Sunday, 27 May 2012

SCCM : How to Configure the Proxy Settings for the Software Update Point


During configuration of System Center Configuration Manager 2012, Software Update Point was failed to download from internet. After few check point, found that internet access in client environment required proxy.

Applied To: SCCM 2007, SCCM 2012

To configure the proxy settings for the software update point

  1. In the Configuration Manager console, navigate to System CenterConfiguration Manager / Site Database / Site Management / <site code> - <site name> / Site Settings / Site Systems / <SiteSystemName>.
  2. Right-click Software update point, and then click Properties.
  3. Enter proxy server name, port number, and whether credentials are used to connect to the proxy server.

Done !
Source from TechNet


  1. Hi guys, could you please resolve my doubt,
    I have AD Server, SCCM Server and single client in my personal laptop.
    I am getting error "Check the proxy settings configured for the active software update point, and make sure they are configured correctly", i dint configured proxy server and what is the proxy server name ? what should i give ? Please guide me on

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