Sunday, April 27, 2008

Installing WSUS Sp1 onto 2k8

After several frustrating hours on the weekend....... note that SQL is included with WSUS 3 SP1

Software Requirements for Installing WSUS 3.0 on Windows Server 2008

To install WSUS 3.0 on Windows Server 2008, you must have the following installed on your computer. If any of these updates require restarting the server when installation is completed, restart your server before installing WSUS 3.0.

Ensure that the following components are enabled:

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0
  • Windows Authentication
  • 6.0 Management Compatibility
  • IIS Metabase Compatibility
  • Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2005. To download this software, go to the Download Center (
  • Microsoft SQL ServerTM 2005 Service Pack 1. To download this software, go to the Download Center (
  • The .NET Framework 2.0 and BITS 2.0 update are available on Windows Server 2008 as part of the operating system.

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