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Invoke-WsusServerCleanup

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows Server Technical Preview

Invoke-WsusServerCleanup

Performs the process of cleanup on a WSUS server.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Invoke-WsusServerCleanup [-CleanupObsoleteComputers] [-CleanupObsoleteUpdates] [-CleanupUnneededContentFiles] [-CompressUpdates] [-DeclineExpiredUpdates] [-DeclineSupersededUpdates] [-InformationAction <System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference> {SilentlyContinue | Stop | Continue | Inquire | Ignore | Suspend} ] [-InformationVariable <System.String> ] [-UpdateServer <IUpdateServer> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed 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.

Parameters

-CleanupObsoleteComputers

Specifies that the cmdlet deletes obsolete computers from the database.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CleanupObsoleteUpdates

Specifies that the cmdlet deletes obsolete updates from the database.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CleanupUnneededContentFiles

Specifies that the cmdlet deletes unneeded update files.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

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.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-DeclineExpiredUpdates

Specifies that the cmdlet declines expired updates.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-DeclineSupersededUpdates

Specifies that the cmdlet declines superseded updates.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InformationAction<System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference>

Specifies how this cmdlet responds to an information event. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

-- Continue
-- Ignore
-- Inquire
-- SilentlyContinue
-- Stop
-- Suspend


Aliases

infa

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InformationVariable<System.String>

Specifies an information variable.


Aliases

iv

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-UpdateServer<IUpdateServer>

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.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

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


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Microsoft.UpdateServices.Commands.IUpdateServer

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • None

Examples

Example 1: Run cleanup for obsolete computers

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


PS C:\> Get-WsusServer | Invoke-WsusServerCleanup -CleanupObsoleteComputers

Example 2: Run cleanup for obsolete computers and updates

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


PS C:\> Get-WsusServer consoso | Invoke-WsusServerCleanup -CleanupObsoleteComputers -CleanupObsoleteUpdates

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