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(Optional) Configuring the WSUS

Scenario

Configure a group policy on your AD server to use the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to update patches in the following scenarios:

  • The Workspace service connects to the existing AD domain of your enterprise.
  • Your enterprise uses an AD server running a Windows OS and has a WSUS server.

Procedure

NOTE:

Windows Server 2012 R2 is used as an example in the following steps. The specific operation steps may be different on different OSs.

  1. Log in to the AD server using a domain administrator account.
  2. On the task bar, click .
  3. Choose Administrative Tools > Group Policy Management > Forest: Domain name > Domains > Domain name > First OU > First GPO.

    NOTE:

    When you unfold Group Policy Management, the system automatically loads related policy information, which takes about 2 minutes.

    The first OU indicates the first OU created during software installation, and the first GPO indicates the first GPO added to the first OU.

  4. Right-click the first GPO and choose Edit from the shortcut menu.

    The Group Policy Management Editor window is displayed.

  5. In the navigation tree, choose Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update.

    Information about the Windows update is displayed in the right pane.

    NOTE:

    When you unfold Policies in the navigation tree, the system automatically loads related policy information, which takes about 2 minutes.

  6. In the right pane, double-click Configure Automatic Updates.

    The Configure Automatic Updates dialog box is displayed, as shown in Figure 1.

    Figure 1 Configure Automatic Updates

  7. Select Enabled in the Configure Automatic Updates area, and set the following parameters based on the actual situation:

    • Configure automatic updating
    • Scheduled install day
    • Scheduled install time

  8. Click OK.

    The Configure Automatic Updates dialog box is closed.

  9. In the right pane, double-click Specify intranet Microsoft update service location.

    The Specify intranet Microsoft updates service location dialog box is displayed.

  10. Select Enabled in the Specify intranet Microsoft updates service location area, and set the following parameters:

    • Set Set the intranet update service for detecting updates to the service IP address of the patch server.
    • Set Set the intranet statistics server to the service IP address of the patch server.

  11. Click OK.

    The Specify intranet Microsoft updates service location dialog box is closed.

  12. Set the update policies for other groups. For details, see Step 1 to Step 11.

    • When setting update policies, set different patch update time for different groups. You are advised to set a one-day interval for the patch update time of the groups.
    • You are not allowed to set the same patch update time for all groups.

  13. Close the Server Manager window.