Note: This feature will be unavailable if your license doesn't include Patch Assessment.
Patch Assessment - Event Viewer contains
information about security patches and results of patch assessments.
The Patch updates field displays the download status of patch
information. It displays one of the following status messages:
- Not downloaded
indicates patch information is not downloaded or you do not have the license to use
the Patch feature.
indicates the first download, after install, is in progress.
- OK indicates patch
information is up-to-date.
- Out of date
indicates that there has not been a fully successful update of patch data in the
past 72 hours. Typically this status is displayed if SEC is not up-to-date, due to
issues with network connectivity. It may also be displayed if you change your
license from a SEC that has the Patch feature, to another without it. It is possible
that a partial update may have occurred when this status message is displayed.
Patch Assessment - Event Viewer has the following
Patches by rating
This tab by default displays missing
patches. Each patch is displayed, along with a count of the computers missing
the patch, and the threats and vulnerabilities linked to the patch. You can use
filters to show a full list of all the supported patches with a count of the
number of computers missing them.
Computers missing patches
This tab displays patch
assessment status by computer. Each computer is displayed, along with its
missing patches. Computers are listed multiple times if missing more than one