Configure the WSUS 3.0 SP2 Server
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
After you install the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP2 software, you must configure WSUS before you can synchronize for updates.
You can configure WSUS by using two different methods:
We recommend that you use the WSUS server configuration wizard the first time that you configure WSUS.
By using the WSUS server configuration wizard, you make sure that the minimal settings are sufficiently configured for the WSUS server to perform its first synchronization. You can then adjust and optimize settings by re-running the WSUS server configuration wizard or by using the WSUS Administration Console.
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