No computers reporting to reloaded WSUS server

Hi all :)

I have had to rebuild the server 2012 r2 (a DC) that WSUS lives on.

I reinstalled server 2012 and WSUS with the same configuration as it was previously.

The problem is that even after 2 days no computers have reported in to WSUS.

I use a GPO pointing all Windows PCs to the WSUS server.

What might be causing this lack of computers showing up in WSUS??

thanks in advance
Tracy
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aranaCommented:
check the registry and verify that the computers are configured and pointing to the right server, you can try the free tool from solarwinds
https://www.solarwinds.com/free-tools/diagnostic-tool-for-the-wsus-agent

ir the ones from ms https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30827

installing wsus to a DC always gives one or two headaches.
check the GPO and that is is actually been applied

check this reg keys
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate]
“WUServer”=” http://<WSUSSERVER:PORT>””
“WUStatusServer”=http://<WSUSSERVER:PORT>

make sure automatic updates and BITS are running
if this systems were deployed using an image then make sure they have different SUSclientID

try these :
Restart the automatic service
Run wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow
Run wuauclt /reportnow
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tracyprierNetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
ok thanks... I think I will just move it to a non-DC :)
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aranaCommented:
let us know how it went. I had to learn by trial and error :(, I should have done the same thing lol.
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tracyprierNetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Will do :)
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