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Schedule a WSUS inventory task

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Created by Brandon Painter, last modified by Rodim Suarez on Apr 19, 2017

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Overview

This article provides steps to schedule your WSUS inventory task for your reports.

Environment

Patch Manager 2.1 or later

Steps

Note: 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. In the Patch Manager/EminentWare console, expand Enterprise > Update Services in the left pane, and then select your WSUS server.
  2. Click WSUS Inventory in the right pane.
  3. Accept the default options on the WSUS Inventory Options window, and then click Save.
  4. Set the Scheduled Time, Recurrence pattern, and Range of recurrence on the Schedule window, and then click OK.
  5. If you want 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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