Automate, formerly LabTech

On February 16, 2017, in Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

In most MSPs, Linux is a small if any footprint in their overall service offerings and this is reflected in the support given to these systems within the RMM tools they use.  MSPs often pass on managing Linux agents as the RMM tool they have available to them does not lend itself to managing Linux patching and updates.

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Patch Remedy WUA Manager Plugin for LabTech

On November 4, 2015, in Projects, Scripting, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

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Patch Remedy is a tool used to help manage the Windows Update Agent. Microsoft’s Windows Update Agent (WUA) is an agent program that works in conjunction with Windows Server Update Services to support automated patch delivery and installation. Labtech uses this agent to help determine what patches are needed by each Windows system and deploys them. Microsoft often… Continue reading

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Announce Maintenance Plugin For LabTech

On October 28, 2015, in Projects, Scripting, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

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Cluck Like a Chicken

Do you have to remind your clients to keep their systems on for maintenance and patching to run each week? Yes me too, I almost have to remind them every week before they go home. Do you know how many hours on the phone that would be if I had to call each… Continue reading

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[How To] – Patching Standalone vSphere 5 ESXi Hosts

On January 6, 2012, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

So you have a standalone ESXi host or 2 that needs to be patched with the latest updates coming out of VMWare and you do not have a VCenter or are otherwise using the VMWare Update Manager. Here is the basic steps to get you updated and all patched up.

 

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