Client side targeting WSUS, GPO.
Posted on 2010-09-23
I have installed WSUS on a Server 2003 and it has downloaded all updates. I have created 2 computer groups in WSUS one called "Clients" and another "Servers". I want to use client side targeting system through GPO for computers to add themselves in to WSUS and it's respective groups. The explanatory text of the GPO explains that you can add multiple groups by separating them with a semicolon.... My question is how will the GPO decide what machine goes in to what WSUS computer group? there are no filters based on OS or other settings to specify this... I have read on a few forums saying that all computers will be moved in to all WSUS computer groups if GPO is Linked to Default Domain Policy. It seems like the only way is to create seperate GPO's and link to separate OU's? or do one of you experts have a few tricks up there sleve? maybe WMI?? which i'm not good at by the way...
Thought MS would create this a to be bit more automated : )
Thanks in Advanced
PS: If WMI through GPO is the solution we have XP, W7, 2003, and down the track 2008