Design the WSUS 3.0 Deployment

Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server Update Services

The first step in deploying WSUS 3.0 is to design the server configuration. The following sections describe various aspects of deployment design—from a simple configuration with a single server to a configuration with multiple WSUS servers. Some of the considerations to take into account are connection bandwidth (for both Internet connections and LAN or WAN connections), network configuration, and different language requirements.

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