If all clients are running Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 2, no installation is required because the WSUS client is already installed.
If client computers are not running Service Pack 2, or they are running a different version of Windows, the WSUS client can be installed through self-update.
You can deploy the software locally on each client computer or it can be deployed from a central location using Active Directory.
The following steps outline how the client can be deployed using a group policy object: Once the updated version of Automatic Updates has been deployed to client computers, you can configure the client software.
The settings can be configured through the Local Security Policy on each computer or if your network uses Active Directory, you can deploy settings using group policy.