Add-WindowsCapability: resolve error 0x800f0954

In this tutorial, I will explain how to solve error 0x800f0954 with the PowerShell Add-WindowsCapability Cmdlet when trying to install a Windows feature. This error mainly occurs when you use a WSUS server to update your Windows computers and therefore when using the Cmdlet Add-WindowsCapability, it will look for files on the WSUS server. Here …

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WSUS manually import an update from the Microsoft Update Catalog

In this tutorial, I will explain how to manually import a site update in WSUS with PowerShell. By default, this operation is possible automatically by passing the console and provided that you use Internet Explorer 11. In 2022, who still uses this browser? Download the update and retrieve its GUID Go to the site …

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WSUS : recreate the SUSDB database

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to reset the WSUS service by recreating the SUSDB database on WID (Windows Internal Database) and the updates storage folder (WsusContent / UpdateServicesPackages). This type of operation can normally be done “without too much risk”, resetting WSUS will see us lose the history of updates on …

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WSUS : deploy Microsoft Edge

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to install Microsoft Edge using WSUS services. Microsoft is ending support for Edge Lecagy on March 9, 2021, so it is imperative to deploy Microsoft Edge to ensure workstation security. Add the Microsoft Edge product to WSUS From the WSUS console, go to Options 1. Then …

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WPP: Deploying Applications with WSUS

Update added

In this tutorial, we will see how to deploy applications (Firefox, Chrome, Fusion Agent, Java …) using the WSUS role and WPP. As a reminder, WSUS is a Windows role that allows you to administer updates to Microsoft products within a computer pool. WPP (Wsus Package Publisher) will allow us to add custom packages to …

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MDT: Install updates with WSUS

Installing updates during deployment

In this tutorial, I’ll explain how to enable Windows updates to a WSUS server when deploying an image with MDT. Enable updates Open the properties of an installation sequence, go to the Task Sequence 1 tab and activate one of the two update patches 2 by unchecking the Disable this step 3> box. > and …

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WSUS: Set up client-side targeting

resume strategy

Presentation The client-side targeting on WSUS, when enabled, allows you to directly assign to a group declare in the console. This declaration is not done GPO or by modifying the register of the customer workstation. Once activated, it is no longer possible to change the assignment of a station by hand from the WSUS console. …

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Install WSUS with a SQL Server database

Since Windows 2016 server, it is possible to install the Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) directly with a SQL Server database. In this article we will see how to proceed. Prerequisites To install WSUS with a SQL Server database you need: Windows 2016 or 2019 server for the WSUS role An instance of SQL Server …

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WSUS: Fix the problem of downloading Windows 10 updates

Console IIS on WSUS

The upgrades of Windows 10 are distributed using an .ESD file. By default, the WSUS server (IIS) does not process requests on ESD files and this fact in the Windows Update Manager updates remains at 0% download. To solve this problem, it has the MIME type declared in IIS. 1. Go to the IIS console …

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WSUS : automatic approval of updates

apply the rule

In this tutorial, we will see how to automatically approve definition updates on WSUS. Definition updates are available almost daily, automatic approval avoids doing so. Approve updates automatically 1. Go to the WSUS console in Options 1 and click on Automatic Approvals 2 . 2. Click New Rule 1 . 3. Check the box When …

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