• WSUS 3 Unpredictable Client Update Failure Errors 0×80190193 0×80244018

    This one pops up all over the web. Not sure if post XP SP3 updates as cause. WSUS 3 XP clients fail to update after a certain point. Note this is not consistent or predictable (e.g. based on service packs applied) but now affects a significant number of our systems. Same error appears in the WSUS...

    Pternz45 pointsBadges:
  • Problems installing WSUS v3.0 SP2

    WSUS Server Configuration Wizard 3.0 SP2 I am having problems completing WSUS configuration with this Error Message: An unexpected error occurred, and this wizard must be closed. You may restart the WSUS server configuration wizard from the options page in the WSUS 3.0 console. I went to WSUS...

    sedrick105 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS: Connection issue

    The update server is set to automatically sync with Windows update every day at 12:15am. It is also set to automatically approve updates. I believe there may be some kind of connection issue because some of the machines, the other servers include, are reporting " This computer has not reported...

    Missey140 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS update install failure on Windows Server 2003

    I am having trouble with WSUS updates installing on servers. When the updates are released an admin needs to install them. I am not experiencing and issues with the releases from WSUS to the desktops. The issue I have is that a few servers (not all) are having the installation fail.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • Best way to deploy a service pack?

    What is the best way to deploy a service pack? Group Policy or allow users to download it themselves or something like WSUS?

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS stopped after server reboot

    I rebooted my servers after the latest updates, and suddenly my WSUS services stopped. The error messages are many and varied, and I am not getting anywhere trying to research a solution. This happened last time I rebooted this server, and was fairly simple to resolve - but I didn't document...

    AndreaF7,570 pointsBadges:
  • Free IT Book: CompTIA Security+ Video Mentor

    This week's free IT giveaway is the CompTIA Security+ SYO-201 Video Mentor. Answer one of the unanswered questions and leave the link to your answer in the discussion area below. Voice and Data Network Setup WSUS Downstream Server Problem How much of your sensitive information can you trust to...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS Downstream Server problem

    have noticed a problem on one of my downstream WSUS servers, Main Summary page says "Downloading 0.00 of 900mb" in status of downloads. I also get the following error on my event logs : Content file download failed. Reason: A connection with the server could not be established Source File:...

    Mmaharana65 pointsBadges:
  • Backing up a WSUS server

    We want to be able to restore it to another server or even this one formatted.

    Karl Gechlik9,860 pointsBadges:
  • Windows Update File Remains no matter how many times I run installation

    This "problem" has been going on for a while. On one of my machines (Windows XP Professional, 32-bit), there will be the indication that updates are waiting to be applied. Looking, one update is shown, one that has already been installed. I'll say go ahead and install it, and the process will...

    Stevesz2,015 pointsBadges:
  • Issue with Threat Mamagament Gateway blocking Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    Has anyone had issue with Threat Management Gateway blocking Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)?  What can I do? This question is from the Microsoft Live Chat which took place on July 13th.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS schedule time

    Hi All, I have installed WSUS server and it is working fine .My question is how can I force update a client ? For examble ,One of my windows xp client ,I have edited the GPO for WSUS and sheduled the time as every 7AM .Every dat the update ballon will show at 7AM on the lowest right pane of the...

    sumeshbnr1,675 pointsBadges:
  • Can I use virtual server as a WSUS server?

    Can I use virtual server as a WSUS server? This question is from the Microsoft Virtualization Live Chat which took place on August 27th.

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS GPO override of Manual Update restriction

    Can the Domain Admin or Local Admin override the WSUS GPO that restricts users from manually updating their machine from the Windows Update site? We need to have our Help Desk staff either remote in or visit customer PCs and invoke a manual update from the web. We DO NOT want our customers to do...

    Gcmclean5 pointsBadges:
  • WSUS to call command on client prior to reboot

    Is there a way tio call a command (batch file) on a client machine prior to the reboot that WSUS requires? Can this be done either on the client or host side? I have a batch file that must be run on a server prior to any (automatic) reboot attempt.

    Taersious15 pointsBadges:
  • wsus problems

    hello i have a WSUS server installed with the wsus clients having windows XP sp3 version the wsus setting are pushed through group policy out of 600 systems 550 sre reported to the wsus but the rest shows as not reporting when i do an gpudate /force the windows update folder in the registry gets...

    Abhijeetmn40 pointsBadges:
  • How to Deploy Internet explore 7 over WSUS

    How to Deploy Internet explore 7 over WSUS

    Missey140 pointsBadges:
  • Track WSUS Updates

    i'm using WSUS 3 to push latest windows updates to users. I usually test the updates by pushing it to myself first. Does anyone know how i can keep track of which are the latest updates i've tested so that i can push it to other users ? Thanks and regards

    Purin20 pointsBadges:
  • Opinion on Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)

    Could you please share your opinions on using WSUS to deploy patches and updates on windows networks ? Would you recommend its use on a network of about 75 computers ? What other update/patch management solutions are you using ? Thanks, Carlos DL

    carlosdl65,110 pointsBadges:
  • SBS 2003 to SBS 2008 Upgrade missing Update Service Server Computer Policy

    We migrated from SBS 2003 to SBS 2008, but the Update Services Server Computers Policy is missing. WSUS seems to be working, however it has updates loaded for the old SBS 2003 server. However, clicking "change the software update settings" in the console gives an error "update services group policy...

    ITKE56,495 pointsBadges:

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