Patch Management Software - Decline Decline Patches

Desktop Central allows administrators to configure the applications and patches that has to be declined from scanning. The patches declined here will not be shown under the missing patches. Administrators can choose to decline:

  1. Specific missing patches for individual applications. (or)

  2. Missing patches of an application as a whole.

To Decline Applications:

  1. Click the Admin tab to invoke the Admin page.

  2. Click Decline Patch link available under Patch Settings

  3. Click on Declined Applications tab.

    1. Select the Applications listed under Available Applications

    2. Click on "Add App to Decline" button to move them under Declined Applications list.

      Note : You can also revoke the declined patches by selecting the patches and clicking Remove Declined App button.

    3. Click Update. The patches of the Applications listed under Declined Applications will not be scanned for, by Desktop Central.

To Decline Specific Patches:

  1. Click the Admin tab to invoke the Admin page.

  2. Click Decline Patch link available under Patch Settings

  3. Click on Declined Patches tab.

    1. Select patches listed under Available Patches. You can use the "Filter by product" to view product wise patches.

    2. Click on "Add Patch to Decline" button to move them under Declined Patches list.

      Note : You can also revoke the declined patches by selecting the patches and clicking Remove Declined Patch button.

    3. Click Update. The patches listed under Declined Patches will not be scanned for, by Desktop Central.

Note: Patches that are declined can be uninstalled from Declined Patches view. you can see the total number of systems on which the patch is installed. You can choose to uninstall the patch, by selecting the patches and clicking the Uninstall Patch button. Uninstallation will be done only if Desktop Central supports uninstallation of the specific patches.

 

See Also: Patch Management Architecture, Patch Management Life Cycle, Scan Systems for Vulnerability, Patch Reports

 

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