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Migrate WSUS from windows server 2003 to windows server 2012 R2

Last Modified: 2016-02-13

I'm planning to upgrade our WSUS 3.0 SP2 running on windows server 2003 with WID to WSUS 6.3 running windows server 2012 R2 using a remote SQL Instance, I' d like to know the pitfalls if I start with a fresh installation and copy the updates binaries to the new server with a fresh database instance. will I still be able to retrieve the latest update level status of the clients, get the approvals ...

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