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Obsolete reports in Patch Manager version 2.1

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Created by Interspire Import, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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In Patch Manager version 2.1, the following reports that are available in earlier versions of Patch Manager have become obsolete:

In Windows Server Update Services:

  • Count of security updates released in 2008
  • Critical Updates released in (2006-2008)
  • Security (bulletins/Updates) released in 2008
  • Updates released in (2006-2009)
  • Windows Server (2000/2003) applicable critical updates released in (2007/2008)
  • Windows (XP/Vista) applicable updates released in 2008
  • Updates superseded by Windows XP SP3

In Windows Server Update Services Analytics:

  • Computer details for MS08-067 or MS08-078
  • Computers with failed MS08-067 or MS08-078 installations
  • Computers in a selected group with approved update status details for (June-August 2008)
  • Computers where MS08-067 MS08-078 MS09-001 (failed to install/is installed/is NOT installed)
  • Computers where MS08-067 or MS08-078 is (not) installed
  • Effective approvals by computer group for MS08-067 or MS08-078
  • Effective approvals for MS08-067 MS08-78 MS09-001

However, you have the option to download these reports and import them in Patch Manager.

To download obsolete reports and attach them to the Patch Manager Console:

  1. Close all sessions of Patch Manager.
  2. Download the attached obsolete reports to your local drive.
  3. Open the downloaded reports.
  4. Copy the reports that you want to activate.
  5. Go to Patch Manager installation folder. For example, \\Program Files\SolarWinds\Patch Manager\Server\Templates\cmdb.
  6. Paste the selected reports in the Patch Manager installation folder.
  7. Open Patch Manager Console.
  8. Expand Administration and Reporting > Reporting > WSUS Reports.
  9. Check if the copied reports are now available in the appropriate reports pane.

Once these reports are visible in the Patch Manager Console, you can view, customize, and create reports for your WSUS servers and managed clients.

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01:07, 23 Jun 2016