Windows Server 2016 – Install Windows Server Update Service (WSUS)

Open Server Manager, click Manage and select Add Roles and Features.

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Add roles and features

Click 2 times Next, select the server you want to install new role/feature and click Next. Scroll down and select Windows Server Update Services

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Click Add Features to install the features that WSUS needs. When the popup closes click Next.

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Click 3 times Next. Specify a location to store the updates and click 3 times Next. Then click Finish to install the WSUS role

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You can install WSUS role with PowerShell too:

#this includes the connectivity role service.
install-windowsfeature -name updateservices -includemanagementTools

#use this in case you want to use a seperate SQL server
install.windowsfeature -name updateservice-services,updateservices-db -includemanagementTools

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After installation, you need to configure the WSUS.  Read the next post!

 

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