Create a Replica Group

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server Update Services

A description of the benefits of creating a replica group is available in "Centralized Management," in Choose a Management Style earlier in this guide.

  1. Install WSUS on a computer at a site where it can be managed by an administrator. Follow the steps in Run WSUS Server Setup earlier in this guide.

  2. Install WSUS on a computer at a remote site. Follow the steps in Run WSUS Server Setup earlier in this guide. When you get to the Mirror Update Settings page during WSUS setup, enter the name of the WSUS server from step 1.

    Mirror Setting Updates Page
  3. Repeat step 2 as necessary to add additional WSUS servers to the replica group.

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