You work as a Server Administrator for company Inc. The company has a Windows Server 2016 domain-based network. The network contains twenty Windows Server 2016 and 600 Windows 10 client computers.
You want to manage the installation of Windows updates on the client computers so that each client does
not have to download updates for his computer. You also want only those updates to be installed on the
client computers that you have tested and approved.
Which of the following tools will you use to accomplish the task?
In order to accomplish the task, you should use SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager). It is used
to automatically install Windows updates on the computer.
It allows an administrator to test and approve the updates to be installed on the client computers. System
Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), formerly Systems Management Server (SMS), is a systems
management software product by Microsoft for managing large groups of Windows- based computer
systems. Configuration Manager provides remote control, patch management, software distribution,
operating system deployment, network access protection, and hardware and software inventory.
A: Emergency Management Services (EMS) is a Windows Server 2016 tool that allows a server to be
controlled when it is in minimally functional state. It allows administrators to take control of the server by
connecting through a serial port using an application such as Telnet. EMS also enables administrators to
perform all normal server management tasks through the command line. EMS is a helpful tool in case of
emergency when other methods of administration are not available. Most organizations use EMS to
manage a server that is not responding to normal management technologies.
B: DISM stands for Deployment Image Servicing and Management. DISM is a command-line tool used to
service Windows images offline before deployment. This tool is also used to install, uninstall, configure, and
update Windows features, packages, drivers, and international settings. DISM is also distributed in the
Windows OEM Pre installation Kit and the Windows Automated Installation Kit (Windows AIK). It has
replaced several Windows OPK tools, including PEimg, Intlcfg, and Package Manager.
D: System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a tool that offers service- oriented monitoring that
enables administrators to monitor information technology services, scale monitoring across large
organizations, and use Microsoft application and operating system knowledge to resolve operational
problems. It provides an easy-to-use monitoring environment that monitors a large number of servers,
applications, and clients to provide a comprehensive view of the health of an organization’s IT