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, ...
Tag: WSUS Maintenance
March 25, 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
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 ...
December 4, 2019Adam J. Marshall
If you’re running out of space in your WSUS database, you might decline updates and run the Cleanup Wizard; however, this Cleanup tool doesn’t actually clean the database, leading to sluggish and slow operations. To easily clean up your WSUS database, there’s only one solution: download and install WAM (WSUS Automated ...
November 13, 2019Adam J. Marshall
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 ...
October 23, 2019Admin
According to Microsoft Support, you should be performing WSUS maintenance monthly.1 Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for System Administrators to set up WSUS servers and then forget or completely ignore maintenance tasks, which can cause a number of problems down the road. WAM (WSUS Automated Maintenance) was designed to help IT professionals ...
October 9, 2019Adam J. Marshall
When working with sensitive and confidential information, it’s imperative WSUS is regularly maintained to prevent security risks from compromising your computing environment. Keeping WSUS maintained can be a full-time job and falling behind can put your law office at risk. There are a number of time-consuming steps for proper WSUS maintenance ...
July 24, 2019Adam 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
WSUS Automated Maintenance (WAM) is a unique product on the market. There’s nothing else that currently offers the same functionality, ease of use and low price-point. The best part of WAM is that as a system administrator, you’re able to work on other tasks, instead of spending time on WSUS ...
May 22, 2019Adam J. Marshall