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Toolbar Buttons

Several toolbar buttons are available on the Home tab when Ivanti Patch or Published Third-Party Updates is selected.

Available from both Ivanti Patch and Published Third-Party Updates:

Used to initiate a site-wide synchronization of software updates. This option is also available by right-clicking the Ivanti Patch or the Published Third-Party Updates list item.

Used to modify an individual update’s metadata and to create and attach custom install scripts to the update. This option is also available by right-clicking an update in the Ivanti Patch or the Published Third-Party Updates list.

Used to modify your Ivanti Patch for SCCM settings or schedule a recurring publication task. This option is also available by right-clicking the Ivanti Patch or the Published Third-Party Updates list item.

Used to view and modify which third-party vendors and product categories are being synchronized with the WSUS server. This option is also available by right-clicking the Ivanti Patch or the Published Third-Party Updates list item.

Used to access the user documentation and training videos that are available on the Ivanti website. This option is also available by right-clicking the Ivanti Patch or the Published Third-Party Updates list item.

Also available when Ivanti Patch is selected:

Used to download the selected update(s) to the folder specified on the Local Source tab of the Settings dialog. This button is unavailable if you have not specified a local source folder. You can also perform a download by right-clicking an update in the Ivanti Patch list.

Used to manually publish one or more third-party updates.

Used to unselect all updates that are currently selected in the Ivanti Patch for SCCM grid. This option is also available by right-clicking an update in the Ivanti Patch list.

Used to choose which of your active update catalogs will be displayed within the grid.

 Also available when Published Third-Party Updates is selected:

Used to expire third-party updates.

Used to publish updates that were previously published. For example, you might publish the full-content version of an update that was previously published as metadata-only. This will always publish the unedited version of the update that is in the current catalog. This is also useful if you expire an update and you want to get it back.

Used to re-sign updates if your signing certificate has changed or has been renewed. See How to Re-Sign and Deploy Updates for more details.

Used to delete an update from all deployments, deployment packages, Software Update Groups, and WSUS. The update will be expired as part of the deletion process.

 


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