Now Available: Automox Delivers Greater Control & Flexibility to Defer System Reboots

We’re happy to share that we’ve released a new option that allows you to configure and have more control over system reboots after a patch update. The ability to defer system reboots has been a long-standing request from our existing customers, so we’re excited to be delivering this capability.

The new reboot deferral options are available when you create or edit a policy. This new feature allows system administrators to configure a maximum number of reboot deferrals and the delay intervals for those deferrals. If an update to a current device requires a reboot, the device owner receives a notification that a reboot is required. If reboot deferrals are configured, they have the option to reboot now or defer the reboot for a set amount of time, a set number of times.

The image below highlights the reboot notification settings now available on the Create Policy page, showing reboot notifications and deferral settings both enabled.

Automox Delivers Greater Control & Flexibility to Defer System Reboots

Please refer to the user documentation in the Automox Help Center for more detailed information about this new feature: see Using Reboot Notifications or Managing Policies.

Don’t hesitate to contact Automox Support for more information about this new feature, or feel free to post a question on our Automox Alive Community.

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