Patch Management articles on TechNet Magazine

Just noticed the November December issue of TechNet Magazine and articles on Patch Management; Patch Management Next Generation Patch Management: Introducing Windows Server Update Services Keeping system software up to date is critical. Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) simplifies the process, offering an efficient way for IT administrators to manage and deploy updates. Jason Leznek   A Hands-On Guide to Hands-Off Updates with WSUS Learn everything you need to know to install, configure, and start using WSUS to manage updates throughout your organization. Jeremy Moskowitz   Maximize the Power of SMS with New Tools for Managing Updates SMS 2003 offers a … Continue reading Patch Management articles on TechNet Magazine

UPDATE: TWO New Products added for WSUS Synchronization in Add/Remove Products list

This blog entry is follow-up & small correction to my previous blog enry on TWO New Products added for WSUS Synchronization in Add/Remove Products list. According to WSUS Product Team Blog entry, about the product Microsoft Codename Max  which is a new consumer beta offering from Microsoft.  While this product category will be added to the WSUS synch options product dialog, there will be no “Codename Max” software or updates synched from Microsoft Update to WSUS servers.  Codename Max is not applicable to the WSUS infrastructure.  The actual appearance of the product category in the WSUS UI is a glitch in our publishing logic … Continue reading UPDATE: TWO New Products added for WSUS Synchronization in Add/Remove Products list

New SBS recommended updates to be published on WSUS

Oh cool :-). A welcome notification from WSUS Product Team Blog for New SBS recommended updates to be published for Small Business Server via WSUS. In my previous blog entry we saw TWO New Products added for WSUS Synchronization in Add/Remove Products list & now you have to select this new SBS category for the new updates 🙂 SBS folks must be happy :-). BTW, Susan where are you hiding?

Synchronizing remote WSUS servers from the master console

In my blog entry earlier, I talked about Synchronizing WSUS-Replica (slave) Server from the Command Line and now I came across WSUS Remote Sync on WSUSWiki WSUS Remote Sync is a tool which allows administrators to synchronize remote WSUS servers from the master console created by Allen Holman/mincus. Kudos Allen! MORE INFORMATION http://wsus.editme.com/WSUSRemoteSync