Project info for VT WSUS

Share This Created 22 Mar 2007 at 17:31 UTC by nausicaa, last modified 22 Mar 2007 at 17:34 UTC by nausicaa.



System administrators who have (or plan to) implemented a WSUS system may be interested in Virginia Tech's newly open sourced "VT WSUS" project. Currently in production use at VT among faculty and staff on a voluntary basis, its goal is to make WSUS more manageable, functional, and beneficial for any WSUS admin AND their community. VT WSUS complements Microsoft's WSUS patch solution with a provision-able desktop client, delegated web access to client patch status (4 levels), robust web generated reports (6 default reports), and a data rollup mechanism to collectively aggregate client data from associated WSUS servers that admins can build and tailor to their own environment. To date, there is over a combined year of programming, debugging, public testing, feedback, and thoughtful documentation in VT WSUS, with a focus on security, stability, and scalability for the WSUS and user computing environment. Development Status: Production/Stable Environment: Desktop & Web Environment Intended Audience: System Administrators, Developers, Security Auditors License: GNU General Public License (GPL) Operating System: MS Windows 2000/XP (Desktop), MS Windows 2003 (Web) Programming Languages: C#, ASP.NET Topic: Security

License: Freeware

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