Solved

Upgrading WSUS from 2.0 to 3.0

Posted on 2007-11-29
1
757 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-04
I am considering upgrading WSUS from 2.0 to 3.0.  Can I just run the installer over the existing setup?  Or is there a special process I need to go through to keep all of my existing settings.
0
Comment
Question by:nsx106052
1 Comment
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
simsjrg earned 125 total points
ID: 20373901
"Upgrade seamlessly from WSUS 2.0 to WSUS 3.0
WSUS 3.0 can be installed on a server that already has WSUS 2.0 installed. The installation process will perform an in-place upgrade that preserves all the previous settings and approvals. The process of upgrading a server hierarchy should start from the central server and continue down the hierarchy. A WSUS 2.0 server can synchronize from a WSUS 3.0 server, but a WSUS 3.0 server cannot synchronize from a WSUS 2.0 server. Upgrading from WSUS 2.0 to WSUS 3.0 is a one-way process; going back to WSUS 2.0 requires that you first remove WSUS 3.0, then reinstall WSUS 2.0."

Source: http://technet2.microsoft.com/windowsserver/en/library/f3809191-6e2f-4c85-b019-8c16afa547421033.mspx?mfr=true
0

Featured Post

Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

#Citrix #POC #XenDesktop #vCenter #VMware #ESX
Container Orchestration platforms empower organizations to scale their apps at an exceptional rate. This is the reason numerous innovation-driven companies are moving apps to an appropriated datacenter wide platform that empowers them to scale at a …
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…
Hi friends,  in this video  I'll show you how new windows 10 user can learn the using of windows 10. Thank you.

786 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question