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Topic # 69944 15-Oct-2010 12:47 Send private message

We're rebuilding a WSUS server and were wondering if the traffic it'd generate for downloading the updates again would be classed as national or international? Does anyone know if there are Windows Update replica servers in NZ or are they hosted in AUS or asia for that matter?


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  Reply # 392192 15-Oct-2010 12:58 Send private message

might come down over akamai or whatever cdn M$ uses..

why dont you just copy the wsus data directory so you dont have to pull down the updates again

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  Reply # 392203 15-Oct-2010 13:12 Send private message

Raab speaks the truth.

It use to be that if you pinged windowsupdate.microsoft.com etc it would resolve to a local IP/cache.

Iconz? and Snap both have Akamai cache. Hence windows patches are usually superfast.

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  Reply # 392427 15-Oct-2010 23:36 Send private message

raab:
why dont you just copy the wsus data directory so you dont have to pull down the updates again


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