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WSUS: organize computers

in my 2012R2 domain I need to organize efficiently clients and servers in WSUS. Who setup the domain created one group for each location, and each one is divided into operating systems: Location 1 ...
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SCCM 2012 Software Update role - Can I still use WSUS?

I manage a network of about 1200 workstations and about 200 or so servers. We have migrated away from McAfee in favor of System Center Endpoint Protection for our corporate Anti-Malware solution. ...
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WSUS & GPOS - Force restart and disable choosing updates W12R2

My objective is that Windows Update runs everyday, install all available updates and (if necessary) automatically restarts the computer, giving the chance to the users to postpone it to maximum 4 ...
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What does a different revision number signify when comparing two WSUS' Metadata

I am trying to ensure that two WSUS databases are equal. As such I exported the metadata using %drive%\Program Files\Update Services\Tools\wsusutil export x.cab x.log I am now processing the log ...
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Configure not to require the Range Header?

I am trying to get my WSUS server to download patches through a proxy. The proxy screws up the http header. BITS requires the range header. Is there a way to get BITS not to require the range ...
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WSUS WARNING: CSerializationHelper:: InitSerialize failed : 0x80070002

have recently set up WSUS in a server 2008 R2 / Windows 8.1 environment. WSUS 3.0 SP2, everything appears to be working. GPO is working, client devices are reporting to WSUS server, but for some ...
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Can workstations from completely separate domain access a WSUS server?

I have the situation where there are many workstations in Domain A and a WSUS server in Domain A. The situation is that I want a few computers from Domain B to be able to pull updates from Domain A's ...
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WSUS Looping 2 updates on 2003 servers

Good afternoon, Hopefully I can articulate this so that people understand my problem. We have WSUS on windows server 2008. We have 8 Windows 2003 servers. There is an update ready to install ...
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WSUS and Pulled Patches

When Microsoft pulls bad patches, does WSUS automatically pull the patches as well or do we need to do it manually? If we have to do it manually, how do we keep on top of bad patches?
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WSUS not detecting clients

My WSUS server is not detecting my clients, i've deactivated the firewalls, and i've checked that the GPO is applied to the clients. When I do a "wuauclt /detectnow" on the clients this is what I get ...
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Declining superseded updates in WSUS

When you click on an update that has been superseded in WSUS, you get a warning that says you should verify the update is no longer needed before declining it. According to Microsoft, you're supposed ...
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information send to microsoft by joining to microsoft improvement program group

I wanna deploy a WSUS server 2008r2 in my network .during deployment I saw an option "Join to Microsoft improvement program group" . I'm curious that what kinds of information will send to Microsoft ...
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When does the “Install Updates and Shut Down” appear? (I want it to, but it won't for some updates)

Setup: Server - WSUS 3.0 SP2 running on Windows Server 2008 R2 (I use WSUSPackagePublisher as a GUI for the WSUS API for importing/creating non MS updates/catalogs) Workstations - Windows 7 Pro ...
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Windows Updates not working via SCCM 2012 R2

We upgraded from SCCM 2012 SP1 on Server 2008 R2 to SCCM 2012 R2 CU2 on Server 2012 R2. Very simple site hierarchy - one site server provides MP, DP, SUP, etc. roles, and has WSUS installed (with all ...
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WSUS on Win2012R2 doesn't see Windows 8.1

WSUS on Win2012R2 doesn't see Windows 8.1. Both machines can ping each other. Computers are assigned to WSUS by: 'Use Group Policy or registry settings on computers' Local GPO on Win8.1 is set as ...
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WSUS server not authenticating to itself for updates

We have a WSUS install on a Windows Server 2008 machine and everything is going as well as it can be. We had the WSUS checking for updates for Server 2008 but as the server contains a number of ...
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Proxy Server setting stuck on Server 2003 R2 for Windows Updates

Stay a while and listen. This is going to be a long one. We've been having a problem the last couple of months with Updates on very specific Microsoft Server 2003 R2 Machines. This problem has ...
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WSUS: How to combine targeting groups from multiple GPOs

I am trying to use group policy with WSUS to prevent stuff like Silverlight from being installed unless it is requried. I want computer groups for each of the software (so a computer will end up in ...
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Does WSUS include 3rd party patches/drivers?

I have a WSUS server setup on our network here. It is set to download ALL Windows and Office Updates and store them locally. Does this include 3rd party drivers and patches as well? Or how does WSUS ...
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Using AD/GPO to add machines to WSUS in Windows Server 2012

I was following this guide: http://knowledge.quickstart.com/configure-wsus-to-deploy-updates-using-group-policy/ I've rebooted the machines after the policy updates to ensure they took them. I ran ...
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WSUS registry file: NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers entry being ignored

We are using a registry entry to connect our internal workstations to our WSUS server and everything seems to be working except the NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers entry. Without fail, over the last few ...
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WSUS data store error

I have one upstream server and 17 downstream (configured as replicas). I'm getting this error in one of them and I'm stuck: "An error occurred with the server's data store". Details: SqlException: ...
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WSUS is not using Akamai CDN for syncronisation source

I've just installed a WSUS onto our network, and I'm currently doing the initial sync. I've found that WSUS does not seem to be talking to an Akamai cache, but rather with MS directly. This is ...
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Recently Deployed WSUS, issues with failed updates

Morning, This weekend I deployed a automatic updates via a WSUS for my network, the WSUS is in a different office of our company so I have little access to it. We had disabled automatic updates ...
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I have Windows servers in the cloud. How can I tell if WSUS will help me save money? [closed]

I have Windows Servers in the cloud. (amazon, Azure, etc). Wil WSUS will help me save money on bandwidth transfer costs? Have any prior studies been done for this specific use case?
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Error installing WSUS in windows server 2012

I can´t install WSUS in windows server 2012, when i finished to install and start the post installation tasks, show a irrecuperable error, "the object name 'SUSDB.dbo.tbSchemaVersion' is not valid".
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Using ZTIWindowsUpdates.wsf to apply WSUS patches (outside MDT)

I have a need to apply Microsoft patches/hotfixes from a WSUS server. I'm already using ZTIWindowsUpdate.wsf in my stand-alone MDT environment to patch machines during the build. My target machines ...
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How to handle updates that aren't appropriate for Server Core editions?

It seems that WSUS isn't smart enough to know which updates are actually appropriate for Windows Server Core installs. For example, WSUS wants to install Server 2012 R2 Update (KB2919355) but it fails ...
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Windows 8.1/2012 Update 1 & WSUS

I've updated some of my test hosts to Update 1 (KB2919355). Now, they cannot scan against WSUS anymore (0x80072F8F) OK, easy you say! Microsoft patched that issue, and warned about it. Now to the ...
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WSUS server overwrite manual updates?

I recently took my first IT job, at a midsize bank as one of the two IT staff. We use WSUS to manage updates to the network machines, but the SUS server has been offline since before I started. ...
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Windows Server 2008R2 Domain Controllers - Failed test VerifyReferences

While running DCDIAG on our Windows Server 2008R2 Enterprise Domain Controllers, I discovered the following error message on both DCs. These domain controllers where migrated from a Windows server ...
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Why might wsusutil export to a .xml.gz file produce a 0 byte output?

We're doing monthly updates to a disconnected network with Server 2012 installed on all servers. Last month (February), the export created a 60 megabyte .xml.gz. Today, it creates a 0 byte file ...
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WSUS reset questions

I just deployed WSUS on Server 2012 R2 for a 2012 level AD environment. All of the connected machines are Server 2012, 2012 R2 and windows 8.1 (all x64). When I did my first sync WSUS wanted to ...
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SCCM 2012 and WSUS…missing Schema folder

A few months ago I installed SCCM 2012 R2 on a brand new 2012 R2 box. Everything went smoothly...or so it seems. I attempted to install WSUS to make it work with SCCM. A few hours of struggling later, ...
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Windows Update not working on 2012

We have a 2012 Server which is failing to install updates, just searching online, WSUS forever to get updates. I tried rebooting and running the WSUS stop, renaming the Softwaredistribution folder and ...
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Weird WSUS issue, works after juggling computer names. What's going on? [closed]

I am re purposing old PCs that have long been replaced but are sitting on the bench. Here's the scenario. Let's say I have a benched PC named "XXX-420-S01". This PC exists in an OU entitled "420". ...
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How to prevent Server rebooting upon log off when a restart is pending?

This issue is related to Windows Update forcing a restart when the last session logs off Server 2003. Updates have been installed and a restart is pending. Obviously this is problematic if the last ...
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Remove WSUS on Server 2012

I have a corrupt WSUS installation and have uninstalled it. However, when reinstalling, it picks all the same settings backup from the previous installation and runs into the same problems again. What ...
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Updating Win2008R2 SP1 with Windows Updates often fails when installing multiple updates but same failed update work when installed one a time

I am updating a whole bunch of server which are running Windows 2008R2 SP1. There are about 120 updates to install. I found that if I run all of the updates, it takes hours and hours, then fails and ...
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WSUS shows computers as no status after a day…?

This is something driving me quite mad for quite some time, but I have not been able to get my fingers on it. I have a WSUS that is working perfectly. WHen I get new patches computers are shown as ...
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How to install PowerShell 3.0 or 4.0 via WSUS

I can't seem to find any information about Windows Management Framework 4.0 on WSUS. As far as I can tell it's not available for approval or download in WSUS, and it looks like Windows Management ...
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How can I get WSUS to send emails without authenticating on our mail server?

I'm trying to set up WSUS to send email reports. To make that happen, I created a new receive connector on our Exchange server. I've limited that server to the IP address of the server that hosts our ...
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win 8.1 don't send status report to wsus 3 sp2 will all patches

There are a lots of pages in internet which deals about wsus problems with windows 8.1 but mine is not covered. I have a wsus 3.0 sp2 installed on a 2008 server and it has all the necessary patches ...
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GPO with Auto Updates Disabled Updates only from WSUS

I currently have an environment with Windows 7 and a GPO in place where automatic updates are completely disabled and can't be installed. I would like to have it set where the updates are only ...
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Windows Update logs stored in user profiles on TS?

We've got a Windows Server 2008 playing Terminal Server. Recently we noticed the diskspace rapidly decreasing. The reason seems to be that there is a WindowsUpdate.log file in the ...
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Why does one WSUS downstream fail replication but others don't?

I've recently added multiple downstream servers to a WSUS environment for a client. All the servers are running WSUS version 3 SP2 (3.2.7600.226). All of them seem to be working well, with one ...
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How to join win 8.1 to WSUS server 2012

i have a wsus server on win server 2012 and over 30 win 8.1 clients.i need to know how to configure clients to get updates from local server.anyone can help? note: all my network are in local domain ...
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Is is possible to use WSUS to update sufrace pro devices from sbs2011

We have surface pros in SBS2011 environment is it possible to use wsus in sbs2011 to manage update for surface pro devices? additional notes: so far surface pro devices shows up in sbs server console, ...
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Client hits 80072EE2 error while downloading update from WSUS server

So, the WSUS server is configured to download latest updates from Microsoft and then the other servers would download the update from the WSUS server. There's no issue for the WSUS server to download ...
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Error Generating WSUS report

I'm trying to generate "Computer Detailed Status" report using WSUS 3.2.7600.226 and get the following error below: --------------------------- Error Generating Report --------------------------- An ...