Avatar of claudiamcse
 asked on

How to minimize server traffic while patching

Please help with the following question. Thank you

Responsible for a remote site like United States new location in Atlanta is added to the company and requires monthly MSFT patching at a specific time. While patching we need to minimize WAN traffic what would you recommend
Microsoft Server OSWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2008

Avatar of undefined
Last Comment

8/22/2022 - Mon


In 2008:

IIS manager
Right side "set web site defaults"
Max bandwidth


Log in or sign up to see answer
Become an EE member today7-DAY FREE TRIAL
Members can start a 7-Day Free trial then enjoy unlimited access to the platform
Sign up - Free for 7 days
Learn why we charge membership fees
We get it - no one likes a content blocker. Take one extra minute and find out why we block content.
Not exactly the question you had in mind?
Sign up for an EE membership and get your own personalized solution. With an EE membership, you can ask unlimited troubleshooting, research, or opinion questions.
ask a question

By the way:

Patching locally, doesn't mean you can't centrally manage the servers through the WAN link... You can still manage the server either through a local administrator or through the WAN link from a remote admin. Managing the server is much less of a burden through the WAN link than updates transfers through the WAN link.
Experts Exchange has (a) saved my job multiple times, (b) saved me hours, days, and even weeks of work, and often (c) makes me look like a superhero! This place is MAGIC!
Walt Forbes

Thanks a lot Chief IT. Will do