In this guide I’ll be configuring WSUS on the same local Server as the Primary Site & SQL Database.
I’d advise you read the following Microsoft documentation prior to installation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/core/plan-design/configs/site-and-site-system-prerequisites https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sccm/sum/plan-design/plan-for-software-updates Because this is already a Primary Server, certain roles are already installed.
Navigate to the source directory you created earlier.
Required roles: Windows Server roles and features: , and select “WSUS Services” & “SQL Server Connectivity”.
Here we need to configure where WSUS will create its directory.
I’ve done this a few times now over the years, and this never fails..
Open A couple extra tweaks to the standard config ensure a successful WSUS distribution.
It also gives time for the rare occasion that Microsoft need to re-release any updates for whatever the reason may be. Select Here you can see the sync only took just over a minute. Sync will do nothing.” Remember I told you not to tick and Classifications? Remember the lack of Products selectable, notably Windows 10 & Server 2016? If you would have ticked a bunch of Classifications in the initial setup then that first sync would have taken a good time longer then a minute to complete, and you wouldn’t even have the Products you want..