Import failed when attempting to import HPCatalogForSms.latest.cab

Version 2

    Symptom

     

    When attempting to import the "HP Client Catalog for Microsoft System Center & SMS Products" cab file using this URL, into the Ivanti Patch for SCCM catalog:

     

    http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software/sms_catalog/HpCatalogForSms.latest.cab

     

    Auto Publish.log states:

    Downloading <catalog name>: 0%

    Import failed. The file was not a valid catalog

     

    Ivanti Patch.log states:

    Duration: 00:00:12.39 $$<Shavlik Patch><06-06-2018 14:47:10.601-480><thread=27 (0x1b)>Import failed.

    The file was not a valid catalog. $$<Shavlik Patch><06-06-2018 14:47:10.602-480><thread=27(0x1b)>

    Downloading http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software/sms_catalog/HpCatalogForSms.latest.cab $$<ShavlikPatch><06-06-2018 14:52:53.832-480><thread=1 (0x1)>

    Cause

     

    HP changed the format of HpCatalogForSms.latest.cab and the current version of Patch for SCCM is unable to parse it.  We are aware of the issue and plan to implement changes to the next release to accommodate this change.

     

    Affected Product

     

    Ivanti Patch for SCCM 9.x