3. Download Updates
A download of updates is triggered via
It first does a search and downloads every update of the result list to the local cache of the machine. Those updates are now ready to be installed when ever it is appropriate with the /install option. If /download is triggered on an update that is already downloaded, nothing is done. The /download option can be used to download pending updates at times when bandwidth is available.
4. Install Updates
To install updates, use the option
It does a search first, then triggers a download for the updates (if they have not been downloaded already) in the result list and then installs the updates on the system. There are a few options like /quiet, /disableprompt or /autoaccepteula in order to suppress user interaction and make installations unattended. Updates can also be installed over reboots using the /rebootcycle option.
5. External Resources
You can also find some information about possible WuInstall use cases under the following links:
Remotely Install Windows Updates – A How To Guide: http://techthoughts.info/remotely-install-windows-updates/
Bypass WSUS to install Windows updates - http://rajdude.com/blog/bypass-wsus-to-install-windows-updates/
Dealing with the hell that is running Windows Update on a freshly installed machine - http://automatica.com.au/2012/07/dealing-with-the-hell-that-is-running-windows-update-on-a-freshly-installed-machine/
Patch Management with Windows Update Server and WuInstall - https://deangrant.wordpress.com/2013/09/24/patch-management-with-windows-update-server-and-wuinstall/
WuInstall – Push Windows updates to clients from a central cache - https://4sysops.com/archives/wuinstall-push-windows-updates-to-clients-from-a-central-cache/
Windows update command – Script updates with WuInstall 2.0 - https://4sysops.com/archives/windows-update-command-script-updates-with-wuinstall-2-0/
Manage automatic updates from the command line - http://www.intelliadmin.com/index.php/2012/10/manage-automatic-updates-from-the-command-line/
Windows Updates mittels WuInstall automatisieren (German) - http://www.lob-services.de/2010/03/windows-updates-mittels-wuinstall-automatisieren/