Invoke-WsusServerCleanup

Performs the process of cleanup on a specified Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server.

Syntax

Invoke-WsusServerCleanup
      [-CleanupObsoleteComputers]
      [-CleanupObsoleteUpdates]
      [-CleanupUnneededContentFiles]
      [-CompressUpdates]
      [-DeclineExpiredUpdates]
      [-DeclineSupersededUpdates]
      [-UpdateServer <IUpdateServer>]
      [-Confirm]
      [-WhatIf]

Description

The Invoke-WsusServerCleanup cmdlet performs the process of cleanup on a specified Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server. This process has the same impact as running the Cleanup Wizard from within the WSUS Console application and allows the specification of the same options as parameters.

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

PS C:\> Get-WsusServer | Invoke-WsusServerCleanup -CleanupObsoleteComputers
Obsolete Computers Deleted: 1

This example runs this cmdlet on the local WSUS Server specifying the option to clean up obsolete computers.

EXAMPLE 2

PS C:\> Get-WsusServer consoso | Invoke-WsusServerCleanup -CleanupObsoleteComputers -CleanupObsoleteUpdates
Obsolete Updates Deleted: 62 
Obsolete Computers Deleted: 0

This example runs this cmdlet on the server named contoso specifying the options to clean up obsolete computers and obsolete updates.

Optional Parameters

-CleanupObsoleteComputers

Specifies that obsolete computers should be deleted from the database.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CleanupObsoleteUpdates

Specifies that obsolete updates should be deleted from the database.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CleanupUnneededContentFiles

Specifies that unneeded update files should be deleted.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CompressUpdates

Specifies that obsolete revisions to updates should be deleted from the database.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DeclineExpiredUpdates

Specifies that expired updates should be declined.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DeclineSupersededUpdates

Specifies that superseded updates should be declined.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-UpdateServer

Specifies the object that contains the WSUS server. This value is obtained by calling the Get-WsusServer cmdlet and piping the resulting IUpdateServer object into this cmdlet.

Type:IUpdateServer
Aliases:Server
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

Microsoft.UpdateServices.Commands.IUpdateServer

IUpdateServer

Outputs

None