DPDTrace Tool Fails To Scan Target Machine With: Could Not Download File (.\hf7b.Xml) From URI 'http://xml.shavlik.com/data/hf7b.xml

Version 6

    Purpose

     

    This document provides guidance to running a DPDTrace on servers with no internet connectivity or other issues preventing the download of hf7b.xml data file.

     

    Description

     

    You attempt to run a DPDTrace following the instructions from this document:  DPDTrace command line logging tool used for patch detection issues

    The DPDTrace fails to scan the target machine with this error in the ErrorA.txt file:  Could not download file (.\hf7b.xml) from URI 'http://xml.shavlik.com/data/hf7b.xml

     

    Cause

     

    The DPDTrace tool is unable to download the hf7b.xml file from the internet.  This could be caused by no internet connection, firewall, proxy or some other setting/device on your network/server.

     

    Resolution

     

    • Correct the internet connection issue.
    • Manually down the hf7b.xml file from http://xml.shavlik.com/data/hf7b.xml (right-click save link as) then place the file in the DPDtrace\HF7B folder.

    Affected Product(s)

    DPDTrace Tool