WSUS – list computers needing a restart

Prerequisites – Must have a WSUS management tools installed on the computer that you are running this script,

[void][reflection.assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(“Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration“)
$updateServer = “WSUS SERVER NAME or IP Address“
$wsus = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy]::getUpdateServer($updateServer,$false)
$computerScope = new-object Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.ComputerTargetScope;
$computerScope.IncludedInstallationStates = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateInstallationStates]::InstalledPendingReboot;
$updateScope = new-object Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateScope;
$updateScope.IncludedInstallationStates = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateInstallationStates]::InstalledPendingReboot;
$computers = $wsus.GetComputerTargets($computerScope);

$computers | select FullDomainName,IPaddress | Sort-Object -Property IPaddress
$count = $computers | Measure-Object;

Write-host "";
write-host "Total number of objects: "$count.count;

Change the $updateServer to you WSUS server name or IP address.

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