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Schedule a WSUS inventory task

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Overview

This article describes how to schedule a WSUS inventory task for your reports.

Environment

Patch Manager 2.1.x

Steps

The WSUS Inventory task does not populate reports in the WSUS Reports > Windows Update node. To populate those reports, complete the following procedure to populate reports in the WSUS Reports node:

  1. Log in to the Patch Manager Administrator Console as an administrator. 
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Enterprise > Update Services and select your WSUS server.
  3. In the Actions pane, click WSUS Inventory.
  4. In the WSUS Inventory Options window, accept the default options and click Save.
  5. Run the WSUS Inventory task.

    To schedule the task, set the Scheduled Time, Recurrence pattern, and Range of recurrence on the Schedule window, and then click OK.
    To run the task immediately:

    1. Expand Administration and Reporting in the left pane, and then select Scheduled Tasks.
    2. Select the scheduled task in the center pane.
    3. Click Run Task Now in the right pane.

 

 

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