Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
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Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

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Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), previously Software Update Services (SUS), enables administrators to manage the distribution of updates and hotfixes released for Microsoft products.

Parameters

  1. WSUS Server (required) - The IP/FQDN hostname of the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server.
  2. User Name and Password (required) - The credentials for a user account that has the Required Permissions to execute PowerShell code which queries the WSUS server for information on the systems managed by that server.
  3. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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Required Permissions

The value supplied in User Name and Password must be able to execute PowerShell code which queries the WSUS server for information on the systems managed by that server.
The supplied User Name must have the following permissions:

  • Access RPC on the WSUS server.
  • Execute PowerShell on the WSUS server and access the IPC$ share on the WSUS server.
  • Access ADMIN$ share on the WSUS server (preferred permissions).
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