WSUS - How do I set this up?

Posted on 2011-10-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hi All,

Is WSUS free?

How do I set up WSUS on my server to connect to all the PC's in the domain and push Windows Patches.
Question by:ben1211
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    Accepted Solution

    Yes it is free, you should start with the Microsoft documentation

    The wsus team also has a blog

    In short you setup a wsus server and point clients to it (using a GPO)


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    Assisted Solution

    Yes,WSUS is free and you can download the same and install from Microsoft site.

    Step by step Installation and configuration of WSUS 3.0:

    Once the WSUS server is installed and all the patches are available you need to link the client to WSUS server.You can achieve the same by configuring the GPO.

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