Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Deployment Guide


Updated: July 19, 2011

Applies To: Windows Server Update Services, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

This guide describes how to deploy Windows Server® Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP2. You will find a comprehensive description of how WSUS functions, and descriptions of WSUS scalability and bandwidth management features. This guide also offers step-by-step procedures for installing and configuring the WSUS server. You will read how to update and configure Automatic Updates on client workstations and servers that will be updated by WSUS.

Also included are steps for setting up a WSUS server on an isolated segment of your network and manually importing updates, and steps for configuring WSUS for Network Load Balancing (NLB).

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For a downloadable version of this document, see Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Deployment Guide in the Microsoft Download Center.

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