WSUS – Installation and configuration – Windows Server Update Service

Windows Server 2012R2 Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2019

Installing the WSUS role

1. From Server Manager, click Add Roles and Features 1 .

Gestionnaire de serveur

2. When launching the wizard, click Next 1 .

Assistant installation

3. Select the Role Based Installation or 1 feature and click Next 2 .

Installation d'un rôle

4. Choose the server where the installation is to be done 1 and click Next 2 .

Serveur cible

5. In the list of roles, check the box marked 1 WSUS Services (Windows Server Update Services).

Choisir WSUS

6. Validate adding dependencies by clicking Add Features 1 .

Ajout des dépendances

The WSUS roles installs IIS and the Windows Internal Database.

7. Click on Next 1 .

Aller à l'étape suivante

8. Validate the features by clicking Next 1 .


9. Pass the WSUS role summary by clicking Next 1 .

Résumé rôle WSUS

10. Leave the default installation options, click Next 1 .


The SQL Server Connectivity option is an option that comes with Windows Server 2016, which allows you to configure the basic use of a SQL Server database as soon as you install it.

11. Specify where the updates are stored on the 1 server and click Next 2 .

Emplacement de stockage des mises à jour

In the case of a culprit with SCCM, it is not necessary to store the updates on the WSUS server, they will be stored on the distribution server.

12. Skip the IIS role summary by clicking the Next 1 button.

Résume du role IIS

13. Click Next 1 to validate the IIS services to install.

Composant IIS

14. Confirm the installation of roles and features by clicking Install 1 .


15. Wait during the installation of the different roles …

Installation en cours....

16. When the installation is complete, exit the wizard by clicking Close 1 .

Installation terminée

17. From the server manager, click on the notification flag 1 and click on Launch post-installation tasks 2 .

Notification gestionnaire de serveur

18. Wait while running the Post-Deployment setup …

Patienter pendant l’exécution

19. The role is now installed.

Installation des rôle terminée

Now that the roles necessary for the deployment of WSUS, we will move to the configuration.