WSUS 2012 Post Install Configuration Fails: Config File Did Not Contain A Value “Content Directory”

Installed the WSUS Server Role on Server 2012.  Installation completes successfully and it comes up with the post installation configuration wizard.  I click to start the wizard, and it fails immediately.  I open up the log file created and see the text below. 2013-08-12 14:17:06 Postinstall started 2013-08-12 14:17:06 Detected role services: Api, Database, UI,

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Migrating WSUS From Server 2003 to Server 2012

List of supported Operating System’s and migration scenarios is listed here.  In my case I am going to migrating a WSUS deployment from Server 2008 R2 running SQL 2005 to Server 2012 Standard with SQL 2008 R2 SP1. Review considerations and system requirements can be found here. First step is to install and configure the

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Updating PowerShell v3 Using a Proxy

Because my company uses a proxy to access the internet, the Update-Help doesn’t work in PowerShell.  And since it’s a company wide proxy, I can’t just go to a machine without it and download the help files and then import them into PowerShell.  After some digging around I found the solution below.  It’s not marked

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My Name Is……

Dear All Recruiters – My name is Jacob.  Not Jason.   Say it again.  Jacob, not Jason. You will not find my name on this website, on Twitter, on LinkedIn, on Facebook or anywhere else as Jason so please stop addressing emails and LinkedIn messages to Jason.  If you can’t even get that one “small”

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