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

Patch My PC Catalog Update – April 22, 2019

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Patch My PC Catalog Update – April 21, 2019

The 04/21/19 catalog update contains JRE and JDK 8 update 211. * Catalog Changes* There are two important changes in Java 8 Update 211 that we highly recommend you review. CHANGE 1: Due to licensing changes in Java 8 Update 211, you will now need to download the Java...

Remove Previous Versions of Java 8 Runtime During Upgrade

Remove Previous Versions of Java 8 Runtime During Upgrade Starting with April's Java Runtime Release, we will be unable to automatically remove previously JRE 8 installs by default. There were changes for the Java SE licensing starting with Java 8 Update 211. Due to...

Patch My PC Catalog Update – April 19, 2019

The 04/19/19 catalog release contains bug and feature-related updates. Catalog Changes: Updated the metadata of: Skype 8.43.0.56 Zoom Skype for Business Plugin 4.7.52180.404 Updates and Base Installs Added: Adobe Acrobat DC 19.010.20100 Adobe Acrobat DC 17.011.30140...

Patch My PC Catalog Update – April 17, 2019

The 04/17/19 catalog release contains bug and feature-related updates. Catalog Changes: Renewed CPU-Z 1.88 to fix the has issues Updates and Base Installs Added: Microsoft Power BI Desktop 2.68.5432.761 (x64/x86) Release Notes for Microsoft Power BI Desktop...

Patch My PC Catalog Update – April 16, 2019

The 04/16/19 catalog release contains bug, feature and security-related updates. Catalog Changes: Updated the metadata of Zoom Outlook Plugin 4.7.52180.404 Updates and Base Installs Added: 8x8 Virtual Office Desktop 6.1.1.5 Release Notes for 8x8 Virtual Office Desktop...