Understand Updates

Practice Labs Module
Time
30 minutes
Difficulty
Intermediate

The "Understand Updates" 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: Install and Configure Update Services, Configure Update Services Post Installation Settings.

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Overview

Introduction

The Understand Updates 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:

  • Install and Configure Update Services
  • Configure Update Services Post Installation Settings

Exercise 1 - Install and Configure Update Services

In this exercise you will install Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable which is one of the system requirements for setting up Windows Server Update Services.

Exercise 2 - Configure Update Services Post Installation Settings

In this exercise you will perform the tasks required to configure WSUS.

After installing WSUS and beginning synchronization, configure WSUS by following these tasks:

  • Fine-tune the WSUS configuration by editing the WSUS options.
  • Configure computer groups to allow you to distribute updates to different sets of computers at different times.
  • Configure client computers to retrieve updates from your WSUS server.
  • After testing updates, approve or decline them.
  • View reports to verify that updates are being distributed successfully and identify any problems.
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