Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) 3.0 SP2      

Size:  80.48MB

License:   FREE

Publisher:  Publisher | Listed Programs

Release Date:   2009-08-26

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OS:  Windows XP/2003/Vista/20087

Downloads:   18945

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Software Product Description

WSUS is the new name for the next version of Windows Server Update Service (WSUS). WSUS (previously SUS 2.0) is a feature of Windows Server. It is a patch and update tool that offers an effective and quick way to help you get secure and stay secure. It represents the first step toward delivering core software distribution and update management infrastructure in Windows. It has both a server and client component.

WSUS 3.0 SP2 delivers important customer-requested management, stability, and performance improvements. Some of the features and improvements include the following:

  • Integration with Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Support for the BranchCache feature in Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 clients.
  • Compliance Report
  • Windows Update Agent (WUA) offers a collection of performance enhancements, user experience improvements, and bug fixes software updates.

WSUS 3.0 SP2 can be installed alone, or as an upgrade of WSUS 3.0 SP1.

This package installs both the WSUS 3.0 SP2 Server, WSUS 3.0 SP2 Administration Console components and WUA client for down-level operating system. You must install the server components on a computer that is running on Windows Server 2003 SP2 or later versions. You may install the Administration Console on a remote computer that is running one of the supported operating systems, see below the Supported Operating Systems section.

WSUS 3.0 Server Software Prerequisites:

  • Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later
  • IIS 6.0 or later
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
  • Microsoft Management Console 3.0
  • Microsoft Report Viewer
  • SQL Server 2005 SP1 is optional. Note if a compatible version of SQL Server is not installed already, WSUS 3.0 will install Windows Internal Database.

WSUS 3.0 Administration Console Software Prerequisites:

  • Additional Supported Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 SP1 or later, Windows XP SP2 and Windows Vista
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
  • Microsoft Management Console 3.0
  • Microsoft Report Viewer



Reviewer: -redsna

Review Date: 2006-03-07

Pros: None

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Other Thoughts: excellent work By MS


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