Overview


From the Software page, you can view all versions of software installed across your organization. The following is an example of the software inventory page:

Search Software

See the following to learn about or perform software-related tasks:

Viewing Software Inventory


From the Software page, you can view the following information:

Column Heading Description
OS Which OS is this software for
Software Name Name of the available software
# Endpoints that have software installed Shows how many devices already have this software installed.
# Endpoints that need this software Shows how many devices that require this software
State This is the current status of the software for this device. Possible values:

Patch on schedule: This update will occur at the scheduled time
Deferred: This patch has been deferred.
Ignored: This patch was ignored for the current schedule.
Actions This drop-down list allows you to take actions on the selected software. Possible actions:

Patch now: This overrides a schedule and immediately starts the software update.
Patch on schedule: The update occurs at the time scheduled in the policy.
Defer: This defers the software update until a specified date.
Ignore: This ignores the next scheduled patch update.

Using Search to Find Software


You can use the search field to find software installed anywhere in your organization.

  1. Click the Search Software field. A drop-down list will open to show existing software.
    Search Auto-Complete
  2. By entering a string, the list will populate with matching entries. You can use multiple strings to narrow your search results.

    For example, in this search it displays all 2012 related software that are awaiting a patch:
    Example Search

Viewing Software Details


You can use the search field to find software installed anywhere in your organization.

  • Click the icon to the left of the software to expand for the detail view.

    Software Details

  • The detail view provides the following information:

    a. Version: All versions of this software that are installed on devices.

    b. Endpoints Installed: How many devices have this software installed.

    c. Endpoints Awaiting: How many devices are scheduled for an update.

    d. CVEs: Links describing related CVEs are listed here.

  • Viewing Software Details

Third-Party Software Support


In addition to patching the endpoint operating system, Automox natively patches a rapidly expanding catalog of third party software. The following table lists the third-party software we patch. Check back often as we’re regularly adding to this list:

Software Title Mac Win Linux
Adobe Acrobat Reader Yes Yes N/A
Adobe Air Yes Yes N/A
Adobe Flash Yes Yes N/A
Adobe Shockwave Yes Yes N/A
Firefox Yes Yes Yes
Google Chrome Yes Yes Yes
Java Yes Yes Yes
MS Office Yes Yes N/A
Slack Yes Yes Yes
Opera Yes Yes Yes

note

We do not cache packages for the Linux operating system, we can only patch thrid-party software if the applicaiton was installed with the device’s package manager.