2k3 shutdown w/ update - Help!

Discussion in 'Windows Server Systems' started by illmaticone, Oct 4, 2007.

  1. illmaticone

    illmaticone OSNN Junior Addict

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    Hey guys needed to restart my server due to exchange issue, i hit shut down with update, but its hanging on the update!

    its been installing update 1 or 2 for about 30 mins. any suggestions ?
     
  2. Electronic Punk

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  3. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Never, ever shutdown and install updates, especially a server. It is bad practice.
     
  4. Electronic Punk

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    Hmm, how does it differ from a restart or at least how else would you install the updates?
     
  5. fitz

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    install the updates.. then shutdown. Don't shutdown and install the updates during the shutdown.. for reasons such as these, when there are problems, there is no way to recover gracefully.
     
  6. kcnychief

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    That plus you can't continue working :)