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How do I get my WSUS server to detect the client machines on my network?

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I recently installed WSUS 3.0 on a Windows 2003 R2 SP2 Server. I've created an OU in AD with the WSUS GPO attached to it and dropped 3 computers into this OU for testing. After several hours and, the computers haven't shown up in WSUS. I've tried a couple of commands from various blogs and TechNet articles, but nothing seems to work. Please help.
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by:mcse2007
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i'm assuming you have correctly configured your WSUS GPO...have you tried restarting these boxes so the GPO policy will kick to these pcs?
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Yes we have restarted these boxes, but once restarted, the machines still don't show up
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by:Jay_Jay70
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have you run gpupdate /force on the machines followed by wuauclt /detectnow?

How have you configured the WSUS address in the GPO? http://Server?? what port did you install WSUS on?
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Check out the following link which contains a whitepaper with steps on how to install and configure Automatic Updates on client workstations and servers that will be updated by WSUS.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=208e93d1-e1cd-4f38-ad1e-d993e05657c9&displaylang=en
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