Setting up proxy server details to download patch information

To download information on the Storage Foundation and the Storage Foundation and High Availability patches from Symantec, Management Server of Veritas Operations Manager must be connected to Symantec Web site. Management Server of Veritas Operations Manager requires https connectivity with the vos.symantec.com server for downloading the information that is related to the Storage Foundation and the Storage Foundation and High Availability patches. The Management Server of Veritas Operations Manager uses the https://sort.symantec.com link to communicate with the web service for getting the patch information.

If you cannot connect Management Server of Veritas Operations Manager to the Symantec Web site directly, you can set up an alternate proxy server that can access Symantec Web site. Make sure that the proxy server has https connectivity with the sort.symantec.com server for tunneling the request. Management Server of Veritas Operations Manager must talk to the proxy server on the configured port.

Also, you can set up the download schedule for the patches. You must check the Enable Patch Information Download check box to activate the proxy server to connect to Symantec Web site.

To set up proxy server details to download patch information

  1. Select Settings > Management Server.

  2. In the Management Server Settings page, in the Patch Information Download Settings section, ensure that the Enable Patch Information Download check box is checked. By default, this check box appears checked.

  3. In the Patch Information Download Settings section, enter the details to set up the proxy server. Also, enter the details to set up the download schedule for the patches.

    See Proxy server and download schedule settings options.

  4. Click Save Settings.

More Information

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