Error 0x80070003 in Software Update Services (SUS) Synchronization Log

Author:

Mohammed Athif Khaleel MVP

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SUMMARY

Error 0x80070003 in Software Update Services (SUS) Synchronization Log. Error writing to the content folder. (Error 0x80070003: The system cannot find the path specified.)

SYMPTOMS

You see the following error in SUS synchronization log;
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Manual Sync Started- Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:53:55 AM Failed
Updates Added:
 None
Updates Removed:
 None
Reissued Update(s):
 None
Errors:
Error writing to the content folder. (Error 0x80070003: The system cannot find the path specified.)
Sync Finished-Tuesday, April 19, 2005 10:53:55 AM

CAUSE

This is due to a missing entry in 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\autoupdate­\dictionaries\settings.txt' for CabPoolPath, which should be followed by location to the contents cab folder.

RESOLUTION

The CabPoolPath section should contain the path to the downloaded patches (i.e. <Installation Drive>:\SUS\content\cabs)
 
For Instance;
CabPoolPath, C:\SUS\content\cab­s
CabPoolURL,
 
Make sure you save the changes and try to synchronize again and to see if synchronization works.

 

MORE INFORMATION

Issue with Settings.txt not saving the CabPoolPath location in Software Update Services, SUS
Eigenschaften

Artikelnummer: 555339 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 14.02.2017 – Revision: 1

Microsoft Windows 2000 Enterprise Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86), Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)

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