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Working with Windows® Small Business Server 2011 Essentials by Andrew Edney, Sharon Crawford, Charlie Russel

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Windows Server Update Services

SBS 2011 Essentials does not include Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). You have two choices—you can add a patch management solution to your SBS 2011 Essentials network (either WSUS or a third-party solution), or you can configure the update settings for the SBS 2011 Essentials server and all of the clients. In small networks, it’s probably simple enough to manually configure each of the computers on the network. We think having client computers configured for automatic updates from Microsoft Update makes the most sense, and we wish that the Connector application would set this automatically when you join a client computer to the SBS 2011 Essentials network. But it doesn’t, so you should ensure that all client ...

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