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Export the WSUS Certificate from Patch Manager to deploy to client computers

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Updated: June 18, 2018


This article describes how to export the WSUS certificate from Patch Manager and deploy the certificate to your client computers.


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  1. Open the Patch Manager Administrator Console.  
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Enterprise > Update Services.  
  3. Select the targeted WSUS server that contains the certificate you need to export.
  4. In the Actions pane, click Software Publishing Certificate.
    If the dialog box 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 box.  
  5. Click [...].  
  6. Click the Details tab.  
  7. Click Copy to File, and then click Next.    
  8. Leave DER encoded binary X.509 (.CER) selected, and click Next.  
  9. Specify a name and location in the File name field, and click Next.  
  10. Click Finish.
  11. Click OK.



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