Tag: WSUS

[Solved] SCOM alert: Content Synchronization / Catalog Synchronization

[Solved] SCOM alert: Content Synchronization / Catalog Synchronization

You get one of the following SCOM alerts: - Content Synchronization - Catalog Synchronization Further investigations The WsusUtil tool In a command prompt, go to the WSUS tools directory and use the wsusutil command with the checkhealth parameter. Please note that this command must be run directly on the server, and will return an error … Continue reading [Solved] SCOM alert: Content Synchronization / Catalog Synchronization

[Solved] WsusUtil checkhealth Unable to contact the WSUS Service

[Solved] WsusUtil checkhealth Unable to contact the WSUS Service

I got the following message: Fatal Error: Unable to contact the WSUS Service. Please verify that Windows Server Update Services is installed and running on the local machine. However, when I checked WSUS logged messages everything looked good. In fact, I was running my command from a PSSession, and that's why I had this error. … Continue reading [Solved] WsusUtil checkhealth Unable to contact the WSUS Service

Get-WUInstall with the WindowsUpdate or MicrosoftUpdate parameter

Get-WUInstall with the WindowsUpdate or MicrosoftUpdate parameter

You probably know the very good and very popular module of Michal GADJA named PSWindowsUpdate. At the time of this writing, the latest version is 2.0.0.0 and can be downloaded from the Powershell Gallery here. I just wanted to add an undocumented behavior of the Get-WUInstall cmdlet. If your computer is not configured to install … Continue reading Get-WUInstall with the WindowsUpdate or MicrosoftUpdate parameter