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Can I patch Linux using the KACE Systems Management Appliance?

02/27/2018 3654 views
I am new to KACE and have found the documentation stating that you can patch windows and mac.  So, I assume that that is it, but I am hoping that I can also use it to patch Linux.
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For those curious this question, there are options for patching Linux distributions using KACE SMA (aka K1000). The videos below highlight how patching can be accomplished along with using the Lynis Security tool to audit Linux systems.

  • KACE Linux Patching
    https://vimeo.com/288865552

  • KACE Lynis Security Scan
    https://vimeo.com/289069094


Answered 10/14/2018 by: KevinJ
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I just found my own answer at the following url that it does not support Linux devices: http://www.itninja.com/blog/view/understanding-patching-and-its-best-practices

Does anyone have a recommendation for patching Linux devices if you are using KACE for all of your Windows devices?  A Linux plugin would be my favorite answer.  :)
Answered 02/27/2018 by: robertlmills
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