Re: WSUS network utilisation.
On May 14, 11:50*am, "Harry Johnston [MVP]" <ha...@scms.waikato.ac.nz>
> Broonie wrote:
> >>> I've tried setting BITS throttling through GPO but that doesn't seem
> >>> to stop the spikes. Does BITS throttling also effect the download of
> >>> updates by WSUS from the internet by the update services service? If
> >>> it doesn't then that may explain the surges.
> >> Unless you have BITS set to foreground mode, the throttling does affect the
> >> download of updates from Microsoft by the WSUS server.
> >> What about the download of updates from the WSUS server by the clients? *Did you
> >> try setting BITS throttling on the clients?
> > BITS on all the clients is set to 1 KB via GPO.
> How many clients are there? *What's the detection interval set to?
> > Is ther any way to determine if BITS is set to foreground mode or not.
> > I tried the WSUSdebugtool and WSUSutil but could find anything that
> > actually reported the current mode.
> Actually I don't know.
> Does wsusdebugtool /tool:getconfiguration show this information?
> In any case, you could use the /tool:resetforegrounddownload option and see if
> the problem goes away.
> * *Harry.
There are about 700 clients. Detection rate is set to default.
Actually on second look wsusdeugtool does give the foreground info and
it's set false, which is what I want because the BITS throttling in
GPO only effects background BITS downloads and uploads. Also I don't
want to set it to foreground if i can't set it back to background.
My main question was relating to a tool that could graphically depict
which apps/services on a server are using the bandwidth. Do you know