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Allowing Non-Administrators to run the WSUS Administration Console?

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We would like our helpdesk staff to be able to open up the WSUS Admin Console to connect to WSUS (running on Windows 2008 Server, WSUS version 3.2.7600.226).  Since they aren't Domain Admins it rejects them from connecting to the server.  Is there a way in WSUS to have sort of a "power user" for them to monitor items from the remote console at their desk?  Thanks for any help you can offer.
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Add them to the WSUS reporters or WSUS administrators group in AD
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I'm embarassed to say i didn't even see that group. :)  Thanks!  Worked like a charm.
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