Products Supported by WSUS

This Web page provides:

  • A list of the products supported by WSUS and the minimum requirements of each product.
  • The update classifications available for each product.
  • Notes, if any, regarding update availability, classification, or deployment.

Microsoft Exchange

Versions Update Classifications Notes
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2003

  • Exchange Server 2000

  • Critical Updates

  • Rollups

  • Security Updates

  • None at this time

Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server

Versions Update Classifications Notes
  • Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004

  • Critical Updates

  • Security Updates

  • Service Packs

  • Update Rollups

  • None at this time

Microsoft Office

Versions Update Classifications Notes
  • Microsoft Office 2003

  • Office 2002/XP

  • Critical Updates

  • Rollups

  • Security Updates

  • Service Packs

Microsoft Small Business Server

Versions Update Classifications Notes
  • Small Business Server 2003

  • Small Business Server 2000 SP1

  • Critical Updates

  • Rollups

  • Security Updates



  • None at this time

Microsoft SQL Server

Versions Update Classifications Notes
  • SQL Server 2005

  • SQL Server 2000 SP4

  • Critical Updates

  • Rollups

  • Security Updates

  • None at this time

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager

Versions Update Classifications Notes
  • System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2006

  • Critical Updates

  • Security Updates

  • Service Packs

  • Updates

  • See "About Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager."

About Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager

Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM), the newest member of the Windows Server System, is designed specifically for disk-based backup. DPM focuses on disk-based data protection and recovery. DPM installs on Windows Server 2003 SP1 and protects servers running Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows Storage Server 2003 and Windows Storage Server R2 to deliver best-in-class data protection services. For more information about Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM), go to http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/dpm.

Microsoft Windows

Versions Update Classifications Notes
  • Windows Server 2003 Datacenter Edition

  • Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition

  • Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition

  • Windows Server 2003 Web Edition

  • Windows Defender

  • Windows 2000

  • Critical Updates

  • Definition Updates (for Windows Defender only)

  • Rollups

  • Security Updates

  • Service Packs

  • See "About Windows Defender."

About Windows Defender

Windows Defender, formerly Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware (Beta), will appear as a new Windows product category in WSUS. A new update classification will be available for Windows Defender called “Definition Updates.” Currently, Windows Defender is being released as part of a Vista beta release. For more information aboutWindows Defender Vista Beta, go to http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/newsroom/winxp/12-19WinVistaDecCTPFS.mspx. Visit the Windows Defender team blog for the latest news on Windows Defender and Definition Updates availability via WSUS.