You can automate the patch deployment process using Desktop Central. Using automated patch deployment you can complete all patch-related tasks from identifying missing patches to deploying them to specific client computers.
As an administrator, you must test the patches, especially critical ones, before deploying them. You can use the Patch Approval feature in Desktop Central to ensure that only patches that you have approved will be deployed using the Automated Patch Deployment feature.
For more information about the Automated Patch Deployment feature, see
You can also deploy approved patches manually. This document provides steps required to deploy approved patches.
To deploy approved patches you must:
Enabling the Patch-approval Setting
To enable the patch-approval setting in Desktop Central, follow the steps given below:
You have enabled the patch-approval setting in Desktop Central.
You can approve specific patches from the following categories of patches:
To approve patches, follow the steps given below:
You have approved specific patches.
The approved patches will be deployed depending on the automated patch-deployment task created by you. For more information about creating tasks to deploy patches automatically, see Configuring Automated Patch Deployment.
If you enable the Approve Patch feature, and you have not approved patches that are categorized as missing patches. You will see the status, 'No missing patches found'. Ensure that you test and approve the missing patches to deploy them during the next scheduled task to deploy patches automatically.