WSUS on SBS2008 server not updating

SBS2008 WSUS not working

I have a recently built SBS2008 server that’s up and running fine.
It has all the updates installed as of several weeks ago but recently the update server is not working

I included some screenshots of what I’ m seeing

One of the screen shots says to undo whatever WSUS changes I made. I didn't change anything. Eventually I want to move the database off the C-Drive on the server to another drive on the server.
FCP-WSUS-issue.docx
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAsked:
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAuthor Commented:
I see no errors in the Event logs. All WSUS entries are fine
I don't have any issues opening the WSUS app.
concerned about the error in the SBS2008 console Home tab.
" The software update configuration has been modified and no longer meets the recommended configuration"
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAuthor Commented:
It passed the Windows Small Business Server 2008 Best Practices Analyzer including the WSUS
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAuthor Commented:
Oops! I did not look at the logs. I just saw that it completed the scan successfully. there were WSUS warnings. I included a screenshot to the attachment. One of the warnings showed that I need to install the WSUS 3 SP2
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arnoldCommented:
Your server is in need of 82 updates, please check whether those updates are approved for install.
What are the settings for update on sbs?

I think that is where you may see an issue, using windows update, you should unless you have a GPO disallowing it, can trigger updates based on MS.

To move database or content to a different drive you need to use the wsusutil tool.  Do not try to uninstall/reinstall to achieve this goal or you may end up in a place ......
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAuthor Commented:
I'm not familiar with the WSUS utility.

How were you able to determine how many updates the server needs. It was fully updated as of December 2014. I just recently brought in live in production. the Exchange 2007 is working fine.

Nothing was changed on this server other then the normal install. I'm researching articles how to check what the default settings are for WSUS.

This is the article that explains some of the default settings. Again, I'm not an expert with WSUS

Thanks!
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
82 updates
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAuthor Commented:
OK, from the screenshots I sent. Thanks
I don't plan moving the database off the C-Drive (default installation) until I resolve this issue.
I'm still researching how to correct this issue.

I found this article to start
http://blogs.technet.com/b/sbs/archive/2009/06/23/update-services-in-sbs-2008.aspx
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arnoldCommented:
When you go into properties of computer, windows update, does it not say you have X number of updates ready for install while the designation says that updates are managed by your system administrator?

Your update GPO what are the settings that apply to the SBS server?  Use GPMC to run the group policy results wizard with the SBS as the target computer.  Usually, one will set the GPO for servers to download and notify meaning the admin will control/manage when the updates are applied and when the server can be rebooted for those updates to take effect.  Some updates "can"  be applied while the server is not rebooted (but that often will prevent any future update possibility until the server is rebooted)

Are the 82 updates listed as needed by the server are Critical, security and if they are are they labeled as approved to install?

Unfortunately, the criteria you are using for your searches/determination of an issue does not exist in the information you provided in this question.
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAuthor Commented:
Currently I have a case opened with Microsoft. We were able to force the updates thru the WSUS manager but the SBS console still shows the Updates as "Not Configured". Once we come up with the resolution, I'll forward updates
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Andreas GieryicComputer Networking, OwnerAuthor Commented:
I wanted to provide points to the folks that posted but I also need to point the resolution I found.
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