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

     

    This doc on community.ivanti.com outlines the new email notification subscription process: Subscribing to Patch Content Notifications | Ivanti User Community

     

    Ivanti Patch for Windows Servers

    The Ivanti content team will provide patch definition updates at least every Tuesday and Thursday (provided there are new patches to be included). However, there are a few easy sources that can be used to see when new XML updates (patch definitions) are released.

     

    1) Subscribe to the "Patch for Windows Content Notifications" stream using the method outlined here.

     

    2) Patch Data Information Blog Page: https://protect7.shavlik.com/

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

     

    3) Patch Data Information RSS Feed: https://protect7.shavlik.com/     

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

     

    4) Patch Data Information Twitter: ivanti XML (@ShavlikXML) | Twitter

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

     

     

    Ivanti Patch for SCCM

    The Ivanti content team will provide catalog updates at least every Wednesday and Friday (provided there are new patches to be included).  These sources can help you stay up to date with those catalog updates.

     

    1) Subscribe to the "Patch for SCCM Content Notifications" stream using the method outlined here.

     

    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