Patch Management - How To

How to move a patch store location on a distribution server?

Description

This document provides steps required to move a patch store location on a distribution server.

Steps

To move a patch store location on a distribution server, follow the steps given below:

Note: It is recommended to configure the patch store on the same computer where the Distribution Server is installed.

  1. Open Command Prompt and Run as admininistrator, on the computer where the Distribution Server is installed.
  2. Navigate to the Distribution server location, <DS_INSTALL_DIR>\Scripts\
  3. Execute the command "wscript  changepath.vbs   patchstore  <new path>" the new path indicates the new patch store location.
  4. For example: wscript  changepath.vbs   patchstore

    "D:\ManageEngine\PatchStore"

  5. Copy all the files available from the <DS_INSTALL_DIR>\replication\store\ to new patch store location.

 

You have successfully changed the patch store location on the Distribution Server. So that all the patch related data replicated from the Desktop Central server will be located in the new patch store location.

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