Today lets go through a step by step on how to installing & configuring WSUS in Windows Server 2012 R2.
But as usual, before we start, let me explain a little bit about WSUS (Windows Server Update Services).
What Is WSUS?
WSUS is a server role included in the Windows Server 2012 R2 OS, and that downloads and distributes updates to Windows clients and servers.
WSUS can obtain updates that are applicable to the OS and common Microsoft applications such as Microsoft Office and Microsoft SQL Server.
In the simplest configuration, a small organization can have a single WSUS server that downloads updates from Microsoft Update.
The WSUS server then distributes the updates to computers that are configured to obtain automatic updates from the WSUS server. You must approve the updates before clients can download them.
For more info about WSUS, please browse to http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsserver/bb332157.aspx, and for those who will…
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