Category: Blog

law firm

24

Jul2019

Best Way to Maintain WSUS in a Law Office

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When working with sensitive and confidential information, it’s imperative WSUS is regularly maintained to prevent security risks from compromising your computing environment. Keeping WSUS maintained can be a full-time job and falling behind can put your law office at risk. There are a number of time-consuming steps for proper WSUS maintenance ... Read More
July 24, 2019Adam J. Marshall
school systems

10

Jul2019

WSUS Automated Maintenance for School Systems

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WAM is the best solution for system administrators working in school systems where thousands of computers need to be maintained. Keeping up with not only patching systems, but also including the maintenance that needs to happen on the patch management system itself can be a full-time job. Using WSUS on ... Read More
July 10, 2019Adam J. Marshall
microsoft MVP

19

Jun2019

The Benefit of Being a Microsoft MVP

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Adam Marshall, President of AJ Tek, has the proud distinction of being a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). This prestigious title was awarded to him for his work and contribution in the “Windows and Devices for IT” MVP category. MVP titles are presented to people that showcase passion, community spirit and ... Read More
June 19, 2019Adam J. Marshall
RunAsRadio

05

Jun2019

Listen to AJ Tek’s Adam Marshall on the RunAs Radio Podcast

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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, 2019Adam J. Marshall
WSUS maintenance

22

May2019

How Much Time Do You Spend on WSUS Maintenance?

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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, 2019Adam J. Marshall
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
Required software

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
WAM licenses

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
clean WSUS

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
WSUS best practices

27

Mar2019

WSUS Best Practices for New System Admins

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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, 2019Adam J. Marshall