Manage Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2

Applies To: Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1, Windows Server Update Services, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

You can manage Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) in a number of different ways. We also recommend that you monitor the general health of your WSUS network on a regular basis.

  • You should check the WSUS administration console home page at least once a day to view overall update compliance and network health.

  • Check application logs frequently, if you suspect problems such as download failures or client computers that are failing to report to the WSUS server.

  • Install the Operations Manager Management Pack for WSUS to monitor overall service health.

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