Re: slow wsus client
Harry Johnston [MVP] wrote:
> Kristof Vansant wrote:
> > Our older computers are very slow each morning after logon.
> > It scans each morning for Microsoft XP and MS Office 2003 updates for
> > 5-10 minutes. People who want to check their e-mail quickly have to wait
> > because it is so slow.
> I take it the computers are off overnight?
> You could change the "Automatic Updates detection frequency" in the
> group policy used to assign the WSUS server so as to scan less
> frequently. If you combined that with a scheduled job that ran a
> "wuauclt /detectnow" command at a suitable time of day (different for
> each machine, preferably) I think that would prevent scans from taking
> place immediately after startup.
IIRC, can't you set the delay in the GPO settings before teh machine
checks for updates?
Windows Server - Directory Services