It's been a long time. Actually, I have moved on to a different role and WSUS is not my bread & butter :-). I am focusing on Project Management; you can follow me on twitter - http://twitter.com/Athif.
I wanted to share few lessons learned in patch management. Here we go...
SIMPLE LESSONS LEARNED in Patch Management:
1. Test, Test and Test: It is important to test updates in your unique environment before the roll-out
2. Back-up before patch-up: I canNOT stress this anymore - Always folks Always perform a backup before you install any updates/patches/hotfix
3. Restart before and After: As a best practice restart the server before applying any patch/security update. You never know - there might be pending operations
One last time - Happy Patching :-)
What lessons have you learned? Share your lessons learned by adding a comment on this post.