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Questions tagged [wsus]

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services

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Preventing Windows Server 2012 from adding default route

I have a WSUS server on a machine with 4 NIC ports. I have added a permanent route which "most of the time" forces the WSUS to use the desired NIC to get updates from Microsoft. (route -p add 0.0.0.0 ...
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Wsus: staging OU

I'm doing a rollout to a big group of users (1500) and we are being impacted by a lot of delays because of windows updates. Is it possible to create a staging OU where newly built computer can be ...
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Is it necessary to separate SCCM, SUP, and WSUS roles

I ran a test setup with at my company where I deployed SCCM to one of our VMs, but I never used our WSUS server, nor did we have a SUP server. Just how crucial is it that these three remain separate?...
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MDT Deployed Image has tanked ability to Apply Cumulative Windows 10 updates

My understanding of the issue has changed as we've been attempting to troubleshoot. It may make more sense to scroll down and read 'Update 6' first before reading through the entire body. We appear ...
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How to use PowerShell to check WSUS updates status

Usually I get a list of Windows updates KB numbers which I have to check the approval status on WSUS server for. So for me it is very annoying (and time consuming) to open WSUS console and then ...
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Is there a Microsoft alternative to WSUS other than SCCM? [closed]

WSUS 2016 "allows" 3rd party patches through APIs, but it is buggy. Is there another free alternative built in to say Windows Server 2019?
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HUGE (1,2TB) WSUS does not get smaller when cleaning

In our company we use WSUS and for almost 2 years it was just left alone and has some problems because of it. The biggest problem is that it is blocking our hard drives because of its humongus size ...
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How to show if an update installed on windows 7 from WSUS Server?

How to identify if an update installed on windows 7 from WSUS Server? I want to understand this from client side but not server side. Thanks
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How to verify is Wsus itself is correctly patched?

Wsus 4.0 on Windows 2012 R2 server. Help-> Abit Update services says Version: 6.3.9600.18694 In the main page version is 6.3.9600.18838 Cannot find any official info to determine if Wsus is ...
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WSUS Windows 10 1803 Update Detection stops when installs pending

I have a WSUS server and configured my clients for an update check heartbeat of one hour. [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate\AU] "DetectionFrequencyEnabled"=dword:...
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Configuring Automatic WSUS Updates delays

Right now we have 2 groups of Computers set up in our WSUS server (2012R2). One is an early release group for testing and the other is the production group with all of the other workstations. We have ...
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WSUS “Approve for Optional Install” not working as documented

In Microsoft's documentation on WSUS, they explain that using the IUpdate.ApproveForOptionalInstall enables an update to appear in Add/Remove programs (Install from network in Programs and Features), ...
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WSUS error updates on some computers

Hy everybody ! I have a problem with my WSUS server. A error appear showing that is install only at 99% some updates on computers (see my attachment). It is possible do refresh and install this ...
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Windows server 2008R2 not downloading patches from WSUS server. Error code: 8024000E

i have windows server 2008 R2 which is not downloading patches from WSUS server. When i click check for update, It tries to find the update but immediately throws an error message with error code: ...
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Group Policy Management Option Not Available

I'm working on setting up WSUS and I'm following this guide here I got to the point of Creating Group Policies and Linking on Client Computers OU to Point them on WSUS Server but for some reason ...
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Automate setting Update Server settings for non domain servers

I am trying to automate setting about 40 non domain servers to use a WSUS server. I've read posts like Can I use Powershell to configure Local group policy settings in windows server 2008 r2 and I've ...
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Windows10 not able to download update from WSUS

W10 client Updatelogs: 2018. 09. 03 14:37:18.8871861 3044 3312 Misc Got WSUS Client/Server URL: http://xxx-wsus.xxxx.local:8530/ClientWebService/client.asmx"" 2018. 09. 03 14:37:18....
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WSUS failing to downloading updates, but, still showing the Downloading Status as complete

Before I start, I'd say that I've done enough research for the problem, and I had also raised a case in the past with Microsoft Support to come to a conclusion for this problem. This time, the problem ...
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DNS Entry to Re-Direct WU to WSUS for non Domain Devices

A little background, I'm not a systems administrator but overheard ours discussing this very issue and wanted to do some looking into it myself. We run an internal network with numerous VMs (and some ...
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WSUS installation user

I am currently in the process of installing and configuring a WSUS server for my company's local network, I have one doubt though regarding the installation process. I've not been able to find ...
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How to fix: WSUS on Windows Server 2016 does not download Update Packages

I have a Server with Windows Server 2016 OS in my network. I Configured WSUS service on it for deploying update packages in Domain. Everything went well but now I have a problem. When I approve ...
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1709 => 1803 Windows 10 feature update missing from WSUS Clients

How do I get my 1709 windows 10 agents to upgrade to 1803? What is the KB of the "April 2018 Feature upgrade to 1803"? I've got two wsus servers, 2012 R2 that's been servicing out network for a while ...
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Automating Windows patch testing with Test Manager or VS Lab Manager

Any advice, best pactices, past experience using Microsoft Test Manager (with the ability to automate VM snapshot management) or similar tools to automate the windows patch testing process? How to ...
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WSUS Synchronization Schedule - Once per month?

WSUS has no option for syncing once per month. It requires a daily synchronization. Is it possible to change this to once per month through GPO or other means? Is the only other option to manually ...
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Server 2016 WSUS on 2008 AD not showing PC

Ran into an issue that I am drawing a blank on. Running WSUS on Server 2016 standalone domain server. Loaded from 2016 Roles/Features. Here's the kicker, on a 2008 AD. I have the OU set up and the ...
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SCCM Keeps Downloading Express Updates

SCCM 1710 with KB4086143 Hotfix Rollup, running on Windows Server 2012 R2, configured with a Software Update Point and WSUS on the same server. Neither the SUP nor WSUS were ever configured to ...
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Windows Update bypassing server as download source

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 machine that is isolated in a DMZ. Historically it has not had issues but everything works before it breaks. The port 8530 is open on the firewall appliance and I ...
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Windows Internal Database missing on Server 2012 R2

I had to reinstall WSUS, so I removed WSUS and reinstalled it, then WID service could not start, so I removed WSUS again and deleted "WID" service. Now when I re-install WSUS it says WID is installed,...
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Why are WSUS shared folders shared out to entire network?

I set up a Server 2012 R2 instance as a WSUS server and went through initial set up. But now, from another computer on LAN, when I type explore to the server via UNC path I see Wsuscontent and ...
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Computer Restart because of Automatic Updates in WSUS

I have configured SCCM and WSUS for Automatic Windows updates, Although updates are required,sometimes it cause different issues in computer system. As example After update on few months ago my LQ 300 ...
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Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard WSUS appears to limit to exactly 100 clients

I found information on Stack Overflow about this issue, though the number of clients was 12, there. Read Here. However, despite the fact that I don't suspect duplicate SUSClientIDs, I ran the ...
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WSUS: Error: Connection Error

I am running WSUS services on Windows 2008 R2 Standard. Since 3-4 weeks I am getting below error and memory utilization is high too. Can you please help me to solve this, Let me know if I need to ...
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Enable WSUS targeting using PowerShell [closed]

I need a PowerShell script to enable client side targeting and set a target group name for the computer by changing this registry key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\...
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Multiple Server 2008 R2 Cumulative Updates

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 server which receives it's Windows Updates from an internal WSUS. The Security Only Cumulative Updates are approved for it to install. This server had not installed ...
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Puzzling change of language in windows server 2012

I'm using WSUS on Windows Server 2012. Initially the language was Italian. I then switched to English. In the list of services all are in English but one. There is still one that is listed "...
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Windows client without internet, updates from WSUS

For the past few weeks i'm struggling to get WSUS working with Windows-servers as client (AD-environment). Those server don't have external internet access. Thats the reason i've setup WSUS. I've ...
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WSUS category for Windows Server 2016 language packs

What product and classification does one have to enable on a WSUS server in order for it to be able to distribute language packs for Windows Server 2016? 2012 R2 has a dedicated product for language ...
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WSUSUTIL export fails do to reference of an instance to an object

I am running WSUS on a Internet connected Windows 2016 Server using WID. I used that as my upstream server to download my updates and use the WSUSUTIL tool to export the metadata and the content to my ...
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How can I convert the Windows Update client logs into plain text?

In Windows 10, the Windows Update client uses event tracing rather than writing to a text file like it did in previous versions of Windows. This can make troubleshooting problems with client machines ...
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WSUS stuck at 98%

so I was trying to deploy a test update from my WSUS (upstream server) to one of my pc's (both are VMs) and as per checking, it was stuck (Installed 98%) for almost a day now. Now, I've checked ...
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WSUS Crashes when a high ressource query is performed

We have been implementing a WSUS Server on Windows Server 2016 several times and it works well in the beginning but stops working after all updates (~130.000) have been downloaded and approved. We are ...
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Windows 10 Optional Feature Optical Character Recognition Install Failed

I recently updated my base build (WIM) to Windows 10 1709. In order to build this WIM using MDT, it can be necessary to prevent Windows 10 from automatically updating Optional Features in the ...
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Windows 10 circumvents WSUS

I am gradually installing Windows 10 in an environment where users hate Windows 10. So, everything has to go perfect. This environment already used WSUS to delivery updates to Windows 7 and Windows 8....
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Spectre/Meltdown Patches not offered through WSUS

So we have an environment with machines running Server 2008r2, 2012r2, and 2016 (the majority are running 2012r2). All the server updates are managed by a WSUS server running 2012r2 (it patches ...
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Do I really need WSUS and if I disable WSUS will the workstation automatically pickup windows updates?

When I setup SBS 2011 several years ago, it automatically setup WSUS. We have 6 workstations and the server in the office. WSUS is taking up too much server space and I find it frustrating to ...
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WSUS Error 8000FFFF

Two issues with our WSUS Some of our Servers (2008r2/2012r2) and Win 7 got error 8000FFFF when installing security updates from WSUS. For most of servers and desktops are just working fine. From ...
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What is the client behavior for declined updates in WSUS?

When I decline a particular update in WSUS, my understanding is that means the WSUS server will stop offering that particular update. However, does the Windows Update client continue to display that ...
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How often should a WSUS server be rebooted?

I've not been able to find info on this one. All my searches come up with info on rebooting the servers or computers that get their updates from the WSUS server, but not rebooting the WSUS server ...
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Passing Remote Client IP to WSUS Server behind Reverse Proxy Server

We have an internet facing WSUS server for our remote windows clients (laptops, remote users, etc..). As an extra layer of protection, we have placed the WSUS server behind a Reverse Proxy server ...
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WSUS cleanup - timeout when deleting “unneeded update files”

Performing WSUS cleanup which hasn't been done for quite a while - running the cleanup-wizard with the only selected option being "unneeded update files": After about three minutes of processing, the ...