Momentum Webcast: Plan Your Windows Server 2008 Migration in Less Time with Fewer Resources (Level 200)

A few months back I posted about our new Microsoft Assessment and Planning Solution Accelerator and this month we’re hosting a live webcast on how to leverage it in your Windows Server 2008 migration.  This is one of those tools that really applies to many difference aspects of your infrastructure so while it’s not specific… Read more

WSUS: How to Backup and Restore WSUS using the Wizard Mode

We get quite a few questions on this so I thought I’d put together a quick step-by-step with screen shots and all that.  This is documented on TechNet but with this you can actually see what it all looks like before actually doing it. ======== 1. Launch the NT Backup using the wizard mode. Click… Read more

WSUS: How to change the location where WSUS stores updates locally

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where the Content volume on your WSUS server is running out of space but you had no idea how to change where the updates are stored locally?  Or maybe the disk where updates are stored fails and the replacement disk uses a new drive letter?  Either way,… Read more

WSUS: Migrating approvals during an update from WSUS 2.0 to WSUS 3.0 SP1

Well, looks like I’ll be first to jump in on our new WSUS Support Team blog with a little tip on how to migrate your existing approvals during an upgrade from WSUS 2.0 to WSUS 3.0 (including WSUS SP1).  I actually got this question the other day and figure that if one person is asking… Read more

Coming Soon: The WSUS Support Team Blog

Well, after spending a lot of time getting the SoftGrid Team Blog off the ground and getting the SMSandMOM blog built up I decided it’s time to branch out and start a new support related blog covering Windows Server Update Services.  Here at Microsoft on the Manageability support team we have three primary areas of… Read more