SCCM WSUS Proxy – Allow Basic Authentication

I was at a clients today and came across the issue to do with Credentials for a proxy that are required to be sent as clear text. The exact tick box wording is:

  • “Allow Basic Authentication (password is sent in cleartext)”

Anyway after hunting around to find a solution for SCCM 2012 and above installations, I came to the conclusion that it would be quicker to write a script to check the configuration and change if it has been removed by SCCM. This script runs as a scheduled task and I have included the XML for that also below.

The Script:

The Scheduled Task XML to be imported:

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