I have a WSUS mini-mystery. At least to me.

I checked one of my servers this morning and I found that I have 27 updates pending for installation. I checked as to which updates they are and it turns out that they are all updates that I approved yesterday to be installed via WSUS. Installation occurs at 3am everyday, and the log reads that ONE of the updates did indeed install at 3:07am. However, 27 are still sitting waiting for manual installation. I want all approved updates to install automatically, with no manual assistance. Same for workstations.

Anyone know why some updates install manually, while others install automatically? I've attached shots of my GPO config.
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nurturer69Author Commented:
nurturer69Author Commented:
See above
Cliff GaliherCommented:
Unless you've configured the agent to check in with the server hourly (NOT RECOMMENDED) from approval to install can take upwards of 48 hours. This isn't abnormal. If you really need more granular control, you'll want to look at a product that has a push agent instead of WSUS/WU/MU's poll-and-pull strategy. SCCM, Shavlik, etch have push agents that will allow immediate or finely scheduled updates.
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nurturer69Author Commented:
Therefore, the 27 approved updates I see listed to be installed will eventually install on their own within a 2 day period?
Cliff GaliherCommented:
Under normal circumstances, yes.
DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
If there is a pending reboot, further updates will not install until a reboot has taken place.

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