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Can I run one of the download cache utilities from a system other than the BigFix Server?

Technote (troubleshooting)


The following describes a process for running the utility on systems other than the BigFix Server.

Resolving the problem

Yes, you can run such utilities as the Red Hat Download cache from a system that is not a BigFix Server or a BigFix Relay.

In order to do so, you must set the following 2 keys:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BigFix\Enterprise Server\GatherService
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\BigFix\EnterpriseClient\Settings\Client\_BE SGather_Download_CacheLimitMB
You may substitute appropriate values in place of "C:\Cache" and "1024". The registry entries above must be of type REG_SZ.

Note:Under the chosen folder for the DownloadContentLocation value you must create a directory must create a directory called C:\Cache\sha1

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Document information

More support for: IBM Endpoint Manager for Patch Management

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1505753

Modified date: 14 December 2017

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