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Enable SSL in WSUS for Patch Manager

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Overview

This article describes how to enable SSL in Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) for Patch Manager.

Environment

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 with WSUS
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 with WSUS

Steps

  1. Log in to Patch Manager as an administrator.
  2. In the Patch Manager menu, expand Enterprise and select Update Services.
  3. Select the WSUS server in the center pane and click Delete in the Actions pane.
  4. Right-click Update Services and select Add or Remove WSUS Wizard.
  5. Select port 8531 (for Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012) or port 443 (for Windows Server 2008) to add the SSL flag. 
  6. Complete the wizard.
    The WSUS server is enabled with SSL on port 8531. 

 

 

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