Re: Force install of downloaded updates
> Dan wrote:
>> I'm just wondering how folks install the updates once they are
>> downladed to their clients using WSUS. [...]
>> How to press the "go" button for these servers once you hit your
I have a small network, so my actual servers are always set to "download and
notify" and I initiate the installation by hand. This is recommended practice
for servers wherever it is feasible. I also always choose the "Custom" option
so I can see which updates are being installed before going ahead, this has
saved my bacon on at least one occasion when (if I remember correctly) a
particular update was unexpectedly applicable to the servers as well as the
For desktop machines, I leave them set to install automatically. If you set
them to install on a particular day of the week, and approve the updates a few
days in advance, the installation will only happen when you want it to ...
provided the clients stay on the network, that is.