Location of WSUS download log - WS2012 R2

Asaph Murfin
Asaph Murfin used Ask the Experts™
We are running WSUS on a WindowsServer 2012 R2 VM, on a very limited satellite link. While our updates are downloading (every first Tuesday). I can view the download start date, file size and the amount of data downloaded on the Summary screen. Once the download is complete, I don't have this information on that screen. Where can I find a log that shows when downloads from Microsoft started and finished, and the file size downloaded?
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The WSUS client logs all activities to a log file labeled Windows Update.log. Typically, the file is located in C:\Windows or C:\WINNT.

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Thanks for the help! (Now I need to open a question on how to find the information I need in this very dense log.)
If you know what you are looking for, you can probably do a search using a regex or select-string command in powershell..

You could also use an editor like atom and search easily that way.

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