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Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Cookbook - Second Edition by Nicolai Henriksen

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Working with updates from SCCM

When should we use System Center as a definition source? Microsoft recommends using SCCM as your primary source for updates.

In this recipe we will cover how you can deploy the updates you need to keep Endpoint Protection updated.

How to do it…

First you need to ensure you have the categories correctly set in the SCCM site settings. These settings are forced back to WSUS. There are two categories you need to implement. They are:

  • The first one is for Windows 8.1 and below and is called Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010. This category name will be kept for the foreseeable future.
  • The second one is that Windows 10 machines are called Windows Defenders.

System Center Endpoint Protection will get Definition Updates as well ...

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