Operating System Updates

Practice Labs Module
Time
8 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

Welcome to the "Understand Operating System Updates" Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

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Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Understand Operating System Updates Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Configure and Run Windows Update

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Configure Windows Update settings on Windows Server and Windows 10
  • Verify installation of an updated

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • Understand server protection - keep server updated
  • Understand client protection - keep client operating system and software updated

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Configure and Run Windows Update

With the ever increasing number of security threats and vulnerabilities in software products, network administrators must be one-step ahead in fighting off these loopholes in their computer systems. One method of vulnerability remediation on Windows and Linux systems is applying missing patches, service packs, and updates. Most of these can be downloaded for free from product website of the software vendor.

In this exercise, you will configure some of the common properties of Windows Update. You will likewise run them manually and examine the parameters on how the installation of updates can be automated in Windows.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Configure Windows Update settings on Windows Server and Windows 10
  • Verify installation of an update
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