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WSUS on a RD license server? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Is it safe to co-locate WSUS on a Remote Desk License Server / Connection Broker?

    This is from the release notes on WSUS 3.0:

    WSUS 3.0 is not supported on servers running Terminal Services

    Although WSUS 3.0 may still run on servers running Terminal Services, doing so is not supported or recommended. WSUS 3.0 will not run on a server running Terminal Services in configurations using remote SQL Server implementations. Because all remote custom actions (including installation) on a Terminal Server license server will be run as the system account, and the server's system account may not have permissions on the remote SQL Server, the installation may fail.


    I know it's not supported to install WSUS on a server with the RDSH role but this is server is only acting as a License Server and Connection Broker.  Session Host role is not installed.  I'll also be using the internal Windows Database so I don't' think the remote SQL server issues apply here.

    Friday, May 30, 2014 8:36 PM

Answers

  • RD Licensing role should work fine with WSUS. WSUS with RDSH is not recommended.

    Sunday, June 1, 2014 2:31 AM

All replies

  • Avoid unsupported configuration. No one will help you if you use unsupported system.

    Try to use another way how to install WSUS. Consider virtualization.

    Regards

    Milos

    Friday, May 30, 2014 8:40 PM
  • Avoid unsupported configuration. No one will help you if you use unsupported system.

    Try to use another way how to install WSUS. Consider virtualization.

    Regards

    Milos

    I'm not sure that it would be unsupported.  Terminal Services is a very broad term.  I'm thinking that they don't want you to install it on a server that acts as a terminal server or RDSH.  The server in question is only a broker/licensing server.
    Friday, May 30, 2014 9:34 PM
  • RD Licensing role should work fine with WSUS. WSUS with RDSH is not recommended.

    Sunday, June 1, 2014 2:31 AM
  • RD Licensing role should work fine with WSUS. WSUS with RDSH is not recommended.

    Great, thanks!
    Wednesday, June 11, 2014 3:09 PM