Troubleshooting WSUS

This WSUS Troubleshoot guide provide troubleshooting client machines which may be failing to report back to the WSUS Server. As well This guidance provide main Troubleshoot steps in WSUS server end. This May be most useful for Administrators who are work with WSUS.

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  • Only Security & Critical updates are not downloading on Wsus server
    1 Posts | Last post January 06, 2019
    • Dear Friend,
      I am facing issue while try to do synchronization of Security & Critical update getting Erroe 364 content download file failed. but if i select ohters updates such as drivers download successfully. please  
  • This is more of a comment
    1 Posts | Last post June 16, 2018
    • Overall good troubleshooting tips.  A couple of pointers. wuauclt /reportnow has a very specific time period and reason behind this switch. 99.999% of the time it does absolutely nothing. wuauclt /detectnow is now deprecated in Windows 10/Server 2016 and is replaced by PowerShell:
      (New-Object -ComObject Microsoft.Update.AutoUpdate).DetectNow()
      And the Windows Update log on the clients for Windows 10 and Server 2016 uses PowerShell to get the log made - Get-WindowsUpdateLog
      The registry entries can be more than just the SusClientId...  if they exist, the following should also be removed: AccountDomainSid SusClientIDValidation, PingID
      If you're also aiming at a generalized troubleshooting, you should include the fact that Server 2008R2 and lower were using port 80/443 as default ports for WSUS and Server 2012 and higher uses ports 8530/8531. Many people get caught on that and forget to change their GPO when they upgrade.
  • i have one more issue, Regarding Windows admin permissions.
    2 Posts | Last post February 12, 2018
    • How can i Run BAT file with admin permissions in Domain User account.(that Domain User should not have any LOCAL admin permissions to give).
      Lanka Tiles PLC 
    • Hi,
      Post your question here,
  • Updates
    2 Posts | Last post February 12, 2018
    • I followed step that you have been provide it have been help to me sort-out to Updates issues in windows 10 and Windows 8.
      Lanka Tiles PLC 
    • Hi Prabashan,
      Thank you! for the feedback.