The Newest Version of WAM (2022.07)

by | Last updated 2023.07.25 | Published on 2022.07.06 | Blog

In 2015, WAM was launched as a user-friendly and time-saving program to help our customers by performing WSUS automated maintenance. While the first version of WAM was a hit, we didn’t stop there. At AJ Tek, we’re constantly evolving WAM to make it better and more user-friendly. Our latest version of the program, WAM (2022.07) is promised to be our best version yet. Here are a few of the new features.

Key Features to be Expected in WAM 2022.07

  • New Tool – Get-WsusIISIdleTimeout/Set-WsusIISIdleTimeout
  • New Tool – Get-WsusIISPingEnabled/Set-WsusIISPingEnabled
  • New Tool – Get-WsusIISRegularTimeInterval/Set-WsusIISRegularTimeInterval
  • Added an option to suppress RenameOSDescriptions output
  • Added support for weekly reporting
  • Added include downstream computers option to RemoveComputerObjects.
  • Added Superseded Definition Updates to Decline Multiple Types of Updates to allow for a more aggressive decline
  • Changed WAM to stop WSUS synchronization before executing and restart it after execution to prevent errors
  • Added Windows 10 Enterprise LTSB/LTSC Evaluation support in Rename OS Descriptions
  • Added support for Windows 10 Enterprise N LTSB/C in Rename OS Descriptions.
  • Added Windows 10/11 Enterprise (Evaluation) Evaluation support in Rename OS Descriptions.

Updates to be Expected in WAM 2022.07

  • Added more verbose output when mailing the WAM report
  • Clarified CPU warning comment in the Configuration
  • Updated SQLDatabaseBackup logic
  • Improved the arithmetic overflow fix
  • Added -WhatIf support to RemoveComputerObjects
  • Added new notices for MaxCachedUpdates/MaxInstalledPrerequisites not being at their recommended value
  • Changed installer to show service account configuration on basic install
  • Added License File requirement

Bug Fixes to be Expected in WAM 2022.07

  • Fixed installer main configuration page erroneously overwriting a previous configuration for WAM when WAM is being reinstalled
  • Fixed InstallTask incorrectly registering the WAM cleanup task when not allowing access to network resources
  • Fixed InstallTask not working for some Windows 2012 R2 machines
  • Fixed MailReport potentially sending two emails on rare occasions
  • Fixed remote SQL server support for service accounts
  • Fixed Remove-ScheduledTask-SynchronizeAcrossTimeZones causing timing mismatches.

WAM is available as an extremely affordable yearly license through AJ Tek. As mentioned before, you’ll also have access to prompt online support for the length of your subscription. 

Purchase WAM 2022.07 today to save time and resources on your WSUS maintenance!

At AJ Tek, our vision is to make IT simple and automated for other IT professionals. Our flagship product is WAM, WSUS Automated Maintenance. This system performs all of the tasks that a WSUS Administrator needs to do to maintain WSUS properly only leaving the approving of updates and reporting to the WSUS Administrator.

Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn for additional insights and advice.

Latest Blogs

Windows Patch Tuesday: What You Need To Know

Windows Patch Tuesday: What You Need To Know

Many Windows users are already familiar with Patch Tuesday to a certain extent. The average user may understand the frequency of Microsoft updates, and the expectation to install the new patches to their servers, but perhaps they lack knowledge regarding why and how...

How Windows 11 Makes WSUS Updates Smaller

How Windows 11 Makes WSUS Updates Smaller

Throughout the past few years, Microsoft has been slowly and steadily reducing the size of the downloads for their monthly Patch Tuesday releases. As WSUS updates continue to become smaller, this has seemed to culminate with the release of Windows 11 in which WSUS...

New Version Of WAM 2022.01

New Version Of WAM 2022.01

Since our initial launch in 2015, AJ Tek has continued to change and evolve as our users and their working relationships with their computers have as well. This past year, as millions of individuals have been operating their workplaces and business from home, computer...