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I am upgrading from sbs203 to server 2012 standard. We are already using cloud email so Exchange is not a worry, and we have no intention of using SharePoint. I have a couple of questions:
1. Can I run WSUS on the DC or do I need a VM for it?
2. Should I consider RDS? I have 3 users who want RWW and I thought I could just do some port forwarding. 3388 to PC 1, 3387 to PC2, 3386 to PC3.

What are your thoughts?
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1) you can install Wsus on domain controller, you need to separate machine for this

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff646928%28v=ws.10%29.aspx

2) RDS can be installed on domain controller

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc743159.aspx
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You mean can't
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yes you can not install WSUS on Domain controller.  ( Sorry for typo mistake on first post)
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Thanks, I will install a VM and put WSUS on it.
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