[Samba] Re: Administrator rights for Windows update?

Wim Vandersmissen wim at bofh.be
Fri May 7 12:43:43 GMT 2004

Clint Sharp <clint <at> typhoon.org> writes:

> Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> >On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 22:43, Nicki Messerschmidt wrote:
> >  
> >
> >SUS works surprisingly well, but I think you can just set a policy for
> >the machines to update themselves automatically from the master site if
> >you wish. 
> >
> >Andrew Bartlett
> >
> >  
> >
> We're considering a SUS deployment.  What are you (or others on the 
> list) doing to push the policy to tell the clients which SUS server to 
> pull the updates from and when?  From the Microsoft documentation I 
> read, it appears this is best achieved through GPO, which is obviously 
> not an option with a Samba PDC.  I've considered using regmon to see 
> what changes GPO writes and adding these to a login script (using runas 
> and sanur to install the settings from the login script, like we do for 
> most everything that requires admin privs), but I was hoping someone had 
> already solved this problem.  Ideas?

You can just use registry files and execute via the loginscript,



More information about what every key does can be found on

Been running perfectly fine at my site for a few months now.

Btw, thanks for the sanur tip, didn't know something like that existed as
freeware ;-) I've been looking into tqcrunas to fix that password problem.


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