Hello, my name is Sandi Kolhorst. I'm a technical products specialist with Dell. This video will demonstrate how to create an agent policy in Patch Manager, formerly known as Script Logic Patch Authority Ultimate. To create an agent policy, in the agent policies pane click new agent policy and enter a name for the new policy. Then click OK. The general settings tab is used to specify how much interaction a user will have with the agent that is installed on their machine. You can modify the default settings if desired.
Next, select the Patch tab. You could then click Add a Patch task and give it a name, and then click Save. The Patch Tab enables you to specify how and when the agent will scan the target machines for missing patches. There are a number of different options you can use to customize the way the agent performs Patch Management tasks. we'll modify this task so that, in addition to deploying missing patches, we will also deploy missing service packs.
Select the Deploy Service Pack option. And in this example, we will go ahead and select limit deployments to two service packs per day. Service packs can take a long time to deploy and almost always require a reboot of the machine. Finally, we will specify that if a schedule patch scan is missed, it will be performed when agent machine is started. So we select Run on boot if scheduled missed. Delay after boot, one minute.
After you're finished configuring the agent policy, be sure to save it. So click on Save and Update Agents. The agent policy is now ready to be installed on the target machines.
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