The Microsoft security update for January 2017 has been released

Yesterday we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library…. Read more

Troubleshooting Microsoft WSUS software update synchronization issues

If you’re having synchronization problems with either WSUS or System Center Configuration Manager, here’s a friendly reminder that we have a great troubleshooter that will walk you through diagnosing and fixing some of the more common issues that may be encountered when sync fails. If you ever have these kinds of issues, there’s a good… Read more

Support Tip: WSUS Server Cleanup Wizard task “Delete computers that have not contacted the server in 30 days or more” fails with connection error

~ Author: Moni R S Hello Everyone, my name is Moni and I am a Support Engineer in the Windows Devices and Deployment team here at Microsoft. In this post, I’ll be discussing an issue where the Server Cleanup Wizard for WSUS 3.0 Service Pack 2 times out when attempting to delete computers that have… Read more

The Microsoft security update for November 2016 has been released

Today we released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library…. Read more

Recreating the SUSDB and WSUS Content folder for a Windows Server 2012 based WSUS computer

Author: Meghan Stewart | Support Escalation Engineer Occasionally you may find that you want to start over in WSUS with a fresh database (SUSDB). There can be any number of reasons for this, but typically I see people doing this if their SUSDB is rather old, has a ton of unneeded updates in it, and… Read more

The Microsoft security update for October 2016 has been released

The October 2016 Microsoft security updates have been released to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, Microsoft encourages all customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. J.C. Hornbeck, Solution Asset… Read more

Support Tip: Avoiding sync problems when WSUS computers share SUSDB

Hi everyone, my name is Bindusar Kushwaha and I’m a Support Escalation Engineer on the Configuration Manager team. I ran into an interesting case the other day so I thought I’d take a minute to share it with you in case you happen to see it in your environment. The Problem Let’s say you’re running… Read more

The Microsoft security update for September 2016 has been released

The September 2016 Microsoft security updates have been released to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, Microsoft encourages all customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. J.C. Hornbeck, Solution Asset… Read more

.NET Core and ASP.NET Core added to Microsoft’s suite of ongoing bounty programs

Today Microsoft announced the addition of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core to their suite of ongoing bounty programs. They are offering a bounty on the Windows and Linux versions of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core starting on September 1, 2016. For complete details please see the following: Announcing a Microsoft .NET Core and ASP.NET Core… Read more

Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2016

Just a quick note to let you know that the Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2016 has been released. These security updates provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As a best practice, Microsoft encourages all customers to apply these security updates as soon as they are released. More information about this month’s security updates… Read more