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Advice for updating software for a 300+ server data center

What would your strategy be for software updates for a 300+ server data center?
Employ an automated deployment solution. You could use SMS, GPOs with Windows Installer files, Software Update Services or use a run-once logon script, etc. Contact the software vendor for specific solutions related to the actual software in question. If it is in-house-developed software, you will have to design the solution yourself.
This was first published in June 2003

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