SCCM Configure and deploy Third-Party Software Updates Adobe Reader

SCCM Configure and deploy Third-Party Software Updates Adobe Reader.

Infrastructure requirements

Without configuring anything, you’ll notice that from ConfigMgr Current Branch 1806 and onwards, under Software Library\Software Updates\Third-Party Software Update Catalogs node that it’s empty.

This is because we need to ensure the back-end of the environment is configured for this feature before we start using it.

  • The Software Update Point can run in either HTTP or HTTPS when located on the Primary Site server, but when running on a remote server it’s required to be setup in HTTPS mode.
  • Internet access to download.microsoft.com over HTTPS and 443 for the partner list managed by Microsoft
  • Client Settings deployed that enables the new Third-party Software Updates feature
  • Access to a partner or third-party catalog to sync software updates

On the Site server, a new Third-party Software Updates synchronization server will be running being responsible for the following:

  • Updates the list of available catalogs added in the ConfigMgr console
  • Downloads the catalogs you’ve subscribed to
  • Downloads the software updates from the catalog when published

Enable Software Update point with HTTPS

Enable Third-party Software Updates feature

This new feature can be enabled on the Software Update Point component in the ConfigMgr console.

  • Navigate to the Administration – Site Configuration – Sites node and select your Site server.
  • Click on Configure Site Components in the ribbon menu and select Software Update Point component.
  • Select the Third Party Updates tab and configure the following:

  • If you wish to let ConfigMgr manage the WSUS signing certificate for you, select the option shown in the picture above.
  • Click OK.

Add Adobe Reader DC Custom Catalog

  1. Navigate to Software Library\Software Updates\Third-Party Software Update Catalogs and click Add custom catalog;

At Download URL paste:

https://armmf.adobe.com/arm-manifests/win/SCUP/ReaderCatalog-DC.cab

2. Click Subscribe to Catalog;

3. Click View Certificate, in pop-up window click OK;

4. Set I have read and understood this message and complete all ohter speps;

5. Select Catalog and click Sync now. After that check SMS_ISVUPDATES_SYNCAGENT.log;

6. There may be messages about certificates;

7. Navigate to Administration\Security\Certificates and ensure that all certificates are unblocked;

8. Select Catalog and click Sync now. After that check SMS_ISVUPDATES_SYNCAGENT.log;

9. Navigate to Software Library\Software Updates\All software Updates and run Synchronize Software Updates;

10. When synchronization complete navigate to Administration\Site Configuration\Sites\Configure Site Components\Software Update Point. Proceed to Products and select Adobe Reader. Click OK;

11. Navigate to Software Library\Software Updates\All software Updates and run Synchronize Software Updates again;

12. Create new ADR rule for updates deployment, select product (Adobe Reader). If you click Preview at Software updates you will get all updates for Adobe Reader.

NOTE: In some cases you may need wait some time or run Update synchronization more than twice.

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