Troubleshooting WSUS

If you’ve been working with WSUS for a while then you’re probably already aware of http://www.wsuswiki.com but if not you should stop by and check it out.  One of the cool things about the site is that all information provided on the site is written, validated and edited by users like you. Anyone can change… Read more

Missing End User License Agreement (EULA) will cause error 0x80240033 in the UpdatesHandler.log

Here’s an interesting issue written up by Scott Ellison, a Senior Support Escalation Engineer in our Charlotte, NC office.  This issue is caused by a missing EULA, and nobody likes a missing EULA: ======== Issue: When attempting to deploy a software update you may receive the following errors in the UpdatesHandler.log: Starting or resuming update… Read more

Troubleshooting WSUS downloads

Monday and Tuesday we talked briefly about some basic troubleshooting steps for WSUS setup and synchronization, and today I’m going to talk about troubleshooting downloads. When troubleshooting downloads to the WSUS server, WSUS sends a requests to BITS to download the patches to the WSUS local update folder (if it’s configured to download to a… 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