On January 7th, 2020 there was a change to the URL used by TrueSight Server Automation (TSSA), versions 8.9 Service Pack 3 (SP3) and 8.9 Service Pack 4 (SP4), to retrieve the xml metadata file from Ivanti. TSSA version 20.02 and above are not effected. When executing a Windows Catalog Update Job it may fail with the following error:
In TSSA the URL location to partner.manifest.xml should be updated within the Patch Global Configuration’s Shavlik URL Configuration tab.
See BMC Knowledge Article 000181848 for further detailed steps to update the Patch Global Configuration.
When using the Windows off-line downloader utility the patch-psu.properties files within the resources sub-directory will need to be modified. Update the “windows.shavlik.manifest_url” parameter to reflect the new URL location, so it will look like:
For BladeLogic Server Automation (BSA) version 8.9 Service Pack 2 (SP2) or lower Windows Patch Analysis is no longer supported, as of September 30, 2019. An upgrade will be required to use this feature again as per the earlier notification here: