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… Read more

The November 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletins are released

It’s the second Tuesday of the month which means it’s time for our regular cycle of monthly security updates.  Today we’re releasing three security bulletins that address 11 vulnerabilities. One of the bulletins has a Critical severity rating whereas the other two are rated as Important: MS10-087 This bulletin resolves five issues affecting all currently… Read more

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… Read more

Advance Notification for the November 2010 Microsoft Security Bulletin release

Just a quick FYI that we’ve issued our Advance Notification Service for the November ’10 security bulletin release. This time around we’re releasing three updates addressing 11 vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office and Unified Access Gateway (UAG). One bulletin carries a Critical severity rating and the other two are rated Important. You can get all the… Read more

Information on the ConfigMgr 2007 client side process for Software Updates

I already posted this over on our Configuration Manager blog but since it relates to WSUS I thought some of you might like to see it as well.  If you’ve integrated WSUS into your ConfigMgr environment then this is some good reading by our very own Brian Shaw: ===== I want to take a minute… Read more

Security Advisory 2458511 is now released

Just an FYI that: Today we released Security Advisory 2458511 to address a new vulnerability that could impact Internet Explorer users if they visit a website hosting malicious code. As of now, the impact of this vulnerability is extremely limited and we are not aware of any affected customers. The exploit code was discovered on… Read more