Setup Documentation

Setup Documentation – System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP)

Below you can review our Step-By-Step PDF and Video guides for installing and configuring SCUP 2011 as well as migrating from SCUP 2011 to the latest SCUP (6.0.278.0) released March 28, 2018, by Microsoft.

Note: The guides below are for a SCUP Catalog only subscription. If you purchased our automatic publishing service add-on, please use the publishing service setup guides by clicking the button below.

Setup Guide – Using Publishing Service Add-On

Migrating From SCUP 2011 to Updates Publisher (6.0.278.0 - March 2018)

This video guide will show you how to migrate from SCUP 2011 to the latest version of System Center Updates Publisher released March 28, 2018. We will cover new features such as:

  1. Indexing for quicker imports of previously imported catalogs
  2. Inclusion of signing certificates within update catalogs
  3. Signature Timestamp enable by default
  4. Headers retain sorting on SCUP close

System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) 2011 Installation Guides:

Step 1. This PDF and Video step by step guide will walk through the installation and configuration of SCUP 2011. If you already have SCUP installed and configured, skip to the “Catalog Subscription Setup Guide”. This guide includes installing the MSI, connecting SCUP 2011 to WSUS and SCCM, creating a self-signed certificate (PKI SCUP Certificate Guide Here), deploying the certificate to clients, and enabling the “Allow signed updates from an intranet Microsoft update service location” group policy setting.

SCUP 2011 – Installation and Configuration Guide – Step 1 (PDF)


Step 2
. This PDF and Video step by step guide will walk through the process of adding our Patch My PC SCUP Catalog into SCUP 2011. This guide includes adding the catalog URL into the catalogs node of SCUP 2011, importing the catalog to load all updates, subscribing to our SCUP Catalog release newsletter, and subscribing to our SCUP Catalog release RSS feed.

SCUP 2011 – Catalog Subscription Setup Guide – Step 2 (PDF)


Step 3
. This PDF and Video step by step guide will walk through the process to publish Patch My PC SCUP Catalog updates with SCUP 2011. This guides includes publishing updates and what the content types (Full Content, Metadata Only, and Automatic) mean, monitoring the synchronization process between WSUS and your SCCM software update point, enabling the third-party applications in the software update point products, and verifying updates are synced into SCCM.

SCUP 2011 – Publishing Updates Guide – Step 3 (PDF)


Step 4
. This Video step by step guide will walk through the process for deploying updates that have been published with SCUP 2011. This video guide will show how to can add the published third-party updates into a software update group and deploy them in SCCM.


Step 5
. This PDF and Video step by step guide will walk through the process to publish and remove old expired updates from SCUP 2011. This guide includes publishing expired updates to WSUS  and then removing those expired updates from SCUP.

SCUP 2011 – Publishing and Removing Expired Updates Guide – Step 5 (PDF)

Catalog Notifications

SCUP Catalog Update – 04.19.18

The 04/19/18 catalog release contains bug, feature & security related updates and a new products. New Products: Dropbox 47.4.74 VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/66 Remote Desktop Manager Enterprise 13.5.6.0 VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/52 Updates Added: Apple...

SCUP Catalog Update – 04.17.18

The 04/17/18 catalog release contains bug, feature and security related updates.   Updates Added: Apache Tomcat 7.0.86 Release Notes for Apache Tomcat 7.0.86 Release Type:     VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 1/63 Apache Tomcat 8.0.51 Release Notes for Apache Tomcat...

List of Domains Used for Downloads in Patch My PC Update Catalog

When updates are published from our update catalog using SCUP, we need to download the installer file from the vendor's website in order to publish the update to WSUS. Below is a list of domains used for updates in our SCUP catalog: *.adobe.com *.amazonaws.com...

SCUP Catalog Update – 04.12.18

The 04/12/18 catalog release contains bug and feature related updates.   Updates Added: AirServer Universal 5.5.3 (x64) & (x86) Release Notes for AirServer Universal 5.5.3 Release Type:  VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/59 CryptoPrevent 9.0.0.1 Release Notes for...

SCUP Catalog Update – 04.10.18

The 04/10/18 catalog release contains bug and feature related updates. Updates Added: Apache Tomcat 8.5.30 Release Notes for Apache Tomcat 8.5.30 Release Type:     VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/58 Apache Tomcat 9.0.7 Release Notes for Apache Tomcat 9.0.7 Release...

SCUP Catalog Update – 04.08.18

The 04/08/18 catalog release contains bug and feature related updates.   New Product: TightVNC 2.8.8 (x64) & (x86) VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/58 Catalog Changes: Fixed the broken download links of: Apple Safari 5.1.7, KeePass 1.35, GrepWin 1.7.1 (x86) & (x64)...