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Identification of 14.5 CU versions

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Article ID: 242263

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Products

CA Client Automation - IT Client Manager CA Client Automation CA Client Automation - Asset Management CA Client Automation - Software Delivery

Issue/Introduction

Client Automation 14.5 has 3 Cumulative patches : CU1, CU2 and CU3
 
But the Agent version remains the same for every CU patches : 14.5.0.153
 
How to identify computers with CU patches installed ?
 
Example :
This computer appears with Agent version 14.5.0.153 even if a CU patch is installed.
 

Environment

Client Automation 14.5

Resolution

Asset Job of type script for attached script file (145_CU_ident.dms) could be use to update in comstore the version of Agents.
 
1- In DSM Explorer right click on Jobs/Asset Jobs and select New...
 
2- Select job type = script and click NEXT
 
3- Give a name to the script (ex: 14.5 CU identification)
click NEXT
 
4- Put the text of attached file. (Copy/Paste or Load File)
 
click NEXT
 
5- Click on "Set Scheduling..." button.
Click on Miscellaneous tab and select "This job is allowed to run unattended".
 
 
6- Click FINISH and link this job to a group of computers.
 
 
With this job the agents will report the agent version like this :
 
 
14.5.0.153 = 14.5
14.5.0.227 = 14.5 CU1
14.5.0.284 = 14.5 CU2
14.5.0.369 = 14.5 CU3
14.5.0.430 = 14.5 CU4
 
 
Examples
 
14.5 CU1 :
 
14.5 CU2 :
 
14.5 CU3:

Additional Information

The script generates a log under C:\Program Files (x86)\CA\DSM\logs\145_CU_ident.log

Starting CU4, Agent Version is updated in comstore during installation of patch. So this script is no more needed starting Agent 14.5 CU4

Attachments

1663859464550__145_CU_ident.dms get_app