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WSUS automatic updates.

Discussion in 'Networks' started by Luddym, Apr 10, 2008.

  1. Luddym

    Luddym Megabyte Poster

    Hey guys, this is probably going to be a stupid one.

    After building my WSUS server some time ago, I've finally come to implementing it.

    I created my GPO ensuring computers are pointing WSUS server instead of the windows updates site, and linked it to a container with a chosen set of test computers in it. I also set automatic updates to a certain time.

    Within WSUS I've created a computer group called 'guinea pig' and moved all of the test PC's into it.

    My question, I hope I already know, but........

    If my GPO states automatic updates, and the Windows Updates are pointed to the WSUS server, are the updates then pretty much controlled by what groups I approve within WSUS. IE, if I link the WSUS GPO to my whole domain, I don't have to worry about PC's getting updates unless they are in the Guinea pig group, until fully tested.

    Many thanks in advance guys.
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  2. Sparky
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    Sparky Zettabyte Poster Moderator

    As long as your computers are in the OU with the WSUS GPO then you should be fine. 8)
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