How to enable signed intranet updates using Group Policy

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If you are using custom updates for things Java or Adobe updates via WSUS and SCUP, then you need to ensure that you enable signed intranet updates for all your client machines. The best way to do this is to use Group Policy. You should create a new Group Policy Object (GPO) and apply that … Read more

Adobe Updates via Windows Updates

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As you may have seen on some of my previous posts, you can update Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Reader X via Windows Updates using SCUP through WSUS/SCCM.  This stops the annoying pop-ups for users especially when they can’t install updates if they have not got local admin rights – just like standard Windows Updates, this … Read more

How to deploy certificates for custom WSUS updates to client machines

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As per previous posts on the blog for custom updates using WSUS, you have to make sure that your environment is set up correctly to allow these custom (local) updates to install on client machines. To make this work, you need to export your WSUS/SCUP self-signed certificate and make sure it is applied to all … Read more

Java Updates to Client Machines using Windows Updates

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After really wanting to get Java updates pushed through our WSUS but never really having the time to look into it, last week I decided it was time to get it done after endless complaints from our users (they dont have admin rights so when they get the automatic Java updates they fail – and … Read more

Adobe updates via Windows Updates (WSUS/ConfigMgr/SCUP)

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You can update Flash Player and Adobe Reader via Windows Updates using SCUP through WSUS/SCCM. Download SCUP: Download System Center Update Publisher Here Then once installed and configured on your server, you can connect to the Adobe catalogs for Reader and Flash Player and publish them to WSUS/SCCM to be pushed out via windows updates. … Read more