Automox Worklet: Enable Automatic Updates for Pre-Downloading Patches
his worklet was authored and submitted by an Automox customer to the Automox Community Worklets forum. Automox reviews and confirms all community worklet submissions before they are published to the Community Worklets forum.
The purpose of this worklet is to reduce the required outage time for patching. The worklet sets a few registry keys on Windows systems to enable Windows Update to download – NOT install – any newly relevant patches. This worklet should significantly improve the ability to execute patching windows quickly, especially for systems at remote locations or with restricted bandwidth.
You can assign this Worklet to any number of your Windows groups and execute the policy. You can also set the Worklet to run on a schedule like any other Worklet.
To create this Worklet, review the process and access the evaluation and remediation code scripts located here in the original posting on the Automox community.
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