Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

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WSUS downloading driver updates every night

I have a WSUS server running on Windows Server 2012. We use it because of limited bandwidth available here Every night at 3 AM it downloads 2+ GB of updates, even though a "synchronise now" event ...
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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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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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WSUS 3.0 SP2 Database is huge, can I “reset” it, or what else can I do?

A WSUS 3.0 SP2 Installation on a site I inherited has a huge database by now. This site used to have several generations/variations of client/server Windows installations, and several thousands of ...
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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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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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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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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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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) ...
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In Disconnected Network, How can import Updates without WSUS Import server

After configuring an upstream WSUS server (WSUSexport server), I transfered the required updates and metadata from the WSUS export server to removable media. Is there any way to import the updates ...
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Using get-wsuscomputer with -ComputerUpdateStatus

I have WSUS installed on a Server 2012R2 box. I am trying to use the Get-WsusComputer powershell command to get a list of computers with pending or failed updates. The documentation for the command ...
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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 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 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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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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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. ...
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Unable to access WSUS interface

I recently move a WSUS 3 server from an inhouse domain to corporate. WSUS runs on Windows Server 2008 R2 server connects to separate SQL DB. Intially all was well, then received errors, clients ...
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Group policy for Windows Update Server

I'm trying to setup a WSUS, having everything on the server installed, updates downloaded and accepted, etc... ready to go Problem is, when I go into group policy and try to change the 2 relevant ...
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WSUS - explanation for why some WSUS-based updates fail but no failures when using Microsofts update

The issue is a little hard to accurate articulate in the title. Background: I'm setting up a WSUS hierarchy for a client (but starting with one server first). There are thousands of updates to ...
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Unable to install WSUS to windows 2012 r2 server

This is on a VM in Hyper-V running under the Failover Cluster Manager. The VM in question has all updates applied to it. It is not a new server as it is also my Anti-Virus Administration Server. I ...
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WSUS console : Unable to connect to server from wsus console

I am facing this issue from the last 1 month. The problem is when I try to open the WSUS from Administrative tools, I am able to open it but the left console tree only shows update services. When I ...
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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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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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SBS 2011 WSUS Updates Failing on Windows 8 client with error 800B0001

We recently set up an SBS 2011 Standard SP1 domain and manage all optional updates from this server. Critical/Security updates are configured to automatically install without approval. WSUS is ...
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I have two 'WsusContent' folders. One has about 55gb of files in it. How do I clear it out?

I ran the WSUS cleanup wizard in the WSUS MMC snap-in but this made no difference. I think the files are associated with System Center Essentials because they are in a folder called ...
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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 ...
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Can't install/uninstall WSUS 3

I'm having a serious issue with trying to get WSUS 3 working. It was installed and working fine on Windows Small Business Server 2008 for a couple years, but then stopped working completely. I ...
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The files for this update have not yet downloaded

I have several disconnected WSUS servers on different domains. All of them work fine except the most recent one I stood up. I follow the same procedures that work perfectly for all my other systems ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Deny a specific update in wsus, using powershell and his knowledge base code

does anyone know if and how in powershell you can deny wsus updates searching for the knowledge base code? for example: Get-WsusUpdate -kb kb3035583 | Deny-WsusUpdate
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Configure Windows update (WSUS) clients to use client certificates

WSUS is set up to serve a few clients (Windows Server 2012 R2, 7 and 8, without an AD domain). A reverse proxy (nginx) provides TLS encryption between the clients and the server. This is working as ...
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WSUS 3.2 All the services goes Down after 10 minutes

I need a little help on a Replica server for WSUS 3.2 BUILD 3.2.7600.256 I start the server all services are green. The server is in condition. On the Event viewer : I have the warning ID 7032 ...
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Definition Update for MSE disappeared from WSUS

I don't know what happened, but all the system was working perfectly fine, and today I don't find any trace of MSE updates on WSUS (I'm sure that no more than 2-3 days before the updates for MSE were ...
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Can I prevent release of a single patch to a downstream server in WSUS?

I am wondering if it was possible to limit patches shown in downstream servers in my WSUS hierarchy. I am aware that I can go and limit patches by classifications, but I was wondering if there was a ...
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Windows 2012 R2 Very unexpected server restart after automatic updated

We have a Windows 2012 RS server running Hyper-V that last week at 02:07am decided to install lots of Windows Updates then restart! As a result the non-highly available Virtual Machines went offline ...
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SBS 2011 WSUS content

I have an SBS 2011 server, which is running as a VM on Hyper-V Server 2012 R2. As such, WSUS is up and running on it, which is fine. The issue is the WSUS content; the virtual server has two VHDX ...
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Failing to install updates from WSUS

I have a handful of clients that are failing to download a portion of the updates approved for them (NOTE: They are successfully installing other updates pushed out). I've tried a number of different ...
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Why does some Windows Updates in wsus doenst contain a architecture?

I synced all security/critical updates on my wsus server and got a lot of updates which doenst contain any architecture. Is this because this update obtains for both architectures (64-bit AND 32-bit). ...
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SCCM 2012 Installation Error - Download() failed with 0x80072EE2

I have been looking into SCCM for sometime now for mass imaging and group policy/software updates and installation so I decided to set it up in a virtual environment and start using it. Everything has ...
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Uninstall SCE2010 - keep WSUS Content and Approvals for later use

I am planning on uninstalling SCE 2010 from my server and then use WSUS 3.0 on it's own. How do I go about uninstalling SCE but keeping WSUS content and aprroved updates and then importing all of ...
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How can I tell whether an update was imported from the Microsoft Update Catalog?

There are two ways an update might have appeared on a WSUS server. The usual way is for it to have arrived during a synchronization, but it can also be imported from the Microsoft Update Catalog. ...
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WSUS connection error

Server 2008 R2 WSUS 3.2.7600.226 Every min or so, sometimes less, sometimes more I get a connection error and have to reset server node. The WSUS administration console was unable to connect to the ...
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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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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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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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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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WSUS - how to stop SQLexception.errors?

I've got a WSUS 2.0 server that is just spinning with two types of errors/warnings: Unable insert update c660e123-bd67-4245-bf82-1459f5e7caeb/110 ... ...Syntax error converting datetime from ...
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Moving WSUS Content - Issue with SQL Server

Im trying to gain some space on the main partition on the C:\ drive of a Win 2008r2 SBS server. Im following this guide . However, after detaching the Db ,moving it to the new partition E:\ i can't ...