This scenario is for companies that are using SCCM for Software Updates.

Create Group Policy Preferences to detect if SCCM Client is installed by detecting if a Local WSUS Server has been specified via the SCCM Client.  If specified, the Policy will ignore since the SCCM Client is installed.  If not specified, the Policy will add a WSUS/SUP that will install the client.

Create new Registry Item for WUServer

  • Action: Create
  • Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  • Key Path: Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
  • Value name: WUServer
  • Value type: REG_SZ
  • Value data: http://wsus

Set Item-level targeting for Registry Match

  • Match type: Value exists
  • Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  • Key path: SOFTWARE\Policies\Windows\WindowsUpdate
  • Value name: WUServer
  • Value type: REG_SZ
  • Item Options: Is Not

 

Create new Registry Item for WUStatusServer

  • Action: Create
  • Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  • Key Path: Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
  • Value name: WUStatusServer
  • Value type: REG_SZ
  • Value data: http://wsus

Set Item-level targeting for Registry Match

  • Match type: Value exists
  • Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  • Key path: SOFTWARE\Policies\Windows\WindowsUpdate
  • Value name: WUStatusServer
  • Value type: REG_SZ
  • Item Options: Is Not

 

Create new Registry Item for UseWUServer

  • Action: Create
  • Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  • Key Path: Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
  • Value name: UseWUServer
  • Value type: REG_DWORD
  • Value data: 1  *Decimal

Set Item-level targeting for Registry Match

  • Match type: Match value data
  • Hive: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
  • Key path: SOFTWARE\Policies\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU
  • Value name: UseWUServer
  • Value type: REG_DWORD
  • Value data: 1  *Decimal
  • Item Options: Is Not