Basic Rules

The basic rules are used when creating or modifying software update definitions in System Center Updates Publisher. Each rule can be used for prerequisite, applicability, or installed verification depending on the context of each. The following sections provide information about each basic rule.

In This Section

Windows Version Rule

Windows Language Rule

Processor Architecture Rule

File Exists Rule

File Exists with Registry Value Rule

File Version Rule

File Version with Registry Value Rule

File Creation Date Rule

File Creation Date with Registry Value Rule

File Modified Date Rule

File Modified Date with Registry Value Rule

File Size Rule

File Size with Registry Value Rule

Registry Key Exists Rule

Registry Value Exists Rule

Registry DWORD Value Rule

Registry ExpandSz Value Rule

Registry Sz Value Rule

Registry Version in Sz Rule

WMI Query Rule

See Also

Other Resources

Managing Rules in Updates Publisher
Updates Publisher Rules