See Available Patches

Applies To: WatchGuard Patch Management

The Available Patches list shows all patches that are available for computers in your network. You can filter the list to see specific patches only, and install available patches on your computers. From the list, you can also exclude patches, mark patches as manually downloaded, and isolate computers that you consider to be at risk.

If a software vendor withdraws a patch, it no longer shows in the list as available and is not installed.

To see available patches:

  1. From the top navigation bar, select Status.
  2. From the left pane, select Patch Management.
  3. In the Available Patches tile, select a type of patch, or click View All Available Patches.
    The Available Patches list opens filtered to show the specified patches.
  4. Screen shot of Available Patches list

  5. To search the list, type text in the Search box, and click .
  6. To filter the list, select Filters, select the types of patches and computers you want to see, and click Filter.
  7. To see more information about a specific patch, click a row in the list.
    The Patch Detected page opens and shows details of the patch. To return to the Available Patches list, click Back.

    Screen shot of Patch Detected page

  8. To install patches from the Available Patches list, select the check box in one or more rows, then in the toolbar, click Install or Schedule Installation. For more information, see Install Patches.
  9. To mark patches that require a manual download or have been manually downloaded, select the check box in one or more rows, then in the toolbar, click Requires Manual Download or Mark as Manually Downloaded. For more information, see Download Patches Manually.
  10. To isolate computers, select the check box in one or more rows, then in the toolbar, click Isolate Computer. For more information, see Isolate a Computer (Windows computers).
  11. To exclude patches from installation, select the check box in one or more rows, then in the toolbar, click Exclude. For more information, see Exclude Patches.
  12. To export the list of patches to a comma separated value (.CSV) file, click .
    The file downloads to your computer.

See Also

About Patch Management

Patch Management Dashboard

Patch Management Best Practices