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By Brien Posey Problem solve Apr 10, 2007

Microsoft WSUS deployment guide

Microsoft's Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) allows security consultants and admins alike the ability to manage patches for various Microsoft applications -- free of cost. This step-by-step guide explains how ... Continue Reading


By Tony Bradley Problem solve Oct 03, 2005

WSUS: The basics

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is the latest incarnation of Server Update Services. It's more powerful than its predecessor, but it still has its limitations. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Problem solve Jan 25, 2006

Tricks for optimizing WSUS performance

Dealing with the monthly rollout of patches can grind an organization to a halt. Contributor Brien Posey shares some tricks for optimizing performance by carefully adjusting WSUS settings. Continue Reading


By Bill Brenner News Nov 12, 2007

Windows admins report WSUS trouble

On the eve of Microsoft's monthly security update, some Windows administrators are reporting problems with the all-important WSUS patch deployment program. Continue Reading


Manage Nov 16, 2005

SUS, WSUS, SMS and beyond

This tip outlines the differences between SUS, WSUS and SMS, and offers advice on when to invest in a third-party patching tool. Continue Reading


By Brien Posey Problem solve Jun 09, 2009

Troubleshooting Microsoft WSUS connectivity issues

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services may impede your system updates because of IIS and Group Policy settings issues. Find out quick solutions to these WSUS errors in this tip. Continue Reading


Problem solve Dec 13, 2005

SUS, WSUS, SMS and beyond

Microsoft is discontinuing support for Software Update Services next year, and you have to come up with an alternative plan. This article compares patch management options like WSUS, SMS and other third-party ... Continue Reading


News Nov 13, 2007

WSUS console access glitch foreshadows Patch Tuesday

A minor WSUS glitch prevented IT managers from reaching the administration console. Continue Reading


News Nov 07, 2007

WSUS gets ready for Windows Server 2008

WSUS 3.0 SP1 RC supports 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows Server 2008. Continue Reading


By Tony Bradley Manage Sep 21, 2009

Automating Microsoft Windows patch management with WSUS

Microsoft offers Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) as a free download, but there are installation and agent-related issues to contend with. Continue Reading