Troubleshooting WSUSContent folder size when it grows bigger and bigger

I was recently helping out a customer who had issues with wsuscontent folder size which was about 330GB. This folder size usually around 5-6GB if you are not using standalone WSUS or 3rd party updates for patching. This folder primarily stores the information about. 1. Software update end-user license agreement (EULA). 2. Microsoft patches for…
Managing windows updates using Configuration Manager and Group policy

When a Configuration Manager client is installed and configured to use the software updates agent, it will automatically configured with a local Group Policy setting that specifies the Configuration Manager software update point. The Group Policy setting used is the intranet Microsoft update service location, specified as a Windows Update computer administrative template. The following…
What is new in Configuration Manager 2010 reporting

Microsoft has released update 2010 for Endpoint Manager Configuration Manager , the last build for this year with some great and enhanced features, for a complete list, please refer to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/plan-design/changes/whats-new-in-version-2010 This build version is currently available for you to install via opt-in method (fast-ring). You can download the script from and run it on…
Update rollup available to resolve Client issue downloading ccmsetup content from cloud DP (CMG)–KB4575790

Microsoft has released another update rollup (KB4575790) to fix client setup content download issue from CMG distribution point. The following listed issues and the rollup update is available in updates and servicing node only if you have installed the recently released update rollup KB 4578605 for Configuration Manager 2006 build. If you have not installed…
Using PowerShell script to extract the status messages for SMS provider, Site and client in Configuration Manager

Over the last couple of years, I have been using this method to extract the status messages for various components in Configuration Manager such as SMS provider, Site server and client. These status messages critical and useful when it comes to troubleshooting the components, clients etc. Status messages are similar to Windows NT Events and…
Deploy task sequence to user based collection in Configuration Manager Technical Preview 2010

Another month pass by and Microsoft released Technical preview for Configuration Manager 2010. These technical previews will be released every month and is for lab purpose ONLY. For more information about the technical preview and how to use it, please refer https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/mem/configmgr/core/get-started/technical-preview The active baseline version as of today for technical preview is 2007 and…