Report to find clients not within a patching schedule?
Can anyone share a method to locate (whether with a report, or a smartlabel, or other means) clients within K1000 that are NOT in a Detect or a Deploy schedule?
As far as I can tell, Reports will only key on states of a client's patching schedules, not if they are not in one at all.
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My approach to this was to create all of my patching schedules with labels that end in the word "Patching", e.g. "Lab Patching", "Test Patching", "Picky Department Patching", etc. I then created a smart label called "Patch Production" that applies to any machines where label names does not end in "Patching". This allows us to define a default patching schedule for our production environment and machines automatically fall into that schedule unless we specify another schedule.
If you don't want to have machines default to a schedule, then you could call your label something like "No Patch Schedule" and leave it at that. Just make sure your smart label doesn't end in the word "Patching".
Answered 04/05/2018 by: chucksteel
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