System Center Updates Publisher Video Tutorial

We released an update to System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) in March 2018 and we thought now would be a good opportunity to add a video tutorial for SCUP. This video is part a series focusing on software updates in Configuration Manager current branch. This session focuses specifically on System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP).  Steven…


Configuration Manager Third Party Software Updates Video Tutorial

Aug 10, 2018 – Steve has updated the video tutorial with the latest from Configuration Manager current branch 1806. Third-party software update integration is one of the most requested features on the Configuration Manager UserVoice feedback site.  If you have been watching the Configuration Manager technical previews since TP1803, you may have noticed this new feature…


System Center Updates Publisher 2011 Support Statement Update

System Center Updates Publisher 2011 and Windows Server 2012 R2 System Center Updates Publisher 2011 (SCUP) is supported for use on computers with Windows Server 2012 R2 with the following known limitations: 1. Windows Server 2012 R2 includes Windows…(read more)

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Support Announcements for May 2013

System Center Update Publisher (SCUP) 2011 supports Windows Server 2012 System Center Update Publisher 2011 now supports Windows Server 2012. The following are known issues: Compatibility issue – WSUS 4.0 with WSUS 3.0 (with or without…(read more)


System Center Updates Publisher 2011 now available for download

Just in case you missed it, Jeff Wettlaufer (Senior Technical Product Manager for System Center) just announced the immediate availability of SCUP 2011: We have released System Center Updates Publisher 2011 to the web today. This release was primarily driven by customer feedback over the past year. It all started last year at MMS (2010)…


SCUP catalogs for Acrobat X and Reader X are now available

One of the important improvements in Acrobat and Reader X is that it’s easier to manage updates through support for Microsoft’s System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP). Using SCUP catalogs and Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), IT managers can manage the deployment of updates across their organization. Joel Geraci previewed this in his IT Matters…


Announcement: Adobe Acrobat and Reader X SCUP Catalogs are Here!

[Today’s post comes from Jason Lewis] We made the announcement at MMS 2010 that starting with Adobe Acrobat and Reader X products, their updates will also include System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) catalogs for easy enterprise deployment.  Today I am extremely happy to announce that Adobe has released these two new SCUP catalogs in conjunction…


System Center Updates Publisher downloads fail with error 0x800b0004 in System Center Configuration Manager 2007

Just a heads up on another Configuration Manager KB article we published today.  This one involves error 0x800b0004 and System Center Updates Publisher : ===== Symptoms The Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 (ConfigMgr 2007) System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) component may fail to synchronize updates.  Entries similar to the following will be logged in…


Best practices for catalog authoring in System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP)

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…


How To Expire Software Updates in System Center Updates Publisher And Synchronize the Expired Updates In Configuration Manager 2007

Looks like our very own Fei Xia on the ConfigMgr 2007 Sustained Engineering team wrote up a great blog post on how to expire Software Updates in System Center Updates Publisher and synchronize the expired updates in Configuration Manager 2007.  If you’ve ever struggled with this or wanted to know more about how it works…