How To: Know When Xml Updates (Patch Definitions) Are Released and How to Receive Notifications

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    This document will provide information about how to obtain information about Shavlik's XML updates (patch definitions).




    Generally the Shavlik content team will provide patch definition updates every Tuesday and Thursday. However, there are three easy sources that can be used to see when new XML updates (patch definitions) are released.


    1) XML Announcements Sign up:

    You can sign up to receive Shavlik Protect content (patch definition) email notifications under the 'Shavlik Protect Content Updates' form here.

    Or, send a blank email to to sign up for these notifications.


    2) Patch Data Information Blog Page: Shavlik Protect | Simplify and Automate your IT Management

    This web page displays all patch definitions released by the Shavlik content team for the Protect application.


    3) Patch Data Information RSS Feed:

    All the same information as in an RSS feed.


    4) Patch Data Information Twitter:

    This Twitter account is updated every time an XML release is put out. This is a good alternative to recieving email notifications, depending upon your preferences.


    Affected Product(s)

    Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers 9.x

    Shavlik Protect 9.x

    Shavlik Protect SDK