Briefing ID #: 4084
ALL M-DCPS EMPLOYEES: Microsoft Automatic Updates For Desktops To
To inform all users that ITS will be
disabling the AUTO UPDATES ON feature of all district desktops as of May
district has adopted Big Fix as the “official” patch management
technology to apply and manage desktop OS patches for all of the
district’s remote site desktop computers.
Fix enables the district patching deployment to be centralized and
managed in an efficient and accountable manner.
“turning off” the AUTO UPDATES ON setting on all desktops district
Internet bandwidth is NOT adversely affected when large OS patches are
released by Microsoft.
Big Fix technology has been deployed leverages the patching process
using “local to the site” resources.
action will affect desktops only – NOT servers.
updates will remain available as required.
per the above time table disabling of the AUTO UPDATES ON feature will
take place on May 15, 2008.
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