Windows servers 2012 r2 do not receive updates from WSUS

After spending much time and with the precious assist of experts exchange I finally managed to install a WSUS in windows server 2008. Everything now works ok except one thing. In my site I have 2 windows servers standard edition 2012 r2 that do not receive updates from WSUS. When manually try to check for updates i get error 800B0001. Could you please help me on this?
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Mark BillExchange, AD, SQL, VMware, HPE, 3PAR, FUD, Anti MS Tekhnet, Pro EE, #1Commented:
Had an absolute nightmare with this version of WSUS, it was telling us incorrectly lots of machines were up to date when they clearly were not.

The only solution for us was to use a WSUS 4.0 server, after looking into it extensively we find that this really is the only version and above that works right now.

WSUS 4.0 is not in 2008 R2 , you need a 2012 R2 + Windows Server to have this functionality.
Προμηθέας ΔεσμώτηςAuthor Commented:
But this mean extra money for license......
Mark BillExchange, AD, SQL, VMware, HPE, 3PAR, FUD, Anti MS Tekhnet, Pro EE, #1Commented:
i know lots of people confirmed to me its the case

test some of the machines it claims are patched against the Microsoft update website
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DonNetwork AdministratorCommented:
Couldn't be more wrong, you just need to apply updates to the WSUS server itself
An update for Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 is available (KB2734608)
This update lets servers that are running Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 SP2 provide updates to computers that are running Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012.

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Προμηθέας ΔεσμώτηςAuthor Commented:
This fixed my issue. Thanks
Mark BillExchange, AD, SQL, VMware, HPE, 3PAR, FUD, Anti MS Tekhnet, Pro EE, #1Commented:
That page is last updated Oct 20 , 2017. Last time I seen the issues were in the summer, it was also unable to patch Win10 machines at the time.
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