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Need help reg. WSUS using VBscript.

Posted on 2011-09-26
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Hi All,

I need to manually login to the windows server 2008 and windows server 2003 for adding the WSUS server for installing updates (For windows server 2008, we add wsus serverthrough group policy and for 2003 we add the wsus server through registry). Once we add WSUS server, we run wuauclt /detectnow and it will come the list of patches.
Is there any way to use psexec tools with vbscript for installing updates remotely??
Any assistance could offer would be greatly appreciated as I need to manually login 200 servers for installing updates.
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by:X_layer
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I've never done this but you can try to create vbscript with 3 steps:

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Import registry settings

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Run wuauclt /detectnow

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Run wuauclt /updatenow
Run all steps with psexec.
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Donald Stewart earned 334 total points
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Use WUInstall


http://wuinstall.com/
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by:Ackles
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If you have the group policy defined for WSUS, you can use PSEXEC to update the policy remotely. You don't have to be on the server to do gpupdate.

“PsExec \\Computername Gpupdate /force”

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Does anyone know how to use wuinstall??

Please provide step by step instructions..
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For wuinstall via command line:
http://wuinstall.com/howto

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Everything you needed(Wuinstall) is provided on their site
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Not a proper solution and also i didnt get script for this.
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