Thank you Microsoft, for once again bypassing my Windows update policies. I can now go explain to my managers why 500 workstations and 12 servers have ended up with Microsoft Desktop Search, without anyones explicit approval. To illustrate how totally stupid this is, check out these screenshots out of our WSUS box:
As you can see [...]
Now I relate to you a take of perill.
It concernes a Windows 2000 server with Cisco VOIP software that we did not know about. No one had ever told us about it.
We have been pushing to get all of our servers to some kind of patch standard.. a mammoth task, 200 servers, and nothing [...]
Eric Maynard posted a link to a review of WUS, Microsoft’s Windows Update Services, over at WindowsSecurity.com
I started messing with WUS almost immediately, but couldn’t get it to work properly (couldn’t get my hosts to appear), and then I didn’t get the change to really dig into it cause work got in the way.