Summary

Information about the device pages:



History page

This page is accessed from the Patch Success menu.

Shows all the Patch Success instructions and their current status.

  • Instruction performed - is a user friendly description of the instruction showing targeted patches and devices covered by the issued instruction.
  • Creator- is the user that has created the instruction.
  • Creation - is the time at which the instruction was created.
  • Start - is the time at which the instruction has started.
  • Deletion - is the the time at which the instruction has ended.
  • Status - is the device status of the instruction. 
IconDescription
This instruction has been created
This instruction is awaiting approval
This action has been rejected by an approver
This instruction is in progress and still gathering responses
This instruction has responses that can be viewed
This instruction's responses have expired
This instruction is being cancelled
This instruction has been cancelled
This instruction has failed
This instruction is awaiting authentication

Clicking on a device Instruction performed will take you to the Responses tab.

Clicking the Cancel button cancels the selected instructions.

Cancelling instructions will not undo already completed actions and will simply stop any outstanding actions from completing. To determine which actions have been completed, navigate to responses tab by clicking the Instruction performed name in the instruction row.

Responses tab

Shows all the responses returned from an instruction.

  • Response time - is the time at which the response was received.
  • FQDN - is the fully qualified domain name of the device from which the response was received from.
  • Title - is the title of the patch targeted by the instruction.
  • KB - is the Knowledge Base number of the patch targeted by the instruction.
  • ID - is the identified of the patch targeted by the instruction.
  • Message - is the result of the update or deployment.
  • Status - is the status of the update or deployment.

Targeted Devices tab

Shows all the target devices for an instruction.

  • FQDN - is the fully qualified domain name of a device from which the response was received from.
  • User - is the primary user of a device.
  • Device criticality - is the criticality of a device.
  • Device type - is the type of device, physical or virtual.
  • Hardware - the device make and model.
  • CPU - the device CPU.
  • Operating system - the device operating system.

Patches tab

Shows all the patches for an instruction.

  • KB - is a patch knowledge base number.
  • Vendor - is a patch vendor name.
  • Title - is a patch title.
  • Classification - is classification of a patch.
  • Security update severity - is severity of security updates.
  • Publish date - is a date on which the patch was published.
  • ID - is a patch identifier.
  • Bulletin number - bulletin number for the patch.
  • Content URL - external content URL which provides more details about the patch.

Responses page

Shows all the responses returned from all Patch Success instructions.

  • Response time - is the time at which the response was received.
  • FQDN - is the fully qualified domain name of the device from which the response was received from.
  • Title - is the title of the patch targeted by the instruction.
  • KB - is the Knowledge Base number of the patch targeted by the instruction.
  • ID - is the identified of the patch targeted by the instruction.
  • Message - is the result of the update or deployment.
  • Status - is the status of the update or deployment.