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VIDEO: How To Install and Configure Windows Server Update Services on Server 2016

This video demonstrates how to install Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) on Windows Server 2016.  We also quickly show the Group Policies required to have your office PC’s use the WSUS server as their source for updates.

How To Install & Configure Windows Server Update Services:


Minimum Server Hardware Specification For WSUS:

HardwareLow-end 500 or fewer clientsTypical 500–3,000 clientsHigh-end 3,000–20,000 clients, or rollup of 30,000 clientsSuper high-end 10,000 clients, or rollup of 100,000 clients
CPU1 GHz1.5 GHz or faster3 GHz hyper threaded processor, x64 hardware3 GHz hyper threaded dual processor
Graphics card16 MB hardware accelerated PCI/AGP video card capable of 1-24*86*16bpp16 MB hardware accelerated PCI/AGP video card capable of 1-24*86*16bpp16 MB hardware accelerated PCI/AGP video card capable of 1-24*86*16bpp16 MB hardware accelerated PCI/AGP video card capable of 1-24*86*16bpp
RAM1 GB2 GB2 GB4 GB
Page fileAt least 1.5 times physical memoryAt least 1.5 times physical memoryAt least 1.5 times physical memoryAt least 1.5 times physical memory
I/O subsystem

Fast ATA/IDE 100 hard disk or equivalent SCSI drives

Fast ATA/IDE 100 hard disk or equivalent SCSI drivesFast ATA/IDE 100 hard disk or equivalent SCSI drivesFast ATA/IDE 100 hard disk or equivalent SCSI drives
Network card10 MB100 MB1 GB1 GB
Hard drive—system partition1 GB1 GB1 GB1 GB
Hard drive—content storage20 GB30 GB30 GB30 GB
Hard drive—SQL Server installation2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB

GPO’s For Client PC’s:

To have the PC’s on your network use your new WSUS server you need to make a few simple registry entries which you can easily handle using the following Group Policy:

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SOLVED: How To Install & Configure WSUS on Windows Server 2012R2 or Server 2016 in 20 Minutes

wsus-configuration-wizard-startInstalling and configuring Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) on Server 2016 or Server 2012R2 is straight forward.  There are four key steps:

  1. Add the WSUS Role
  2. Configure WSUS
  3. Set a Group Policy to have your PC’s point to the WSUS server for updates
  4. Approving Updates

To be clear, the process below will take you 20 minutes of work time to complete, but because you have to wait for the install to complete (5-15mins) and then the initial sync to complete (several hours), you will need a day to get your WSUS server functional.


1 – HOW TO INSTALL WSUS:

wsus-add-roleTo add the WSUS role launch SERVER MANAGER > MANAGE > ADD ROLES > then click next through to the ROLES and select WSUS.  Then click NEXT to the end.  Do NOT change the defaults.

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SOLVED: How To Patch Office365 Office 2016

UPDATE JANUARY 2020: SOLVED: Setup Office365ProPlus To Using Windows 10 Delivery Optimization ____________ There are three ways to patch Office 2016 from Office365 : Automatically from Microsoft through their “Content Delivery Network” (default) Using a distribution point that you update periodically Using System Center that pulls its updates from the Read more…