back to article Microsoft kicks out fix for buggy Win Server 2012 WSUS updates

Microsoft has a released a fix to address problems with its Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) tool. For those not in the know, WSUS is a component of Windows Server that lets IT administrators push particular updates to users' PCs. Redmond said installing KB3159706 on Windows Server 2012 will give WSUS the ability to …

  1. dmacleo

    yeah...will test here at home before allowing onto places I admin.

  2. dmacleo

    and same exact error as last time

    The WSUS administration console has encountered an unexpected error. This may be a transient error; try restarting the administration console. If this error persists,

    Try removing the persisted preferences for the console by deleting the wsus file under %appdata%\Microsoft\MMC\.

    System.IndexOutOfRangeException -- Index was outside the bounds of the array.



    Stack Trace:

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.SoapExceptionProcessor.DeserializeAndThrow(SoapException soapException)

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.DatabaseAccess.AdminDataAccessProxy.ExecuteSPGetConfiguration()

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.UpdateServerConfiguration.Load()

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.ClassFactory.CreateWellKnownType(Type type, Object[] args)

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.ClassFactory.CreateInstance(Type type, Object[] args)

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.Internal.BaseApi.UpdateServer.set_UserSelectedCulture(String value)

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.AdminApiAccess.AdminApiTools.TrySetServerCulture(String culture)

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.AdminApiAccess.AdminApiTools.SetServerCulture()

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.AdminApiAccess.AdminApiTools..ctor(CultureInfo culture, IUpdateServer updateServer)

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.SnapIn.Common.ServerTools..ctor(ServerSummaryScopeNode serverSummaryScopeNode, SnapInTools snapInTools, IUpdateServer updateServer)

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.SnapIn.Scope.ServerSummaryScopeNode.ConnectToServer()

    at Microsoft.UpdateServices.UI.SnapIn.Scope.ServerSummaryScopeNode.get_ServerTools()

  3. RIBrsiq


    Thanks for testing and reporting.

  4. Konrad K

    Did you follow the manual steps outlined in the KB article to update the WSUS database? This will fix the failing WsusService.

    1. dmacleo

      sorry missed this earlier but yes I did do the manual steps

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