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Add a downstream WSUS server to Patch Manager

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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.

 

 

 

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