How can I create a shortlist of patches I have applied to CA Service Desk Manager

Document ID : KB000038962
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:
How can I create a shortlist of patches  I have applied to CA Service Desk Manager?

 

Answer:

The ApplyPtf tool store the information about patches applied to CA Service Desk Manager

In the %NX_ROOT%\<servername>.his file.

You can use the command sequence below to show / get  a short list showing all patches applied

on  a Service Desk Manager server.

 

 

Additional Information:
Sample steps to do on Windows system:

1.  Logon to your Service Desk Manager machine

2.  Open a command prompt window

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3. Type nxcd and press ENTER

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- > The above command change the working directory to the CA Service Desk Manager root   
      directory.

4. Type findstr “PTF”  *.his

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- > The above screenshot  show the patches you have applied on this machine in date time sequence.

5.  Type findstr “PTF” *.his > patches_applied.txt and press ENTER

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- > The above command writes the  findstr command  output into file patches_applied.txt.

6. Type patches_applied.txt

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- > the above command show you the patches_applied.txt content