The following commands below are used to restart Windows WSUS service using PowerShell and the Command Line (CLI) tool. Most times, you may encounter issues restarting Windows Services via the services.msc console, then using the CMD, will become very handy at this time. Using the command line is also very useful when configuring script for WSUS and to perform a WSUS management task.
The below commands are PowerShell syntax used to start, stop and restart WSUS service.
Restart the WSUS service
Start the WSUS service
Stop the WSUS service
To view the status of the WSUS service
The below commands are Command line syntax used to start, stop and restart WSUS service.
To stop WSUS service
net stop wsusservice
To start the WSUS Service
net start wsusservice