How to Change WSUS Contents to a new location?
Assuming volume where WSUS stores all updates is running out of space and you want to change the location to a new drive you added recently. You can use WsusUtil.exe command line tool with "movecontent" parameter as listed in below command:
- WsusUtil.exe MoveContent E:\WSUSContent\ E:\MoveLog.Log
The above command changes the location for storing the WSUS updates to E:\WSUSContent folder and copies the old files to the new location. In case you need to skip copy operation and just want to change the location, use -SkipCopy parameter as listed in below command:
- WsusUtil.exe MoveContent E:\WSUSContent\ E:\MoveLog.Log -SkipCopy
About Nirmal Sharma
Nirmal is a MCSEx3, MCITP and was awarded Microsoft MVP award in Directory Services and Windows Networking. He is specialized in Directory Services, Failover cluster, Hyper-V, System Center, Windows Azure, and Exchange Servers and has been involved in Microsoft Technologies since 1994. In his spare time, he offers technical help by writing tips and articles on several web sites. Nirmal can be reached at [email protected]