This post contains a list of useful tools you can use for deployments, that can make your life as an admin easier.

What URL Description Ver Date
MBSA Security scanner 2.3 12/11/2013
MBSA offline CAB ( Offline cabinet file for patch metadata    
ManPack for Service Man 2012

This management pack is used to monitor System Center 2012 – Service Manager


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WSUS 3   Patch deploy tool plumbing    
GUI for ImageX for Windows 8.1


2.1.1 22/1/2014
DISM GUI (CodePlex) GUI for DISM 🙂 4.0 25/09/2014
BGInfo Background Info tool 4.21 26/10/2015
MAP     9.1 7/29/2014
Windows Offline Defender URL   4.6.305  
Offline definition updates URL mpam-fe.exe 1.187.2127  
Network inspection Service definitions (NIS) –

Your software version number is displayed at the line labelled Antimalware Client Version


URL   4.1.522  

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