adding computers to computer group in WSUS

In WSUS console I created a computer  group named clients. and in AD I created a GPO  for client computers and enabled the settings for Client side targetting and under Target group name for this computer I typed Clients (which is the group name I created in WSUS)
But I still don't see any computer showing up under the CLients group name created in WSUS, even though there is no filtering applied .
Any idea ?

Thanks
jskfanAsked:
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DonConnect With a Mentor Network AdministratorCommented:
On any of the computers not showing up in your groups run the following from command prompt
 
reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate" /s
 
from there you can confirm if they are getting the policies.
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Brian PierceConnect With a Mentor PhotographerCommented:
The groups in AD are not related to the computer groups in WSUS - you need to create the groups in WSUS and add the computers to the group in WSUS
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Brum07Commented:
Are the computers cloned?

If so you need to delete the key which is located at:
Local Machine | Software | Microsoft | Current Version | Windows | susclientid

After deleteing the registry entry run the following command to regenerate the key:

C:\wuauclt /detectnow /resetauthorization

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jskfanAuthor Commented:
<<you need to create the groups in WSUS and add the computers to the group in WSUS>>>
I did create the group in WSUS, but how to make the computers show up inside the group?
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Do you have the following configured under Options>>>Computers ?
wsusreg.bmp
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
dstewartjr:
yes, but still don't see any computer.
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
what was your reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate" /s

results?
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
this is what I got when I ran:
reg query "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate" /s

ERROR: The system was unable to find the specified registry key or value.
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
That means that your clients arent getting the wsus group policies. Take a look at this guide:
 
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/is/computing/advice/operatingsystems/supportstaff/wsus/configuring.html 
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
I have a DNS issue in the other side, may be this is impacting the WSUS side.
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
That would also affect your clients from getting group policies
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
DNS issue has been solved. we allowed TCP and UDP port 53 on the IPSec policy.
But the WSUS server still unable to show the computers
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jskfanAuthor Commented:
IPSec policy was impacting everything. I disabled the policy and now everything is working
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