Many IT Pros know that Microsoft releases their monthly Patch Tuesday security updates as a downloadable ISO image each month as a tool that can be used by IT departments to manually update local systems.
Well did you also know that Microsoft has all of these images listed in a single Knowledge Base (KB) article?
According to Microsoft these monthly images are released so that system administrators in the following scenarios can easily distribute the updates:
- Manage large multinational organizations
- Must download multiple individual language versions of each security update
- Do not use an automated solution such as Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
As I was browsing through my RSS feeds this morning I saw a link to the August ISO download
and decided to check out the Related Resources
, that was provided in the KB article.
As I mentioned above, that KB article lists every single monthly ISO that Microsoft has released with their Patch Tuesday security updates since January 2006...