First thing to do after create Windows operating system virtual machine

Nowadays, security becomes an importance key point when maintaining a server. The operating system of virtual machine has to be updated with newest patch that release by Microsoft.

If you create a Microsoft Windows based operating system, please take below steps to ensure your virtual machine operating system is up to date.

1. Run Windows Update

- Windows Server 2003 operating system



- Windows Server 2008 operating system



2. Enable Windows Auto Update

- Windows Server 2003 operating system
a. Remotely log into virtual machine
b. Click Start
c. Control Panel
d. Automatic Updates
e. Tick "Automatic (recommended)" and select the automatic update time


- Windows Server 2008 operating system
a. Remotely log into virtual machine
b. Click Start
c. All Programs
d. Windows Update
e. Change settings
f. Select the automatic update option from Important updates section.

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