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  • Blog Post: WSUS: How To Throttle BITS

    There is a small misunderstanding in BITS capabilities. When we say "bandwidth-throttling technology uses only idle bandwidth" and thus "downloads do not interfere with or slow other network activity, such as Internet browsing" the bandwidth we are talking about is the individual...
  • Blog Post: Windows Update agents suddenly and unexpectedly start downloading all updates from the Microsoft Update site

    Hi everyone, Joao Madureira here.  Here on the WSUS support team we occasionally run into an issue where all of the client machines at a customer site suddenly and unexpectedly start accessing the Microsoft Update site and downloading all available updates. The immediate problem here is that the...
  • Blog Post: More on throttling WSUS downloads

    I know I've touched on this before thanks to WSUS Senior Support Engineer Ellis George , but throttling downloads continues to be a popular discussion topic so I thought I'd add to it a little using some tips from Joe Tindale , also a Senior Support Escalation Engineer for WSUS.  If you want to...