Configure a WSUS client using PowerShell

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  • #36298

    Kiran
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    I want to configure a Windows Server 2012 to be a client of a WSUS server that is on the network. I want to use PowerShell and avoid using Active Directory.

    From a WSUS client server with PowerShell 4 and Windows Server 2012 RS, I tried this three line script:

    $wsusserver = 'FQDNofWSUSserver'
    [void][reflection.assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration")
    $wsus = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy]::getUpdateServer($wsusserver,$False)

    I got this: "Unable to find type [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy]. Make sure that the assembly that contains this type is loaded..."

  • #36301

    Stig Sörnsen
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    Maybe you could try to edit the local security policy on the computer.
    Please be aware that the local sec policies will get overridden if a similar GPO is targeting the computer.

  • #36305

    Zuldan
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