Guides

How to Prepare for On-Prem WSUS UUP Updates

How to Prepare for On-Prem WSUS UUP Updates

Quality updates are coming on March 28 for on-premises Windows 11, version 22H2 devices. The updates are coming via the Unified Update Platform (UUP) which interoperates with WSUS and Microsoft Configuration Manager. UUP quality updates are cumulative, including all...

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Backing Up Windows Server Update Services

Backing Up Windows Server Update Services

You probably already know that backing up your Windows Server Update Services is crucial. You want to back up because restores are faster than rebuilding WSUS. Although it’s not difficult to rebuild, it takes valuable time we know you don’t have. Your WSUS...

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Reset Windows Update GPO Settings

Reset Windows Update GPO Settings

If you want to Reset the Windows Update GPO Settings because you are moving away from WSUS, or you need to for troubleshooting purposes (sometimes corruption in the registry permissions prevent expected changes from happening), the easiest way to do this is to remove...

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RemoteApp and Desktop Connections

RemoteApp and Desktop Connections

How Do I Add RemoteApp Connections? Ever get sick of trying to find the right way of mass-adding a RemoteApp connection feed to a large amount of computers? There are a few ways: manually (YUCK!), and automatically using a GPO: User Configuration > Policies >...

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Externally Facing WSUS Servers

Externally Facing WSUS Servers

Take the following questions into consideration: How can we solve the problem with controlling updates and reporting both internally and externally using WSUS? How do we make sure that all of our client systems receive updates whether they are inside or outside the...

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How to Migrate or Upgrade WSUS

How to Migrate or Upgrade WSUS

There are 3 different types of ways to upgrade WSUS. Install the new Server OS, install the WSUS role synchronizing with Microsoft Update, creating your groups, adjusting your settings, and then changing your GPOs over to the new server. An In-place upgrade of the...

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Role Based Access Security

Role Based Access Security

"Change how you think; Change your life." If you think you know how to administer a file server, maintain permissions and groups, but want to know a better way; a more efficient way, then you have to change how you think about permissions and security. Watch these...

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