Allowing the ISA 2004 Firewall to use Windows Update Services
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Windows Update Services is Microsoft’s new version of System Update Services (SUS). In this short article, I will walk you through the steps involved to allow the ISA Server to contact WUS and update itself.
WUS uses 3 protocols. HTTP, HTTPS and Kerberos for authentication. Create a new access rule on the ISA Server called WUS (or whatever you like).
Select Allow, click Next.
Select Selected Protocols from the drop down list.
Select HTTP, HTTPS and Kerberos-sec UDP
Select Local Host
Select your WUS Server, (I created a computer object for mine, An IP address would work too.)
Choose which user group to allow.
You should now have a self Updating ISA server.
I hope you enjoyed this article and found something in it that you can apply to your own network. If you have any questions on anything I discussed in this article, head on over to http://forums.isaserver.org/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=25;t=000649 and post a message. I’ll be informed of your post and will answer your questions ASAP. Thanks! –Tom
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