Invoke-WsusServerCleanup

Performs the process of cleanup on a WSUS server.

Syntax

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

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: Run cleanup for obsolete computers

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

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

Example 2: Run cleanup for obsolete computers and updates

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

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

Optional Parameters

-CleanupObsoleteComputers

Specifies that the cmdlet deletes obsolete computers from the database.

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

Specifies that the cmdlet deletes obsolete updates from the database.

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

Specifies that the cmdlet deletes unneeded update files.

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

Specifies that the cmdlet deletes obsolete revisions to updates 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
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DeclineExpiredUpdates

Specifies that the cmdlet declines expired updates.

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

Specifies that the cmdlet declines superseded updates.

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 passing the resulting IUpdateServer object into this cmdlet.

Type:IUpdateServer
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
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

Microsoft.UpdateServices.Commands.IUpdateServer

Outputs

None