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4answers
365 views

Run WSUS in an isolated server

We have a test/integration environment (rig) running Windows HyperV with server VMs inside it. I'd like to manage patches in the rig (the hyper V hosts and the VMs inside, which are all on their own ...
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1answer
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WsusContent folder how to clear down

I have an SBS2008 server, the WsusContent folder was 78 GB in size, I have ran the server cleanup wizard but it is still 71GB, is there any safe way to clear these out, there are a total of 7786 ...
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1answer
104 views

Windows Server Patching: Verification of Windows server coming back up after reboots? [closed]

I have been working towards improving our monthly Windows Server update process. The goal is to remove as much of the manual process as possible. Our process has been 1) Present updates to servers ...
1
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1answer
81 views

Use WSUS to select patched to install, but not to download them

I am looking after three sites. Two are nice and close and share a high-speed link, so there is a single WSUS server to manage those - no problems there. The other site is 4 servers in China, using ...
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1answer
116 views

Confirming updates were applied via WSUS

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 ...
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5answers
3k views

Suggestions for free/cheap asset/patch management software (Adobe, Java, etc)

I am using WSUS for Microsoft patching but would like something that will inventory and patch Adobe, Java, Firefox, Quicktime, etc. I have used Lumension in the past and it was OK but it is too ...
0
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1answer
2k views

Are there 3rd party tools or good custom queries for WSUS 3.0?

I'm working with a WSUS SP2 server, and I'm looking for ways to generate better reports. The built-in reporting system, is almost (but not quite) useless. My reading suggests that WSUS stores it's ...
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3answers
716 views

Antivirus patch using gpo?

Can i use gpo for antivirus patches or update ? is there any way i can extend wsus to do it ?
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2answers
5k views

What is the diference between GPOs, WSUS, SCCM and SCE in software and patch deployment?

If any one can explain to me the difference between sccm, wsus, gpo, sce "system center essential", in sw and patch deployment. Thanks
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3answers
291 views

Sane patch schedule for Windows 2003 cluster

We've got a cluster of 75 Win2k3 nodes at work in a coarse grained compute cluster. The cluster is behind a mountain of firewalls and resides in its own VLAN. Jobs of all sizes and types run on the ...
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3answers
507 views

Patch Management Operations Plan

I'm developing a plan/strategy to manage patch deployment on Windows Clients using Windows Server Update Services. What are the some important things to consider in developing this plan? For example, ...