Set up the Update Services replica server

Updated: March 10, 2009

Applies To: Windows SBS 2008

Set up Update Services on the Destination Server to replicate the Update Services database on the Source Server. This makes the Source Server the upstream server for Update Services on the Destination Server.

To set up Update Services on the Destination Server as a replica

  1. On the Destination Server, click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1.

  2. On the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue.

  3. In the Update Services navigation pane, expand DestinationServerName, and then click Options.

  4. In the results pane, click Update Source and Proxy Server.

  5. On the Update Source tab, click Synchronize from another Windows Server Update Services server, type the name of the Source Server in the Server name text box, and then, in the Port number text box, type the port number that WSUS is using on the Source Server.

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    If you do not know the port number that Update Services is using on the Source Server, see To determine the port number that Update Services is using on the Source Server.

  6. Select the This server is a replica of the upstream server check box, and then click OK.

To determine the port number that Update Services is using on the Source Server

  1. On the Source Server, click Start, click Administrative Tools, and then click Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1.

  2. On the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue.

  3. In the Update Services navigation pane, click ServerName.

  4. In the results pane, note the port number listed in the Overview section and Connection sub-section.

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