What is Microsoft scup?

What is Microsoft scup?

System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) is a tool that enables us to import third party software update catalogues. It also allows to create and modify software update definitions. You can then export update definitions to catalogs and publish software updates information to a configured WSUS server.

What is SCCM scup?

System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) is a stand-alone tool that is used in conjunction with Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager (CM hereafter) to allow administrators to more accurately and efficiently install and update software.

How do you use scup?


  1. Open SCUP and select Options.
  2. Select Update Server, enable the option “Enable publishing to an update server”.
  3. If SCUP is installed on the same machine where WSUS is installed select “Connect to local update server” else select “Connect to a remote update server” and specify the ConfigMgr server details.

How can I download publisher for free?

How to Download Microsoft Publisher for Free

  1. Click the Download button on the sidebar.
  2. There is a 30 day free trial for the Microsoft 365 Family package.
  3. Confirm you want the free trial by clicking the Try 1 Month Free button.
  4. Only users with a registered Microsoft account can receive the month-long trial.

Does SCCM support 3rd party patching?

You can enable third-party updates from SCCM (without SCUP integration) when you have 1806 or a later version. The SCCM third-party software updates feature allows you to subscribe to partner and custom catalogs from the SCCM console and publish the updates to WSUS.

How do I set up scup?

How do I update my third-party apps on my computer?


  1. Open Settings.
  2. Click on Update & security.
  3. Click on For developers on the left panel.
  4. Switch on Install apps from any source including loose files option.
  5. Click Yes to confirm the risks involved in running an app outside the Windows Store.
  6. Restart your computer if applicable to complete the task.

What program replaces Publisher?

The best alternative is Scribus, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Office Publisher are Adobe InDesign, LibreOffice – Draw, Pages and Affinity Publisher.

Will intune replace SCCM?

Can Intune Replace SCCM? Intune still has a ways to go before it can truly replace SCCM. As of now, it works more as a cloud-based SCCM extension. Intune could potentially be used on its own, but only for organizations that run Windows 10, work primarily on mobile devices, and/or don’t need to manage servers.

What is replacing WSUS?

One WSUS alternative is called System Center Configuration Management, or SCCM, a patching tool that works alongside WSUS to keep your Windows system functioning securely and in a healthy way.

Is there a free equivalent to Microsoft Publisher?

Lucidpress is a Microsoft Publisher alternative that’s 100% free for any user, including small business owners, enterprise leaders, teachers, students, and freelancers.

Is there a better program than Publisher?

Both LibreOffice and OpenOffice both provide excellent design capabilities across several of components. While Writer can provide basic layouts, Draw expands the capability even further and is probably the best choice for semi-complex layouts like newsletters or brochures.