Is it possible to change the path that patches are stored on remote systems?

Article:HOWTO10494  |  Created: 2009-08-14  |  Updated: 2011-11-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO10494
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Question
When a customer uses MSPatches to apply a fix from Microsoft the files arecopied to the c:\windows\temp folder on the target machine, a batch file
created, and then ran.

How can this path be changed to run from a different path remote systems?  Is it just simply entering a Global Variable for SystemDrive or TempDir in the Database Machine List?

Answer

Bug 8025.  Hot Fix 2 for SecurityExpressions Console Version 4.1.1 and SecurityExpressions Audit and Compliance Server Version 4.1.1 has been released.  It can be downloaded via the links to this article.

Note that :
SecurityExpressions Console Version 4.1.1 must be installed on target system before integrating SE 4.1.1 hot fix 2. SecurityExpressions Audit and Compliance Server Version 4.1.1 must be installed on target system before installing SE 4.1.1 hot fix 2.


SE 4.1.1 HF-2 has a dependency on the security update for Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1 distributable Package published on July 28, 2009. It should be installed on your machine before integrating SE HF-2.

The deliverables are in format of binaries. There are 4 zip files attached to this article that contain the files; you need to download all 4 zip files.

Following are the details. 

SE_411_HF2_Common.zip
Common folder: It contains components which are common to the SecurityExpressions Console and SecurityExpressions Audit and Compliance Server applications. Files in common folder should always be integrated with the SecurityExpressions application to apply the hot fix.

SE_411_HF2_Console.zip
Console folder: It contains components which are specific to the SecurityExpressions Console application. If you have installed the SecurityExpressions Version 4.1.1 console then files in console folder should be integrated.
 
SE_411_HF2_X86-server.zip
SE Server x86 folder: It contains components which are specific to 32 bit SecurityExpressions Audit and Compliance Server Version 4.1.1. If you have installed the x86 release of SecurityExpressions Audit and Compliance Server Version 4.1.1 then files in x86-Server folder should be integrated.

SE_411_HF2_X64-server.zip
SE Server x64 folder: It contains components which are specific to the 64 bit SecurityExpressions Audit and Compliance Server Version 4.1.1. If you have installed the x64 release of SecurityExpressions Audit and Compliance Server Version 4.1.1 then files in x64-Server folder should be integrated.

If you need the Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Service Pack 1, the redistributable installers are attached to this article to download.
 

 

 


Attachments

vcredist_x86.exe (2.7 MBytes)
vcredist_x64.exe (3.1 MBytes)


SE_411_HF2_Common.zip (10.9 MBytes)
SE_411_HF2_Console.zip (7.1 MBytes)
SE_411_HF2_X64-Server.zip (5.4 MBytes)
SE_411_HF2_X86-Server.zip (3.9 MBytes)
SE_4_1_1_Hot_Fix_2.doc (78 kBytes)

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