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Hyper V Server 2012 R2 validation says patches needed. Console says otherwise

Eric_Price asked
I have 3 Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 (the free version) servers in a cluster. The cluster has been running for almost a  year now, and has validated in the past.

Now though the validation wizard fails and tells me (among other things) that one or more of the machines needs a few updates.

Except that when I go to the console of those hosts and choose option 6 (Download and Install Updates) it comes back and tells me no updates are needed.

How do I fix this? Is there a way to reset the list of updates and have it run through the list and validate them all from scratch?
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Distinguished Expert 2018
The validation list checks the installed patches on a machine. The console checks for "approved" patches on an update server. This means you can get a discrepancy if you are running WSUS and an update is not approved (common) or an update was installed on one machine but then pulled from Microsoft Update due to a bug (far less common.) So no, this isn't a matter of simply resetting a list. You need to look at your update strategy nd determine why these updates are not installed on some machines.


Not really the answer, but as it wont let me do anything but accept it, and youre the only one who replied - yay for points!