Tag: Tips

WSUS Cleanup SCCM

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Aug2021
In the past, it has been easy to dismiss WSUS cleanup, especially regarding its use for SCCM. Once upon a time, there wasn’t a huge need to interfere with the WSUS system behind SCCM, as we usually just assumed that the SCCM settings would take precedence over it, and make ... Read More
August 25, 2021Admin
Delete WSUS Updates

04

Aug2021
If your WSUS is consuming too much space on your server, it can seem like a very frustrating and daunting task to try to clear it out efficiently. As you likely know, running out of space on your server can lead to slower operation with less priority on what’s important ... Read More
August 4, 2021Admin
WSUS 3.0 Service Pack 2

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Jun2021
Microsoft has officially announced that Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 Service Pack 2 (SP2) users will no longer be able to synchronize and download updates starting on October 31, 2021. While this may be a surprise to some, the writing has been on the wall since early 2020 when extended ... Read More
June 16, 2021Admin
Fix WSUS Errors

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May2021

The Best Way To Fix WSUS Errors

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As we all know, the Windows operating system releases updates to help protect your system from security issues fairly regularly. Occasionally though, you may run into unexpected errors when trying to download a Windows 10 update using your Windows Server Update Services (WSUS). One of the WSUS errors that users ... Read More
May 27, 2021Admin
Bundled Windows Updates

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Feb2021

New Bundled Updates for Windows 10

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Recently, Microsoft officially changed how they would be delivering updates to certain parts of Windows 10 and Windows Server that receive and install Windows Update files. This new method of bundled Windows updates is said to eliminate confusion and totally streamline the OS’s regular refreshes. Before this change, Microsoft released all ... Read More
February 10, 2021Admin
New Version of WAM

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Jul2020
We’re constantly evolving our software to ensure it stays up to date and is providing the best experience for our users. We are happy to announce that the newest version of WAM is now available to all active licensed users! What can you expect in the latest version? Feature: Add-Notice - ... Read More
July 29, 2020Admin
WSUS Database

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Mar2020
If you’re running into performance issues with your WSUS server, your first step should be to investigate the WSUS database to see if it’s the cause of the errors. If you’re lax with maintenance, the database could be filled with unneeded and unnecessary updates, which can significantly slow down performance. The ... Read More
March 11, 2020Admin
Easy WSUS maintenance

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Jan2020

Easy WSUS Maintenance for IT Administrators

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Many IT administrators are lax with WSUS maintenance. While Microsoft recommends monthly maintenance, and outlines the steps required in 17 pages of detailed instructions, the truth is, many IT specialists just don’t have the time. Instead of proactively maintaining their server environments, many people put off the task until something goes ... Read More
January 29, 2020Adam J. Marshall
school systems

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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
RunAsRadio

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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