Once done, a notification will appear asking for confirmation to check the log file.Clicking Yes will open the log, while clicking No will close the app (Figure D).6.
Additionally, the ability to create ISO images or USB/external media directories may be selected on this page as well by ticking the boxes under Create ISO images... When you're ready to begin, click the Start button to proceed.4.
The process will launch a command line window that download the catalog file for each OS version and type, and compare it to what is currently available in the repo.
When this box is checked, the process will create an ISO image for each version of Windows client and server selected.
This can be extremely useful as the ISO file may be mounted, burned to a DVD, or copied to a USB Flash Drive for deployment to systems that have been compromised, have a poor network connection, or are otherwise inaccessible, like air gapped devices, for example (Figure L).
This service runs as the Network Service user by default.
Additionally we need to ensure that the W3SVC service is running which is IIS, as this is the service that actually listens for incoming connections on TCP ports 8530 for HTTP and 8531 for HTTPS.
Click Start when you are ready to begin deploying (Figure G).8.
The command line will launch and examine your device to determine what updates are currently installed.
WSUS Offline Update is a simple, lightweight, elegant solution, released free to use under the GNU GPL license.
Its tagline is, "...since security, time, and bandwidth are money." It's aimed at streamlining the process of updating your clients and servers through an innovative use of powerful, intelligently-written scripts to download updates directly from Microsoft's public catalog servers and deploy them. Since the process stores updates locally, updates may be deployed offline, ensuring that your devices get inoculated against known threats and do not become compromised during a lengthy online update process.
In this instance the WSUS service is reporting as running.