WSUS Unnecessary Content Cleanup

PAVZ 136 Reputation points
2020-09-21T09:47:07.117+00:00

Dear Team

I want to clear WSUS unnecessarycontent by script:

  • Connect to WSUS database
  • Decline expired updates
  • Decline superseded updates
  • Delete obsolete updates (updates are deleted one by one to avoid timeouts)
  • Delete unneeded content files

My WSUS Service in Windows Server 2012 R2 with WSUS 4.

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  1. Amandayou-MSFT 11,021 Reputation points
    2020-09-22T02:25:44.697+00:00

    Hi @MarufHossain-3174,

    We could use this script in this article:
    https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/WSUS-cleanup-script-7e019537

    And the script runs WSUS cleanup tasks using stored procedures in WSUS database directly, avoiding timeout errors and WSUS service crash that may occur when using WSUS' Cleanup Wizard.


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