When trying to scan a Mac based machine for missing patches, the following error message is returned:
Missing patches scan; Mac OS X tool 'softwareupdate' failed: 'The request timed out. (0)
- GFI LanGuard
- Mac OS X supported versions
- Open the LanGuard console
- Go to Configuration and right click Agent Management
- Click Agent Settings and under Communications choose the IP address of the LanGuard server
This error happens when the client machine fails to resolve the LanGuard hostname.