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Migrate Exsiting WSUS Approvals to new SCCM 2007 R3 Installation

Posted on 2011-03-21
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I have an existing WSUS infrastructure that provides clients with all of their Windows Updates.  I am working on a new install of System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 that will replace the existing WSUS servers.  How can I migrate my existing update approvals from the old infrastructure into SCCM?
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by:merowinger
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You should be able to do that with the WSUSutil.exe Export/Import Command
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by:Ryan Schurman
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I tried that and it completed successfully without errors, but no approvals showed up in SCCM or WSUS.
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no you've no just defined te updates which are already in the sccm server available. you have to deploy them in sccm also
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I'm not sure I understand...so I still have to go into SCCM and re-select all the updates I want to approve?
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as i know yes. The export/import procedure just defines the update metadata which is handled by the sccm server
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Ok, thank you.
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