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2answers
97 views

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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0answers
93 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
197 views

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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1answer
43 views

WSUS patch segregation [closed]

how do i white list and black list MS patches as i need to install it on my client servers. We don't have the resources/test bench to test each patch against our builds. what is the best way to ...
0
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1answer
113 views

Trying to automate server tasks, stuck on gathering critical update information from WSUS

I asked this question at Stack Overflow but they said I would have better luck here. I am using VBScript to automate a lot of server tasks, I'm simply checking to make sure the server build team did ...
1
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2answers
69 views

WSUS performance for unneeded updates

We have a WSUS server serving around 300 PC's and a couple of dozen servers and a discussion came up at work as to what products to include. We have a single SQL 2005 instance on one of the servers ...
1
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3answers
325 views

Scripting WSUS updates on a server set to “detect only”

I'd like to automatically install Windows server updates (backed by WSUS), but can't seem to get wuauclt /updatenow to actually initiate an install (or any of the other undocumented switches). It ...
0
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0answers
85 views

WSUS clients will not report, some have updated already?

I have a server which is showing 6 out of 10 machines are updating and reporting in. However I have 4 machines that do not report in. I’ve tried rebooting, checking connectivity, downloading updates ...
3
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1answer
1k views

WSUS moved how to reset the database and check the folders?

I have a bit of a problem with a WSUS box, I backed up the WsusContent folder (about 180 gig) to a second machine, wiped the first machine then realized I don't have the database folder! I can not ...
1
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0answers
92 views

Script for automating addition of Administrative Template (.adm) to Group Policy

So I've been tasked with creating a script that will automate the addition of the WSUS administrative template (wuau.adm) and the configuration of automatic updates. I've figured out how to use a .reg ...
4
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3answers
2k views

WSUS Shows Incorrect Version & WSUS (isolated) fails to download updates

One of the issues we are having is the clients will not download the updates from our WSUS server. They check-in as they are suppose too and find applicable updates but they are unable to actually ...
1
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1answer
487 views

Windows XP laptop doesn't appear in WSUS All computers list

I have this one laptop that doesn't appear in WSUS all computers list. We have about 23-25 PCs/laptops/servers in the network, all, but one are listed in WSUS. This is what I have done so far: 1) ...
0
votes
1answer
850 views

WSUS synchronization stuck and 0%

I, now, have two WSUS servers (one is running on Windows Server 2003 and the other on Windows Server 2008), I am trying to decommission one of them. I followed the instructions on how to move WSUS ...
6
votes
1answer
594 views

WSUS - Auto-approve only “Needed” updates

I'v looked through all the settings in the Automatic Approval menu, but it could not find anything about automatically approve only the needed updates. Because if I check, for instance, to ...
0
votes
1answer
336 views

Migrate WSUS from 2003 to 2008 server

We have been using an AD on 2003 server, and recently installed 2008 DC. As part of the transition, I need to stop our 2003 server that was running our WSUS application (it wasn't the DC). ...
0
votes
1answer
181 views

Errors installing SP1 Server 2008 R2

Have an install of Server 2008 R2 that refuses to install SP1. Initial error was 0x800f018. Downloaded the System Readiness tool (Feb 2012) and ran that. Still not fixed. Replaced the files it ...
1
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2answers
468 views

WSUS not receiving updates?

It seems as if there should be more updates from WSUS...possibly its not receiving any? It's set to get updates for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. Critical updates, definition updates, ...
1
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2answers
83 views

WSUS defered reboot

I am trying to find a way of allowing my users to defer the reboot after updates have been applied for 4 days and then force a reboot if they have not already rebooted in that time. Please correct me ...
2
votes
5answers
7k views

How to verify if Windows Update location is properly configured from WSUS?

I was recently configuring a WSUS server. However I am not sure if I've set up correctly (WSUS isn't an everyday tool at the place where I work). I've been wondering, Is there a command (or a tool) ...
1
vote
0answers
106 views

Windows Updates icon for Domain Admins

I've got a bit of an odd problem for which I haven't quite found the answer to yet. We've got a server running Server 2008 R2 64-bit with WSUS and group policy objects configured to manage Windows ...
2
votes
1answer
899 views

SHUTDOWN /S /M \\RemoteMachine and windows updates?

I have WSUS configured using group policy to deploy windows updates every Tuesday. I also have batch files that run at 11PM every night (except Tuesday) that shutdown the workstations in the company. ...
1
vote
1answer
593 views

Internet Explorer 9 showing as Not Applicable in WSUS for Vista Machines

I imported Windows Internet Explorer 9 into WSUS using the Microsoft Update Catalog web page. I then approved the updates. All the Windows 7 machines installed the update correctly. The Windows Vista ...
5
votes
2answers
226 views

Centrally Managed WSUS, but Updates come from Internet

When looking at the common WSUS deployment options, I don't see an option where the updates are centrally managed for multiple WSUS servers, but both servers download the updates from Microsoft. Is ...
2
votes
1answer
103 views

Using WSUS to download patches/updates

Currently, I have WSUS(service pack 2) installed on Windows Server 2008 R2. The situation is, I do not know how to get updates from the internet using WSUS. Is there a guide reference in setting up ...
1
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2answers
332 views

Windows 7/Server 2008 R2 and KB976932

I noticed that Microsoft recently released KB976932 which is the SP1 update for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. As we have WSUS set to download updates automatically for both of these operating ...
12
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4answers
3k views

How can I make WSUS less invasive for our users?

We have WSUS pushing updates out to our user's workstations, and things are going relatively well with one annoying caveat: there seems to be an issue with a pop-up being displayed in front of some ...
3
votes
1answer
67 views

Do WSUS Reports Included Updates Awaiting Approval?

If I create a WSUS report as follows: Type: Summary Classifications: Critical, Security, Service Packs Products: Any Groups: Foo Status: Needed Will it include updates that have been synchronized ...
2
votes
6answers
440 views

WSUS breakeven number of computers

What is the number of computers being managed where the effort and cost of setting up and maintaining and managing a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server is the same as individually managing ...
0
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3answers
286 views

wsus cant see client in windows 2008

I have windows server 2008 working as domain controller, and I have a PFSense firewall and more than 20 workstations. I installed WSUS on my domain controller correctly and I changed the group ...
2
votes
7answers
8k views

Is there an alternative to WSUS for Windows 7 updates?

I have a small computer lab to set up. At this point there are 6 machines. Another 14 will be added later. We don't have any servers in the building; the whole business network is a workgroup. Each ...
5
votes
4answers
2k views

Using WSUS to update machines not on the domain

I have a WSUS server providing updates for for the computers on my domain. We also bring allot of machines back to our office and run windows update on them as build image, this means that we end up ...
1
vote
1answer
356 views

How do you map / mount at network drive as the system user?

We need to relocate our WSUS database to a network share (Samba no Kerberos, so it needs a username & pass). Ordinarily to access the share I would map it as a network drive, however since this ...
3
votes
6answers
6k views

IIS 7 on SBS 2008 - logging is going haywire

The C: drive on our SBS 2008 server just ran out of space. The culprit appears to be IIS, which is logging an incredible amount of activity in one particular log folder. Most of the IIS log folders ...