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This space contains documentation for TrueSight Server Automation 8.9.03 and the later service packs for 8.9. For earlier releases, see BMC Server Automation 8.9.

Additional commands for Microsoft Windows Patch Downloader utility

From the command line, use any of the following commands to obtain additional information.

  • To display the downloader help file, enter the following command:

    windows_downloader.bat -help
  • To display version information for the downloader, enter the following command:

    windows_downloader.bat -version
  • To display supported products and languages, enter the following command:

    windows_downloader.bat -listProducts
  • To export patch metadata from the Shavlik to a CSV file, enter the command below. You can use the QNumbers in the CSV file to map the metadata (Product Name, Vendor Name, Patch Key, and so on) to a corresponding patch.

    windows_downloader.bat -configFile <DownloadConfigurationXMLFile> -exportMetadata <CSVFile>
  • NEW IN 8.9.03To export patch metadata from the Shavlik to a CSV file, enter the command below. Using this option, a CSV file (see sample ProductCatalog.csv) containing the Ivanti product information with Product Name, Vendor Name, Patch Key, Version fields is generated. This option can be used as reference for customizing product_categories.xml.

    windows_downloader.bat -configFile <DownloadConfigurationXMLFile> -exportIvantiProductCatalog <CSVFile>

Related topic

Creating a patch catalog in offline mode

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