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Move WSUS server from workgroup to domain

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Russ DillionFlag for United States of America asked on
Anti-Virus AppsActive DirectoryWindows Server 2008
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Hello all,
We have recently moved from a workgroup based network to a Windows 2008 AD based network.  Prior to the move, I have been using a Windows 2003 server with WSUS and Symantec System Center to manage Windows Security Updates (using registry entries on the client computers) and AV def file updates.  This server is still available but I have not yet added it to the domain.  I have found that it is not updating the AV def files or Windows Security Updates on the workstations at this point, presumably due to permissions problems as all of the workstations are now in the domain.  I am writing to ask if anyone has had any experience moving a similar managment server into a domain following a workgroup to domain migration?  Specifically, I would like to know if there is anything that I need to modify in the WSUS services or AV console prior to moving it to the domain, or should I simply build a new server to host these services and install them from scratch after the server has been added to the domain?  Any and all help is much appreciated!
Thanks in advance!
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