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SMS 2003 Patch Management

SMS 2003 Patch Management

SMS 2003 Patch Management

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I have an environment where there are a number of clustered servers.  I require one server to be patched, rebooted if required and then the other one done within a timescale of approximately one hour?
For load balanced servers I require these to be done almost simultaneously.  The environment has about 200 servers in 1 domain with 1 SMS server.  All clients have advanced client installed.

Any ideas where to start?

RE: SMS 2003 Patch Management

Why don't you create seperate collections. Such as 1 collection for the first group of nodes in the cluster, one for the second set of nodes and then a third collection with all the load balanced servers. You can then create separate advertisements for each collection with different start times to have the patches install the way you want.

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