Does the Patch Management Solution support the deployment of 'Optional' updates?
Does the Patch Management Solution support the deployment of Microsoft Service Pack Updates or Software Updates?
1. No, for the 'Important' severity is the lowest severity level supported.
2. Patch Management 6.X, and currently 7.0 - 7.1, only supports Software Updates. Patch Management Solution was designed to test and rollout Software Updates, in a production environment, giving a certain level of control for each individual update. The main issue concerning Service Packs is the complexity of their application. The installation of a Service Pack may cause a large number of updates to be installed; without individual testing of each update.
Patch Management 6.2 - 7.1 does not support Microsoft Service Packs for several reasons:
Patch Management 6.2 - 7.1 does not support ALL Microsoft updates: