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

Details on the June 2016 Microsoft security update release

Yesterday we released security updates to provide additional protection against malicious attackers. As a best practice, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. More information about June’s security updates and advisories can be found in the Security TechNet Library. J.C. Hornbeck, Solution Asset PMMicrosoft Enterprise Cloud Group… Read more

New update packages for Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server

We’ve spent a lot of time over the past year talking about Windows 10 (including new roadmap details), but we also know that organizations are still working with Windows 7, regularly updating their Windows 7 SP1 images to include the latest updates, app versions and more. Because of this, we’re happy to announce that we’re… Read more

May 2016 Microsoft security update release

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

Details on Microsoft’s security update release for March 2016

Today Microsoft released security updates to provide additional protections against malicious attackers. As always, we encourage customers to apply security updates as soon as they are released. For complete details see the following: Microsoft Security Bulletin for March 2016  Microsoft Security Advisories J.C. Hornbeck, Solution Asset PMMicrosoft Enterprise Cloud Group… Read more

How to delete upgrades in WSUS

(Alternative title: “Help, I synched Upgrades before installing the patch!”  This applies to anyone who missed KB 3095113 when it was offered as a hotfix, and subsequently enabled synching of Upgrades in their environment.  The upgrades that were downloaded happen to be from the Windows 10 1511 feature upgrade, but these steps could be modified… Read more

Check out our new guide to Microsoft WSUS and Configuration Manager SUP maintenance

Just in case you missed it, Microsoft’s own Meghan Stewart just published a great guide covering all the why’s and how’s to WSUS and Configuration Manager Software Update Point maintenance. Whether you’re new to update maintenance or a seasoned pro, you’ll definitely want to give this one a read. You can find Meghan’s complete guide… Read more