You can schedule updates in a way that minimizes network traffic and causes the least disruption to users by setting Automatic Updates on client computers to install updates on a specific day and at a specific time.

Scheduling updates

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If you have not already done this, install WSUS and run the WSUS Setup Wizard.

WSUS Step by Step Guide

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Configure automatic updates.

WSUS Deployment Guide

Additional references

For best practice information about deploying updates, see the WSUS Operations Guide at

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