BSA:Patch Vendor Site Access Requirement For BSA Patching

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    PRODUCT:

    BladeLogic Server Automation - Configuration Module


    COMPONENT:

    BladeLogic Server Automation


    APPLIES TO:

    BMC Bladelogic Server Automation (all versions)



    QUESTION:

    In order to perform BSA Patching Activity, what are the vendor sites where access is required in order to download patches?


    ANSWER:

    If the BMC Server Automation Patching functionality is used, then outbound internet access is required from the system initiating the download.

    Below BMC Documentation link can be referred for complete details on patch vendor site(s) where access is required in order to download patches.

    https://docs.bmc.com/docs/ServerAutomation/89/patch-vendor-site-access-653394616.html

    In case of customer wanting trimmed list of required URL for both Redhat & Windows patches (excluding other applications):

    <RHEL>
    https://www.redhat.com
    https://sso.redhat.com
    https://cdn.redhat.com


    <WINDOWS>

    http://download.windowsupdate.com

      

    http://download.microsoft.com

      

    http://hotfixv4.microsoft.com

      

    http://www.download.windowsupdate.com

      

    http://xml.shavlik.com

     


    Article Number:

    000135541


    Article Type:

    FAQ/Procedural



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