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WSUS without AD
|Posted by quad3datwork, 06-17-2011, 11:37 AM|
|I have couple a questions for those have configured WSUS w/o AD successfully before.
Have a Win2K3 server w/ WSUS stuff installed. I see the Updated Services Management Console and have approved updates and whatnot.
I am working in a non-AD environment where I have 4 Windows machines I have to configure to connect to this local WSUS server. Let's call the WSUS machine "wsus.local" and clients "client*".
Here is what I added to the registry on client1:
(Yes, wsus.local is resolvable)
Once I did this, I see the tab "Automatic Updates" under System Properties grayed out. I guess it's working?
I ran Windows Updates on client1, successfully pulled, updated, and rebooted. However, I don't see any reference in c:\windows\windowsupdates.txt file referencing that it connected to my wsus.local machine.
So my two questions is:
1) How can I make wsus.local's Updates Services Management Console see the client* machines? Please see attachment.
2) How can I really tell the client* is connecting and downloading updates from wsus.local?
Sorry I am not a Windows sysadmin, just want to learn. Thank you for any food for thoughts.
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