The Active Patches tab of a patch job

This tab shows the progress of the patching process that is executed by the selected patch job. It provides the following information.

Parameter

Description

Patch Name

The name of the executable file contained in the security patch.

Bulletin

The name of the bulletin if one exists for this patch.

Status

The overall installation status of the patch executive file, that is, the least favorable status of all devices is displayed. This means that if even on only one of all the assigned devices the installation failed, the overall status is displayed as failed. The possible values are:

  • Patch inventory not yet uploaded: The agent is waiting to establish the patch inventory of the device that is required to determine which patches are missing and must be installed.
  • Execution Pending: The patch job is installing the patch on all devices on which it is missing.
  • Installed : The patch file was successfully installed on all devices.
  • Installation failed : The patch could not be installed on at least one of the devices.

Installed Devices

The number of installed devices.

Failed Devices

The number of devices that failed to install.

Total Devices

The total number of devices.

Percentage Complete

The percentage of devices that completed the installation for each patch of the patch job.

Severity

The importance of the patch.

CVE ID

The CVE identification of the patch if it has one.

Size

The total size of the patch package.

Product Family

This field displays the full name of the software product family, such as Windows 10 Professional or Adobe.

To view the devices assigned to a specific patch

To view all devices on which a specific patch is missing and scheduled or already installed, proceed as follows:

  1. Select the patch executable in the table in the right window pane.
  2. Click Properties.
    The Devices assigned to<patch name> appears.

    Parameter

    Description

    Device Name

    This column lists all devices that are assigned to this patch job.

    Status

    The patch installation status of the device. Possible values are:

    • Patch inventory not yet uploaded: The agent is waiting to establish the patch inventory of the device that is required to determine which patches are missing and must be installed.
    • Executing: The patch job is executing and installing the required patches one after the other.
    • Installed: All missing patches were successfully installed.
    • Installation failed: At least one of the required patches could not be installed on the device.
    • Not applicable: The patches of this patch job are not applicable to the device, that is, they are not missing on the device.

    Assignment

    This column lists the assignment date of the device to the patch job.

    Last Attempt

    The date and time at which the patch job last tried to install the patch.

    # of Attempts

    The number of attempts that were required to install the patch or that were made before the installation was finally abandoned.

    Error

    The error message connected to the reason why the patch installation failed.

  3. Click Close to close the window.
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