Windows Assessment Scan Exit Codes

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Article ID: 155812

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Products

Patch Management Solution for Windows

Issue/Introduction

What do the error codes returned by the Windows Assessment Scan mean?

Error 1 through 8, 9009, -2147467259, or 2147942402, can be returned

Resolution

 


Exit code

Description

0*

Success

1*

UnknownException - There was caught unexpected exception during the tool operation.

2

CannotInitialize - Startup initialization of the tool has failed.

3

CannotRegisterAssessmentEngine - Failed registration of COM service ("STPatchAssessmentSrv.exe")

4

PatchAssessmentFailed - Failed run of Patch Assessment engine (review error code with this Exit Code, for it may be relative to permissions [0x80070005], or some other means of failure)

5

CannotParseAssessmentResults - Could not parse results of Patch Assessment engine run.

6

CannotLoadPatchCatalogFile - There is no (or could not parse) the "catalog.xml" file.

7

CannotSendInventory - Could not send inventory information via the NS Agent.

8

CannotGenerateFileResults - Could not create output XML file with results of the Patch Assessment.

9009

or

-2147467259


Software Update Agent Not Ready

TECH252866



2147942402


FileNotFound - Files not generated during PMImport download; ensure PMImport can run without failures
 

Note: Beginning in Symantec Management Platform 8.5, a return code of 1 corresponds to a Success.  Also, the return code of 0 indicates a failure in 8.5 and later.