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I have a WSUS server and I want to manually place patches on it. It is the intention that this WSUS serve will then update other servers with the aforementioned patches. Is this a viable option with WSUS ?

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closed as off topic by Chris S, Wesley, John Gardeniers, womble, voretaq7 Nov 21 '11 at 14:56

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Isn't that a built in function? You set your WSUS to not automaticly accept updates then you can approve which updates you want. – Nixphoe Jul 7 '11 at 18:44
-1 for obviously not even reading the product description on the WSUS Home Page. It's not just a built in function; it's one of the two primary purposes of WSUS (the other being to cache the updates). – Chris S Jul 7 '11 at 18:51
Captain Obvious is... – joechip Jul 7 '11 at 19:10
Chris et al, you misunderstand my question. My WSUS server has no connectivity to the internet at all. The update must be retreieve from another source (can be another WSUS server) and MANUALLY installed. Is this viable?? – thugzclub Jul 7 '11 at 19:40
@thugzclub, read the documentation. Everything you are asking about IS covered. There are quite clear details about what you need to do to achieve your goals. It may not be quite the way you hope to do it but that's another issue altogether. RTFM. – John Gardeniers Jul 7 '11 at 22:04

Is this what you're looking for? Allows you to manually download updates from Microsoft and import them into your WSUS server.

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