Error detected in checkACMEStatus

Document ID : KB000010643
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Patches or Rollups are not shown in Patch Manager.

Error Msg in CIC log shows

Error detected in checkACMEStatus_1_0
and
Exception: com.ca.itechnology.iclient.IclHTTPException: 403 Forbidden - 403 Forbidden

Background:

The connection to the ACME server cannot be established because the IP address is rejected.

Environment:
ITCM 14.0 and higher
Instructions:

create a entry in the host file at %windir%\System32\drivers\etc
containing the following entry:
130.200.94.30 contentupdate.ca.com