WSUS Admin Console

Posted on 2012-08-23
Last Modified: 2012-09-01
Hi Experts,

I have a WSUS server called VCL-WSUS-02 and in the WSUS Admin console it is listing its address as ::1, the IPv6 Loop back address.

It is running on Server 2008 r2 and I have disabled IPv6.  I thought it might be something to do with IIS as ::1 is listed as one of the addresses on which IIS can listen on.  

I have tried specifying the IPv4 address on IIS which then results in the WSUS console being unable to connect to the WSUS server.

i am using SQL Server 2008 R2 express, could it be something to do with that?

thanks for your help in advance
Question by:cmatchett

    Author Comment

    I have checked the enable protocols and only shared memory is enabled.  I will try and enable TCP/IP and get back with the results
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    Expert Comment


    ::1 is the IPv6 equivalent of so that just means 'localhost'

    Accepted Solution

    I had to do the following with the Protocols..

    disabled named pipes and enabled TCP/IP.

    After i did that, the WSUS listed it's IPv4 address instead of IPv6 Loopback

    Author Closing Comment

    this is the solution

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