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WSUS partition label changed and problems

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Hi,

My WSUS was moved from c:\wsus to w:\wsus partition using movecontent command. Now, wsus is working fine but mdf files are still located at c:\wsus. Can I change this?

Well..now, our customer wants to change the partition label from w to d but, after changing the letter, the wsus stoped downloading data.

How can I change the letter? Must I create a new partiton D and re-run movecontent?


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by:Mahesh
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Yes, that is the better option for WSUS contents.

As far as cocerns to database you can use SQL management studio to move WSUS database

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee822824(WS.10).aspx
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2009/09/23/how-to-move-wsus-content-and-database-files-to-a-different-partition.aspx

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by:heze54
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Hi,

The commando would be this??

wsusutils movecontent w:\wsus d:\wsus? something like this?


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Command to move Contents:
wsusutil.exe movecontent D:\WSUS\ D:\WSUS\move.log

(where D:\WSUS is the destination)

http://blog.ninjatek.co.za/2011/10/move-wsus-database-and-content.html

Mahesh
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by:Donald Stewart
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Take note that the wsusutil actually does a copy, so you would still need to delete from C:\

Read more here

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd939838%28v=ws.10%29.aspx#Movecontent
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