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The meaning of Approved for Optional Install

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Created by Brandon Painter, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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This article details the meaning of the message Approved for Optional Install in the Approvals screen.


All Patch Manager versions


This message indicates that Patch Manager does not automatically install the update but allows the user to install it manually. This is typical for patches that cannot be silently installed.

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01:19, 23 Jun 2016