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does WSUS 3.0 SP2 need (MUST) to be installed on a domain controller?
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by:fstinc
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some sites say it does, other that it's not recommended.
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BelushiLomax earned 2000 total points
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Never has been. I've set up about 40 2008 WSUS Servers in the last year and none have been anything but Member servers.
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by:Don S.
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No, It does not need to be on a domain controller.  If you only have one server and it's a DC, then that's fine, otherwise I find it generally a better idea put WSUS on a non DC server.
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