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How To move Software Update Services (SUS) content from one drive to other drive locally

Author: Mohammed Athif Khaleel MVP

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How To move Software Update Services (SUS) content from one drive to other drive locally

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How To move Software Update Services (SUS) content from one drive to other drive locally

1. Firstly, stop the following services from the Command Prompt;

Net Stop W3SVC [World Wide Web Publishing Service]
Net Stop WUSYNCSERVICE [Software Update Services Synchronization Service]

2. Copy Source Drive:\SUS\Content to Target Drive:\SUS\Content

3. Edit "C:\inetpub\wwwroot\autoupdate\dictionaries\settings.txt"

Change: CabPoolPath, SourceDrive:\SUS\content\cabs
To: CabPoolPath, TargetDrive:\SUS\content\cabs

4. Open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager snap in from Administrative Tools - From Default Web Site, Right click to the following 3 virtual folders and select properties, & Change the "Local Path" setting to the Target Drive.


5. Re-start the 2 services, which we stopped in the first step.

6. Open SUS console and synchronize the content to make sure it works.

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Article Info
Article ID : 555352
Revision : 1
Created on : 6/29/2005
Published on : 6/29/2005
Exists online : False
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