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Pushing Windows 10 Feature Updates from Server 2008 R2

Hi,

I'm trying to find out if you can push feature updates for win 10 via WSUS on Server 2008 R2.
Everything I've seen so far suggests you need at least Server 2012.

We can push normal updates currently even if the machines report as Vista machines instead of Win10.

Is my research to date correct or has anyone any info I've missed.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)
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You can only do this with Server 2012 or greater, so you will need to let the Windows 10 Machines upgrade via Windows Updates.
"Batchelor", Developer and EE Topic Advisor
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Confirmed. The particular binary format used for the install file in WSUS relies on features which are not available with old WSUS releases.
What we do is use WSUS for enlisting which machines would still require the upgrade, and then push the ISO file downloaded with the Media Creation Tool.
Chris SchofieldTechnical Support Officer

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Great, Thanks for the confirmations.
Chris SchofieldTechnical Support Officer

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Answers to this question confirm you need Server 2012 or greater

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