Move WSUS folders to other drive?

Posted on 2011-04-26
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
SBS 2003 box, 10 users, don't use WSUS. Desperate need more space on c drive. Sometime back, ran export command and most folders were moved from c drive to d drive but left MSSQL$WSUS> data, install and log folders. Data folder has susdb.mdf files that is 8 gb. Can I just delete, or xcopy over to d drive or what? Thx.
Question by:xav1963
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    Please see

    That page should give you over 20 things you can do (including moving the WSUS store) to free up space on C:

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    alot of good stuff... did a good portion of it about a year ago...
    the wsus doc was helpful but I ran that cmd line then and alot of content moved over but the data folder didn't go... how do I just move that folder?
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    by:Shreedhar Ette
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    "the wsus doc was helpful but I ran that cmd line then and alot of content moved over but the data folder didn't go"

    That command line only *Copies* it does not move the data. You can safely delete the WSUS content folder on the drive that you moved/copied from.

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    Thx for info... applied some and still working on it....

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