The only clue to what is causing it is the single error event in the Application log. -
On the wsus server, run wsusutil reset which instructs the server to check each update for it's content download state against the actual files present in the storage directory. (wsusutil is Stay logged in Welcome to PC Review! Post or E-mail me the answer if you could. Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password?
Similar Threads Content file download failed. Reason: Error calling [kernel32.dll]:CreateDirectory(\\MASTER\Y$\WSUS\WsusContent\77) Source File: Destination File: . It's been going on since last Thursday :P I've had it working before, but not since I moved the WSUS directory. Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time?
The BITS service is running and is set to Manual Startup. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users. Wsusutil Reset However I got it up and running, configured and passing out updates.
However, I had an issue when trying to approve updates so they would download automatically. Wsus Event Id 364 Connect with top rated Experts 20 Experts available now in Live! Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Here is the evenlog entry I receive: | | Event ID: 364 | | Description: | Content file download failed.
Effective Permissions for NETWORK SERVICE comes up as Full Control on \\MASTER\Y$\WSUS\WsusContent\77 ( the Readme for Windows Server 2003 SP1 in Dutch o_O ) 0 Cayenne OP Tom Peach-Geraghty If the sync fails, you'll know there's something wrong with either the WSUS install, or connectivity. permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]randomuser43 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(4 children)The DB could be in the same location, or not... However, in October sometime the WSUS server started to complainthat permissions on the 'Content' folder were incorrect; long story short I ended up removing WSUS and adding several times.
Can you verify the NTFS/share permissions are correct for the account attempting to access the folder? The leader in SAN software is Datacore, it's not cheap but much less than the cost of a SAN device. Auditpol /set /subcategory:"removable Storage" /failure:disable The key ACL is that the NETWORK SERVICE account must have FULL CONTROL on the WSUSContent folder AND those permissions must apply to folder, subfolder and files. Change Wsus Content Directory Yes I updated the local security policies auditing settings.
Friday, November 08, 2013 6:20 PM Reply | Quote Moderator 1 Sign in to vote Ok I found the answer, if anyone else has a similar setup and starts to experience More about the author the update can be approved but will not be available to computers until the download is complete" In Event Viewer I'm getting an error 364 Event Type: Error Event Source: Windows Rest assured that it's only a few directories on our NAS drive where sensitive content isn't stored where it has Full Control for Everyone ;). Best spend more tax-payer money on computer equipment :D 0 Mace OP Limey Jan 30, 2009 at 7:45 UTC Wow, that's a big surprise. Wsusutil Movecontent
Gah. 0 Cayenne OP Tom Peach-Geraghty Jan 27, 2009 at 9:36 UTC Gah indeed. 0 Mace OP Limey Jan 28, 2009 at 9:58 UTC I Have a single 'server' for a single purpose - no more "Is it WSUS or is it the MySQL or is it...?". permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]randomuser43 1 point2 points3 points 2 years ago(6 children)Could the SQL database be out of space? check my blog Still the same error Error calling [kernel32.dll]:CreateDirectory(\WAYNAS\Admin\WSUS\WsusContent...
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]randomuser43 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(8 children)One possibility; If it as a downstream server and the updates were not approved on the upstream server they won't be available for download. Reason: Access is Denied bsbcgy, Aug 11, 2005, in forum: Update Services Replies: 16 Views: 993 Lawrence Garvin Aug 15, 2005 Content file download failed. Apparently it's a huge risk...
which is how it should be). The WsusContent file is now located on the e:\ drive but could it be that the server is now not downloading some updates correctly because the files weren't copied over correctly? Highly WSUS is not supported when storing the content store on a network location.The BITS service is actually what's trying to write the content files, and since the BITS service runs Any help is greatly appreciated 0 Question by:bobohost Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google LVL 47 Active today Best Solution bydstewartjr Did you move the content ??
It's free, but not OSS afaik. 0 Mace OP Limey Jan 30, 2009 at 7:29 UTC Orl wrote: Limey your post is going to make some people also? Reason: Error calling [kernel32.dll] Discussion in 'Update Services' started by Danny, May 4, 2006. http://devstude.net/wsus-error/wsus-error-386.php For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]djdansterSysadmin[S] 0 points1 point2 points 2 years ago(3 children)I'm using a full SQL Server 2008 R2; does that still have a DB size limit? Do you know if your permissions are set correctly? About Advertising Privacy Terms Help Sitemap × Join millions of IT pros like you Log in to Spiceworks Reset community password Agree to Terms of Service Connect with Or Sign up Reason: Error calling > [kernel32.dll]:CreateDirectory(C:\Program Files\Update > Services\Content\E5) Source File: Destination File: ." > > When I manually created the 'content' folder, the update (I approved only > one as a
If I click on an update and then select 'retry download' it fails with the following ( or similar ) message: Content file download failed. I think it's perhaps a permissions issue but I've double checked both share and NTFS permissions: Well, first off, there shouldn't be any *SHARE permissions, so we might want to clarify The WSUS console states all of these synchronizations are successful. The datastore is on a NAS with the folder currently holding at around 40GB.
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