This is thePrivate version of MS updateservice as they call it. As thename implies it is used toautomatically download updatesto windows systems. T he mostimportant task of the service is toDistribute updates with efficientusage of the bandwidth andoffering total control to theadmins and ease there task.When the service is up it willconnect to the to the MicrosoftUpdate site and with the approvaland the administrativelyconfigured priority it will do therest. The best thing is that “ Thisis fully automatic”. After thedownloading process, theupdates will be available towindows systems. Then the pre-configured windows update clientwill download necessary updatesand if configured properly, willinstall them. This service can bedistributed as required to scale tofit the business level. The latestWSUS available is WSUS 3.0 withSP1. This is included withWindows Server 2008.
It has avarietyof services. The mostsignificant improvement is thatthere is no need to manage thisusing the web browser. Instead,we can configure it to control andautomate, which computer toreceive which updates.