Why use wsusscn2.cab?
No hassle, cross platform setup
Getting started is as easy as downloading the wsusscn2cli on Github. And it works on both Windows and Linux.
No server cost
Need the data but want to avoid WSUS setup overhead? Use our API or download the entire datastore in sqlite format for offline parsing.
Microsoft recommends that you don't try parsing the wsusscn2.cab file directly in case they change their format. Let us handle the scary parts if it breaks.
The swagger backed API allows you to generate code to consume the API in your language of choice.