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How to Create a Third Party Updates View in the Patch Manager Console

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Created by Seamus.Enright, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Create a third party updates view in the Patch Manager console to separate these types of updates from the Microsoft updates you would normally see in your WSUS console.



Patch Manager Console



To create a third party updates view:

  1. In the Patch Manager\EminentWare console, expand Enterprise > Update Services, and then expand your WSUS server in the left pane.
  2. Select Updates under your WSUS server.
  3. Click New Update View in the Actions pane (right).
  4. Select Updates have a specific approval and installation status and Updates are from Microsoft Update, Third Parties, or both under Step 1: Select properties.
  5. Define the properties under Step 2: Edit the properties (click an underlined value):
    1. Click any update source.
    2. Select Only updates from a Third Party.
    3. Click OK.
    4. Click approved and needed.
    5. Select Unapproved in the Approved State menu.
    6. Select Failed or needed in the Update Status menu.
    7. Click OK.
  6. Enter a name and description for the new view under Step 3: Specify the update view name and description.
  7. Click OK.


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01:04, 23 Jun 2016