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markvh Super Contributor.
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Download patches prior to applying.

Hi there,

I am wanting to implement patch management.
What I need to know is, is it possible to download patches and keep them on the machine and install them later or
does one need to download and install at once.

Some patches are large and we might want patches to download over a evening or two and then apply on another evening.
Out machines are also frozen so I would need to unfreeze then, download the patches and freeze the machine again.
Once we are ready to apply the patches, unfreeze the machine, apply patches and freeze again.

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Re: Download patches prior to applying.

While I totally understand why you are asking about this feature....especially when combined with Frozen PCs.....

I do not believe this is possible.
While the ZPM Policy has a separate distribution schedule, however, child bundles would not be included in the pre-distribution and the child bundles are where the real content resides.
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