The following is a description of the prerequisites needed to use Patch Management according to our best practice. Infrastructure, processes and environments must be in place and structured.
Create a process that defines the use of Patch Management. This will ensure that everybody knows exactly what to expect, when to expect it and from whom.
Setting up WSUS
Set up a WSUS 3.0 Server according to Microsoft standards. Click here to learn how: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd349801(v=ws.10).aspx