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Plugin of the Month - Linux Update Manager

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Plugin of the Month - Linux Update Manager

This little jewel is a must have for the ConnectWise Automate administrator who is tasked with managing Linux agents. We all know how wonderful ConnectWise Automate is at patching Windows which makes reason as to why they don't attempt to patch Linux currently. This makes for a huge void in the RMM tool for those of us who need to manage common Linux distributions like RedHat, Ubuntu and CentOS. This is why the Linux Update Manager is August's Plugin of the Month   The Linux Update manager automates the patching of Linux systems making it easy for admins to keep...

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Patch Remedy Gets Busy With Windows 10 Updates On ConnectWise Automate

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Patch Remedy Gets Busy With Windows 10 Updates On ConnectWise Automate

Get Patch Remedy Build 1.0.3.80 Plugins4Automate is releasing Patch Remedy 1.0.3.80. What's new in Patch Remedy 1.0.3.80? A whole lot of Windows 10 update changes have been made in this build. Windows 10 has been a little unique in how it's updates are managed. We have several different Windows 10 versions and many build numbers for each version that all need to be considered during automated updates.   Windows 10 / 2016 Automated Updates New in Patch Remedy for build 1.0.3.80 is Windows to updates. Patch Remedy will poll each Windows agent prior to the update process to determine the...

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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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Time To Automate Some Chocolate

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Time To Automate Some Chocolate

Updating Adobe, Java and Flash Daily? When you have 4986 community maintained packages available to choose from, it's seems to be a win-win for ConnectWise Automate users. Chocolatey is designed to be a decentralized framework for quickly installing applications and tools that you need. Plugins4Automate's Chocolatey plugin allows a MSP to deploy the framework and manage application deployments across all clients under their management.     Plugins4Automate is making it easier to get started with Chocolatey, with a new plugin pricing model that is sure to add value to your MSP. Come visit Chocolatey For LabTech for huge discounts on subscriptions for the Chocolatey application manager plugin.  With...

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Stalled Agents Detector Now Detects Buggy LT Agents

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Stalled Agents Detector Now Detects Buggy LT Agents

The Buggy Agent Detector Plugins4Automate released today the latest build of their Stalled Agents Detector Plugin, Build 1.0.10.  In this release the dev team has added a new tab and tool to detect buggy labtech and automate agents. Buggy What? It is known by many that there is some issues that the Automate Dev Team is working on to correct, that causes the LT agent to fail to be able to do basic script and command functions. This then causes the agent to stop patching, updating hardware stats and many other common functions that the agent normally does. We have...

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