I have a new WSUS server that is replacing an old one that blew up how do I erase the old one

Ok so the old server does not exist anymore. it blew up and I now have a new one. A new server and a new name. and now I need to install WSUS on it and point all my clients to it instead of the old one how do I erase the old one that does not exist anymore
explorer648Asked:
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
You should only need to change your "Specify intranet location..." in your WSUS gpo
 
 

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explorer648Author Commented:
OK I hope thats all
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canuc0Commented:
I agree with dstewartjr. I've just finished migrating my wsus to another server. Unlike other MS software (Exchange), there are no real significant hooks in AD, and all you should need to do is find the group policy object for workstations to point to.
In your wsus policy, Computer, Administrative Templates, Windows components, Windows Update.If using Windows 2008, it'll look a bit different but still named Client side targeting.
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
"Client side targeting." is not the policy to be looking for here, Client side targeting only tells WSUS which groups to place clients in the console so you can control which groups of computers get which updates.


"Specify intranet microsoft update service location" tells the clients where to look for the WSUS server.
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canuc0Commented:
Clarification - dstewartjr is correct. The location settings in 2008 are named the same, however you'll also need to ensure Client Side Targeting is enabled if you want to use group policy to push out updates for your location. That's what I was trying to point out -Sorry if it led to any confusion.
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explorer648Author Commented:
I am soo confused here. sorry so what is it that I need to do.
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
For one the comment you accepted as the answer is wrong. Client side targeting has nothing to do with where your clients point to as their server. Also it is not necessary to enable it either, you can use the console to move computers into groups if it's not enabled.
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explorer648Author Commented:
Well I posted a question, I was told that I had to accept the answers or they were going to ban my account.
So I chose the best answer I could find.
I am sure that I would not get a wrong answer when asking a question. I am sure that if I asked why my computer was slow I would not get the following responce ..
what Opperating system, what service pack how much ram etc. I am sure that I would get this answer.. reboot it and then load the latest OS from microsoft.
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
My first comment is all you needed to change in order to direct your clients to the new WSUS server. You would leave the "Client Side Targeting" as it is whether or not you originally configured it. You create groups within the WSUS console that match your client side groups configured in the GPO. If you didnt configure this GPO, you can manually move the clients into their respective groups.
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
# 3  http:#a31798214 is the correct answer here
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