Microsoft Security Patch Update Release

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Article ID: 221943

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CA Spectrum

Issue/Introduction

Microsoft Security Patches Update Release for August 2021

Please confirm the following patches are compatible with 10.4.X versions.

1. Windows Server 2012 R2 : 5005043 ( Patch KB no )

2. Windows Server 2016 : 5005076 ( Patch KB no )

Cause

Broadcom doesn't certify Operating System Level Patches.

 

 

Environment

Release : 10.4.x 20.2.x 21.2.x

Component : SPCCRT : Spectrum Certification

Resolution

Broadcom will certify the product with Operating System Versions (Ex: Windows 2016, RHEL 7.x) not at patch level.

Patches need to be tested in Test Environment before applying on to the Production Environment.

Take necessary backups

SSdb backup

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-enterprise-software/it-operations-management/spectrum/10-4/administrating/database-management/spectroserver-database-maintenance/database-backups/manual-backup.html

 

How to backup the the Archive Manager (DDM) database

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=46779

 

How to Backup and Restore CA Spectrum Reporting Manager Database .

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=40262

 

What is the best practice to make a complete backup copy of SPECTRUM?

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=52398

 

Backup custom folder

%SPECROOT%\custom from each box in your environment.

 

Gracefully shutdown the services before Upgrading or rebooting the server.

         https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article/76397/how-to-start-and-stop-the-spectrum-ss-pr.html

Now you can apply the patches

Start the services.