DST Timezone KB929120 & KB928338 updates explanation for WSUS admins

Hi Folks, I know there has been some confusion around the DST updates KB928338 and KB929120.  Hopefully this will help. Yesterday, Dec 12 we released two time zone updates to WU, MU, WSUS and the catalog.  The first of these updates, KB 928388, addresses 30 time zone changes for Windows Operating Systems, and most notably…


New Product Category for ISA Firewall client

A new product category entitled Firewall Client for ISA Server was added today to your WSUS server under the ISA product family. This category includes all updates, update rollups, and service packs for Firewall Client software installed on client computers residing in networks protected by Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server. Updates using this category will be…


Recent Product Categories published to WSUS

WSUS Admins: I’m behind on my new product category blog posts but this will ‘catch me up”.  Most of you have discovered these two by now, but here here is the belated information. thanks and apologies for the delay – Bobbie New SMS 2003 Category WSUS has a new product family (Systems Management Server) and a…


Intelligent Message Filter for Exchange Server 2003: Supersedence release model

Starting today, the WSUS administrator will notice that the IMF Filters now supersede each other instead of direct expiration of every update. A review of the process over the last couple of months allowed us to identify that the expiration release model just wasn’t working. The new model allows a better control of ensuring that…


Exchange SE has released KB 924334 via Microsoft Update

Exchange SE has released new updates today!   Microsoft Update is now offering V2 of KB 924334 and has expired V1 of KB 924334 on Microsoft Update. KB 911829 is only available at the download center. It will not be offered via Microsoft Update since both updates have the same set of files i.e. the package is…


MSXML cateogory revision

Hi Folks –  Wanted to let you know about a change in categories, under which the MSXML update in MS06-071 was published.  This is different from what i posted earlier and was a last minute change.  The MSRC blog (http://blogs.technet.com/msrc details the change as well as provides additional information on the availability to SUS.  Some…


SUS 1.0 Support End of Life is extended

Hi Folks – Well we dont want to leave anyone in the lurch,  or ruin anyone’s holidays having to plan and execute on a quick migration at the last minute so, as many of you may have seen in the MSRC blog, we have decided to extend the SUS 1.0 support end-of-life date to Tues, July 10th, 2007. …


New MSXML Categories will appear in WSUS today

WSUS Admins:  In response to confusion reqarding MSXML product family categories from MS06-061, released on October 10th, today you will see a new product family called “Microsoft Core XML Services” in your WSUS product synchronization options dialog.  In this new product family you will see Microsoft Core Xml Services 4.0 and Microsoft Core Xml Service…


New Language Support for Vista Client Updates

Hi WSUS Admins-  Not sure you’ve seen today but we have added support for new locale support options (language) in WSUS, that will be used to support the upcoming Windows Vista product. These languages include:  Bulgarian, Romanian, Croatian, Slovak, Thai, Ukrainian, Slovenian, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hindi, Serbian (Latin). Thanks! Bobbie


Zune product category appearing in WSUS

Hi Folks – I see a few of you have seen the new consumer product category that showed up in WSUS today for “Zune”.  Like ‘Codename Max’,  this is a consumer offering and no updates for Zune will be available via WSUS. So then ‘why does it appear in the WSUS product category selection dialog” you…