Windows Update Network

Detection Information

The following page provides details on IP networks and domains used by Windows Update. You can use this information to manage or block Windows Update apps, web access and more.

Description

Windows Update - Logo

Windows Update is the online extension of Microsoft Windows that helps you keep your computer up-to-date.

Full Name

Microsoft Windows Update

Category

OS/Software Updates

External Resources

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Domains

Primary Domains

  • forefrontdl.microsoft.com
  • ntservicepack.microsoft.com
  • statsfe2.ws.microsoft.com
  • update.microsoft
  • update.microsoft.com
  • update.microsoft.com.nsatc.net
  • windowsupdate.com
  • windowsupdate.microsoft.com
  • windowsupdate.nsatc.net
  • wustat.windows.com

Platform Domains

update.microsoft.com.akadns.net CDN Logo Akamai
windowsupdate.com.c.footprint.net Hosting Logo Lumen
windowsupdate.com.edgesuite.net CDN Logo Akamai

Protocols and Port Statistics

Protocol Port Flow Percent
HTTP TCP 80 76%
HTTPS TCP 443 24%
QUIC UDP 443 < 1%

Networks and IPs

Detected Networks

Network/IP Shared
8.50.5.254
8.51.3.126
8.238.0.126
8.238.2.126
8.238.20.126
and 677 more

Cloud Hosting Networks

Network/IP Cloud Host Shared
4.27.9.254 Logo Lumen
8.12.213.254 Logo Lumen
8.27.157.126 Logo Lumen
13.91.16.64 Logo Microsoft Azure
13.91.16.67 Logo Microsoft Azure
and 786 more

Cloud Service Networks - SaaS

Network/IP Service Shared
117.18.232.240 - Logo Verizon Media
152.195.11.6 - Logo Verizon Media
72.21.81.240 - Logo Verizon Media
93.184.215.240 - Logo Verizon Media
93.184.221.240 - Logo Verizon Media
and 4 more

Content Delivery Networks - CDNs

Network/IP CDN Shared
2.16.100.168 - Logo Akamai
2.16.107.50 - Logo Akamai
2.16.107.82 - Logo Akamai
205.185.216.10 - Logo StackPath
205.185.216.42 - Logo StackPath
and 1817 more


Data Feed API

The data shown here is also available via our Netify Informatics API. Please contact us for subscription details.

"data": {
    "tag": "netify.twitter",
    "label": "Twitter",
    "shared_ip_detected": true,
    "category": {
        "id": 24,
        "tag": "social-media",
        "label": "Social Media"
    },
    ...
    "network_list": [
        {
            "network": "104.123.31.44/32",
            "version": "ipv4",
            "detection_type": "ai",
            "shared": false,
            "platform": {
                "id": 1002,
                "tag": "akamai",
                "label": "Akamai",
                "category": {
                    "id": 2,
                    "tag": "cdn",
                    "label": "CDN"
                },
            }
       },
       ...

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