Wsus - How to move Wsus internal database to a different drive on Windows 2012

If you are planning to move Wsus internal database on your windows 2012 Server you can take note about procedure merging these two articles.

Summarizing you need to:


  • install SQL Management 2012 Express Studio, 
  • detach Database, 
  • move database to new drive 
  • reattach it

Move or Delete a WSUS 4 Windows Internal Database (WID) on Windows 


The Windows Server Essentials and Small Business Server Blog

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/sbs/2009/09/23/how-to-move-wsus-content-and-database-files-to-a-different-volume/


If you are getting this error during SQL Management console:


Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Release Candidate 0 Setup
The following error has occurred:
Error while enabling Windows feature: NetFx3, Error Code: -2146498298, Please try enabling
Windows feature: NetFx3 from Windows management tools and then run setup again. For more

information on how to enable Windows features, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=227143

Start --> CMD --> Run As administrator:

dism /online /enable-feature /featurename:netfx3 /all /source:d:\sources\sxs


(consider to insert CD rom Drive to give 2012 server to find binaries)

Otherwise you can review these articles:

http://www.sqlcoffee.com/troubleshooting101.htm

https://garvis.ca/2013/01/04/installing-netfx3-on-windows-server-2012/

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