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Every four hours, the Patching subagent compares the available patch updates to the instance's installed software.

Each instance's patching status is displayed in the Armor Management Portal (AMP), along with the number of patches available.

  1. In the Armor Management Portal (AMP), in the left-side navigation, click Security
  2. Click Patching



For Armor Complete, the name of the virtual machine you created in AMP.

For Armor Anywhere, the name of the instance that contains the installed Anywhere agent, which includes the Patching subagent.


For Armor Complete, the entry will display Armor.

For Armor Anywhere, the name of the public cloud provider for the instance.

Pending UpdatesThe number of patches available.
Security UpdatesThe number of security patches available, with a colored indicator.
Reboot RequiredIf the server requires a reboot to apply a patch.

To learn how the overall Patching status is determined, see Understand OS Patching data.