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Is there a way to setup WSUS to e-mail a weekly or monthly report which would indicate the current patch status of each computer under a given WSUS policy?

I'm hoping there is another way to verify that updates are being applied by WSUS, other than having to log in to the WSUS console and browse through all of the clients.

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WSUS does have options for sending email notifications. Look in the Options section of the WSUS console.

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Thank you, I somehow missed that :-/ –  Citizen Chin Nov 17 '11 at 15:28
    
Glad to help... –  joeqwerty Nov 17 '11 at 15:33
    
WSUS also has reports that show you the failed vs success and needs.. –  Jeff Nov 17 '11 at 18:59
    
Just got my first e-mail notification from WSUS. It only provides a general overview. What I'm looking for is an alert that provides the following: 1) confirmation that updates took place on each machine in the policy 2) a listing of machines that were not updated –  Citizen Chin Nov 18 '11 at 14:13
    
Any followup on this, Citizen Chin? I am just starting to get my hands on WSUS and I am looking for this same functionality. –  Chadddada Feb 7 '12 at 14:22

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