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Sep2018
Your log didn't show anything out of the ordinary. I'm thinking this may be a re-install of WSUS (https://www.ajtek.ca/wsus/how-to-remove-wsus-completely-and-reinstall-it/) but let's try a couple more things first. Run the following first: .\Clean-WSUS.ps1 -SetApplicationPoolMemory 0 Then Run 3 times: .\Clean-WSUS.ps1 -RemoveSynchronizationLogs -DatabaseMaintenance -SaveReport TXT Then run 3 times: .\Clean-WSUS.ps1 -DeclineMultipleTypesOfUpdates -SaveReport TXT Then run another 3 times: .\Clean-WSUS.ps1 -DatabaseMaintenance -SaveReport ... Read More
September 6, 2018Adam J. Marshall

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Aug2018

Reporting

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-FirstRun is the only routine that will always create a TXT log file which is located in WAM Logs. (Windows Menu > Programs > AJ Tek > WSUS Automated Maintenance > WAM Logs) Every other run will honour the settings listed in the configuration file. (Windows Menu > Programs > AJ Tek > ... Read More
August 31, 2018Adam J. Marshall

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Aug2018

RemoveDrivers

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So, the way the software works is that it will wipe out all drivers from the database on -FirstRun as you've found out. This cleans them out using SQL code. This is not necessarily bad so long as the systems had the latest drivers already installed. This is good because ... Read More
August 29, 2018Adam J. Marshall

25

Aug2018

Outside Support

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This is outside the scope of support as it doesn't relate to the WSUS Automated Maintenance product itself. Please create a new thread on Spiceworks (https://community.spiceworks.com/) and tag me +OverDrive or create a new thread on TechNet (https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/home?forum=winserverwsus) and let me know what it is and if I get some time, ... Read More
August 25, 2018Adam J. Marshall

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Aug2018

Language Packs

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Language Packs (LP) are different than regular Windows Updates. Once approved in WSUS, they only install through manual intervention on the client. If the language pack is NOT approved, you will still be able to add the language pack for writing in the chosen language, but the display will stay ... Read More
August 25, 2018Adam J. Marshall

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Aug2018

Application Pool Memory

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Please check to see your application pool memory settings by using the WAM Shell (Windows Menu > Programs > AJ Tek > WSUS Automated Maintenance > WAM Shell) and running: .\Clean-WSUS.ps1 -DisplayApplicationPoolMemory If it is less than 4GB, set it to 4GB .\Clean-WSUS.ps1 -SetApplicationPoolMemory 4096 If it is more than 4GB already, set it ... Read More
August 18, 2018Adam J. Marshall

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Aug2018
If you want to check the progress of RemoveObsoleteUpdates (assuming you're using the Windows Internal Database [WID]), you can open up SQL Server Management Studio using Run As Administrator, connect to the WID using the string below with Windows Authentication: WID2008 = 'np:\\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE\sql\query'WID2012Plus = 'np:\\.\pipe\MICROSOFT##WID\tsql\query' Open a new query window and paste ... Read More
August 14, 2018Adam J. Marshall

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Aug2018

Upgrade to 3.5

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If you were using 3.2, you have all the system requirements installed so you just need to install the new version and it will take care of everything except for removing the physical 3.2 file. It will remove the old scheduled task automatically, and re-add the new one. If you're ... Read More
August 13, 2018Adam J. Marshall

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Aug2018

3.5 Documentation

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So long as you've installed the installed the system requirements. https://www.ajtek.ca/wam/system-requirements/ All you have to do is run the EXE on the server and follow the setup configuration for email server information. On Finish, the -FirstRun will happen and that does everything for you. It really is that easy! As for the actual ... Read More
August 7, 2018Adam J. Marshall

27

Jul2018

Sent Invoice

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First, Thank you for your purchase. I've sent you an invoice through our eCommerce system.
July 27, 2018Adam J. Marshall