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Patch Management - Knowledge base

Problem while Changing Patch Store Directory - "Invalid Patch Store Location"


You are trying to change the existing Patch Store Directory to a new location. However you get an error message - "Invalid Patch Store Location".


You will encounter this error due to one or more of the following reasons:

  • The new directory that you have specified in the Download Directory field is a Mapped Drive. (or)
  • The new directory that you have specified in the Download Directory field is a Network Share which is not accessible.(or)
  • The folder name specified in the new Download Directory Path is invalid.


You can resolve this issue as follows:

  • Ensure that the new Patch Store Directory you specify is not a Mapped Drive.
  • In case of Network Share, ensure it has "Everyone" access permissions.
  • Specify a valid folder name in the new Download Directory Path.

Applies to: Change Patch Store Location, Modify Patch Store Directory

Keywords: Problem while Changing Patch Store Directory, Invalid Patch Store Location

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