Re: I should have known...

On Mon, 01 Aug 2005 15:45:42 +0930, Rob Adams said:
> On 01 Aug 2005 14:00:53 +1200, James Riden <j.riden@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>>So MS has a product which deals out patches where it thinks they are
>>needed. You can point computers to it using policies. Policies get
>>refreshed every hour or so for each computer and the computers are set
>>to check in with the patch server every hour or so.
>>So the policy has been changed to point to a new, different patch
>>server. How long should it take before the computers start to check in
>>with the new patch server?
>>a. within 1 hour
>>b. certainly not longer than 2 hours, or
>>c. at least two weeks, and possibly until the next restart of that
>> particular computer and/or service on that computer.
> d. Never

e. Once the policy is in effect, all the machines recognise which updates
they need but connect to qbjaybnq.jvaqbjfhcqngr.pbz instead.