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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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Powershell Command Manager Sets The Bar For Framework Management

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Powershell Command Manager Sets The Bar For Framework Management

Today Plugins4Automate has released a new build of their popular Powershell Command Manager. It the latest editions, P4A's Powershell Command Manager has evolved into a framework manager for Windows. You still get all the original functionality the Powershell library and Command manager but we have expanded the role of the PowerShell Command Manager to now manage the operation and deployments of Powershell's framework and the DotNET frameworks. This expansion into managing frameworks allows a MSP to monitor and maintain consistent PowerShell and Dot.NET versions across all clients under management. Dot.NET is the core of most Windows applications. By monitoring and maintaining consistent versions...

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Patch Remedy Releases Build 1.0.3.56 for WUA 7.6.7601.23735

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Patch Remedy Releases Build 1.0.3.56 for WUA 7.6.7601.23735

Today, P4A released the next build of Patch Remedy for LabTech that pays special interest to Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 Updates. We have updated  the Maintenance service to update Windows 7 and 2008 R2 to Microsoft's April 11, 2017—KB4015549 (Monthly Rollup) Release. This update will upgrade WUA version to 7.6.7601.23735 The security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4012218 (released March 21, 2017), and also resolves the following security vulnerabilities in Windows. The Security Monthly Quality Rollup also includes improvements and fixes from previous monthly rollups. If the PC uses an AMD Carrizo DDR4 processor, installing this update...

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Linux Update Manager Gets A Few Updates

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Linux Update Manager Gets A Few Updates

Just released today,  build 1.0.14 of LUM for Automate (Linux Update Manager) P4A released the next build of their ever popular LUM plugin. LUM (a.k.a) Linux Update Manager allows MSPs to manage and automate the updates of the most popular Linux distros like RedHat, CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian using common package manager tools like YUM and Apt-Get. Apply 1 or more updates at any time or update them all with just a quick click. Our automated service will make this process even easier by finding systems that need updates and applying those updates in a timely manner. Visit LUM Product Page...

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Backup Windows For LabTech Adds To Automates' Report Center

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Backup Windows For LabTech Adds To Automates' Report Center

P4A  strives to improve the products MSP have come to rely on, so, today we are happy to announce new reports for the LabTech 11 / Automate Report Center. Reporting is a key factor in providing your customers with assurances that the work you request is being completed. The new report adds value to the Backup Windows Plugin,  allowing the MSP to provide branded reports to their clients on the status of the backups being provided.     Each report looks at the current month and based on the number of days currently in the month. Missing backups will report any...

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