After Installing WSUS Server

This tutorial discuss what to do next after finished installing WSUS server

please keep in mind that WSUS is installed on windows server 2012R2 environment

WSUS server configuration

Go to windows server update services,

options > Computers

and selectuse group policy or registry settings on computersoption

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Group policy configuration

go to “Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update”

and configure

  1. Configure Automatic Updates
  2. Specify intranet Microsoft update service location
  3. Enable client-side targeting

Configure Automatic Updates

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Specify intranet Microsoft update service location

Type the location – http://name-of-the-domain:8530 (default value is given here)

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Enable client-side targeting

type the name of the group you have created under computer

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After finished configuration force group policies using gpupdate /force command and confirm that client machines are added to the WSUS server.