WSUS : recreate the SUSDB database

In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to reset the WSUS service by recreating the SUSDB database on WID (Windows Internal Database) and the updates storage folder (WsusContent / UpdateServicesPackages). This type of operation can normally be done “without too much risk”, resetting WSUS will see us lose the history of updates on …

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Veeam: change the location of the logs

Introduction Veeam backup software writes a lot of logs and they are stored by default on drive C at the following location C:\ProgramData\Veeam\Backup. As you can see in the screenshot below, this represents a certain volume, over 4GB, and if the C: \ drive starts to run out of space, it might be worth moving …

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Veeam: Resolving the Volume Problem of Backups on Deduplicated Servers

Symptom On Windows servers with deduplication enabled, at regular intervals the backup size is increased. Below are several screenshots showing the problem: Reason The problem is not with Veeam software, but with deduplication on Windows Server. When configuring deduplication, a memory cleanup job is configured to optimize deduplication, by default this is done every Saturday …

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