Resources for WSUS & Group Policy Presentation

Presentation Downloads

You can download the PowerPoint decks from the latest TechNet UNPLUGGED sessions now.  I have made the PowerPoint decks available as PPT, PPTX (2007 format) and PDF.  Very interested to know which format you prefer going forward

You can browse to the Windows Live SkyDrive folder here, or individual downloads below:

Managing / Deploying WSUS 3.0 Deck

Group Policy Preferences Deck


And some other resources that we discussed during the presentations:

Group Policy links



WSUS links

Starting point for all WSUS information
Product overview
Links to our great documentation, including:
Step-by-step guide (for simple deployment)
Deployment guide (many details on advanced deployments)
Many other docs; ops guide, API, SDK, …
Links to community pages

Technical Communities, Webcasts, Blogs, Chats & User Groups
NewsGroup: Microsoft.Public.Windows.Server.Update_Services


Backup Windows Internal Database

SQLCMD -S np:\\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE\sql\query -E -Q “backup database SUSDB to disk=’c:\susdb.bak’”


Index Defrag example:

Server-Side Management
Sample scripts for managing the server components in Windows Server Update Services 3.0.  API samples available for finer control
Clean Stale Computers
Populate computers from AD



Installing Windows Server Update Services 3.0 on Windows Small Business Server 2003