Welcome to the New Version of WAM 2023.07

by | Published on 2023.07.05 | Blog

As IT professionals and system admins continue to discover WAM and its incredible utility, AJ Tek continues to update and enhance it so it’s better for everyone. We are thrilled to announce the release of the latest version of WAM – WAM 2023.07. Packed with new features and enhancements, this update is set to take your WSUS maintenance experience to the next level. Here’s what you can look forward to with the latest version. 

WAM 2023.07: New Features

Here’s what you can expect with the newest version of WAM:

  • Bug Fix: Fixed -SetMailAuthentication and -SetServiceAccountCredentials not working when in a self-healing state.
  • Bug Fix: Fixed some WAM declines not working on servers using a different locale.
  • Bug Fix: Fixed SQLDatabaseShrink not shrinking the SUSDB log file.
  • Feature: Added Remove-WsusProduct to the WAMTools module to aid in removing the erroneous “Windows Dev Insider Channel” from WSUS.
  • Feature: Added Get-WAMLicence to the WAMTools module to view licensing information for both the installed WAM licence and other licence files.
  • Feature: Added Get-MaxSimultaneousFileDownloads and Set-MaxSimultaneousFileDownloads for configuring the MaxSimultaneousFileDownloads setting in the WSUS database.
  • Installer: Removed licence page from upgrades when a licence is already present on the system.
  • Installer: Added a “Test Email” button to the installer to have WAM send a test email for testing the mailing configuration WAM will use.
  • Installer: Added a configuration option in the installer to configure whether or not the service account used by WAM should have access to network resources.
  • Update: Updated RenameOSDescriptions’ output so it now displays in an easier-to-read table.
  • Update: Updated WAM’s stop synchronization method to better reflect what it is doing.
  • Update: Updated InstallTask logic to add the scheduled task’s execution user to remote SQL databases as the DBO instead of db_owner.

Rely on WAM

As experienced IT admins ourselves, we’re committed to making WAM a user-friendly tool that you can rely on. We know that WAM makes your job – and your life – so much easier that it’s worth the small annual licensing fee. We’re dedicated to continuing our mission to make WSUS maintenance less time-consuming and more convenient for you. That’s why, not only do we continue to release new versions of WAM so your experience is always improving, but we also provide reliable and fast customer support. 

Join the thousands of IT professionals who rely on WAM for their WSUS maintenance.

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