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New WSUS Server with Server 2016 not populating computers

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So the old WSUS Server went away. I installed a new WSUS on Server 2016 Standard. I did the setup and sync just fine. But there are no computers under "all computers" except for the one which I manually flushed the Windows Update settings on the PC. (see screenshot). What could be causing this? How do I fix this? I think it needs to point to the new WSUS, and all the PCs are pointing to the old WSUS. How do I change this? We have about 40 PCs in our organization.
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David Johnson, CDSimple Geek from the '70s
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Change your group policy that refers to the Windows Update Settings and change the location of the WSUS server

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Are you referring to the local Group Policy on each individual PC?

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Where do I change the location of the WSUS Server?
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If you are in a workgroup then yes in the local group policy, on a domain in the domain's group policy editor
Hector2016Systems Administrator and Solutions Architect
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Hi,

You can configure Windows Update Clients by Group Policy (Local for workgroups or Domain for Active Directory environments) or by the Registry.

Please read the following Microsoft guidelines:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc720539(v=ws.10).aspx

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc708574(v=ws.10).aspx

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/328010

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Ok, so I'm confused. On the Domain Controller - do I go into the Group Policy Management, or the Group Policy Management Editor? Where do I edit the WSUS Server location? i.e. http://wsus2016  ??

I can't seem to update in on this screen:

wsus-group-policy-management.png
David Johnson, CDSimple Geek from the '70s
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You should be able to edit it there.. are you running as a domain admin?
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@David - Yes, I am running as a domain admin, but I can't seem to edit it there.

@Hector - It is pointing to the old WSUS server there with the port number.
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This is exactly what I was looking for. The computers are now populating. Thank you very much!
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