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    Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 Overview

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    This paper introduces Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 (WSUS 3.0 SP1) and provides information about features, and server and client computer requirements.
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      1.1

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      WSUS30Overview.doc

      Date Published:

      2/7/2008

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      261 KB

        This paper introduces Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 1 (WSUS 3.0 SP1) and provides information about features, and server and client computer requirements. In addition, you will find examples of WSUS deployment scenarios and information about the role of WSUS in the update management process.

        WSUS 3.0 SP1 delivers important customer-requested management, stability, and performance improvements. Some of the features and improvements include:
        • Support for Windows Server 2008.
        • Support for SQL Server 2008.
        • Enhanced bulk approval capability, preserving existing approvals.
        • Support for separate proxy servers and ports for SSL and non-SSL traffic.
        • Excel report export.

        WSUS 3.0 SP1 can be installed alone, or as an upgrade of either WSUS 3.0 RTM or WSUS 2.0 SP1.

        This package installs both the WSUS 3.0 SP1 Server and WSUS 3.0 SP1 Administration Console components, for all Windows Server 2003 SP1 supported languages. Additionally, the WSUS 3.0 SP1 client is included in all supported client platform languages. You must install the server components on a computer running Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later. You may install the Administration Console on a remote computer running Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 SP1, or Windows XP SP2.

        WSUS 3.0 SP1 Server Installation on Windows Small Business Server 2003

        If you are installing the WSUS 3.0 SP1 product on Windows Small Business Server 2003, follow the instructions in Installing Windows Server Update Services 3.0 on Windows Small Business Server 2003.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003

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