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MCITP Self-Paced Training Kit (Exam 70-686): Windows® 7 Enterprise Desktop Administrator by Craig Zacker and Orin Thomas

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Chapter 8. Planning a Windows 7 Client Update Strategy

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is a role service that you can install on computers running the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. It is also freely available software that you can download and install on computers running versions of the Windows Server operating system prior to Windows Server 2008 R2. WSUS functions as a local Microsoft Update server on an organization’s network. This tool allows organizations to optimize their bandwidth usage, with only a single computer on the network downloading update files from the Internet rather than having each computer on the network download the same update files. WSUS also allows network administrators to control update approval, disseminating ...

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