Microsoft Silver Light : Enterprise deployment using WSUS

Microsoft Silverlight is a plug-in that helps design, develop and deliver applications on the Web. It’s a free download from Microsoft web site that installs in few seconds. Silverlight enables a rich, secure and scalable cross-platform browsing experiences.

Silverlight features includes smooth streaming, 3D graphics, Sketchflow, Pixel Shader effect, deep zoom, Skinning and styling. Here, I will show you how to deploy silverlight using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS).

Open WSUS Administrative console>Options>products and Classifications>Products and Check Silverlight


On the Classification tab check Feature Packs and Update Rollups. Apply>ok.


Open WSUS Administrative console>Options>Automatic Approvals>Select Custom Rules>Add Features Pack, Update Rollups, Silverlight>Apply>Run Rule>Ok


Now wait for synchronisation of all update or manually synchronise with Microsoft sites to download silverlight in WSUS server. Open WSUS Administrative console>Synchronisations>right click>Synchronise now.

To check silverlight, open  WSUS Administrative console>Updates>Right Click>Search Silverlight


Further Study:

Silver Light Resources

Keywords: Silverlight, WSUS

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