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Install software updates through GPO

06/06/2014 1995 views

This is my first approach to software update. So this is the scenario:

Windows 2012 R2 Server DC and GC in TEST.LOCAL Domain.

For example I install WinZip via MSI and GPO and all works ok. In the futur WinZIP publish an update. So how to deploy this?
a) Creating a new GPO
b) Changing in the WinZIP deploy GPO the MSI, and set to redeploy to all
c) What else?

There is a best practice in this case? 

 
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Use Group Policy Editor to create a new package in Computer Configuration/Software Settings/Software Installation 
Choose Advanced.
There is a Upgrades tab to specify which older package should be upgraded by this one.  You can specify settings there, as usual test it because all MSIs are not created equally.


Answered 06/13/2014 by: GAKIS
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