Using Shavlik Patch with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 – Part 6 : Expiring Third-Party Updates

Posted: April 28, 2014 in Configuration Manager, System Center Configuration Manager 2012
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You can expire third-party updates that have been invalidated by the product vendor or that have been superseded by other updates. Expired software updates cannot be deployed.

To expire an update:
  1. Within the Configuration Manager Software Library workspace, expand the Software Updates folder and click on Published Third-Party Updates.
  2. Select the updates that you want to expire.1
  3. Click Expire # updates (where # = the number of selected updates).

To view expired updates:
  • Within the Published Third-Party Updates list, sort the list using the Expired column. Note that the check boxes in the Selected column will be disabled. For example:2
  • Within the All Software Updates list, expired updates are represented by the expired icon. For example:3

 

Postings in this series:

Using Shavlik Patch with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 – Part 1 : Introduction
Using Shavlik Patch with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 – Part 2 : System Requirements
Using Shavlik Patch with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 – Part 3 : Installing the Shavlik Patch Configuration Manager Add-in
Using Shavlik Patch with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 – Part 4 : Configuring Your Shavlik Patch Settings
Using Shavlik Patch with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 – Part 5 : How to Publish Updates
Using Shavlik Patch with Configuration Manager 2012 R2 – Part 6 : Expiring Third-Party Updates

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