windows_hotfix

Use the windows_hotfix InSpec audit resource to test if the hotfix has been installed on a Windows system.


Syntax

A windows_hotfix resource block declares a hotfix to validate:

describe windows_hotfix('name') do
  it { should be_installed }
end

where

  • ('name') must specify the name of a hotfix, such as 'KB4012213'
  • be_installed is a valid matcher for this resource


Examples

The following examples show how to use this InSpec audit resource.

Test if KB4012213 is installed

describe windows_hotfix('KB4012213') do
  it { should be_installed }
end

Test that a hotfix is not installed

describe windows_hotfix('KB9999999') do
  it { should_not be_installed }
end


Matchers

For a full list of available matchers, please visit our matchers page.

be_installed

The be_installed matcher tests if the named hotfix is installed on the system:

it { should be_installed }