Microsoft Updates for Windows 2016 server

Hello,

We just setup our first Windows 2016 server and it is not a domain joined server.  

We want the server to pull the Windows Updates directly from Microsoft.  We have setup the active update hours but for some reason, we are not seeing update is happening after waiting for a long time.

There is no antivirus software installed.  

Please advise how this should be proper configured.

Thanks in advance.
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nav2567Asked:
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Jeremy WeisingerSenior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
Initial updates can be very large. Do you have ample bandwidth?

To configure update settings, use sconfig from the command prompt.
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ITSysTechSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
You must be using a proxy server. Put this into a command line with your current proxy server name.  Then retry Windows Updates.

netsh winhttp set proxy proxy.mydomain.com:8080

Windows Server 2016 seems to have changed the way it receives updates as compared to Windows Server 2012. In my experience Windows 2016 seems to have this issue with anything to do with proxies.
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Jeremy WeisingerSenior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
Glad to help. :)
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ITSysTechSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Could you let us know what you did to fix the issue?
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nav2567Author Commented:
Sorry guys.  I though the issue was related to some firewall issue but it is not.  

I am still having issue to download the updates.
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ITSysTechSenior Systems AdministratorCommented:
Are you using a proxy?
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nav2567Author Commented:
We have a firewall between the server and the internet.
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Jeremy WeisingerSenior Network Consultant / EngineerCommented:
How long have you waited? What is your internet speed?
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