Tool Updated: SCC Download Plug-in and SCC Download Cacher published 2017-09-29
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The SCC Download Plug-in and SCC Download Cacher have been updated with the following enhancements:
SCC Download Plug-in 184.108.40.206
The SCC Download Plug-in can now use packages that are cached by the SCC Download Cacher's download_dir (which is referred to as localCache in the plugin.ini) and get packages from the Internet at the same time.
Previously, the SCCPlugin was used in the BigFix Server in either of the following scenarios:
With this enhancement, you can cache the packages offline to save time downloading the packages during a patching cycle.
SCC Download Cacher 220.127.116.11
Package sha1 download support
Previously, when using the “buildRepo –key sles-12-x86_64-sp2” with the download cacher, the SUSE repository “sle
Using the –-sha1_download_dir will download all packages from all repositories (keys) as files with a sha1 filename into a single flat directory. Only the packages will be stored in the sha1_download_dir. Each repository metadata will still be stored in the download_dir and will still maintain the SUSE Repository directory structure.
Note: When using –sha1_download_dir, consider the cache limit of the BigFix server's sha1 file folder.
Repository access check
Storage space requirement check
This command outputs the required space to download the repository metadata and packages with and without the use of the --sha1_download_dir option.
Using the --sha1_download_dir option have shown significant decrease in storage size, download size, and time when caching multiple repositories of the same SUSE version. This is because many packages are duplicated among repositories with the same SUSE version (for example, sles-12-x86_64-sp2, sles-12-x86_64-sp1, sled
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