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Moving WSUS 3.0 to a new server

Hi there,

As part of a re-shuffle, I need to move our WSUS 3.0 service to a new server. I want to avoid having to install from fresh and re-syncing, so I would like to migrate the services over. The existing WSUS server is the only one on the network with no down/upstream servers.

Please could someone offer some advice on the best way to do this? I seen info on migrating WSUS 2.0, and upgrading, but not just moving 3.0 to another server.

Thanks in advance.
Windows Server 2003

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gcz

8/22/2022 - Mon
haim96

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gcz

Sorry, this is not what I am after. The above article relates to moving the WSUS DB from the WID to a full SQL2005 install, on the same server.

I want to move the entire WSUS 3 service to another server.
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haim96

i think you  need to reinstall the service on the new server and then move the DB....

the first link explain the full procces...
haim96

ohh... sorry ... you right... wrong link... :(
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Thanks for your help. From you posts I have managed to migrate the WSUS service over.

Thanks.
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