Questions tagged [wsus]

This tag refers to the Windows Server Update Services. This is part of the Microsoft Windows Server software and provides (among other things) updates for Microsoft products to Windows clients.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
-1
votes
0answers
33 views

External laptops getting error 0x80244007 on new external facing WSUS server

Background info: Internal sus server is working fine - gpo pointed to https://wsus.company.com (using split dns). Internal dns is pointing to this server. No issues with internal computers External ...
-1
votes
0answers
30 views

Windows Update Client failed to detect with error 0x80072ee2 not able to synchronize with WSUS

Windows Server 2016 is able to pull updates from WSUS and install, but not able to synchronize. {94BF9971-A0A6-4B6D-A6F4-B600492692A8} 2020-05-07 17:23:37:903-0000 1 148 [AGENT_DETECTION_FAILED]...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Force Windows 10 to install automatic WSUS update

A Windows 10 PC is connected to a WSUS intranet server, like a lot of other PCs here which are functioning fine, but others do not receive WSUS updates. I've written .bat file to force remote pc to ...
1
vote
1answer
101 views

Can WSUS server be used to deliver updates to PCs outside an organization?

We would like to deliver Windows 10 updates to PCs that we ship with our our software. These PCs can be deployed in other organizations or in standalone environments at various sites without being ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

WSUS on Non-AD Enviroment

I have a work-group Environment and WSUS installed on windows server 2016. I edited the registery of clients as follows, but still I can't see my computer in WSUS Computers list. Windows Registry ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Limit the installation patches from WSUS for Windows Update

We have multiple WSUS Servers, but for the example we will only be focused on one WSUS server. Here is the situation : I have multiple Windows Update patches to be downloaded and installed on ...
0
votes
0answers
228 views

Update Loop of Death, workaround requires bitlocker recovery key to boot into safe mode

One day our users turned on their laptops just to realise their screen was stuck at boot because it was waiting for an update to complete. This spinning wheel takes forever saying "Working on updates ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Turn off Windows Firewall for a single PC in domain?

I have many PC's in domain is there a way to Turn off Windows Firewall remotely for single PC if I'm Domain admin ? Is there a way to do this without GPO ?
0
votes
1answer
180 views

Our WSUS accidentally had Windows Insider updates turned on. How can I remove the 1909 update from my Windows Update screen without installing it?

There was a misconfiguration in my company WSUS and Windows Insider updates were accidentally included (our sysadmin checked the box for all Windows components and apparently Windows Insider was a ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

WSUS offline update fails due to 404

OS: Windows 8.1 x64 WSUS Offline Updater Version: 11.8 for x64 Ok I have been trying to update my PC using WSUS offline updater, but the updater is unable to download from the URLs listed in the ...
0
votes
2answers
595 views

Update Features of MS Office 2016

We have installed MS Office 2016 using the MSI installer. Our WSUS server currently just provides important and security updates, but we now noticed that some issues we have with the product were ...
1
vote
0answers
858 views

Windows Update of Windows Server 2016 against local WSUS server fails

Installing a new environment built around Windows Server 2016 that has some of the servers on a network that can't reach out to the internet, we installed Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) on one ...
0
votes
2answers
601 views

PCs Get Update Error 80246002 From WSUS, all PCs in domain

I have a fresh install of Server 2016. I have WSUS installed on it as an offline WSUS server. I have a few systems connected to this WSUS server to update all my computers. Both my Windows 10 ...
-1
votes
1answer
40 views

I'm having administrative privilege error with wsus offline

I'm having administrative privilege problem with wsus offline It always give me this error whenever I ran the update it is my first time using this but my account is already is an administrator it ...
0
votes
1answer
623 views

WSUS WID Database recovery

My WSUS server, a Hyper-V VM running on a Window Server 2012 R2 Host, after a host power failure and later boot-up, showing error: Application: 3414 Source: MSSQL$MICROSOFT##WID An error occurred ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

The WSUS administration console was unable to connect to the WSUS Server via the remote API

I'm trying to implement WSUS on the school's server to reduce load on our outgoing internet connection. After installing it and running into an issue (no clients would register) and rebooting the ...
1
vote
0answers
390 views

Client no show in WSUS console (windows server 2016)

I am trying to configure client (windows7) for contact with WSUS server(windows server 2016) by config registry (none AD) as below : [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\...
0
votes
1answer
308 views

Can't install an update KB4284863. Reverting changes on reboot

The system: Windows Server 2012 R2. When I try to install KB4284863 it install successfully, but on reboot it says something like "Failure to configure updates. Reverting changes" The exact error ...
0
votes
0answers
471 views

Does a local alternative to WSUS exist?

I've been researching on Google for the question in title, but haven't found much of use except one program called "WUMT" for an alternative to the built in windows update itself. Here is what I'd ...
1
vote
1answer
11k views

Servers contacting WSUS server but not reporting status

I have a domain that contains only Windows Server 2016 Standard servers. Most of the servers are contacting the WSUS server but are not reporting their status. There are 40 servers and for 33 of ...
1
vote
0answers
546 views

Unable to connect from a WSUS MMC console (upstream) to another server (Downstream)

I took this image here and this is what i wish to achieve https://i.stack.imgur.com/bhVxd.png Hi All, I have tried performing this by right clicking on the WSUS MMC to connect to another computer ...
1
vote
2answers
5k views

Stop Feature upgrades and properly manage them via WSUS

In the last few months, systems have been randomly upgrading themselves, the update is not approved within WSUS and is obtained directly from Miccrosoft Servers. The upgrade to 1709/1703 is not ...
0
votes
0answers
487 views

All Windows 10 1607 Computers Fail 1703 Update: Install Error 8000FFF

I am trying to install the Feature Update 1703 through WSUS. Computers are at Windows 10 1607. I have approved the update through WSUS and it has downloaded the update and is set to be deployed. The ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Bulk/ automated removal of KB security update

would like to know if there are any ways to do a bulk removal of KB 3203467, which has been causing attachment issues on Outlook. Mainly blocking attachments, stating that they are unsafe. Would like ...
5
votes
1answer
975 views

How to check wsusoffline

Since standard Windows updates were stuck on a laptop (Windows 7 64-bit), I used wsusoffline. After some hours, all seems OK. From the install log of wsusoffline I can read lines like 27/05/...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Unable to install WSUS 3.0 sp2 on Server 2008 r2

I have Windows server 2008 R2 standard edition and previously WSUS 3.0 SP2 server was work but unfortunately service not starting up, So that I tried to complete uninstall from registry, database and ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to exit OOBE-Mode in cloned Virtual Machines?

I have some Virtual Machines with Windows Server 2013 R2 which are cloned. Now these clones cannot register to our WSUS. WindowsUpdate.log tells this: OOBE is in progress, so cannot perform ...
2
votes
0answers
371 views

Reduce size of WSUS offline updater

I need to get the size of wsus_client folder to under 2GB. Im only generating updates for Windows 7 and MS office. I compared the newest generated offline updates with the one I created the last time ...
0
votes
1answer
461 views

Is there any downside to using Windows offline update?

In the past I've had numerous problems with Windows Update. I started using WSUS Offline Update and found it worked extremely well. So well, in fact I don't see the point of using normal Windows ...
1
vote
1answer
31k views

Windows Updates stopped working with error 0x80244010 and 0x80070003

After releasing the November 2016 updates in WSUS we encounter the following situation: All physical clients (4 x W7) stopped to download updates from the local WSUS All virtual clients (2 x W7) are ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Hyper-v WSUS timing and reboots

I have been playing with Hyper-v and have noticed that having multiple servers and replications are good but can be complicated when WSUS gives you updates that requires reboots. My environment is 2 ...
0
votes
0answers
158 views

Windows 7/8 update will not initially check wsus

I have a weird (probably simple) problem. I recently updated a Windows 8 image file for our organization, and while everything works fine with deployment, Windows update is giving us some issues. When ...
1
vote
0answers
6k views

Broken WSUS - can't download updates

I’m really struggling to get my WSUS server to work after moving from a Server 2008 box. Any suggestions would be deeply appreciated. This is a project which I have had to put on hold for the last ...
3
votes
0answers
4k views

Windows update error 80072EE2 connecting to WSUS

We have a new HP Elitebook 8440p with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit we are deploying on our network. It can run Windows Updates just fine across the Internet; however, when I point it to get Windows Update via ...
0
votes
0answers
2k views

Powershell: Windows patching on multiple servers

We have about 1000+ servers and they patch by WSUS. In WSUS we assigned the patch and after that we login to the servers and download n Install the patches. Once it done we restart the machine as per ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

Updates through WSUS fails on Windows 8.1 with error 0x80070643

I have wsus on windows server 2008 and i have two machines with windows 8.1 where updates fail with error 0x80070643. There are exactly 8 updates that fail: KB3080457 KB3081397 KB3081398 KB3081399 ...
0
votes
1answer
272 views

Can a .bat file be used to edit group policy?

I'm setting up a wsus for a local college, and I'm looking into ways that are more effect for updating the Group policy on the computers so that they update via the wsus. Manually doing every one is ...
0
votes
1answer
315 views

How to view/monitor another WSUS server from an existing WSUS server?

Scenario: I work for an organisation which has an office in the UK and another (smaller) office in Kenya. Our UK office has a WSUS server which sends out updates to every computer on the domain (...
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Automatic Deployment role in sccm2012R2

I'm configuring some Automatic deployment rule in SCCM2012R2 .After specifying product updates ,the wizard noticed that just first 1000 update will deployed .So I divided updates in two rules .now I ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

What causes Black Screen of Death after Windows Update Failure on Windows 7 x64(0x80070057)

Receiving error 0x80070057 while performing Windows Updates on Windows 7 (64-bit). Tried the following: Ran Windows Update Troubleshooter. It fixed several Registry problems, but still reports a ...
0
votes
0answers
365 views

Failed Windows Update, Understanding Rollbacks

A little bit of background, I work as an network administrator for an investment banking company, if a computer isn't working then the directors consider that to be losing money, this means that is a ...
1
vote
1answer
12k views

Is it possible to deploy Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) via WSUS 3.0 SP2?

Internet Explorer 11 is not listed in WSUS, nor can I find the installer on http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=Internet+Explorer+11. There's plenty of updates, but not the ...
2
votes
2answers
33k views

How can I force a wsus client to download updates?

How can I force a wsus client to download all updates after I have approved them in the wsus console? wuauclt.exe /detectnow doesn't work for me.
0
votes
1answer
519 views

WSUS server not working

I have troubles getting my WSUS server to work. When clients try to search for updates, they get this error: 8024402C Unknown error. When I try to reach the WSUS website, I get access denied. I get ...
5
votes
0answers
29 views

Check if important Windows Update is available [duplicate]

When depolying any application, it could be needed, that user has computer updated to latest OS version of Windows. Windows XP/Win7/Win8. in this example, one important update is available on a ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

What is the best way to manage WSUS updates on laptops?

we have one WSUS server distributing updates to computers in 4 school which are all part of one domain. Each school has a couple of laptop safes and I am trying to figure out a sensible way of ...
0
votes
1answer
141 views

DotNet patches relevant to OS or applications

I have doubts regarding DotNet patches, which are released over MS Security Bulletins, #patchtuesaday. Do we have to update all DotNet patches which are released over #patchthuesday? Are they really ...
2
votes
3answers
7k views

Check whether Windows Updates are being installed

I have a powershell script that’s used by the IT support department for remotely installing software on workstations. The script supports the installation of multiple products (one after another)and ...
2
votes
1answer
457 views

Free, automated OS-independent update management solutions [closed]

I know it is possible (with OCS Inventory or WSUS for instance) to manage client systems' and applications' updates. However, with OCS Inventory you have to use packages to execute scripts on client ...
8
votes
2answers
25k views

Why is my computer not updating via Windows Update?

I just recently installed Windows 8 Pro on a computer at work. The computer runs Windows Update fine while its not joined to the domain. However, once I join it to the domain it cannot perform windows ...