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Permissions required for Automatic Updates on Software Update Services, SUS Server


Author: Mohammed Athif Khaleel MVP

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Summary

Permissions required for Automatic Updates on Software Update Services, SUS Server

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Tips

Permissions required for Automatic Updates on SUS Server

This can be divided in to

IIS permissions &
NTFS permissions

IIS Permissions:

Open Internet Services Manager, IIS and make sure you have Anonymous Access on the following Virtual Directories viz;

i. You have Anonymous Access on Default Website,
ii. You have Anonymous Access on selfupdate,
iii. You have Anonymous Access on autoupdate and
iv. Also, Anonymous Access should be granted on content virtual directories.

NTFS permissions:

Make sure you have READ permission on the folders where you have installed SUS viz;

i. C:\SUS � Content: EVERYONE should at least have READ Permission.
ii. C:\SUS � Content: Web Anonymous User must have READ & EXECUTE, LIST FOLDER CONTENTS.
iii. C:\SUS � Content: IUSR & IWAM Users must have READ & EXECUTE, LIST FOLDER CONTENTS

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Article Info
Article ID : 555354
Revision : 1
Created on : 7/2/2005
Published on : 7/2/2005
Exists online : False
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