Added support for Office 365 click-to-run installations for PM 7.6 HF7

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Article ID: 150566

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Patch Management Solution for Windows

Issue/Introduction

 

Resolution

This cumulative Point-Fix (PF) provides support for patching of Microsoft Office 365 (Office 2016 version) Click-to-Run installations in environments with Patch Management Solution 7.6 HF7, depending on the availability of the corresponding bulletins in patch data. Review INFO3521 for more details on how to configure Office 365 to auto-update in unsupported environments. Note: The listing in the Patch Remediation Center for deployment/reporting of these updates will be available on February 28, 2017. 

REQUIRED: The Platform PF found in INFO3459 (download SMA_SMF_SMP_7.6_POST_HF7_P2P_v11.zip and install it first) is a pre-requisite to implementing the attached Patch Management PF. Additionally, please review the limitation of Office 365 support as detailed on DOC9693; specifically pertaining to disk space and Import Patch Data for Windows (PMImport) > Revise Software Updates.

HOW TO INSTALL THIS POINTFIX:

  1. Close all browsers before installing the PointFix.
  2. Extract files to the SMP Server hard drive. Ensure the PointFix package is not extracted to Altiris install directory (or any subfolder to it).
  3. Execute PFInstaller.exe with administrative privileges (right-click > Run as administrator). 
  4. Select "Install Files" and accept UAC (User Account Control) prompt. Note: Old binaries will be automatically archived in the 'Backup' folder in the same location as the PFInstaller as the new binaries are installed. May review the log.txt in the same location if needed during install.
  5. Close PFInstaller window.


HOW TO UNINSTALL POINTFIX:

  1. Confirm the 'Backup' subfolder is located in PFInstaller directory.
  2. Execute PFInstaller.exe with administrative privileges (right-click > Run as administrator). 
  3. Select "Uninstall Files" and Accept UAC (User Account Control) prompt. Note: Old binaries will be restored from 'Backup' folder located with the PFinstaller.
  4. Close PFInstaller window.

Attachments

PF_4055966_PM_7.6_HF7.zip get_app