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Approve the updates

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Last Updated: March 9, 2017

After you download the update packages to the WSUS server, approve the updates for the managed systems. When you are finished, publish the update to the WSUS server so it can be installed on the managed systems.

  1. In the Patch Manager menu, maximize Enterprise > Update Services > Your WSUS server > All Updates and select an update option.

    For example, to approve all published third-party updates, select Third Party Updates.

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  2. Select the computer groups that receive the third-party updates (for example, Workstations).

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  3. Click Approved for Install.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Click Close in the Approval Progress window.

    The updates are approved.

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