What ports are required for WSUS?
2 Answers. By default, WSUS will use port 8530 for HTTP and 8531 for HTTPS are used. The firewall on the WSUS server must be configured to allow inbound traffic on these ports. If your using with out SSL then you can allow port 8530.
Do you need a domain for WSUS?
4 Answers. WSUS server is not a domain based, there’s no requirement that we must join the WSUS server to the domain. You can join to the domain, [OR] not join is OK.
How do I connect to WSUS client server?
Point client computers to your WSUS server….
- On the client computer click Start, and then click Run.
- Type cmd, and then click OK.
- At the command prompt, type wuauclt.exe /detectnow. This command-line option instructs Automatic Updates to contact the WSUS server immediately.
What ports does WSUS use?
When you type the intranet address of your WSUS server make sure to specify which port is going to be used. By default WSUS will use port 8530 for HTTP and 8531 for HTTPS. For example, if you are using HTTP, you should type http://servername:8530.
Do I need a domain to configure WSUS?
You dont need a domain for that, but configuring clients via GPO is much more comfortable in a domain. You can configure your client-access to WSUS with local group policies or directly in registry. Was this post helpful? Thanks for your feedback!
What happens if WSUS server does not use SSL?
If your WSUS server does not properly use SSL to secure its connections, an attacker might be able to modify crucial update information as it’s sent from one WSUS server to another, or from the WSUS server to the client computers. This will allow the attacker to install malicious software on client computers.
How do I configure client-access to WSUS?
You can configure your client-access to WSUS with local group policies or directly in registry. Was this post helpful? Thanks for your feedback! Same principle as Windows Deployment Services, it’s easier to manage if you have a domain, but it will work just fine without.