Solutions Through IT

October 7, 2013

Connection string for WSUS Server Access–Now with WID / Server 2013

Filed under: SQL, WSUS — Tags: , , , — solutionsthroughit @ 11:05

(Quick and dirty post – may clean this up later)

To connect to the WSUS database on Windows Servers, enter \\.\pipe\MSSQL$MICROSOFT##SSEE\sql\query in to the management application (Management Studio) and you will be able to configure memory/other options as required.

Update: To connect to a WID (Windows Internal Database) you can enter \\.\pipe\MICROSOFT##WID\tsql\query into the SQL Management Studio, to configure and manage the WSUS database on server 2013.

November 29, 2012

Getting error 800B0001 on Windows Update for Server 2012 with local WSUS?

Filed under: Server 2012, Windows 8, WSUS — solutionsthroughit @ 14:12

Are you seeing an 800B0001 error on your Windows Server 2012 when you are trying to update from a WSUS server?  Turns out you might be missing an update for the WSUS server.  After backing up and verifying your backup, check out this article.  Please note the additional steps that you may have to take after installing the update, including resetting the softwaredistribution folder on the affected servers.  This may also affect Windows 8 installations, please let me know if you’ve experienced it, and this resolved the issue for you.

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