Change destination for WSUS folder

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I have a 2008 sbs server running WSUS server. The destination folder of the WSUS content is "C:". The folder content is over 12 GB and the size has become a problem. I have a D: partition with plenty of space. Is it possible to move the WSUS folder from C: to D: - and how is it done?

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Rasmus  
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Yes this is possible.

Read the following web-page as it addresses your issues.

http://blogs.technet.com/sus/archive/2008/05/19/wsus-how-to-change-the-location-where-wsus-stores-updates-locally.aspx

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Hi thanks

The guide you refer to uses the command of WSUSutil.exe. In order to do this you need to run on a 32-bit platform. SBS 2008 always runs on 64-bit - is that a problem?

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You should not have any issues running 32-bit software on a 64-bit machine. The other way around would not be possible but this should still work.

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