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Packages retry download to Package Server for four hours before they are successful

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Article ID: 173353

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Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server)

Issue/Introduction

Packages retry download to Package Server for four hours before they are successful.

The following messages appear in the agent log file on the Package Server:

Begin download for package: Package Name and GUID

Beginning download for package id: {Package GUID}.

Download package sources from: HTTP://[server name]/Altiris/NS/Agent/GetPackageInfo.aspx?xml=<request resource="{GUID.EN_US}" version="1" type="packageServers" compress="1" totalTime="35" totalFailureTime="35">

<packages>

    <package guid="{Package GUID}"/>

</packages>

<addresses>

    <address ip="x.x.x.x"/>

    <address ip="x.x.x.x"/>

</addresses>

</request>

Security key for package validation is missing from response. Previously stored key will be used (if exist).

Error while downloading package: No package sources returned by server (0x80070490)

Retry package: id={Package GUID} delay=720 secs at=1/7/2019 3:58:25 PM causedDelay=1 earliestRetryTime=

End download for package: Package Name and GUID Status: retrying

OnEndPackageDownload Package id = {Package GUID}. Status = RETRYING. No package sources returned by server.

Cause

Package Server was "Constrained."  

By default, the Package Server will retry for four hours (240 minutes) before it attempts to connect to the Notification Server.

When a site has only one Package Server, that Package Server cannot be "constrained".  If it is constrained, it will prevent the Package Server from downloading the file from the Notification Server until the four hour mark is reached.

Resolution

Click on Settings>Notification Server>Site Server Settings.  You will see the following:

Package Service SettingsUncheck the "Constrained" box, shown in yellow above.

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