Category: Blog

AJtek

05

Jun2019
We’re proud to announce that our very own Adam Marshall had the privilege of being interviewed by host Richard Campbell for the latest episode (639) of RunAs Radio. RunAs Radio is an established weekly podcast for IT professionals working with Microsoft products. Now in its thirteenth year of production, there are ... Read More
June 5, 2019Admin
ajtek

22

May2019
WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) is a unique product on the market. There’s nothing else that currently offers the same functionality, ease of use and low price-point. The best part of WAM is that as a system administrator, you’re able to work on other tasks, instead of spending time on WSUS ... Read More
May 22, 2019Admin
getting-things-done

09

May2019
I have come across an anomaly in the Windows 10 software through our work here at AJ Tek and helping out in the community. It only occurs in particular circumstances, but it does appear somewhat regularly and frustrates the user. Rather than the slow and winding road through technical support, which ... Read More
May 9, 2019Adam J. Marshall
WSUS

08

May2019
Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is mandatory for many companies but can be frustrating and complicated to manage. WAM is a fully automated software solution that can index the WSUS database, remove declined updates and drivers, clean synchronization logs and compress update revisions. To work properly and avoid any issues, ... Read More
May 8, 2019Admin
ajtek

24

Apr2019
The basic WAM license is called a Single or Upstream license. This is the only license you need for a single WSUS server. In this scenario, the WSUS server connects directly to Microsoft Update to download updates. In addition to the Single or Upstream license, you may need to purchase additional ... Read More
April 24, 2019Admin
WAM

10

Apr2019
On most new systems, WAM can clean WSUS in under 72 hours; however, older systems with slower processing power could take longer. Older hardware—especially systems between 2010 and 2012—can slow down when it comes to removing obsolete updates. While many systems will clear this step in minutes or just a few ... Read More
April 10, 2019Admin
WSUSbestPractices

27

Mar2019
New system administrators will have a varying degree of familiarity with WSUS. Some might have helped with Windows server admin tasks in previous roles while others might be learning everything on the job. When it comes to WSUS best practices, there is nothing more important than maintenance and regularly scheduling ... Read More
March 27, 2019Admin
WSUSerror

13

Mar2019
When using your WSUS server, there are hundreds of possible errors you could encounter. Investigating WSUS errors and possible solutions can take up an enormous amount of your time, whether it’s through trial-and-error or searching forum articles on fixes for your specific, and often unique, situation. Instead of getting frustrated ... Read More
March 13, 2019Admin
WSUS

27

Feb2019
As a system administrator, are you tired of seeing “an error occurred trying to connect the WSUS server” or “the WSUS administration console has encountered an unexpected error” while working with WSUS? With our WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) software, you can free up space, avoid error messages and save time ... Read More
February 27, 2019Admin

21

Sep2018
Why should I learn PowerShell? Microsoft, Linux, Unix, Solaris, Android, iOS - Operating Systems that run our planet. Computers, Phones, Cameras, MediaPlayers, BlueRay players, Set top boxes, Alarm Systems, IoT - Some of the devices that we have that use these Operating Systems. Shell, Bash, KornShell, Command Prompt, GUIs, PowerShell ... Read More
September 21, 2018Adam J. Marshall