WSUS Content Folder File Management

Discussion in 'Windows Server Systems' started by kcnychief, Feb 3, 2006.

  1. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    This folder is growing a bit out of control, which can be expected. I only have patches needed for my test environment, and only in English, so I can't do any trimming.

    If I delete out of date patches (patches already applied and no longer needed), won't they come down again next time the server syncrhonizes?

    How can I manage the disk space, before it's all gone?
     
  2. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    If you delete patches that have already been applied, new machines will only be forced to download them again.

    Just grin and bare it ;)
     
  3. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Crap.

    I suppose I will have to upgrade the HD :(
     
  4. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Download the WSUS Debug Tool (server version).

    Run it...

    WsusDebugTool /Tool:purgeUnneededFiles

    It will delete updates no longer approved for installation, declined updates, etc.
     
  5. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    woo, SWEET, thx :)