O'Reilly logo

Windows® Small Business Server 2011 by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Third-Party Solutions

SBS Software Updates does a good job of managing the various patches for Microsoft products on your SBS network. It has a single, integrated, and consistent method for patch management that will meet the basic needs of the majority of SBS environments. And it’s certainly easier to get set up and working correctly than using the regular Windows Server Update Services download from Microsoft.com. But having said all that, there are limitations.

The WSUS on which SBS Software Updates depends will only manage updates of Microsoft products, and it doesn’t give you the fine-grained control that some SBS networks might need. If your needs go beyond the basics of SBS Software Updates, you need to go either to a product such as Microsoft’s ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required