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Posted on 2016-08-11
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I have wsus server installed with gpo assigned.
Computers appear o WSUS except one server which needs to be patched.
This is win 2012R2. The server is getting correct gpo and I've tried to wuauclt /detectnow /resetauthorization
the server error is 800B0001
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WSUS does not detect. The wsus server is passive, the clients do detection and reporting and downloading. So nothing pulled, all pushed. You can use /reportnow at the client if you want to force reporting.

Please consult windowsupdate.log at the server that needs to be patched.
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reportnow has helped thanks
 so I can see the server under my wsus computers and I've added it into correct folder but the error Windows couldn't search for new updates 800B0001 still appears.
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You can try to run WSUSOffline updater on the affected computer to see if it can update well and thus fix the issue.
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As I said: Please consult windowsupdate.log at the server that needs to be patched.
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Still, I need to correct my wording: Nothing pushed, all pulled. :)
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