Patch policies in Systems Management enable the administrator to have greater control of the rollout of Windows updates to the network.
By configuring a number of options from the Administration console, the administrator can easily fine tune the delivery of patches to all Windows devices.
Steps to create a patch policy
Open the PCSM Administration console.
Select Policies from either the Account or Site levels and click New policy (Account or Site) …
Select Patch management in the type of policy.
Add the target.
Configure the different options for the new policy:
Patch Management Policy Options: Select a schedule for the patches to be deployed: daily, weekly or hourly and for how long (in hours).
Allow forced reboot(s), if required enables the forced reboot included in the update to run. This option is off by default.
Shutdown after update completed
Patches to install: define how patches will be installed: