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Export the WSUS Certificate from Patch Manager to deploy to clients

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Created by Erica Gill, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Updated June 13, 2016


This article describes how to how to export the WSUS certificate from Patch Manager to deploy to clients.


Patch Manager and earlier


  1. Open the Patch Manager console.  
  2. In the left pane, expand Enterprise-> Update Services.  
  3. Select the WSUS server from which you want to export the certificate.  
  4. In the Actions pane (right), click Software Publishing Certificate . If this dialog does not display the WSUS server's certificate information:  
    1. Click Close.  
    2. Click Refresh Update Server in the Actions pane (right).  
    3. Re- open the Software Publishing Certificate dialog.  
  5. Click [...] .  
  6. Click the Details tab.  
  7. Click Copy to File.  
  8. Click Next.  
  9. Leave DER encoded binary X.509 (.CER) selected, and then click Next.  
  10. Specify a name and location in the File name field, and then click Next.  
  11. Click Finish.
  12. Click OK.




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01:03, 23 Jun 2016