Using Group Policy to assign WSUS server as windows update location

 

 

Open the Group Policy Editor

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Expand down to the Group Policy Objects container, right click and select New

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Name it according to whatever standards you are using and click OK.

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Right click on it and select Edit.

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Group Policy Management Editor opens. Navigate down to

Computer Configuration => Administrative Templates => Windows Components => Windows Update. Then look for configure Automatic Updates and double click it.

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Click enabled and choose the installation method that is appropriate for you.

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Then double click on Specify intranet Microsoft update service location.

 

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Click on enabled. Then enter the WSUS server and statistics server and click ok.

Finally link the group policy to the OU that you want to apply it to

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