How To: Schedule Automatic Definition Downloads

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    The purpose of this document is to provide the necessary steps to schedule automatic definition downloads.




    1. From within the Console select Tools > Options.



    2. Within the Options window, navigate to the Downloads tab and the 'Scheduled automatic downloads' pane and click the 'Add' button.

    For information on the predictive patch downloads feature, please see Overview on the Predictive Patch Feature



    3. The scheduler window will now allow you to select the frequency/schedule of your automatic download. When finished, click 'Save'.

    Ivanti releases new XML data every Tuesday and Thursdays in most cases. To follow our definition updates, check out this document How To: Know When XML/Catalog Updates for Patch for Windows and Patch for SCCM Are Released and How to Receive Notifications


    4. The scheduled download task will now appear within the 'Scheduled automatic downloads' pane.


    You may alter an existing schedule by highlighting the scheduled task and selecting the 'Edit' button.


    Affected Product(s)

    Ivanti Patch for Windows 9.x

    Shavlik Protect 9.x