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

About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.
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