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Introduction

Before you install Patch Management, it is recommended that you install WSUS server 3.0. The following is a description of the steps that you have to go through to do this.

Step

Action

1

*Installing WSUS 3.0 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1*
To install WSUS 3.0 on Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, the following must be installed on your computer:

Alternative step 1

*Installing WSUS 3.0 on Windows Server 2008*
To install WSUS 3.0 on Windows Server 2008, the following must be installed on your computer: Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0 Ensure that the following components are enabled:

  •  Windows Authentication
     
  • ASP.NET
     
  •  6.0 Management Compatibility
     
  • IIS Metabase Compatibility
     
  • Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2005. To download this software, visit the Download Center using the following link:http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=70410.
     
  • Microsoft SQL Server™ 2005 Service Pack 1. To download this software, visit the Download Center using the following link:http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=66143.
     
  • The .NET Framework 2.0 and BITS 2.0 update are available on Windows Server 2008 as part of the operating system.

2

When installing the WSUS 3.0 server, you have to make sure that you perform the following important steps during the installation:

  • Make sure that the computer assignment uses group policy or registry settings.
  • Make sure that all updates are set to be stored on the local WSUS server 3.0.
  • Make sure to specify exactly which languages you want to download updates for.

3

Click here to learn how:

http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/912b37d7-021e-4c95-b317-49dd15b4611c1033.mspx?mfr=true\\


Tip!
See also How to install.

If you want to...

You can...

Create a root point

Patch Management root point.

Create a child pointPatch Management child point
Create a groupPatch Management group
Approve updatesApprove updates



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