Install a patch immediately
If a patch becomes available that is urgently needed on devices, you can bypass all patching schedules and maintenance windows and install the patch.
- Click Configuration > Patch Management.
- In the Patch Approval section, click By Patch.
- Click the check box next to the desired patch. Use the Show Filter menu on the right-hand side of the screen to narrow the selection of patches to help to locate the patch.
- Click Next.
- Click Perform Action Immediately check box at the top of the window.
- Select the devices that require the patch. Click the Pencil icon and select Approved for Install.
- Click Next then Finish.
SolarWinds N-central begins the workflow to install the patch on the selected devices.