Solved

Windows Updates / WSUS before joining domain with proxy

Posted on 2014-02-17
2
532 Views
Last Modified: 2014-05-15
Hello Experts,

We are trying to get to Windows Updates/WSUS without joining the domain.  This is a problem because only authenticated users are allowed through the proxy.

My goal is to use my domain credentials to override the requirements, but I can't find where this is set.  I tried to use the IE settings for popup, but they didn't work.

Thank you,

S.....
0
Comment
Question by:svillardi
2 Comments
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Cris Hanna
ID: 39866482
so you have non-domain joined devices being used in an AD domain, but you want these devices to get their updates via WSUS?   Have I got that correct?

Computers typically get joined to the proper computer group in WSUS via group policy.  Group policy is only applied to domain joined machines.

Why can't the machines just go to Microsoft update and get their updates?
0
 
LVL 51

Accepted Solution

by:
Netman66 earned 400 total points
ID: 39866526
This thread will explain how to set the workstation to use WSUS without being domain-joined.

No sense re-inventing the wheel.

http://www.minasi.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=28978

As for a proxy being involved, if your WSUS server is inside the subnet then you won't be going through the proxy.
0

Featured Post

How to run any project with ease

Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
- Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
- View and edit from mobile/offline
- Cut down on emails

Join & Write a Comment

I recently found myself in a Corporate Situation where the client had requested blocking access to any and all websites except his own Domain? Easy? I am sure this would be your answer but their requirement was, this has to be done without using…
I annotated my article on ransomware somewhat extensively, but I keep adding new references and wanted to put a link to the reference library.  Despite all the reference tools I have on hand, it was not easy to find a way to do this easily. I finall…
Google currently has a new report that is in beta and coming soon to Webmaster Tool accounts. This Micro Tutorial will highlight new features for Google Webmaster Tools.
Windows 8 came with a dramatically different user interface known as Metro. Notably missing from that interface was a Start button and Start Menu. Microsoft responded to negative user feedback of the Metro interface, bringing back the Start button a…

758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now