The disadvantage is that you may need to wait a little longer before applying the patch which may slightly increase the time your organization is vulnerable.
Server updates shall be done by a qualified and authorized system administrator.
Tip The MIT Windows Automatic Update Service (WAUS) is also available to those members of the MIT community who wish to utilize Microsoft's Automatic Update feature with a more conservative selection of patches – focused on critical security updates – than those available directly from Microsoft.
If you are looking for updates, Support has ended for Office 2007.
To accomplish this, WSUS Setup creates a virtual directory named /Selfupdate under the Web site running on port 80 of the computer on which you install WSUS.
In this policy workstation updates shall be performed using Microsoft system update server.
System update server will save a great deal of time and expense since all systems may be updated from one server at the same time.
All workstations shall be Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional or Microsoft Windows XP Professional.
A qualified and authorized system administrator shall review available updates weekly.