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Patch Manager supported operating systems


This article lists the Microsoft® Windows® and Windows Server® 32- and 64-bit operating systems supported by SolarWinds Patch Manager.


All SolarWinds Patch Manager versions 


The following sections list the supported operating systems for the SolarWinds Patch Manager server and managed clients. 

SolarWinds Patch Manager Server Installation (as of version 2.1.5)

SolarWinds does not support Patch Manager installations on domain controllers and Linux servers.

Evaluation only Production
Windows 7 Windows Server 2008 SP2 or later
Windows 8 Windows Server 2012
Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows Server 2016

Managed clients ( Includes WMI / PM Agent based)

Following operating systems are supported by Solarwinds Patch Manager as managed clients.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) can only patch systems in a Windows environment. WSUS cannot patch systems in a Linux environment. 

Client systems Server systems

Windows XP Professional SP3 or later

Windows Server 2008 SP2 or later
Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate SP2 or late Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate Windows Server 2012
Windows 8 Windows Server 2012 R2
Windows 8.1 Windows Server 2016
Windows 10



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