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  • 1. DownTime and IP change

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted May 23, 2022 06:03 AM
    Dear Broadcom Customer:

    The purpose of this Critical Alert is to inform you of a potential problem that may arise as a result of the CA Content Update Service changing IP Address.  Please read the information provided below and follow the instructions in order to avoid being impacted by this problem.

    PRODUCT(S) AFFECTED: CA Client Automation


    The "CA Content Update Service" application is moving to a new DMZ zone and due to this the "CA Content Update Service" ( URL IP Address will change.

    If your proxy/firewall rules contain the IP Address of the content service, or you are using a local Hosts configuration file for name to IP Address resolution then it will need to be updated with the new IP address.

    CA Content Update Service cut-over details.

    From: 5/24/2022 9.00 AM IST To: 5/24/2022 4.00 PM IST.


    The Content download engine job will show as failed.

    In CIC.log ,you can find CIC download error.

    Software Detection Signatures and Patch Manager content will not be updated.


    Update host file and proxy/firewall rules with the new IP address. - New IP Address = external and internal will resolve to this same IP only)

    The new IP Address will be active after 5/24/2022 4.00 PM IST.

    No change in the URL name redirection enabled from to is being made.

    If you have any questions about this Critical Alert, please contact Broadcom Support.

    Thank you,
    Broadcom Support Team

  • 2.  RE: DownTime and IP change

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 25 days ago
    The change was made and no issues have been reported.

    Senior Principal Engineering Solutions Architect