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 the SCUP Catalog only subscription. If you purchased our automatic publishing service, please use the publishing service setup guides.

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 guide 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 of 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)

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

Catalog Notifications

PKI Certificate for Third-Party Update Code-Signing in SCCM

Overview In this video guide, we will cover how you can use a code-signing certificate from an Active Directly Certificate Services infrastructure or using a public certificate authority such as DigiCert for signing third-party software updates in Microsoft System...

SCUP Catalog Update – 09.14.18

The 09/14/18 catalog release contains bug, feature and security-related updates & new products. New Products: Box For Office 4.5.1236 VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/58 VirusTotal Latest Scan Results K-Lite Basic Codec Pack 14.4.5 VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio...

SCUP Catalog Update – 09.12.18

The 09/12/18 catalog release contains bug, feature and security-related updates. Updates Added: Adobe Air 31.0.0.96 Release Notes for Adobe Air 31.0.0.96 Release Type: ⬤ | ⬤ VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/67 VirusTotal Latest Scan Results Adobe Flash Player...

Error Code 193 | Subscribing to SCCM Update Catalog

Error Code 193 When Adding Patch My PC Update Catalog to Microsoft SCCM? In this post, we will cover an issue you might encounter when trying to subscribe to our third-party software update catalog in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. When attempting to...

SCUP Catalog Update – 09.10.18

The 09/10/18 catalog release contains bug and feature-related updates. Note: Content hosted with Patch My PC will now use patchmypc.com instead of patchmypc.net going forward. Catalog Update: VMware Tools 10.3.0.5330 is expired and VMware Tools 10.2.5.3619 is...

SCUP Catalog Update – 09.07.18

The 09/07/18 catalog release contains bug, feature and security-related updates. Updates Added: GoodSync 10.9.7.7 Release Notes for GoodSync 10.9.7.7 Release Type: ⬤ | ⬤ VirusTotal Scan Detection Ratio 0/59 VirusTotal Latest Scan Results Microsoft Visual Studio Code...

SCUP Catalog Update – 09.05.18

The 09/05/18 catalog release contains bug, feature and security-related updates. Catalog Changes: We have expired FileZilla Client 3.36.0 (x64) & (x86) that we forgot to expire with "SCUP Catalog Update – 08.30.18", Sorry about that. We have improved the detection...