If you're looking for some guidance and best practices on how to author and maintain high quality System Center Update Publisher (SCUP) catalogs then you're at the right place. Our very own Jason Lewis has created an authoring guide that will answer just about every question you could have including:
"When should I modify my existing update or create a new one?"
"When should I remove an update from my catalog (and/or SCUP)"?
"Should I use prerequisite rules?"
And many more.
Jason Lewis is a Program Manager (PM) on the System Center Configuration Management Team at Microsoft and has been with the team for over 5 years so you're know you're getting this from a true SCUP expert. For all the details and to download his authoring guide see the following:
J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer
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