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Patch: Disable TLS 1.0 and 1.1 to establish a Patch Manager connection

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Updated May 26, 2017


This article describes how to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 and verify a Patch Manager connection.


  • Patch Manager 2.0 and later
  • Windows Server 2008 and later


  1. Perform the steps to disable TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in TLS/SSL Settings (© 2017 Microsoft, available at, obtained on May 25, 2017).
  2. Verify that a connection to TLS 1.2 is established:
    1. Change the SCHANNEL logging to debug, or change the registry key value to 4.
    2. Check the System log in Event Viewer.

Note: Additional Microsoft KB patches may need to be installed for the RDP session to connect.


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19:37, 29 May 2017