wsus win2008 server

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i have windows 2008 servers
server 1: Primary AD -DNS1 and DHCP1
server 2: Secondary AD - DNS2 and DHCP2
server3: exchange 2007

I would like all our clients automaticaly updated from wsus,
Please can anyone tell me how can i configure server WSUS and which computer must be WSUS server.
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WSUS Prerequisites

Server 2008 or Server 2003 SP1
BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service)
IIS (Internet Information Services)
MSDE database or SQL 2005 Database
.NET Framework 2.0 or higher
 

Install WSUS on Windows Server 2008

Open Server Manager > Add Roles
Install “Windows Server Update Services” Role
 

Configure on Windows Server 2008

On “Select Update Source” screen, check “Store updates locally” (ensure you have enough space to store large amounts of updates)
Use existing SQL 2005 Server or choose Windows Internal Database
Use the existing IIS site, click Next
Click Finish
 

Now you can further configure WSUS by using WSUS MMC. WSUS MMC can be accessed from Administrative Tools or Server manager.

 

Configure Automatic Update client via Group Policy

Use Group Policy to configure Automatic Update client to download from WSUS server.

Create a new Domain Policy on Computers OU
Expand to Computer Configuration>Administrative Templates>Windows Components>Windows Update
Click on “Configure Automatic Updates setting”, here configure Automatic Updates as you desire. Click OK
Click on “Specify intranet Microsoft update service location”, choose “Enabled ”, Configure intranet server in this format: http://WSUSSERVER
Once this Group Policy is propagated to the clients, clients will start to download from the WSUS server

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