"CreateDirectory Failed" error is a generic error that may be caused by multiple scenarios. Such a scenario can be moving the default for WSUS \UpdateServicesPackages\ directory physically to another drive or server without using WsusUtil.exe to register the change.
It may also occur due to failure to utilize more disc space to create folder and place files in it on the WSUS, or even permission-related causes can force this error to occur.
SVM2018 is connecting nicely to the WSUS Alias name you've configured in the domain.
Nevertheless, the SPS fails to publish the package with error 'CreateDirectory Failed' -2147467259.
Here's what usually happens:
This article looks at a slightly more complicated scenario where the error is caused by the use of DNS Alias Name used in the WSUS/SCCM (Disconnected) in preference of using the server FQDN.
What happens when SVM2018 is connecting to WSUS using the Alias DNS name instead of the actual server name?
Why is such a scenario problematic to publish packages?
To resolve this issue, you shall take the following steps:
Nov 15, 2018 04:55 PM - edited Sep 16, 2019 04:15 PM