A user without administrator privileges is able to check for and install updates.Windows Update relies upon the Windows Update service which is enabled by default.The third section contains a list and definitions about terminology used in this guide.This section provides information about three extensions of Group Policy.Updated: June 26, 2015Applies To: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1, System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP2, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager SP1Software updates in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager provides a set of tools and resources that can help manage the complex task of tracking and applying software updates to client computers in the enterprise.
You can view your managed operating systems with the All Assets view or the Operating Systems view, as shown in Figure 13-1 and Figure 13-2.
Software updates are enabled by default in client settings.
However, if you set the Enable software updates on clients client setting to No to disable software updates on a collection or in the default settings, the location for software update points are not sent to associated clients.
Supplemental information has the following sections: For administrators who are not already familiar with Group Policy, the first section provides an overview about the general use of Group Policy.
The second section contains a table that summarizes the differences in the default verses manual installation of WSUS in current and previous version of WSUS.