This servicing tool includes control over update deferment and provides centralized management using Group Policy. Windows Update for Business can be used to defer updates by up to 365 days, depending on the version. These deployment options are available to clients in the Semi-Annual Channel. In addition to being able to use Group Policy to manage Windows Update for Business, either option can be configured without requiring any on-premises infrastructure by using InTune.
- [Instructor] Microsoft suggests that the deployment…process for Windows as a Service…includes the creation of a targeted group…of computers and users that consists of and represents…about 10 percent of an organization.…Once that group is in place, you must then choose an option…for servicing them with updates.…One option is Windows Update, which we talked about…in a previous movie.…It's for small groups of standalone PCs.…One step up from that is Windows Update for Business,…which can be automated with group policies.…
Let's take a look at that.…You can access the options in group policy…from the Group Policy Editor.…To get to the settings, navigate to Computer Configuration,…Administrative Templates, Windows Components,…Windows Update, and finally, Windows Update for Business.…You use the Manage preview build settings…to enable or disable the installation of Preview Builds.…I'll click Enabled, and I'll click OK.…
You can also choose how to work with the Preview builds.…You do that from the first entry,…Select when Preview Builds and Feature Updates are received.…
- What is Windows as a service?
- Types of updates
- Choosing a servicing channel
- Becoming a Windows Insider
- Testing, deployment, and rollback strategies
- Deploying Windows as a service
- Where Windows as a service is headed