Third party updating
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As an MVP, I get a free license for Patch My PC and I’ll be using that catalog to show the functionality in this blog post, however this should not in any way be interpreted as me being bias for this vendor.
This means that you don’t have to use for instance System Center Update Publisher (SCUP) to handle the publishing of meta data into Config Mgr.
In this blog post we’ll go through the requirements for configuring this new feature including all the required steps necessary to get you up and running.
Starting with Config Mgr Current Branch 1806, you can now enable and deploy Third-party Software Updates from a partner catalog from within Config Mgr using the existing software update management process.
By enabling this feature, it reduces the infrastructure foot print for managing Third-party Software Updates by incorporating it directly into the product.