Updating client computers with win 2016 server
When using WSUS, we can fully manage the distribution of updates within the network, we can download software updates from Microsoft, and we can deploy them to computers in our own network .WSUS comprises the following components: Installation of Windows Server 2008 and WSUS If we would like to have WSUS on our local network, we first need to install the Windows Server 2003 or 2008.
There are a few different methods for remotely updating group policy. Tip: Method 1 is best for older clients, Method 2 and 3 are for systems running 2012 and later.
We downloaded the trial version of Windows Server 2008 from the official Microsoft website and installed it; we won’t describe the process in detail, since you probably should be able to install an operating system without too much hassle.
The installation procedure for WSUS differs quite a lot, depending on whether we’re installing it on Windows Server 2003 or 2008: This will download the WSUS and install all appropriate roles/services, so we don’t need to download WSUS or install “Web Server (IIS)” role manually; this will all be done automatically.
With Windows Server 2012 and later versions, you can now force a group policy update on remote computers from the Group Policy Management Console.
This method is super easy and allows you to run an update on a single OU or all OUs.
When installing WSUS server, we need to choose “Full server installation including Administration Console” rather than “Administration Console only,” as shown in the picture below.