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Moving computers in WSUS console - Possible to automate?

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OS SecurityActive DirectoryWindows Server 2008IT AdministrationWSUS
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Hello Experts,

I am not the WSUS admin, so hopefully all of my terminology is correct. I am curious if there is a way to automagically move computers into a specific container? Currently we have a series of computers groups; 1st pilot group, 2nd pilot group, users, servers, test, etc). If we want to move users from one computer group to another we have to manually search for the computer and pin it into its desired group.

Question is, if i have a large list of computer names that need a specific patch (Internet Explorer 11) and we dont want to deploy to an entire computer group, can we import a CSV or something of that nature to automate this process? Otherwise the alternative is the WSUS admin has to spend hours on large testing groups manually moving one computer at a time.

thanks in advance!
Hector2016Systems Administrator and Solutions Architect

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