WSUS on Windows Server “8” Administrative Tasks using PowerShell – Part 1

Author: Yuri Diogenes – Senior Technical Writer Technical Reviewers: Cecilia Cole – Program Manager, Travis Plunk – Software Developer Engineer In our previous post, we demonstrated how to install the WSUS Role on Windows Server “8” using PowerShell. This post will demonstrate how to leverage WSUS PowerShell Cmdlets to perform core administrative tasks. This post… Read more

Search for updates returns declined updates in WSUS on Windows Server 8 Beta

Here’s another cool WSUS article I found over on our TechNet Wiki page this morning. This one describes and issue where a search for updates returns declined updates on the Windows Server 8 beta: Consider a scenario where the following tasks are performed in WSUS running on Windows Server “8” Beta: A default synchronization was… Read more

Installing WSUS on Windows Server “8” Beta using PowerShell

Authors: Travis Plunk, Software Developer Engineer Yuri Diogenes, Senior Technical Writer Technical Reviewers: Cecilia Cole, Program Manager In our previous post, we demonstrated how to install the WSUS Role on the Windows Server “8” Beta using the new Server Manager. In this post you will learn how to perform the same task using PowerShell. To… Read more

How WSUS and Cluster-Aware Updating are affected by Windows Server 8 Beta Updates

Just a quick FYI on an article over on our TechNet Wiki regarding how WSUS and Cluster-Aware Updating are affected by Windows Server 8 Beta updates: There are two known issues with Windows Server "8" Beta update process: Windows 8 Beta Updates are not marked for WSUS The Beta Microsoft Update Catalog is not available… Read more

Getting started with WSUS in the Windows Server 8 beta: Installing the WSUS role using the new Server Manager

Author: Yuri Diogenes, Senior Technical Writer Technical Reviewers: Travis Plunk, Software Developer Engineer Cecilia Cole, Program Manager J.C. Hornbeck, Knowledge Engineer Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is now built in to the Windows Server 8 beta as a Server Role. We launched a series of new articles at TechNet Library about the new WSUS and… Read more