Configuring WSUS update synchronization

After you install WSUS and do a basic synchronization, you configure WSUS to identify the products for which your organization requires product updates as well as the classifications of updates WSUS should download.

Once these are defined, you can synchronize updates manually or you can build an update schedule. This enables your WSUS server to download only the updates for the product categories and update classifications you have selected, both at a time of your choosing. The first initial synchronization can take hours, depending on your selections. Subsequent synchronizations pull only the newest updates since the last synchronization.

Getting ready

This recipe configures the WSUS1 WSUS server, which is ...

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