Have a couple of questions.  We recently configured the K1000 to push out windows updates to servers and workstations.  It's been a bumpy road, but we've made progress.  Many of our windows devices are severely out of date so and it takes KACE 3-4 hours (or more) to complete.  Most of the time (70%) it completes successfully and other times it fails.  When it fails, I usually just relaunch the detect/deploy job and it completes successfully.  Maybe it's hanging up on the number of patches that's causing the issue.  I've seen it install 100+ patches, so it is installing a lot.  

Second, just wanted to get a feel for this question.  How many of you are using the K1000 to push out Dell drivers/firmware?  We haven't turned this on yet, but still on the fence due to potential issues this could cause.

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We have been deploying Dell drivers and BIOS updates with the K1000 without any problems for about a year. We aren't doing it campus wide, yet, but several labs have been getting updates. So far I have not had any incidents of machines getting broken due to a driver update.

Answered 04/08/2016 by: chucksteel
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  • Did you setup your driver/firmware labels? Or are you just pushing everything to the clients/servers?
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