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An application management suite from BMC that uses agents to report on software activities on all the servers within the enterprise. Using the information in "knowledge modules" (KMs) about each system component, agents detect events, collect information and notify system and network administrators to take corrective action.



a reconnaissance or security element sent out by subunits and units in a combat situation.

The composition of the patrol during action in vehicles is from one tank (armored personnel carrier, combat vehicle) to a platoon; in dismounted formation it may be two or three soldiers (members of a patrol), a (patrol) squad, or a motorized rifle platoon. In addition, engineer and chemical reconnaissance patrols are sent out in the special troops. The missions of the patrol include obtaining intelligence concerning the enemy, terrain, and radiation and chemical situation and warning troops of surprise enemy attacks. The patrol carries out its missions by surveillance and combat. The distance between the patrol and the main forces depends on its composition, the assigned mission, and the combat situation. In the navy the patrol consists of individual ships or aircraft dispatched from large ship units to check whether an enemy is present.


The organized employment of aircraft to detect enemy presence in a specific area or movement across a specific line. A standing patrol is one that is airborne either over a point to be defended or on the route through which the enemy is expected to intrude.
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Upon completion of that task, the patrol leader returns to the main body, reports on his actions and describes the events that took place, the status of the patrol's members and equipment, and any observations the patrol may have made.
There are sound reasons for taking the word of these two decorated and highly regarded Border Patrol agents over that of the drug smuggler.
Dan Finkelstein, who is in charge of transit security for the Sheriff's Department, said his agency patrols Metrolink because other law enforcement agencies aren't interested in doing it.
In a month-long preparation for deployment, the patrol boats Monomoy and Maui underwent maintenance in Portsmouth, Va.
While mainstream media outlets and local public officials portray these groups as fringe elements, vigilantes and Border Patrol agents occupy essentially the same piece of a violent border society.
Overall, measured in arrests per hour, a dedicated saturation patrol is the most effective method of apprehending offenders.
Please be patient and give the patrol and children plenty of room to cross the road safely.
Over the course of six weeks, patrol cars will be equipped with air quality monitors to track which pollutants are coming into patrol car cabins and in what amounts.
After years of being humiliated by the Border Patrol, by "cavity searches," threats, and beatings, some Mexican-Americans are rewriting the history of this town.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is a recognized emergency service provider with telephone access 24 hours a day to all of the patrol posts statewide.
The city has 16 officers trained to work on the bike patrol, and they usually work in shifts of six officers, in teams of two, wearing shorts and polo shirts with their badges.
Oh, okay, we'll just steal several hundred Border Patrol agents from another sector, say, California's San Diego sector, and make a big media show of "cracking down" in the Tucson sector for a while.