Category Archives: Windows

Windows Server Update Service: Add WSUS client

I want my Windows 7 to get windows update from my local WSUS server instead of getting updates from the internet. Group policy editor Launch the group policy editor (gpedit.msc) Go to Computer Configuration –> Administrative Templates –> Windows Components … Continue reading

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Windows Service update server: An HTTP error occurred

When I first installed the WSUS version 3 SP1 I could not get the server to synchronize with the upstream server, an http error occurred message appear when attempting to synchronize. The fix of this problem is to download an … Continue reading

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Microsoft Server: Installing DNS

I am a network guy, I was not fond of doing system as my interest lies with routing and switching however after several projects I have come to realize doing some system hands-on would be beneficial for my career advancement. … Continue reading

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Windows: Changing time polling interval for NTP client

Open regedit, look for: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > ControlSet001 > services > W32Time > TimeProviders > NtpClient Modify SpecialPollInterval under NtpClient. Default is 604800 seconds which is 7 days. 1 day is 86400 seconds.

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