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Tag: WAM

AJ-TEK-blog-FAQ

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Jun2020
Adam Marshall is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer who specializes in security. As an IT Specialist, Adam takes care of everything IT related including hardware, software, networking, firewalls, backups, desktops, servers, Active Directory, Exchange, Dynamics GP and InforCRM.  After years of working with WSUS, he searched for a way to automate ... Read More
June 24, 2020Admin
AJ Tek

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May2020

Is WSUS Worth It?

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There is no cost to use WSUS from Microsoft, they provide it free, included with Windows Server, but there are costs associated with it—mainly the salary or wage of the person that needs to run and maintain the system. Also, if you choose to contact Microsoft Support directly, you will ... Read More
May 13, 2020Admin
WSUS vs SCCM

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Apr2020

WSUS vs SCCM

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WSUS (Windows Server Update Services) and SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) are both Microsoft products. While they’re often discussed together, especially in relation to updates, they are two distinct products. In the most general terms, WSUS is software that system administrators use to manage Microsoft updates. Once updates (including critical and security ... Read More
April 15, 2020Admin
WSUS Maintenance

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Mar2020

Plan WSUS Maintenance

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How often do you perform WSUS maintenance? Is it a monthly task? Quarterly? Or maybe even yearly? Microsoft recommends monthly maintenance, but ideally, you should be proactively maintaining your servers and database for optimal performance. The problem is, not many people have the time (or desire) to undertake monthly WSUS maintenance, ... Read More
March 25, 2020Admin
AJTek

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Jan2020

How to Easily Decline WSUS Updates

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If you do not need—or do not want to deploy—certain updates to your network ever, you need to manually select and decline updates. Declining updates for the sake of managing what you see in the update views is NOT the way to manage WSUS. You should scope your views instead ... Read More
January 15, 2020Adam J. Marshall
AJTek

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Dec2019

How to Automate WSUS Maintenance

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How much time do you spend on WSUS maintenance? Do you put it off because of the time it requires, or do you just dread the monotonous tasks of going through updates? Do you even know that you need to do WSUS maintenance? Did you know that there is an ... Read More
December 4, 2019Adam J. Marshall
AJTek

23

Oct2019

Why WAM is Only Available for Purchase by Credit Card

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In order to keep WAM affordable for businesses and to continue providing prompt support and new development, we streamline our ordering process. That includes having all our transactions done online so that customers can purchase a WAM license and immediately begin using our software. That means we only accept purchases ... Read More
October 23, 2019Admin
AJTek

25

Sep2019

How to Protect Your Company from IT Security Risks

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With the prevalence of cyberattacks, it’s imperative that every company has a cybersecurity plan. Attacks are so frequent, it can be hard to keep up with the latest breaches. Troy Hunt, a Microsoft MVP & Microsoft Regional Director, created a website, Have I Been Pwned to allow users to check ... Read More
September 25, 2019Adam J. Marshall
AJ Tek

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Sep2019

How to Clear Space on WSUS Server

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If your WSUS server is consuming too much space — it can be a symptom of slowdowns, errors and countless other problems. System administrators can waste a lot of time trying to clear space and often their efforts would be better spent elsewhere. WAM is automated WSUS maintenance that can easily ... Read More
September 11, 2019Adam J. Marshall
WAM

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Aug2019

Why We Don’t Offer a Free Trial of WAM

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At AJ Tek, our vision is to make IT simple and automated for professionals. Our flagship product, WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) embodies this philosophy by performing all the tasks that a system administrator would need to do, leaving only approving updates and reporting to the WSUS Administrator. Our software has quickly ... Read More
August 28, 2019Admin