Change Server 2016 WSUS update storage location

Where do I go within the Server 2016 Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) to change the location of where the Windows updates are stored before they are pushed out to the client computers?
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Sekar ChinnakannuStaff EngineerCommented:
wsusutil.exe is the command where you can use to change the location. For syntax ref https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/4d4b90e9-bbb2-429a-92c9-1e5388240416(v=ws.10)#wsutilproc

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Abhilash PappiyilTechnical Lead - Network SupportCommented:
hi,

To change the location of local WSUS update storage

Click Start, and then click Run.

In the Open box, type cmd, and then click OK.

At the command prompt, navigate to the directory that contains WSUSutil.exe.

Type the following, and then press ENTER:

wsusutil.exe movecontent contentpath logfile [-skipcopy]

For example, type:

wsusutil.exe movecontent D:\WSUS1\ D:\move.log

where D:\WSUS1 is the new path for local WSUS update storage, and D:\move.log is the path to the log file.

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/8600eab7-6450-49a6-b36c-9ff1d90e8830/change-the-udpates-downloading-folder-on-wsus?forum=winserverwsus
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
Or you could always just junction the existing folder to a new drive/location without changing any config
IT GuyNetwork EngineerAuthor Commented:
Shaun,

What are the steps to junction the existing folder to a new drive/location?
Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
  1. Stop WSUS, BITS etc. services
  2. Move WSUS folder to new drive
  3. Run this against old and new path
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