JSI Tip 8940. Software Update Services Overview white paper available.

Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 810796 contains the following summary:

This technical white paper is intended for information technology managers who want to understand how Microsoft Software Update Services (SUS) works. Software Update Services is a simplified and robust tool for deploying and managing updates that leverages the successful public Microsoft Windows Update service.

This overview presents customer scenarios in which SUS provides solutions for information technology professionals, and also an overview of the client and server-side components. Included in this document:

The Software Update Services Solution
Customer Scenarios
Client-Side: Automatic Updates
Server-Side: Software Update Services

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