Windows 2012 Server does not connect to WSUS (Error 800B001)

Hi All,
while MS sings the praises of the new OS there are again problems to solve, as usual.

Just setup a new server and it won't connect and update with WSUS 3.2.7600.226 runnig on SBS 2011.
I have installed the WSUS Service Pack 2 (KB272011)

I have also done this:

:BUILD_REG_FILE
ECHO Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00>                                       %TEMP%\FIXWSUS.REG
ECHO.>>                                                                          %TEMP%\FIXWSUS.REG
ECHO [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate]>>    %TEMP%\FIXWSUS.REG
ECHO "AccountDomainSid"=->>                                                     %TEMP%\FIXWSUS.REG
ECHO "PingID"=->>                                                               %TEMP%\FIXWSUS.REG
ECHO "SusClientId"=->>                                                          %TEMP%\FIXWSUS.REG

pause
:PROCESS
ECHO Attempting to fix \\%computername%:
pause
CMD /C NET STOP "Automatic Updates" /Y
CMD /C NET STOP "Background Intelligent Transfer Service" /Y
CMD /C COPY %TEMP%\FIXWSUS.REG \\%computername%\C$\FIXWSUS.REG
CMD /C REGEDt32 /S C:\FIXWSUS.REG
CMD /C IF EXIST \\%computername%\C$\FIXWSUS.REG DEL \\%computername%\C$\FIXWSUS.REG
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u WUAPI.DLL    & REGSVR32 /s WUAPI.DLL
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u WUAUENG.DLL  & REGSVR32 /s WUAUENG.DLL
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u WUAUENG1.DLL & REGSVR32 /s WUAUENG1.DLL
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u ATL.DLL      & REGSVR32 /s ATL.DLL
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u WUCLTUI.DLL  & REGSVR32 /s WUCLTUI.DLL
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u WUPS.DLL     & REGSVR32 /s WUPS.DLL
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u WUPS2.DLL    & REGSVR32 /s WUPS2.DLL
CMD /C REGSVR32 /s /u WUWEB.DLL    & REGSVR32 /s WUWEB.DLL
CMD /C RMDIR /S /Q %WINDIR%\SoftwareDistribution 
CMD /C NET START "Background Intelligent Transfer Service" /Y
CMD /C NET START "Automatic Updates" /Y
cmd /c wuauclt.exe /resetauthorization /detectnow
pause

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No joy

Attached the error message and WSUS screenshot. As usual there is no help from MS regarding the error message.

I have registered the server with WSUS, strangely it is viewed as Server 2003 by WSUS.

Checking for updates with MS directly does not work either, the message is that is managed by the admin.

When running Windows update, it produce this error in the log.

- System
  - Provider
   [ Name]  Windows Error Reporting
   - EventID 1001
   [ Qualifiers]  0
    Level 4
    Task 0
    Keywords 0x80000000000000
  - TimeCreated
   [ SystemTime]  2013-01-15T03:10:26.000000000Z
    EventRecordID 999
   Channel xxxSERV-03.xxxxxxx.local
 
   Security
 

- EventData  
   0
   WindowsUpdateFailure2
   Not available
   0
   7.8.9200.16465
   80246003
   5416267B-30A8-4FCA-ADB4-E9FEEBBE6A4A
   Download
   101
   Managed
   0
   C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\NonCritical_7.8.9200.16465_8345c24c27cc41e757f66b4315ad2b284e0aba3_cab_1145a5a1
   
   0
   1b173ca7-5ec1-11e2-93f5-90b11c23e63a
   4
   
I have checked online but there is not much Info regarding this issue. Appreciate any good ideas to solve this problem.
Thanks
Lorenzo
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Lorenzo08Asked:
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Rainer JeschorCommented:
Hi,

you need this update for WSUS 3 SP2 to recognize & update Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2734608

HTH
Rainer
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Lorenzo08Author Commented:
Thanks Rainer, this did the trick.
I checked everywhere but apparently this "patch for the patch" is hard to find.
I don't understand why MS does not update this important info to appear in the error message description.

Let's see what other time wasters pop up.
Thanks again.
Lorenzo
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