Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

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wsus cant see client in windows 2008

I have windows server 2008 working as domain controller, and I have a PFSense firewall and more than 20 workstations. I installed WSUS on my domain controller correctly and I changed the group ...
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How to use WSUS API?

Can you tell me or if there is any tutorial on how to use wsus api ? Thanks
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wsus updates priority?

Is it recommended to approve and install the WSUS updates it self ? and will it be installed on upstream or on both upstream and downstreams ?
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wsus updated report

I have approve one update and it gave an error "faild", so after troubleshooting and get the update installed on that client. its still appear from wsus console that computer have error. will it be ...
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Can SQL server and WSUS co-exist on same server?

Pardon me if this is a stupid question, but after reading responses from my previous question I'm looking into implementing WSUS on my network. The box I would likely implement it on runs a ...
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import update to wsus

is there any way to download update and import it to wsus ??
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WSUS: Client-Side vs Server-Side Targeting

In the WSUS Manual: Specify how to assign computers to computer groups. There are two options: server-side targeting and client-side targeting. With server-side targeting, you manually ...
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Windows XP Mode confusing WSUS

I have a need to use Windows XP Mode in Windows 7 to run a legacy application, so I downloaded, installed and configured it on my machine as a test without any issues. The problem I am now having is I ...
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Wsus update status

i have an issue with my wsus server, when i run a report for a specific update i got that its installed for some clients, not installed for other and for the remain i got no status. when i check the ...
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WSUS: scheduled installs AND “yellow shield” for clients

I currently have WSUS setup to install updates (4-Auto download and schedule the install) every Friday at 11am. I'd like to also allow for the "yellow shield" to show up for everyone (admin or ...
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SCCM and WSUS integrated, where do I approve updates?

Pretty new to the SCCM game (looks like I have to order a book or get a course, what a beast this is). I'm quite experienced with WSUS as we've been using it successfully since the product was ...
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What is “LicenseDword” in Update Server BaseApplicabilityRules?

Looking at the Applicability Rules that are in use by WSUS (msus) by looking in the XML files themselves there are many rules that are not documented in the MSDN Doc's or in the XSD files that come ...
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Windows Server Ignoring Page File Settings?

I've been having some issues over the past few days with our WSUS server eating 100% CPU usage. We don't have many clients (maybe 30 or so at most), so that's not the issue (Not to mention that this ...
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Is there an alternative to WSUS for Windows 7 updates?

I have a small computer lab to set up. At this point there are 6 machines. Another 14 will be added later. We don't have any servers in the building; the whole business network is a workgroup. Each ...
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Using WSUS to install updates over a mult-site network

I have searched through SF and could not really find what I was looking for. My question is this: I have a network containing of 50 remote locations that all connect over a MPLS network. I am ...
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Group policies - WSUS

I am really lost as to what is the reason as to why my group policy is not working on my domain. I have setup a GPO for my wsus server to a specific OU in my domain. It seems as of right now, none of ...
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Deploy .net 4 via Active Directory group policy or WSUS

Is there a way to automatically deploy .net 4 using Active Directory group policy or WSUS? I want to push it out to lots of machines without having to go around to each one. Background: I have a ...
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Windows Internet Explorer 8 Dynamic Installer category in WSUS

I'm new to WSUS and I'm in the process of setting up a WSUS server. I'm wondering what is meant by the "Windows Internet Explorer 7/8 Dynamic Installer" category under "Under Products And ...
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No Office XP Updates since installed Compatibility Pack from WSUS

Hey folks, we got a bunch of boxes, running Windows XP and Office XP. Since we installed the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack, Office XP does not get updates anymore. Our WSUS provides Office 2007 ...
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Use WSUS without client configuration

is there any way to let client-PCs use the local WSUS-server without having to configure them? What we need is a system to update PCs before they are delivered to the users. So the WSUS-server is ...
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Manage WSUS remotely

How to remotely administer the WSUS from a workstation "windows xp"?
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College network - can I point non-domain student computers to our SUS server?

Since I started here 3 months ago, one of the things that's really bothered me about the way this network is setup is something that shows up on the daily bandwidth consumption report. I get a list ...
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Report viewer for wsus

Is there any way to integrate microsoft report viewer with sharepoint ?
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sccm 2007 SP2 SUP settings

When I try to add a SUP by adding a new site system. I try to select products but there are only older products in there. For example there isnt any office 2007 just 2003 and the only os are XP and ...
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SCCM using an existing WSUS server

I currently have a WSUS 3.0 sp2 in the environment. I have just installed SCCM r2 sp2 and want it to use the existing wsus server. Is this an option if so doesn anyone know how this is done. I have ...
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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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Using WSUS to update machines not on the domain

I have a WSUS server providing updates for for the computers on my domain. We also bring allot of machines back to our office and run windows update on them as build image, this means that we end up ...
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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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Should I back up my WSUS server?

My question is simple, and I think I know my answer - I'm really after a confirmation from others. Obviously, if my WSUS server dies I will have some hefty downloads to do once it is back up, and ...
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WSUS : Client use old server for downloading instead of server specified in GPO

I hope there is some WSUS expert around. -Deployed WSUS settings using a gpo linked to the OU the computer is in. -When I check the group policy it says it is correctly applied and the values in the ...
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How to organize WSUS computers folder's structure for better usage

I use WSUS for a while and my folder's structure is not that good. I would like to know how to set it up to have the best usage. For now, here how my setup is: Computers Unassigned ...
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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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Forefront Client Security - Deploying to client PCs

I wonder if someone can help me - I'm a developer who's having to build/run a small network for a new startup until we can get a real Network Admin on board. I have very little experience with ...
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WSUS can't see clients, MOM can't install agent

I've been tasked with testing Microsoft Forefront Client Security for a public university, and ive sort of lost myself in this process. My ultimate goals were to create a Test OU (done) drop a few ...
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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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Remotely Trigger WSUS Downloaded update Installation

This has been bugging me for a while. We have our Servers set to download only windows updates to stage them to be installed during one of our bi-monthly patch windows. I have looked high and low for ...
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Update WSUS from MS Security Bulletin DVD

Scenario Windows Server 2003, WSUS 3.0 SP1, No Bandwidth Limited Internet Connection, Microsoft Security Bulletin DVD Questions How do you setup WSUS to import updates from this DVD? Is this even ...
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WSUS synchronization to Microsoft

Additional info: At Evan's suggestion attempting to hit https://65.55.185.26 through IE fails on this server. However, using standard HTTP instead (without SSL) brings up the Windows Update page. ...
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WSUS 3.0 SP2 installation fails at “configuring database” step

Attempting to install WSUS 3.0 SP2 on a Windows Server 2003 Enterprise system. I'm asking the setup to create a new database on one of our existing SQL Server 2005 systems. When the setup gets to the ...
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WSUS not working on clients - deployed via GPO

I've deployed WSUS on a server called INet This has downloaded the required updates that I selected. I've configured automatic updates in the GPO - Set the following: Allow Automatic Updates ...
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WSUS appears to be functioning, however errors are reported in Application Log (DSS Authentication Web Service is not working)

I re-installed WSUS a few months ago on a new server as part of a server hardware refresh. It is functioning normally downloading, authorizing and supplying patches to workstations. System ...
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Installing and Using WSUS

I'm trying to decide and plan how to install WSUS. We have a number of workstations (Windows XP, Windows 2000 - the win 2k ones are being upgraded at the moment) I can't find any step - by - step ...
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Clients of replica WSUS aren't targetted to groups and appear in 'Unassigned Computers'

I have two WSUS v3 servers, our company has a single domain AD that spans two sites, and each site has one WSUS server. The stub site's WSUS server is configured as a replica. Settings, groups, ...
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How do you map / mount at network drive as the system user?

We need to relocate our WSUS database to a network share (Samba no Kerberos, so it needs a username & pass). Ordinarily to access the share I would map it as a network drive, however since this ...
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Does WSUS update anti-virus programs?

What is WSUS (Microsoft Windows Server Update Services)? What settings do I need at client sites to use WSUS? Does WSUS update anti-virus products, or does it only support Microsoft Software updates? ...
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Building a WSUS server: where to start?

Rather than having all of my computers go out to the internet and download their Automatic Updates, I am seriously considering building a WSUS server. That is, a Windows Update server. I have read ...
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Latest WSUS Server Sync expired Group Policy Preference CSEs

Last night's sync of my WSUS server expired the KB943729 updates for all OS versions. I can't seem to find a reason for this. I assume they're due to be replaced, but haven't been yet. Unless I'm ...
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Clients not updating with approved updates from WSUS

I've been a bit behind in my windows XP updates recently, and I have about 18 or so I need to roll out to all our users, according to WSUS. I'm trying it on a couple of test PCs, and so far i've had ...
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Remove machines from WSUS

We're running the latest WSUS server 3.0 sp-something-or-other. Add the admin template to domain group policy to get everyone into the pool, so to speak. Now, for various reasons, I have two servers ...
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How can I make my WSUS server download updates only when synchronizing?

We have a bandwidth issue here at work and we cannot download updates during the day. How can I force my WSUS server to download the updates when we are not here? As soon as I approve updates, the ...