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Systems Management Question


NEED DSUW and PATCHINSTALL.EXE to prompt for reboot EVERY time

08/15/2006 3918 views
I am currently using the /n parameter with patchinstall.exe but that does not seem to cause the machines to prompt for a reboot each and everytime.
On some machines the user is seeing a prompt to restart now or later. I want this same prompt on all machines that require a reboot.
Some users are only getting an information bubble. This is clearly not annoying enough. Any help?
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Just for your information, the only way to accomplish this is to configure automatic updates. We can do this without interfering with SMS patching becuase we use WSUS as a backup patch management system.

You may be able to trip AU by setting it to use an intranet server, but without entering an address.

Good luck!
Answered 10/24/2006 by: bbcacker
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