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Delete expired updates and revisions from the WSUS server

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Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Steve.Hawkins on Aug 02, 2018

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Use the Server Cleanup wizard to delete expired updates and revisions from the WSUS server. The wizard configures a threshold for the number of days that the WSUS server retains non-reporting computers in the Patch Manager Administrator Console. When you are finished, you can schedule a clean-up task to run each day, week, or month. 

  1. Log in to the Patch Manager Administrator Console as an administrator.
  2. In the navigation pane, expand Enterprise > Update Services and select the WSUS server.

    In the following example, SPM-MGOM is the WSUS server.

    SPM-Admin-Guide-Select-WSUS-Server.png

  3. In the Actions pane, click Server Cleanup Wizard. 
  4. Select the cleanup options to perform on the WSUS server, and click OK.

    SPM-Admin-Guide-WSUS-Server-Cleanup-Options.png

  5. Complete the Task Options Wizard to schedule and execute the cleanup task for the WSUS server. 

 

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