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Posted on 2008-06-24
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hello i am trying to install wsus on windows server 2003 x64, so the installation is ok but when i open it from administrative tools, it asks me to connect to server, which i have no idea. so i tried all the servers in the network and didn't connect to any. i installed .net 1.1 and 2 and maybe 3 still didn't work. installed backround intelligence and still asking me to connect to server that i don't know.
i was using it on windows server 2003 standard edition with no problems. now it's not working since i uninstalled the active directory so it's not domain controller.
any help would be appreciated.
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you have to connect to the server you installed it on. are you able to browse? if so, can you see the server you installed WSUS on?

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Thank you for your response, i wasn't putting the full fqdn for the server. i should put "server.domain.com". now it worked thx a lot
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thnk you
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