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If i ran the wsus server cleanup wizard. and i remove the computers not contacting the server for more than a month.

if the computers contact the server again will it re-appear in the wsus console

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Which version of WSUS? – Grizly Sep 8 '10 at 13:16
wsus version 3. – Eddy Sep 8 '10 at 13:17
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Yes, they should reappear, and you then move them to whatever groups you have organized in WSUS (like for us we have an "approved for rollout" group to get updates).

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+1, they definitely do come back. Also, if you have a pre-configured computer group (via Group Policy) they will automatically put themselves in it. – Ben Pilbrow Sep 8 '10 at 13:57
Thank you guys. – Eddy Sep 8 '10 at 15:32

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