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    Scenarios and Procedures for Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003: Software Distribution and Patch Management

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    This guide explains the processes for both software distribution and software updates. Software update management is the process of keeping computers and servers that are running Microsoft Windows® operating systems updated with security updates or patches. SMS 2003 builds on the software distribution features of SMS to provide an integrated software update management solution.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      SandP_SMS 2003 Swdist Swupdates.exe

      Date Published:

      9/16/2004

      File Size:

      559 KB

        This guide explains the processes for both software distribution and software updates. Software update management is the process of keeping computers and servers that are running Microsoft Windows® operating systems updated with security updates or patches. SMS 2003 builds on the software distribution features of SMS to provide an integrated software update management solution.
        Also included with this guide is a set of planning worksheets in the file soft_dist_planning_worksheets.doc. If you are experienced with SMS concepts and procedures, you might be able to work directly from the planning worksheets and use this guide for reference information only.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

        • Microsoft Word 97 or greater
          -or-
          Microsoft Word 97/2000 Viewer

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