Windows 10 and server 2016 Update – command line switches

I have been setting up WSUS for our environment, and need our devices to check in and update more frequently with the server wile I completed some testing. And these are the commands I have found useful.

  1. Open a Command Prompt with Administrator privileges.
  2. Type in usoclient StartScan

Other Switches for usoclient

  • StartScan – Used To Start Scan
  • StartDownload – Used to Start Download of Patches
  • StartInstall – Used to Install Downloaded Patches
  • RefreshSettings – Refresh Settings if any changes were made
  • StartInteractiveScan – May ask for user input and/or open dialogues to show progress or report errors
  • RestartDevice – Restart device to finish installation of updates
  • ScanInstallWait – Combined Scan Download Install
  • ResumeUpdate – Resume Update Installation On Boot

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