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Client Management 12.x: Patch Manager

This 1.5-day training class is designed for BMC Client Management users who need to learn how to effectively configure and deploy the Client Management Patch Manager solution.

Given the compressed time frame and the volume of advanced content covered in this course, students must already be able to perform system basics such as navigating the interface, viewing an asset, and creating user accounts.

Included in this course is an optional examination for BMC Accredited Administrator: BMC Client Management 12.x Patch Manager.

Product Release:

Client Management 12.x

Recommended Prerequisites:

Client Management 12.x: Inventory Manager

Good for:

Administrators, Architects

Course Delivery:

Instructor-Led | 12.00 hours

Course Modules

  • Patch Manager Introduction and Principal Configuration
    • Patch Manager Overview
    • Primary Patch Manager Components
    • Patch Manager Phases
    • Prerequisites
    • Defining a Device as Patch Manager
    • Patch Manager Configuration Node
    • Updating the Patch Manager Database
    • Selecting Patches and Service Packs
  • Patch Components
    • Patch Components Overview
    • Understanding Inventory
    • Understanding Bulletins
    • Working with Patch Groups
  • Inventory Manager
    • Patch Management Steps
    • Create a Patch Inventory Op Rule
    • Create a Patch Inventory Op Rule Using the Wizard
    • Assign the Op Rule to a Target
    • Monitoring Op Rule Execution
    • Verify Patch Status
    • Patch and Service Pack Distribution
    • Monitor Patch Installation
    • Purging Patch Inventory
    • Patch Jobs
    • Generating Out-of-the-Box Reports