Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

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Deleted updates still appear in WSUS console

I have set up a WSUS server and set it to download updates from microsoft.com. Later I decided I don't need all the updates I have previously selected and since I couldn't find a "delete" button I ...
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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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Should you force a reboot after pushing out Windows updates?

I'm finding that most users ignore the "There are updates ready to be installed, click here to install" message that WSUS pushes out. Until now we haven't forced the install but I'm thinking about ...
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WSUS ports for client computers

I need to setup a WSUS updates for client computers. I know that WSUS server uses port 8530 by default, and this port should be opened at WSUS server side , but which port should be opened at client ...
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Skype For Business WSUS Server 2012

Please forgive me if I don't provide all of the required info for anyone looking to help out, but I'm a junior sys admin just getting started with using and administering WSUS on Server 2012. ...
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WSUS Too many “not applicable” updates. Is this normal?

I have just implemented WSUS in production for the first time. Everything is working fine, but the info reported by the Update Service Manager is a bit unintuitive. When i check on a computers status ...
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Group Policy - BITS not applying on Windows10

We are upgrading our PCs to Windows 10 and are running into a few problems with updates. OUR SETUP: We have 2 sites based in the UK (Norwich & Preston) and we have a WSUS server in our Norwich ...
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WSUS Windows Update Client stuck

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 running WSUS in the domain. I can see several Windows 8.1 computers not reporting status for over 2 weeks, and not installing any new updates, in the WSUS console. On ...
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wsus, installed, not applicable updates

We're implementing WSUS and have a test group set up with both a Windows 7 Pro and an XP Pro machine. The issue we are having at this time is that the Windows 7 machine is showing as up to date in ...
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network access protection with remedation servers on diffrent vlan

Dears,, I am going to implement NAP on Windows Server 2008 r2, but I have question before starting implementation.. I want to implement it on Cisco switch, but regarding Remediation servers.. I ...
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WSUS will not update or install updates on new workstations

Update: Unfortunatly I was never able to fix this problem, I am fairly confident that some mistake was made when installing it or porting the computers and authorization across. After several re-...
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Fix WSUS related DB bloating, Uninstall & Install issues on SBS Server 2008?

Environment: SBS Server 2008 DC/ Domain Server: Windows Server 2008 FE Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP1 - MMC SUSDB.MDF started at 14.x GB and when trying to use the Updates ...
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WSUS on 2012R2 HUGE amount of files

I am setting up a new WSUS server on Server 2012 R2. I have the settings down to English and only the systems we have, as well as Language Packs for those turned off Drivers are also turned off. When ...
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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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WSUS clients on remote site do not see any update

I've got a WSUS 3SP2 with all patchs on Windows 2008 R2. It updates all servers. all works but servers 2012R2 on a remote site. All others Win2012R2 on other sites works. In the site which have ...
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SCCM / ConfigMgr 2012 - Distribution Server to get MS Updates direct from Microsoft

I apologize if this has been answered somewhere I have searched and found related info but not a clear answer. I am working on a deployment of SCCM 2012 and this is going to be used strictly for ...
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Uninstalling Windows Server Update Services causes IIS 8 to fail

I installed Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) on a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard box which was also running IIS 8. I no longer required WSUS on the server and uninstalled it using the roles and ...
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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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2008 R2 Standard WSUS Updates View all

I was getting an issue with WSUS on my original install of Server 2008 R2 Standard. The WSUS would work perfectly fine for providing updates to computers, but I couldn't view a list of the updates; I'...
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Windows 10 Update Failing On Previous WSUS Client

I previously had client computers (Windows 7) configured for using WSUS. When we went to take the Windows 10 upgrades, we were told that Windows Server Update Service is incompatible with Windows 10 ...
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WSUS Client failing to restart automatically w/Failed to delete OSUpgradePendingReboot error

I have a handful of WSUS clients (2008 r2 and 2012 r2) which occasionally fail to reboot after installing updates via WSUS. The event log will indicate that all updates have been installed but the ...
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WSUS clients failing to get updates with error 80072EE2

We recently implemented WSUS for our Windows workstations (about 90). Some of the clients seem to have no problem, while others keep returning the error "80072EE2" when attempting to manually check ...
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Users are seeing Windows Update notification on Terminal Servers. How to stop it?

We have a 6-server TS farm running Server 2008 R2 and using a WSUS server to do updates. Group Policy for the farm has updates configured to automatically download and install as soon as they're ...
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Windows Update not working on Windows 2012 R2 Standard

I recently inherited the management of a Windows 2012 server at a remote site. I checked Windows Update and it has not been updating since March. When I tell Windows to check for updates, it acts ...
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Saving space - deleting WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download

Often times in our environment, C drives run into space issues and the C:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\Download folder gets relatively large, upwards of 3.5Gb in size. Server 2008, R2 enterprise. ...
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WSUS Sync Failure in the middle of synchronization

The WSUS sync with upstream server starts fine and all of a sudden fails in the middle of synchronization: Sync failed: IOException: Unable to read data from the transport connection: An existing ...
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WSUS API get update needed count

When looking at the WSUS 3.0 API, there is no way I can find if a given update is needed or not. The UpdateInstallationState enum has a NotApplicable value with the following description: "The update ...
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How to remove updates not in WSUS

Good morning everyone. I have a weird issue here. I am new to the IT Admin role but every computer we have purchased new since I started is getting the windows 10 notification pop up. I run windows ...
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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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Export Specific updates from WSUS

My team manages multiple environments that are offline. We currently export our WSUS updates from a server that is used by multiple groups and therefore has a lot more updates than what we need or ...
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Report on Actual WSUS Deployment

I note from this Technet article that the term "Installed" means, as you would think, that the update installed successfully. However, the term "Installed/Not Applicable" just means, in fact, not ...
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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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WSUS Upstream server is not showing current downstream server status

I've upstream WSUS server running Windows Server 2008 R2 with WSUS 3.2.7600.262. The majority of downstream servers was running OS and WSUS with same versions. Now I migrated some downstream servers ...
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How to recover deleted WSUS Administration from IIS 8.5

The default WSUS Administration somehow got deleted from IIS Sites by doing-> Right Click -> "remove" under - Sites I now need to recover the site, preferably without configuring WSUS from scratch. ...
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Random clients crash minutes after logon after updating .Net Framework 4.5.2 and 4.6.1

We have a small percentage of our clients halting minutes after logon, crashing the profile service and ngen native compilation on the way down. Based on the first event logs we came up with a ...
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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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Can I change the update descriptions in WSUS?

On each Microsoft patch day, I have a pretty large amount of new updates I want to approve to my clients. But instead of 'Approve all updates and continue', I gather information on each update at its ...
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How can I move computer groups in WSUS?

I have some computer groups in WSUS: All Computers Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group A And I want some of the groups to be a subgroup of a group. For example All Computers Group ...
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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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Disable or Uninstall Malicious Software Removal Tool on Windows Server KB890830 Automatic Maintenance

We have a script that declines KB890830 updates for our on-premise Windows Update Server, but we recently found someone approved one of the monthly updates before the script could run and the ...
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How can I WSUS and AV update and manage compliance reporting on air-gapped Windows boxen?

A.k.a "WSUS via Sneakernet?" (Similar question asked in 2013 here, but some key differences and no strong answers to that one.) Most of my environment consists of AD-joined Windows 7 workstations; I'...
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WSUS Export Error: The gzip stream cannot contain more than 4GB data

WSUS-SrvA is running Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise and can sync updates. WSUS-SrvB is running Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard and is on a detached network. When we run wsusutil.exe export export....
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Client applied to group policy object but cant find in WSUS

My client is subscribed to my group policy, But I cant find the computer in my WSUS when I look under All Computers. When I typed the command gpresult /r on my client it shows: computer settings ----...
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Install WSUS with remote SQL on port different to default

How do I specify the connection parameter to a remote MSSQL Server during WSUS setup that's default instance is not running on the default port?
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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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Is deploying .NET Framework 3.5 possible in WSUS?

I've searched Google and seen discussions on it, even on their own MS blogs but I'm at a loss. I've gone into WSUS and chose all of the .NET Framework packages I can find (they were in the "Service ...
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Windows Update on multiple servers

I have about 500+ servers( Win 2003, 2008, 2012). At the moment patches are set to available by SCCM. We need to login to the servers and download n Install the patches. Once it done we restart the ...
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Issue installing IE11

I've been using WSUS to roll out IE11, there's a few stranglers that IE11 will not install and I've started looking into. Here's what I've done. Confirmed all prerequisite updates have been done. I'...
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WSUS clients can't find updates

I've installed WSUS on a Windows server 2012 R2 and configured the workstations and clients via Group Policy to install updates automatically from WSUS. The servers are detected by WSUS and report to ...
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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 ...