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4/19/17, 7 : 37 PM Page 1 of 1 about:blank 6.1.10 WSUS Targeting Facts Targeting is the use of groups to provide different updates based on group membership. Using groups, you can deploy updates to specific computers rather than to all computers. For example, you can use targeting to: Create a test group to evaluate the effect of new updates on computers before you deploy them to all computers. Create a group to exclude updates; for example, if you know that certain updates are incompatible with an application installed on some computers. Groups are created on the WSUS server through the console. Client computers are assigned to a group using one of two methods: With server-side targeting, group membership is assigned through the WSUS console. You must manually move computers into their corresponding groups. With client-side targeting, group membership is assigned by configuring registry settings on the client, or through Group Policy applied to client computers. Be aware of the following when using computer groups:
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