WSUS Permissions – WsusContent, Registry, and IIS

WSUS Permissions – WsusContent, Registry, and IIS

If you Google WSUS Permissions, you may end up getting a boatload of links to support help on TechNet, Spiceworks, ExpertsExchange, Microsoft Docs, or other blogs around the Internet. Most of the links are only for specific parts – maybe the WsusContent folder,...
How To Get WSUS Reports Working In Server 2019

How To Get WSUS Reports Working In Server 2019

2 Easy Steps: Download and install Microsoft System CLR Types for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/download/details.aspx?id=29065) Expand “Install Instructions” below the Download button. Find “Microsoft® System CLR Types...
Language Packs in WSUS – Are They Worth It?

Language Packs in WSUS – Are They Worth It?

Language Packs (LPs) and Language Interface Packs (LIPs) are different than any other update that comes across WSUS. When you see a bunch of LPs and LIPs, the WSUS views may look overwhelming with the number of updates, especially on a new build of Windows is added...
How Do I Connect to the Windows Internal Database (WID)?

How Do I Connect to the Windows Internal Database (WID)?

Connecting to the Windows Internal Database (WID) can only be done LOCALLY. It cannot be done from a remote machine. This is one of the trade-offs for using WID over SQL Express (but SQL Express carries a hard database size limit where as the WID does not). Using SQL...