How To: Know When XML/Catalog Updates for Patch for Windows and Patch for SCCM Are Released and How to Receive Notifications

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    Purpose

     

    This document will provide information about how to obtain information about Ivanti Patch for Windows XML updates (patch definitions) and Ivanti Patch for SCCM updates (catalog updates).

     

    Description

     

    Ivanti Patch for Windows

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

     

    1) XML Announcements Sign up: http://www.shavlik.com/forms/xmlsubscribe.aspx

    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 subscribe-shavlik-xml@listserv.shavlik.com 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: http://protect7.shavlik.com/feed/

    All the same information as protect7.shavlik.com in an RSS feed.

     

    4) Patch Data Information Twitter: https://twitter.com/ShavlikXML

    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.

     

    Ivanti Patch for SCCM

    Generally the Shavlik content team will provide catalog updates every Wednesday and Friday.  These sources can help you stay up to date with those catalog updates.

     

    1) Catalog Update Announcements: To sign up for catalog updates for Ivanti Patch for SCCM, please navigate to the blog page above, https://protectupdate.shavlik.com, click the Follow button in the bottom right hand corner of the page and enter your email address.

     

    2) Patch Data Information Blog Page: https://protectupdate.shavlik.com

     

    Affected Products

     

    Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers 9.3.x

    Shavlik Protect 9.2.x

    Ivanti Patch for SCCM