Configured the languages on the Parent SMP Server under Console > Home > Patch Management > Windows > Settings > MetaData Import Task (PMImport) to manage for all Child SMP's within Hierarchy, for each Child SMP manages a different location requiring a different language.
Found when configuring the multiple languages needed for the environment on the Parent SMP (e.g. Chinese, Spanish, English and Hungarian), they all replicate to each Child SMP.
Found when deselecting the unwanted languages on the Child SMP Server's PMImport > Languages and clicked Save Changes, but the process fails and the Logs dictate that the PMImport replication is owned by the Parent SMP and is unable to be individually managed on the Child SMP Servers.
Failed to save item: c6d19f78-1434-49ac-bec8-d18255e99f57 The specified item cannot be modified because it is a hierarchy managed item: c6d19f78-1434-49ac-bec8-d18255e99f57 [Altiris.NS.Exceptions.AeXUnauthorizedAccessException @ ]"
The specified item cannot be modified because it is a hierarchy managed item: c6d19f78-1434-49ac-bec8-d18255e99f57 [Altiris.NS.Exceptions.AeXUnauthorizedAccessException, Altiris.NS, Version=8.0.3577.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=d516cb311cfb6e4f]
Patch Management 7.5.x, 7.6.x and 8.0 - 8.0 HF5
This is working as designed.
This enhancement will be added in ITMS 8.0 HF6
Please review the following workaround in other currently supported versions: