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WSUS April Microsoft Downloads Stuck

April Updates from Microsoft are giving me a hard time this month. I have 5 updates that download partially and then stop. These are the updates that are stuck. If I stop all these files and do one ...
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WSUS not pushing updates to server 2022 and server 2019

Updates show up in WSUS, I can approve them and all of my 2022 & 2019 servers are reporting to WSUS (via: tnc wsusservername -port 8530) but the updates never push to them after I approve them. I ...
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GPO - Missing "Manage updates offered from Windows Server Update Service"

in our Windows Server 2019 DC we are missing the following Administrative Template: Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Update > ...
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WSUS PostInstall Document Moved

Trying to install WSUS on my Windows Server 2019. After installing the role I am doing the postinstall and it is failing and giving this error. 2023-10-06 13:34:30.092 UTC Info WsusService.15 ...
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WSUSUTIL SQL Database Gives Multiple Errors

I have a secure connection setup for WSUS and I am trying to connect to my SQL SUSDB. When I do that I have tried multiple connections and it has given me the following for each: SERVER.DOMAIN.NET,...
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Windows patch management infrastructure (expert opinion)

Is using WSUS alone sufficient for an organization's patch management, or is it more beneficial to integrate SCCM with WSUS for a comprehensive solution?
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Decline all Windows 11 upgrades but the latest one?

This is similar to this question about declining superseded updates but that question is very general, and I suspect that the answer there might not hold for these very specific packages. I manage a ...
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post-installation WSUS windows server 2016

I have a WSUS in server 2016 and I deleted this services, but now I needing put this services on this server again, I did this points: I Uninstall WSUS and on powershell remove the WID: uninstall-...
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get offline update from wsus server

I have a wsus server(windows server 2019), some of the clients are correctly in the console and getting updates.(No need for internet or VPN) But some clients face the following error for updating: &...
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Is the 'Complete WSUS Installation' process per-user?

I've just discovered I've inherited two WSUS servers. The person who looked after them left before I found out. Some non-prod servers should be patched by these WSUS servers - setting are enforced by ...
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WSUS: which product should be selected to cater for Windows 10 22H2 updates?

I have a WSUS server running for some time on Windows Server, catering for the needs of my Windows 10 Professional clients. All clients were on version 21H2 up to some days ago. In WSUS under products ...
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Delegate administration and maintenance of Update Services (WSUS)

We are running Update Services on a Windows Server 2016 server that delivers updates to the systems on the domain. I need to delegate maintenance of this to a non-admin user. The user must be able to ...
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Wsus gpo applied but not used

On my server, I have a GPO dedicated to enabling wsus in the environment but is some time that on the server the gpo are processed correctly and in gpresult and rsop are all ok, here is a screen: . ...
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Wsus client getting error 403 (0x80244018)

It's been a week that my clients can't download updates from my wsus server. They control and find updates normally but when it comes to download them, they are all getting 403 error from the server. ...
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How can I stop WSUS server from reverting back to default IIS WSUS Administration SSL settings?

After, configuring my WSUS to use SSL it either says connection error or reverts back to http. I have a week working on this and I implemented anything that might be the probable solution. This is the ...
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After building a WSUS server in a windows 2016 server I get failed to synchronize error followed by 'System.Net.WebException: The underlying conne...'

So I started with the basic procedure of adding the Windows Sever Update Services (WSUS) roles. After doing so I created a self-signed certificate and add the domain names where required. Image of ...
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Windows Update issue 0x800f0900

Server info: OS Name: Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Standard OS Version: 10.0.17763 N/A Build 17763 Original Install Date: 1/17/2020, 12:25:18 PM Having issues ...
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WSUS synchronization error

Starting from 23 July 2022 WSUS synchronization started failing with error: "A dependency of the update was not found on the server and was not provided by the upstream server.". WSUS does ...
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Managing WSUS with Powershell. How to remove an automatic approval rule?

I'm writing Powershell scripts to manage WSUS. One script can create, read, and update automatic approval rules. But it can't delete rules. WSUS allows admins to make rules with duplicate names. If ...
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PowerShell - List WSUS Updates Needed for Each Client

I need to provide a monthly report to our client listing the updates needed by each Windows server in our environment. Ideally, the report would list the updates for the month and the servers in my ...
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Windows Update: We can't finish the update. Try restarting your device and we'll try again. Error code: (0x8007000e)

I'm trying to use Upsync to download and provide updates to Windows Update Agent. To see if it works, I looked up in Settings > View update history > Uninstall updates and uninstalled this ...
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Error loading WSUS Console after IIS Reconfigurations

I encountered an error loading the WSUS Console after I deployed some organization-mandated reconfigurations to the IIS server that supports WSUS. As I found the solution myself and did not see this ...
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DC cannot find WSUS server

We have a domain controller which is stuck in OOBE because it cannot update from WSUS and does not appear in the WSUS console. When running nslookup wsusservername on the DC we get the following ...
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WSUS in disconnected environment

I need to build a WSUS server in a disconnected environment. This environment bears no relation to our office domain in any way. So I have built the WSUS server and followed the instructions from ...
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WSUS - Check which computer is missing a specific update?

Is there a way to check in WSUS which computers have installed an approved update and which computers have not yet installed it? The general details show the number of computers needing and update and ...
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What firewall changes are required to download Windows updates?

I have a Windows 2019 server sitting behind a firewall and an Internet proxy. What are the network ports and URLs that need to be whitelisted for this server to download Windows patches/updates from ...
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Provide WSUS access to Internet when using Squid proxy [closed]

I am planning to deploy a WSUS server. Of course this WSUS server will need access to Windows Update Catalog to download the patches. So it needs Internet access and we have a Squid proxy on the ...
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Windows Server 2019 not updating after restoring recent snapshot

I'm facing an issue regarding the Windows Server 2019 update. I have recently restored the Windows Server with a recent snapshot. Every time I install a Windows Update it's undoing changes, this is ...
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WSUS drivers supersedence

I have added the driver classification in wsus and now i have 100k driver updates. The supersedence is not specified so i can't easily decline old updates. I see a lot of duplicate versions for the ...
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Resolved: Fix WSUS Server Cleanup crashing on deleting unneeded updates

WSUS has always been the bane of every IT Admin existence. How many threads do you find all with the same issue - the Server Cleanup wizard failing. The text below worked for me. I've tried ...
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How to get Security update only for window 10 and server 2019?

So previously for Win7 and servers up to 2012R, we push out [Security Monthly Quality Roll up ] updates, looks like they are no longer available for Windows 10 and Server 2019? What is the current ...
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Optimize WSUS for work-from-home users

We self-host our infrastructure. Most users work from home using (more or less) poor Internet connections with VPN. Besides MS E5 and third-party options, is there a (documented) method of getting ...
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Can SCCM or WSUS actively initiate a new TCP connection to the client?

I have computers connected to a corporate domain network with SCCM (+WSUS?) running on common TCP ports (8531, 443, 80 I guess). The computers are behing a hw firewall and new outbound connections to ...
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Why are Windows Cumulative Updates taking so long and why are there so many superseded updates on my servers?

Background Our servers are Server 2016 Version 1607 Our servers have been created at varying times, some have been up for a few months, others a few years We deploy our patches via SCCM The Issue ...
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GPO Rule Denied (Security) on a Computer

I created a GPO that contains WSUS Group names, where the GPO Applied Computers should join to get their WSUS Updates. In the Filtering I created an AD Group that contains the Computers of the domain, ...
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WSUS report shows weeks old data and not reflecting real status

Hello we have several WSUS server in our company and one of them is acting weird. Servers get patched but there is still status "Downloaded" or not even any status for the current month KBs ...
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Force Windows 10 20H2 install without WSUS?

I have enforced Windows Updates using Group Policy for many years now. And the client workstations without fail have installed any critical or important updates per my GP settings. Automatically after-...
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Unable to connect to WSUS and Group Policy

So I have an odd issue where my server is unable to connect to either my WSUS server or update Group Policy. While running updates I noticed that one of my servers errors saying it can't connect to ...
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Domain joined Windows Server 2019 - not connected to domain network

I have two Windows Server 2019 machines in my infrastructure which are connected on 'Guest or Public networks' and I have been unable to switch to domain network. I have tried many solutions gathered ...
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ActiveDirectoryServer and WSUSServer in one Server

Can ActiveDirectoryServer and WSUSServer in one Server? Does it work fine? Windows Server is 2019 Standard
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WSUS WUServer Registry Key

I am having a hard time figuring this out. I started up a WSUS in our environment and everything was working fine up until a month ago. We are about 200 computers company wide and I had 10-15 at most ...
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Computers doesn't show in WSUS

I have installed WSUS and configured it is supposed to be. Made sure that the port is accessible, the GPO has been updated in all machines, also I confirmed that the policy is was applied. But I still ...
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Server Group Lists not Updating on WSUS

Good Morning everyone, yesterday I created a new OU on the active directory and I moved a Server that was present on another OU into it (really simple task). After almost 20 hours, on the WSUS server, ...
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Deploy third party updates with SCUP and WSUS without SCCM

We are trying to install SCUP on a Windows Server 2016 to deploy third party (non Microsoft) updates on a WSUS server. The publishing of SCUP is ok and WSUS doesn't show the SCUP update files. In the ...
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Windows 2019 WSUS Error 0x8000ffff when pushing out Windows 10 Upgrades

I've had this error on 3 separate Windows 2019 servers I've tried to install Windows Server update Services (WSUS) on; It's worked fine on every Windows 2016 server I've configured, so I'm assuming I'...
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Windows Update failed to install on Windows 10 because of Mass Storage disabled

I have a problem with Windows Updates on Windows 10 machines. We use the Windows 10 Professional Version:2004 operating system. The updates handled by our WSUS server. (Windows Server 2019) The latest ...
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Changing WSUS server used to update SCCM

I'm very new to WSUS and SCCM. -- After reading duct_tape_coder message, I edited the text-- Thanks Coder! Currently there is an old setup using a SCCM 2012 server to update internal systems, without ...
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WSUS GPO - Specific week specified, but ignored

I have configured a GPO to force updates via GPO in a scheduled maintenance window since these boxes were previously getting updates and just rebooting outside of active hours. I would prefer that ...
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WSUS is downloading hundreds of old declined updates

Without applying any changes in configuration and settings, WSUS server start downloading hundreds of old updates from 2009 until now (2020) after regular scheduled syncing with Microsoft. It ...
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Public facing WSUS - best practices

At the moment people from the company, who use company laptops at home, need to be connected via VPN to have Windows Update not throw errors, since the WSUS server is only for internal use. I know it'...
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