Overview

Introduction

The Implementing Windows Server Update Services module provides you with the instruction and server hardware to develop your hands on skills in the defined topics. This module includes the following exercises:

  • Installing and Configuring WSUS
  • Configuring Computer Groups for WSUS
  • Managing GPO for WSUS Clients

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Set up Windows Server Update Services
  • Create computer groups
  • Integrate Windows Defender into list of collected updates
  • Create GPO for WSUS clients

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Installing and Configuring WSUS

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) provides a cost-effective patch management solution to rollout updates to computers in a corporate network. WSUS is fully integrated in Windows Server 2016 and can be further customized based on the system requirements of an organization. When Update services server has synchronized and downloaded the updates from Microsoft, the distribution of software updates targeted to Windows domain workstation is streamlined with the use Group Policy Objects.t-effective patch management solution to rollout updates to computers in a corporate network. WSUS is fully integrated in Windows Server 2016 and can be further customized based on the system requirements of an organization. When Update services server has synchronized and downloaded the updates from Microsoft, the distribution of software updates targeted to Windows domain workstation is streamlined with the use Group Policy Objects.

Exercise 2 - Configuring Computer Groups for WSUS

Computer groups enable you to target updates to specific computers. In this exercise you will go through the steps of creating and assigning these groups.

Exercise 3 - Managing GPO for WSUS Clients

In the following exercise you will implement the tasks to deploy WSUS updates via group policy for domain workstations.

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