Submit a ticketCall us

Systems Monitoring for Dummies
Our new eBook will teach you the fundamentals and help you create monitors and alerts that are effective, meaningful, and actionable. Monitoring is more than a checkbox on your to-do list. This free eBook will give you practical advice to help you succeed in all aspects of monitoring – discovery, alerting, remediation, and troubleshooting. Don’t miss out on this indispensable resource for newbies, experienced IT pros, and everyone in between. Register Now.

Home > Success Center > Patch Manager > Add a downstream WSUS server to Patch Manager

Add a downstream WSUS server to Patch Manager

Table of contents

Overview

This article describes how add a downstream Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server to SolarWinds Patch Manager.  

Environment

Patch Manager version 2.1

Steps

Set up WSUS as a replica server or how ever configuration and would add to a Patch Manager: 

  1. Log in to SolarWinds Patch Manager as an administrator.
  2. In the Patch Manager menu, expand Enterprise > Update Services and select the WSUS server.

    For example, SPM-MGOM.

  3. Click Register Downstream Servers in the Actions menu. 
  4. Select the server in the WSUS Server Downstream Server Auto-Registration window, and click Register.
  5. If required, update the credential ring to access the WSUS server.
    No other configuration is required if the domain account set for the server has access to the new domain account. 
  6. Troubleshoot any downstream WSUS configuration issues as required.

 

 

 

Last modified

Tags

Classifications

Public