Computers not being detected in WSUS

Hi,
I have the following Setup. A DC comprising of Windows 2003 Server running AD. There is yet another backup server running windows 2000 server. We have yet another Windows 2000 server which is a WSUS server. Everything was find until the WSUS server os crashed and we had to reinstall the OS and configure wsus again. Now the problem is computers are not being detected by the WSUS. We had followed all Installation Instructions. But we do not know where we failed.
Can anyone help ?

Thanks

Regards

Jagdish
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Forrest BurrisCommented:
Make sure your DNS and WINS entries are correct on the WSUS box. WINS is essential.
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Mal OsborneAlpha GeekCommented:
How long has it been?  By default, workstations check into the server every 17-24 hours.   Try running WUAUCLT /DETECTNOW on a few & wait 15 mins, then see if computers show up.

Also take a look at c:\windows\windowsupdate.log on a few of the workstations, post back any errors you see.
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jagdish1234Author Commented:
Hi Addihul,
DNS and WINS are oK. No problems.
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jagdish1234Author Commented:
Hi Malmensa,

I tried the command and I am attaching the log.

Thanks
WindowsUpdate.txt
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Mal OsborneAlpha GeekCommented:
If you put http://ganga:8530/selfupdate/wuident.cab into a browser, can you pull down the file?   It would seem that the client cannot access IIS on this servername & port.
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StuFox100Commented:
Try running this on the batch script on a client machine.
It will reset the client to allow it to authorised to the new server.
Cheers
Stu
net stop wuauserv
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate" /v AccountDomainSid /f
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate" /v PingID /f
REG DELETE "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate" /v SusClientId /f
net start wuauserv
wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow

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jagdish1234Author Commented:
Hi Malmensa:,

You were right. When I had put the link into a browse, first it did not pull. When I changed the port to 80 (this is the configured port in IIS), it pulled. I tried changing it to 8530 at the IIS. But it did not work.
How do we change the port number for WSUS ?

Thanks

Regards

Jagdish
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jagdish1234Author Commented:
Hi StuFox100,

I tried your solution. But it did not work.

Thanks

Regards

Jagdish
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Mal OsborneAlpha GeekCommented:
Is this an SBS box, or W2K standard?
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jagdish1234Author Commented:
It is a Windows 2000 Server (not SBS)
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jagdish1234Author Commented:
Hi all,

Surprise !!!
I got all the PCs of the network

Thanks a TON TO ALL !!!!
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Forrest BurrisCommented:
If anyone here was able to help you along your path, please feel free to close this thread and award points. If not, please share the method you used to resolve your issue so this thread may be of help to others. Thank you and congratulations on your fix.
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jagdish1234Author Commented:
Hi,
Although the PCs became visible, the issue now is none of them are getting the updates.

As pointed out by  Malmensa, when I tried the link http://ganga:8530...., it did not download the update.

Now what ?

Thanks
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Forrest BurrisCommented:
Since this is a new question, please close this question and create a new question in another thread. Experts will be happy to address the new question in a timely manner. Good luck to you!
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