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By Fran Coughlin


Ever wonder how many patches are missing from the systems in your environment? Want to know the process for identifying and applying those missing patches or hotfixes?

There are new Automation Academy topics available for BSA 8.5 and 8.6 to help you do exactly that!

The Getting started with patch management topics offer an overview of how to manage patch deployment using BSA, and include six new walkthrough topics to illustrate the process for setting up a patch catalog, analyzing systems for missing patches, and remediating those systems.

Click any of the links below to get started!

What is patching?

Walkthrough: Restricting permissions for a patching administrator

Walkthrough: Setting up and managing a patch catalog for Windows

Walkthrough: Setting up and managing a patch catalog for Linux

Walkthrough: Basic Microsoft Windows patch analysis

Walkthrough: Basic Linux patch analysis

Walkthrough: Basic patch remediation

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