Another WSUS Cleanup Script

Just noticed this as I was looking for a solution for a different WSUS problem and thought I would share this here as well.  http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/90ca6976-d441-4a10-89b0-30a7103d55db Apparently a “Thomas Schlacter” posted this recently to the ScriptCenter and looks very convenient in that you would only need to schedule this on the master server and it would…


WSUS FCS Definitions

This is a follow up post to my previous FCS definitions post.  The first one focused on the mpam-fe files and what is contained that you can find on the security portal at www.microsoft.com/security/portal.  This one instead focuses on what is actually downloaded by your WSUS server and what is in turn downloaded by your…

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Understanding FCS Definitions

A fairly frequent question we get is how do FCS definitions work.  How do I find just the delta’s for the month etc.  You can always manually download the latest definitions from http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal with the links on the right.  This will get you the mpam-fe.exe and the mpam-fex64.exe files. So these are both self extracting…

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Automating WSUS Cleanup

By default WSUS does not clean up anything in an automated manner.  This is not normally too much of an issue for a system with plenty of drive space and a system that does not do definitions.  However with FCS thrown into the environment WSUS will sync new definitions three times a day at a…

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