Third-Party Patching Best Practices

Recommended best practices for managing third-party applications in Automox.

The following tabs list the behavior of third-party software patching in Automox so that you can take actions, such as configuring groups and policies accordingly, if necessary. The types of behavior are as follows:

Software Title

App is NOT shut down in order to patch

App will NOT patch when running

App is shut down in order to patch

7-Zip


Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (macOS)

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC (Windows)

Adobe Acrobat Reader DC


Adobe Air


Adobe Reader


Adobe Shockwave


Atom

Box Drive


Breevy

Camtasia

Citrix Workspace App (Windows)

Cyberduck (macOS)


Cyberduck (Windows)

Dropbox


FileZilla Client

Google Chrome (may relaunch itself)



Google Drive

Google Earth Pro

Inkscape (Windows)

iTerm2


iTunes (Windows)

KeePassXC


LibreOffice

Microsoft OneDrive

Microsoft Remote Desktop


Microsoft Skype

MS Office MSI


MS Office 365


Mozilla Firefox


Mozilla Firefox ESR


Mozilla SeaMonkey


Mozilla Thunderbird


Notepad++

Opera


Parallels

PuTTY

Sequel Pro

SizeUp

Slack (Windows - will not patch if in a call)


Slack (macOS - will be shut down unless in a call)

Snagit
(2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)


Sourcetree


Sublime Text 3

The Unarchiver


TigerVNC (Windows)

Transmit

Tunnelblick (macOS)

Viscosity


VLC Media Player

VMware Horizon Client (v7 and v8)

WinMerge (Windows)

WinRAR

WinSCP

Wireshark

XnView MP

Zoom

Zoom Outlook Plugin