Wsus server clients not updating

07-Feb-2017 00:57

Apart from these log files, there are 2 more log files that are really important.

These log files are located in WSUSInstallationdrive\Log Files\.

To check whether BITS is running, on the WSUS machine open the command prompt and type the command SC QUERY BITS (can be in lowercase also). If the BITS Service is not running, then the output should look like this. You can start or stop the BITS using the commands “SC START BITS” or “SC STOP BITS“.

Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) is an updated version of Software Update Services (SUS).

We recently set up a 2012 R2 server with WSUS on it and have created an active directory policy to point a few machines to it for testing.Issues related to BITS – Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is the service that is used by WSUS to download updates from Microsoft Update to the main WSUS server, and from WSUS servers to their client computers.BITS also supports the transfer of files between peer computers in a domain.It offers a quick effective way to keep systems up to date and enables administrators to deploy the latest updates to Microsoft Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP operating systems.By using WSUS, you can manage the distribution of updates that are released through Microsoft Update to computers in your network.

We recently set up a 2012 R2 server with WSUS on it and have created an active directory policy to point a few machines to it for testing.

Issues related to BITS – Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) is the service that is used by WSUS to download updates from Microsoft Update to the main WSUS server, and from WSUS servers to their client computers.

BITS also supports the transfer of files between peer computers in a domain.

It offers a quick effective way to keep systems up to date and enables administrators to deploy the latest updates to Microsoft Windows Server 2000, Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP operating systems.

By using WSUS, you can manage the distribution of updates that are released through Microsoft Update to computers in your network.

If clients are having trouble downloading and installing updates from your SUS or WSUS server, should check a familiar place—the registry. In the Run dialog box, type regedit, then click OK.