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The Administration and Reporting Node

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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The Administration and Reporting node contains a variety of day-to-day operational tasks and views. It consists of the following child nodes:

Software Publishing

This node contains a child node for each third-party update vendor you are synchronizing, which displays all of the updates for the selected vendor. It also contains a Rules node, which lists all of your software publishing rules.

Task History

This node displays a list of past Patch Manager tasks, along with details about whether the task completed or failed.

Scheduled Tasks

This node displays a list of scheduled Patch Manager tasks. Use this node to view, manage, or run previously-scheduled tasks.

Active Tasks

This node provides a real-time view of the progress of all active Patch Manager tasks.


This node contains a child node for the following report containers:

  • WSUS Reports
  • System Center Configuration Manager Reports
  • Configuration Management Reports
  • Task History Reports

Use this node to view, run, manage, and create pre-configured and custom reports.

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