Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

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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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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 ...
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Error after moving WSUS DB from one server to another

I have a WSUS 3.2 Installed on a Windows Server 2003 R2. SQL Server 2005. I want to move the WSUS DB from this server, to our new SQL Server 2008 R2 on a new Windows Server 2008 R2 Machine. After ...
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WSUS Server shows - Not Yet Reported

Server OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Client OS - Windows 7 WSUS Server Version - 3.2.7600.226 Around 4 days has been passed, still Windows Client is showing Last Status Report as 'Not Yet ...
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Windows Update Client from WSUS Server - Manually

Is there any fast way to Windows update client from WSUS Server? OS - Windows Server 2008 R2 Client - Windows XP & Windows 7 WSUS Server version 3.2.7600.226
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Windows Client not getting updated from WSUS Server

Please see PrintScreen1.png As per Above Print-screen Computer qnit086v2 has 96% installed updates. PrintScreen2.png As per Above Print-screen '242 updates has not been installed'. If i click on ...
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Cannot access WSUS AutoUpdate Results registry key of CERTAIN x64 OS

I have been testing a Powershell script to monitor the last install datetime of downloaded patches from WSUS on all my machines in the domain. I found the path from ...
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How to decline all .net updates in WSUS automatically?

We have a massive problem with .net updates in our machines (in winxp), caused by kaspersky antivirus. If karspersky is running, .net updates fails to install and breaks something, and some programs ...
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WSUS 3.0 updates not populating

I set up a new Windows Server 2008 R2 machine with the intention of downloading and exporting WSUS data and metadata. I did an initial pull of updates for core operating systems like Win7, WinXP, etc. ...
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what is the best way to keep updated more than 75 windows servers?

After virtualising our server infraestructure, in the last two years the number of windows servers has grown from aprox. 20 to 75, mainly by migrating every service of our corporation to his own vm, ...
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Microsoft System center update and WSUS

we are developing some .net components that are going to be deployed on client machines. Our client's machines are going to be part of their organization's own domains. In order to make sure everyone ...
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WSUS Public or Domain Certificate

After having followed this guide, it is unclear when one would use a public certificate versus a domain certificate for WSUS. What are the advantages and disadvantages of one way versus the other? ...
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Configuring WSUS server to use NIC#1 (LAN#1) to push, NIC#2 (LAN#2) to sync

Oh boy... This should be easy, but my head is swimming. I work in two domain environments. My primary domain (LAN1) is completely offline, but has regular domain services (DC, DHCP, router (legacy, ...
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Alternative for Windows Server Update Services Without Local 2008 Server

We have about 30 (and growing) remote sites, all with about 5-6 windows based pc's at them. The offices at the moment have local 2008 servers, but due to the cost of licences we are looking to get rid ...
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How do I determine what database WSUS on my Windows Server 2012 is using?

I installed WSUS on a fresh installation of Windows Server 2012 (I assume this is WSUS 4 as it is bundled with Server 2012 with no option to download it anywhere online) I did not install any ...
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Is WSUS 3 .xls export broken?

Trying to get an update analysis report done and the canned reports in WSUS isn't cutting it. When you view a report, you have 2 export options; Excel and PDF. Excel is preferable because I can ...
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Server 2012 WSUS Permissions Incorrect Error

I keep getting this error: The permissions on directory E:\WSUS\WsusContent are incorrect. and another event: The WSUS content directory is not accessible. ...
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Is there a way to see the update deadline time in WSUS?

Is there a way to see the update deadline times for updates in WSUS? In the Updates view I can only see if an update has a deadline or not, not the actual time. This is the deadline time you can set ...
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SBS 2011 Console Crashing after moving WSUS repository

Recently I moved the WSUS update repository off the C: drive onto an auxiliary drive (F:) due to dwindling disk space. I used the SBS 2011 Console wizard called 'Move Windows Update Repository Data' ...
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Problems with SUP on SCCM 2012 SP1

I have recently starting testing the SUP capability of SCCM 2012. I have followed the guides to set up the Server and all seems to be working fine. Updates are being downloaded and showing on the ...
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WSUS client detecting 0 updates

I have recently set up two new servers on our domain, labelled CADCS001 and CADCS001. These servers are intended to be almost identical aside from the hostname and have been set up to be as similar ...
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Monitoring and Reporting on SBS 2003 will not produce a report

My apologies for a fairly verbose question, only I wanted to give as much background info as possible. I am having a nightmare trying to get my SBS 2003 Monitoring and Reporting working again, ...
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How to connect domain clients to workgroup WSUS server

We have a small domain that sits on the same net as a single workgroup host with WSUS server. Is it possible to get the clients to connect to the workgroup host WSUS server? The WSUS has IIS7 and is ...
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Run WSUS in an isolated server

We have a test/integration environment (rig) running Windows HyperV with server VMs inside it. I'd like to manage patches in the rig (the hyper V hosts and the VMs inside, which are all on their own ...
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Unexpected Windows 2008R2 server reboots

A Windows 2008 R2 machine reboots automatically every now and then, typically on Fridays afternoons. The reboots are "announced" in the event log as follows: Event ID: 1074 process: svchost.exe, ...
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WSUS update not showing up

We're having issues with WSUS. We have an update, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2790947, which we imported in WSUS (it's not in the standard collection), it's an import from the MS website. The ...
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Newly-built replica WSUS server's clients can't find updates or report status

WSUS 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server 2008 R2. I built a new box to replace my old WSUS box which was still on Server 2003. All clients using the WSUS server can't find updates and don't report status. ...
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WSUS can't download anything, unclear why

I've got 2 WSUS servers: An old W2K3, WSUS 3.0SP2 box and a brand new 2012 server with the WSUS role enabled. The old machine works fine and pulls the updates from MS via the company proxy. (With ...
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How to check WSUS server updates downloaded size?

How can I check the updates size which were downloaded in WSUS? For example I need to check the updates size downloaded of April 9, 2013 for new 26 updates. And how can I locale the new updates on ...
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WsusContent folder how to clear down

I have an SBS2008 server, the WsusContent folder was 78 GB in size, I have ran the server cleanup wizard but it is still 71GB, is there any safe way to clear these out, there are a total of 7786 ...