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.
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
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.
- 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.