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Repairing and Maintaining the Windows Update Agent

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Use the Windows Update Agent Maintenance and Repair task to execute diagnostic and remediation functions on remote Windows Update Agents. In a standard WSUS environment, these functions are only available at the command line, and can only be executed on one system at a time.

To launch the Windows Update Agent Maintenance and Repair task from the ConfigMgr console:

  1. In the Assets and Compliance workspace, select the computer you want to repair.
  2. In the ribbon, click RealTime Computer Info.
  3. In the Computer Explorer window, click Repair Windows Update Agent on the Actions tab.
  4. Select the applicable options as defined in "Repairing and Maintaining the Windows Update Agent".
  5. Click OK.
  6. Complete the Task Options Wizard to schedule and/or execute the task for one or more remote systems. For additional information, see "The Task Options Wizard".
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