Computer not updating wsus server

20-Aug-2018 17:07

A WSUS server downloads updates from Microsoft Update (or, in a large and distributed environment, from another WSUS server) and stores them in a database, from which machines that require the updates can download and apply them.This provides centralized update management and more efficient use of bandwidth than if every machine in the environment were to download updates directly from Microsoft.The WSUS Group Policy settings are stored in the same location as other Windows Update settings: Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\Windows Update.Note: Microsoft recommends placing WSUS settings in their own Group Policy object (GPO) rather than one of the default GPOs.Troubleshooting WSUS 3.0 SP2 on Windows Server – In the post we will see steps to troubleshoot WSUS 3.0 SP2 related issues.

The WSUS management console provides an administrator with the ability to easily see which updates are available and which machines require them.I get the following error code Validating signature for C:\WINDOWS\Software Distribution\Self Update\ Microsoft signed: Yes Infrastructure signed: No WARNING: Digital Signatures on file C:\WINDOWS\Software Distribution\Self Update\are not trusted: Error 0x800b0001 WARNING: Self Update check failed to download package information, error = 0x800B0001 FATAL: Self Update check failed, err = 0x800B0001 WARNING: Skipping scan, self-update check returned 0x800B0001 WARNING: Exit code = 0x800B0001 This could be that WSUS needs to be updated to manage Windows 8 clients.This was an issue with Windows 7 clients and WSUS and an update fixed the issue. Not sure that there is an update to support Windows 8 at this point but one MS forum indicates that KB2734608 addreses the issue.Quick Tips content is self-published by the Dell Support Professionals who resolve issues daily.

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