CfgMgr: Install Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2

This procedure describes the steps for installing Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 on the Primary Site Server. This is a prerequisite for Configuration Manager 2007 Software Updates feature.


  • Active Directory and DNS server are installed and configured for the domain TECHREADY.RO.
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 was installed on the server.
  • IIS, BITS, ASP and WebDAV Publishing were installed on the server.

Installation and Configuration

  1. Logon on the server with the domain Administrator account.
  2. Download from the Microsoft website the standalone installation package for WSUS 3.0 SP2 x64 (KB972455). Launch the executable.
  3. In the Welcome to the WSUS 3.0 SP2 Setup Wizard window click Next.
  4. In the Installation Mode Selection window select the Full server installation including Administration Console option then click Next.
  5. In the License Agreement window select I accept the terms of the License agreement then click Next.
  6. In the Required Components to use administration UI window click Next.
  7. In the Select Update Source window accept the Store updates locally option then click Next.
  8. In the Database Options window, select Use an existing database server on this computer, then click Next.
  9. The Setup program will validate the connection to the database. In the Connecting to the SQL Server Instance window click Next.
  10. In the Web Site Selection window select Create a Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Web site then click Next.
  11. In the Ready to Install Windows Server Update Services 3.0 window click Next.
  12. The Setup program will perform the installation.
  13. In the Completing the Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Setup Wizard window click Finish.
  14. The Windows Server Update Services Configuration Wizard will start. Select Cancel because WSUS will be configured by Configuration Manager 2007.
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