Patch compliance introduction

Patch compliance introduction.

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Patch compliance uses configured baselines to track the compliance of devices or device groups. Compliance is a metric that shows the number of patches in a baseline which are NOT installed on a device. Compliance checks are computed after every run of a patch scan on a device. This computed value is one of the following:

  • A value of 0 indicates a device is compliant. This means that all patches suggested by an OS vendor are installed on the device.
  • A value greater than 0 indicates that a device is non-compliant. This means that all patches suggested by an OS vendor are not installed on the device. The value represents the number of patches that need to be installed.