SCUPing Shockwave

At the risk of stepping on the Queen of SCUP’s toes, I’m going to write-up how I deployed Shockwave with System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP).  For the prologue on what SCUP and SCCM are see last weeks post on SCUPing Flash. Shockwave is part of our standard config.   I’m not really sure why.   Is it actually …

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SCUP and Flash Part 2

System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) is a Microsoft product that allows an administrator to check third-party updates into their internal WSUS server and then deploy those updates with Microsoft patches through System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM/ConfigMgr).    Third party products can provide configuration (CAB) files to make this process easier.   Otherwise the admin can do the integration …

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Quicktime and SCUP

When Quicktime 7.6.7 came out, I wanted to deploy it with Microsoft System Center Update Publisher (SCUP).   I’d recently used SCUP to deploy Flash (for IE) and the Dell Inventory Agent.   It made sense to look at using SCUP and SCCM Software Updates to deploy patches rather than continuing to use the old Software Distribution …

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SCUP Rule Testing

Microsoft System Center Update Publisher is a method to get third-party updates deployed through SCCM and an internal update server.   As I started working with it this summer, I had issues creating applicability rules.   When you create a collection in SCCM you get immediate feedback about the accuracy of your rules.   You either have the number of computers …

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SCUP and Flash

I deployed Adobe Flash 10.1 through System Center UpdatesPublisher (SCUP).  Its kind of sad how excited this makes me. SCUP is a framework that allows you to integrate third-party update deployment into your SCCM/WSUS server.   Companies can provide a CAB file that you import into SCUP, approve updates and publish them to your SCCM server.  …

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