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Supported Versions of Configuration Manager and WSUS for Patch My PC

We’re often asked whether the Patch My PC Software Update Catalog or Publisher Software is supported on the latest versions of Configuration Manager before customers perform site upgrades. In this article, we will review supported versions of Configuration Manager and WSUS.

We generally support the supported versions of Configuration Manager current branch as documented by Microsoft.

Topics covered in this article:

More InfoNote: The Publisher primarily interacts with the Configuration Manager Console API’s, therefore, it’s unlikely there would be any compatibility issues due to a Configuration Manager site upgrade even if there’s a Configuration Manager version that isn’t listed below as being tested and supported.

Versions of Configuration Manager Officially Tested by Patch My PC

The versions of Configuration Manager listed below have been tested by our team to ensure core function compatibility including:

Feature Support

ConfigMgr 1902

ConfigMgr 1906

ConfigMgr 1910

ConfigMgr 2002

Connecting to the SMSProvider
Creating applications
Updating applications
SUP Synchronization
✔ = Feature is tested and supported
X = Feature is not supported

More InfoUpgrade Tip: If the Patch My PC Publisher software is installed on the site server, we recommend stopping the PatchMyPCService before the site upgrade is started. This step will ensure the service doesn’t have any locks on console files during the console upgrade portion of the site upgrade on the site server.

Versions of WSUS Officially Tested by Patch My PC

The versions of WSUS listed below have been tested by our team to ensure core function compatibility including:

Feature Support

Server 2008 R2 or Before

Server 2012

Server 2012 R2

Server 2016

Server 2019

Publishing of updates
Deletion of updates
Creation of WSUS Signing Certificate
Timestamping during publishing
X
Updating applications
SUP Synchronization
✔ = Feature is tested and supported
⚠ Support has been deprecated

Newer versions of the publisher aren’t supported on deprecated versions of WSUS. You can download an older version of the publisher that was tested for deprecated versions of WSUS.

X = Feature is not supported

Patch My PC Publisher System Requirements and Prerequisites

When used for Microsoft Configuration Manager

  • Install on top-most WSUS/Software Update Point in the environment
  • Supported Operating Systems
    • Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
    • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) installed and configured
  • Internet Connection
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5

 

When used for Microsoft Intune Only