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 ...
March 11, 2020Admin
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 ...
January 29, 2020Adam J. Marshall
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 ...
July 10, 2019Adam J. Marshall
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 ...
June 5, 2019Adam J. Marshall
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 ...
April 10, 2019Admin