Update Management

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Update Management

Welcome to update management for the Microsoft Solution for Hosted Messaging and Collaboration version 4.0 . This section offers service providers information on Microsoft update management technologies, techniques, and best practices, and specifically focuses on deploying Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Want to Deploy Update Management?

Download and review Deploying Microsoft Windows Server Update Services for comprehensive guidance on deploying WSUS, including:

  • A description of how WSUS functions
  • Descriptions of WSUS scalability and bandwidth management features
  • Step-by-step procedures for installation and configuration of the WSUS server

To download the current WSUS version, including Service Pack 1, navigate to Download Windows Server Update Services with Service Pack 1.

The next version of WSUS, version 3, will probably be a part of the solution in the future. A beta version of version 3 is available for download, trial, and evaluation from Microsoft Connect (signup or logon required).

Want to Upgrade from Software Update Services?

To upgrade from Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS) to WSUS, download and review the document Step-by-Step Guide to Migrating from Software Update Services to Windows Server Update Services.