Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server Update Services: Configuration

Applies To: Windows Server Update Services, Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

Topics in this section can help you bring into compliance with configuration best practices for Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) that is running on Windows ServerĀ® 2008 R2. The information in this section is most valuable to administrators who have completed a Best Practices Analyzer scan of WSUS, and who want information about how to interpret and resolve scan results that identify areas of WSUS that are noncompliant with configuration best practices.

Best Practices Analyzer and configuration rules

Configuration rules are applied to identify settings that might require modification for WSUS to perform optimally. Configuration rules can help prevent setting conflicts that can cause error messages or prevent WSUS from performing its prescribed duties in an enterprise.

For more information about Best Practices Analyzer and scans, see Best Practices Analyzer on Microsoft TechNet.

Topics in this section

See Also

Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server Update Services: Prerequisites
Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server Update Services: Operation
Best Practices Analyzer for Windows Server Update Services: Performance