"Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined." or "Unable to map HTTP virtual directory: pkggroup_GUID ..."

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Article ID: 159377

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Products

Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server)

Issue/Introduction

Package download failing.  server error logs are full of "Unable to get the package codebases for the specified packages, ..."

During package Refresh daily schedule, logs show "Unable to map HTTP virtual directory: pkggroup_GUID Invalid URI:  The format of the URI could not be determined ..."

"Unable to get the package codebases for the specified packages, ..."
"Unable to map HTTP virtual directory: pkggroup_GUID Invalid URI:  The format of the URI could not be determined ..."
"Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined."

 

Cause

 Missing registry key value.  "HKLM\Software\Altiris"  Website is blank.

Resolution

 Set this registry key to it's default value: IIS://LocalHost/W3SVC/1/Root/Altiris


Applies To

 SMP 7.5 SP1