WSUS IIS directories

Posted on 2014-02-10
Last Modified: 2016-02-20
I had a 2008 server running WSUS and it stopped working.

I could not remove it or repair it using any information I found online including removing IIS virtual directory.  I went through the registry and removed every reference to WSUS. I was then able to reinstall however the IIS virtual directory did not get recreated.

Any idea how I can recreate that so hopefully WSUS will start working again.
Question by:ajdratch
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by:Donald Stewart
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you could try

 cscript WSUSInstallDirectory\setup\installselfupdateonport80.vbs

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That created self update folder. The WSUS administrator virtual directory still is not there
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I know it should have created it but it did not. The reinstall went well except for the IIS portion.
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Donald Stewart earned 500 total points
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Best to uninstall/reinstall then

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I manually removed every reference to WSUS in the registry and there were many. All is working now

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