1.6.4 Microsoft Software Update Services
Windows server 2003 also supports automated methods to download and install hotfixes and service packs.
These include the following methods:
• Windows Update, which is a Web-based interface that displays updates for a computer and allows users
to install their choice of updates.
• Automatic Updates, which is a feature of Windows Update that notifies users of critical updates and
optionally installs updates automatically.
• Software Update Services (SUS), which provides a service similar to Windows Update for enterprises
and allows administrators to manage the installation of available updates.