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  5. (Optional) Enabling Automatic Windows Update

(Optional) Enabling Automatic Windows Update

Windows Server automatic update reminds you of downloading and installing important updates on your PC. By default, you need to manually configure this function.

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016

  1. Log in to the Windows VM.
  2. Click  in the lower left corner and then Server Manager.
  3. In the navigation pane on the left, choose Local Server. In the right pane, locate Windows Update and click the link that follows it.
  4. On the Windows Update page, click Install updates automatically.
    NOTE:

    You can decide whether to enable this function. If you enable it, do not interrupt the Windows update during the process, which may take some time.

Windows Server 1709

  1. Log in to the Windows VM.
  2. In the CLI, enter regedit to open the registry.
  3. Modify registry entries.
    • In the Registry Editor window, choose HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Policies > Microsoft > Windows > WindowsUpdate > AU and add the following information:
      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Policies/Microsoft/Windows/WindowsUpdate/AU]
      "NoAutoUpdate"=dword:00000000
      "AUOptions"=dword:00000002
      "ScheduledInstallDay"=dword:00000000
      "UseWUServer"=dword:00000001
    • In the Registry Editor window, choose HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Policies > Microsoft > Windows > WindowsUpdate and add the following information:
      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Policies/Microsoft/Windows/WindowsUpdate]
      "WUServer"="http://wsus.neu.edu.cn"
      "WUStatusServer"="http://wsus.neu.edu.cn"
      "TargetGroupEnabled"=dword:00000001
      "TargetGroup"="reg"