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efficient Windows Patch Management with free software

Windows Patch Management from cloudradar GmbH on Vimeo . The latest version of RPort provides the option to supervise and apply pending updates of the Windows and Linux operating system. The video demonstrates how to manage Windows updates via the web user interface of RPort. You will learn how to update a single machine and many machines in parallel. RPort is a free, open-source software for remote access and remote management of heterogeneous landscapes. Update a single machine If you select a client that runs in Windows, the number of pending updates is displayed on the right side. Clicking on “more details” opens additional information about the updates. The RPort agent that runs on the managed system has access to the Powershell. This way, you can apply updates directly from the web user interface. Scroll down and click on “Script”. Select “Powershell”. Type in the following script: Install-PackageProvider -Name NuGet -MinimumVersion -Force Install-Module PSWindowsUp

Is RRort an alternative to Kaseya VSA?

 Is RRort an alternative to Kaseya VSA? After the horrible cyberattacks against Kaseya VSA in July 2021 you might be worried if VSA is still a secure solution for you.  Supply chain attacks are becoming popular and any cloud-based services with a large customer base and direct access to connected devices – often via manipulated updates – are getting into the focus of attackers. The downside of cloud-based services If you are seeking alternatives to Kaseya VSA, first ask yourself if a cloud-service is still the best choice. Yes, it’s handy. You get a lot of comfort, everything comes built-in. You don’t need to maintain anything. That’s one side of the coin. Kaseya and SolarWinds demonstrated what the other side is. If wrongdoers take control over parts of the cloud infrastructure of your provider, they get also control over your connected devices. In case of a connected RMM it can result in a full control over your server or entire infrastructures. Beat in mind that “cloud” is an undefi