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Plugin Of The Month - Backup Windows For LabTech

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Plugin Of The Month - Backup Windows For LabTech

Backup Windows for LabTech is January 2018's Plugin of the month We chose Backup Windows for this recognition because of the value it brings to small and medium MSPs that need to provide a cost effective solution for managing Windows Backups processes across their client infrastructures.   Backup Windows plugin mass manages the native Microsoft Server Backup application available on any Windows OS across the MSP.  We do this through the Windows command WBAdmin.exe and  PowerShell scripting.  Backup Windows plugin mirrors the functionality of the OS the plugin is managing and supports the features WBAdmin provides for that OS. Plugins4LabTech adds extra functionality to include the ability offsite...

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Chocolatey For Automate Beta Gets Extended

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Chocolatey For Automate Beta Gets Extended

Great News, Chocolatey For ConnectWise Automate was due to end beta testing in October but due to Hurricane Irma and the Plugins4Automate's offices being flooded out means we must extend the beta. Our loss is your gain, for the rest of 2017 get great application management at no cost to you. Come take a test drive of the Chocolatey Software Management Automation plugin for ConnectWise Automate. Chocolatey is the package manager for Windows and the only sane way to manage software on Windows!  Visit Chocolatey For ConnectWise Automate for more information.

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Patch Remedy Pushes KB4025337 To Windows 7 and 2008 R2

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Patch Remedy Pushes KB4025337 To Windows 7 and 2008 R2

Plugins4Automate released build 1.0.3.78 of Patch Remedy today adding several updates and fixes along with the latest security releases for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 (KB4025337). The security update includes quality improvements but no new operating system features are being introduced in this update. Key changes include: Security updates to Microsoft Graphics Component Windows Search, Windows kernel-mode drivers Windows Virtualization, Windows Server Windows Storage and File Systems Datacenter Networking Windows shell ASP.NET Microsoft PowerShell Windows kernel Microsoft NTFS Once the security updates are applied you can manage settings that will control issues pertaining to CVE-2017-8563, administrators need to set registry key...

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Patch Remedy Releases Build 1.0.3.62 for WUA 7.6.7601.23775

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Patch Remedy Releases Build 1.0.3.62 for WUA 7.6.7601.23775

Let's get your MSP to 92% Plugins4Automate.com released today build 1.0.3.64 of Patch Remedy which now provides updates for May 2017—KB4019265 (Monthly Rollup) for Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 systems. What's New in Build 1.0.3.62 In Build 1.0.3.62 we rewrote to current update maintenance functions to validate where in the update process Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 was and based on that information we now walk the Windows 7 or 2008 R2 system up through the WUA upgrade versions. The Windows 7 / 2008 R2 Rollups that are applied are: KB3020369 upgrades < 7.6.7601.23453KB4012218 upgrades < 7.6.7601.23714KB4015549 upgrades < 7.6.7601.23735KB4019265 upgrades...

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Patch Remedy Saved My MSP From WannaCry Worm Exploits

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Patch Remedy Saved My MSP From WannaCry Worm Exploits

The P4A team has reached out to several of it larger Patch Remedy customers to see how they fared against the WannaCry Worm that struck across the globe with vengeance last week. We found that MSPs that had Patch Remedy deployed and managing the WUA updates for their clients were not effected by the recent outbreak. Why were Patch Remedy MSPs so lucky?  Simply said, We keep the WUA up to date which keeps your patching working and up to date across your Windows devices. Keeping Windows patched keeps you safe from known exploits like the WannaCry Worm. Numbers released by Kaspersky...

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