When we are installing Windows 2016 (Desktop Experience) in a lab or production environmente, there are some first steps that we want or need to do.
On the next posts I’ll write about some of these first steps:
– Update Windows 2016 Core
– Change IP address
– Change hostname
– Install roles/features
To start this series I’ll start with how to update a Windows 2016 core system.
First we need to run the command below to see how is the configuration:
Cscript scregedit.wsf /AU /v
After we verified how the configuration is, we need to know what is the options to configure. To do this we use the command:
Cscript scregedit.wsf /AU
As we can see, the available options are:
1 – set manual updates
3 – enable downloadonly
4 – enable automatic downloads
Now, we can use the commands below to updates be installed automatic:
net stop "windows update"
Cscript scregedit.wsf /AU 4
net start "windows update"
We can force the detection like in Windows GUI with the command:
After we need to follow how is the installation of updates, so we will use the command:
wmic qfe list
I hope this post has been helpful for you.
See you on the next post.