WSUS Product Team Blog

WSUS Product Team thoughts, information, tips and tricks and beyond :-)

August, 2005

  • Rob Dunn's - Beginner WSUS Admin FAQ

    Pretty much a stellar compilation of information on WSUS setup, administration and operations from multiple community and MS resources: Kudos to Rob for pulling this together and publishing in one place. http://uphold2001.brinkster.net/vbshf/wsus/wsus_faq...
  • Migrating_Updating WSUS W/MSDE dbase to full version SQL

    We have posted a draft for the steps to update or migrate a WSUS MSDE or WMSDE database to a full version of SQL 2000 on the local or a remote server. This draft is previewed on the WSUS wiki at: http://www.wsuswiki.com/UpgradingMSDEtoSQL2000 . When finalized...
  • WSUS install proceedure - OEM preconfigured SBS 2003 systems

    WSUS installation failures have been reported on some OEM preconfigured SBS 2003 systems. Investigation into this issue has uncovered the following problem: During the SBS OEM mini setup the domain name is entered by the customer and added to the...
  • Client script samples

    Client script samples are making life easier when managing AU across environments. Check out the TechNet Community Script Center's AU script samples, and Rob Dunns' addition of install/present reboot notice, onTorgeir Bakken's force client update (to...
  • Optional content availability clarification

    Folks have been asking what is the difference between the types of updates available for direct download from the Microsoft Update site, and the updates that are available for synchronization or download to the WSUS servers. At the time of release, Windows...