.net framework 4 through WSUS

Posted on 2011-02-17
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Can you deploy the .net framework 4 through WSUS. I am talking the whole thing, not just updates to an exisiting install.

If so which updates category in WSUS will it be found in (service packs, updates etc..)?
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by:Donald Stewart
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Thanks, that was in June - so is it now available?

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Yes, our domain has all been updated to .NET 4


The .NET Framework 4 is available on Windows Update (WU) and Windows Server Update Service (WSUS). Specifically, the .NET Framework 4 is released as an optional update on Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2.

On WSUS, the .NET Framework 4 is an optional update on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, and on Windows Server 2008 R2.

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thanks, do you know what other versions of .net version 4 contains. for example .net3.5 dp1 contained .net2 sp2 and .net 3.

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