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NAVIGATION Modules > Patch Management > Policies

SECURITY Administrator or user access to Pulseway

The Policies page is your central management location for all patch policies that exist in your Pulseway instance. From this page, you can create, edit, view and run all policies for all device types in your environment.

This article describes the page's layout and functions.

NOTE To learn how to automate your patch review process, consult Automating patch review with Pulseway.


  1. To access the Agent Status page, in the left navigation menu of your Pulseway instance, click Patch Management > Agent Status.

  2. The page will load.

  3. As you navigate, you'll see the following features and fields:

Page features



Search field

Enter a partial or whole value to filter current view to matching records

Filter by

Click to select additional criteria by which you can refine your search


Provides actions you can take for the selected device; available options are:

Device table




Assigned hostname of the endpoint


Indicates the installation status and enforcement of the selected policy on the device


Name of the policy assigned to the endpoint


Move your mouse over any list entry to reveal the following options::

How to...

Assign a policy to one or many systems

From the Agent Status page, perform the following steps:

  1. To assign a policy to all systems in the current view that do not currently have one , click the Actions at the top of the page. Then, click Assign Policy.

  2. To assign a policy to an individual system, move your mouse over its list entry and click the icon.

  3. From the drop-down list that appears, select a policy to assign to the chosen systems. Then, click Assign Policy.

  4. You'll see the new policy go into effect for each system with an initial status of Active. Any issues encountered in the deployment process, such as failures to run the policy, will appear in the Status column.

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