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Updating remote laptops without VPN? RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    I am not sure if this is the correct forum for this question, but I am running Windows server 2008 and generally do updates of flash/java/reader through GPO, but I have a lot of laptop clients that aren't on my network and I currently have no remote access to them. Is there a way for me to remotely update the apps I named as well as verify windows updates are done on remote machines? are there any recommendations for 3rd party apps that can do this without access to my LAN?
    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 6:49 PM

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  • Perhaps a cloud-based management product, e.g. Microsoft Intune ?

    Don
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    Tuesday, July 7, 2015 10:51 PM
  • Hi,

    I am afraid you could not update group policy remotely without VPN connection.

    Group Policy Processing

    https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc758898(v=ws.10).aspx

    Regards.


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