Upgrade Issues

Applies To: Windows Server Update Services

When an upgrade fails, WSUS might be uninstalled

Depending on at what point an upgrade fails, you might lose your previous WSUS settings and data. Therefore, before attempting an upgrade, back up the following:

  • WSUS database

  • Update file storage folder

For information about backing up and restoring your existing WSUS installation, see Backing Up Windows Server Update Services.