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Add WSUS client resources to chef-client #7864

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tas50 opened this Issue Nov 3, 2018 · 0 comments

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tas50 commented Nov 3, 2018

Core Chef Resource Checklist

Before suggesting a resource for inclusion please make sure your suggestion meets these criteria for resources built into Chef:

  • Automates an operating system component that ships by default on systems such as authentication, raid, disk partitions, firewalls, containers, or virtualization systems.
  • Does not attempt automate 3rd party applications such as database, web, or application servers, which are best suited for cookbooks due to their fast moving nature.

Describe the resource:

This would probably be two resources: wsus_client_config and wsus_update which would allow configuring client side WSUS settings and then actually performing the updates.

Why should this be included out of the box?:

Keeping Windows systems updated is a critical systems task and Chef should make it as simple as possible out of the box. The update task would be especially useful paired with Chef Workstation.

What operating systems would it run on?

Windows

Current cookbook implementation:

https://github.com/criteo-cookbooks/wsus-client

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