windows update cache

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Fri Sep 28 16:54:39 UTC 2007

Adrian Chadd wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 28, 2007, Seth Mattinen wrote:
>>> Great if you're running a windows IT type LAN; crap if you're running an
>>> ISP!
>> Why? It talks TCP/IP.
> How's it find the WSUS server again?

Key Name: 

Value 0
   Name:            WUServer
   Type:            REG_SZ
   Data:            http://secret.server:8530

Value 1
   Name:            WUStatusServer
   Type:            REG_SZ
   Data:            http://secret.server:8530

Works for me at $dayjob without AD and I don't need to play with weird 
solutions. (Disclaimer: I am not a windows expert, it's my weak point 
actually, so I have no idea if this is portable, I'm just saying it uses 
standard TCP/IP to talk to WSUS.)


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