Monthly Archives: September 2016

Automated Windows Patching

Today I’d like to go over the automation options that BatchPatch provides for downloading and installing Windows updates on multiple computers. Update + Reboot Cycle First let’s look at the ‘Update + Reboot Cycle’ feature, which is available on the ‘Actions’ menu. Select ‘Actions > Windows updates > Update + reboot cycle > Modify default […]

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Free Bulk Windows Update Downloader

Reminder: The FREE evaluation version of BatchPatch is fully functional. The only limitation is that you can add a maximum of 4 target hosts to the grid at one time, and you cannot run BatchPatch as a service. That said, go ahead and download a copy today and see how amazingly powerful it is while […]

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Remote Execution Context

In the most recent release of BatchPatch (20160914) we added a new setting for ‘Remote Execution Context’ under ‘Tools > Settings > Remote Execution.’ This setting determines the execution context used for remote commands and deployments. SYSTEM (default): Run the remote process in the SYSTEM account Elevated token: Run the remote process with the account’s […]

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