File dates (Windows)

Module: OS Patches

Supported Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Enable this option to use file dates to determine whether a patch has been installed. File dates are stored in Files sublists of the Patch template.

The following table lists the error message for the check.

Table: Error message for File dates

Message String ID and Category

Platform and Message Numeric ID

Message Title and Description

Additional Information


Category: Policy Compliance

  • Windows 2000 (45445)

  • Windows 2003 (215145)

  • Windows 2008 (216045)

  • Windows Vista (215745)

  • Windows XP (49045)

Title: Invalid date or version value

Description:The patch has a Files sublist entry with an invalid date/version. Use the format YYYY/MM/DD. Versions must consist of a v followed by a version number. For example, v1.0.2.3a.

Severity: red-4

Correctable: false

Snapshot Updatable: false

Template Updatable: false

Information Field Format: [Filename: %s; value: %s]