Push, approve, and install third party updates

Patch Manager provides automated patching (or updates) for third-party applications and Microsoft® servers and workstations. Using the Patch Manager Administrator Console, you can push the updates to the managed systems, approve the updates, and then install the updates on the managed systems.

Third-party packages are distributed "as is" by each vendor for third-party application patching. For software packages that are not available in the SolarWinds software library, contact the vendor for assistance.

This section explains how to:

The Approve updates and Install the updates sections do not apply to SCCM (or ConfigMgr) environments. If you use SCCM to manage your updates, use the SCCM methods to deploy the updates you publish using Patch Manager. See Set up Patch Manager with SCCM for details.