Installing and configuring WSUS, this is a task I have done time and time again BUT only a few of those has involved configuring SSL for WSUS. I was given a task to set up a WSUS for multiple customers within our datacenter and outside our datacenter so using a certificate and SSL was needed.…
I have always found the WSUS interface lacking in functionality for handling multiple server groups with test and production environments and here comes PoshWSUS in real handy. I will show you basics on how to manage test and production groups and verify patch assignment. You can find the PoshWSUS module here Loading the module and…
$UpdatesPath = "C:\Updates\*"
$MountPath = "C:\TempMount\Mount"
$WimFile = "C:\TempMount\install.wim"
DISM /Mount-Wim /WimFile:$WimFile /index:1 /Mountdir:$MountPath
$UpdateArray = Get-Item $UpdatesPath
ForEach ($Updates in $UpdateArray)
DISM /image:$MountPath /Add-Package /Packagepath:$Updates
Start-Sleep –s 10
Write-Host "Updates Applied to WIM"
DISM /Unmount-Wim /Mountdir:$MountPath /commit
I made a script that would automate the installation of Microsoft Forefront Security and add the computer name to the AD Group for Forefront and then update the WSUS server with the computer name and assign it to the right groups. Now there are ways that you can automatically assign client to the right WSUS…
I was working on a installation script for Forefront Client Security and needed the computer to show up in the WSUS server immediately so that the script could assign the computer to different groups and I found a command to do just that. wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow Computer is now registered in WSUS and shows up…