Re: Software Update Services (SUS) - SA Edition

From: Roger Abell [MVP] (mvpNOSPAM@asu.edu)
Date: 12/20/02


From: "Roger Abell [MVP]" <mvpNOSPAM@asu.edu>
Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 07:21:43 -0700

Can we assume you have inquired in newsgroup
microsoft.public.softwareupdatesvcs

?

--
Roger
"John Smith" <bellboyd21@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:055b01c2a81d$9d9830b0$d7f82ecf@TK2MSFTNGXA14...
> I did.  And she has contacted several people at Microsoft
> and nobody has been able to locate this for a week.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >Contact your MS account manager or something like that?
> >
> >--
> >Svyatoslav Pidgorny, MS MVP, MCSE
> >-= F1 is the key =-
> >
> >"John Smith" <bellboyd21@yahoo.com> wrote in message
> >news:052201c2a783$cc61c8b0$8af82ecf@TK2MSFTNGXA03...
> >> We have Software Assurance (SA) licensing and therefore
> >> should have access to the SA Edition of Software Update
> >> Services (SUS) which is referenced in the following
> >> article
> >> http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?
> >> url=/technet/itsol
> >> utions/msm/swdist/pmsusog.asp   An excerpt from the
> >> article is listed
> >> below.  I cannot locate the appropriate CD nor can I
> find
> >> any information on Microsoft's web site which would
> >> indicate where I can obtain this software.  Can anyone
> >> assist me acquiring this software whether through
> >> downloading or the appropriate CD?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> John Smith
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Patch Management Using Microsoft Software Update
> Services
> >> "SUS is available in two versions. One can be downloaded
> >> from
> >>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/windowsupdate/SUS/defa
> >> ult.asp; the other is available as a licensing program.
> >> The downloadable version downloads and installs
> operating
> >> system critical updates and security rollup packages
> >> (SRPs). All other patches, including applications,
> service
> >> packs, and non-critical updates that need to be
> installed
> >> before they are issued as a security rollup package, go
> >> through distribution and deployment.
> >>
> >> For those customers on the Microsoft Software Assurance
> >> (SA) licensing program, a more comprehensive version of
> >> SUS is available that can download and install operating
> >> system service packs, non-critical security updates, and
> >> selected Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) fixes determined to
> >> be vital to the successful operation of the operating
> >> system. This version is known as SUS SA Edition.
> >>
> >> Organizations wanting to obtain and use SUS SA Edition
> in
> >> their environments will need to participate in the
> >> Software Assurance program. For more information on this
> >> program and licensing in general, see
> >> http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/default.asp."
> >>
> >
> >
> >.
> >