Publishing Updates in System Center Updates Publisher Fails (2038724)

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    • Publishing updates in System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) fails
    • You see the error:

      Errors occurred during publishing on one or more of the approved updates:
      The following update(s) were not published due to an error during publishing to the update server:


    • The Publisher log contains en entry similar to:

      Publish: : Exception occured during publishing: CreateDirectory failed$$




    When publishing updates in SCUP, it is necessary to share out and give the correct permissions to the UpdateServicesPackages folder (C:\WSUS\UpdateServicesPackages) in WSUS.




    To resolve this issue, go to C:\WSUS\UpdateServicesPackages share directory and set these permissions:

    • Administrators Group – Full Control
    • Network Service – Full Control
    • System – Full Control
    • Users Group – Read, List Folder, Read & Execute


    Affected Product(s)


    Shavlik SCUPdates

    VMware vCenter Protect Update Catalog