ConfigMgr Software Update Point Properties

Applies To: System Center Configuration Manager 2007, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R2, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP1, System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2

Use the General tab in the Configuration Manager 2007 ConfigMgr software update point Properties to specify whether to use a proxy server when connecting to the upstream server or Microsoft Update during the synchronization process.

The General tab contains the following elements:

  • Use a proxy server when synchronizing
    Specifies whether to use a proxy server when connecting to the upstream server or Microsoft Update to synchronize software updates.
  • Server name
    Specifies the name or IP address of the proxy server.
  • Port
    Specifies the HTTP port used by the proxy server. By default, HTTP port 80 is selected.
  • Use credentials to connect to the proxy server
    Specifies whether to use specific security credentials when connecting to the proxy server.
  • Software update point proxy server account
    Specifies the software update point proxy server account used when connecting to the proxy server.
  • OK
    Saves the changes, and exits the dialog box.
  • Cancel
    Exits the dialog box without saving any changes.
  • Apply
    Saves the changes, and remains in the dialog box.
  • Help
    Opens the help topic for this tab of the dialog box.

See Also

Tasks

How to Configure Software Updates Synchronization
How to Create and Configure an Active Software Update Point

Concepts

About the Software Update Point
Planning for the Software Update Point Installation
Planning for the Software Update Point Settings

Other Resources

Software Update Point Component Properties

For additional information, see Configuration Manager 2007 Information and Support.
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