some clients don't appear on WSUS server

Discussion in 'Update Services' started by David Herd, May 30, 2006.

  1. David Herd

    David Herd Guest

    I've setup a WSUS server on a W2K3 machine. I've used active directory to
    point 130 machines to it but only 50 appear on the WSUS server. I'd be
    for any assistance in finding out why the other 80 machines don't appear.

    I'd also be grateful if someone would tell me how to redirect the output of
    clientdiag.exe. The /t option doesn't seem to work. Is this part of the
    I've included some info from a XP SP2 computer that doesn't appear on the
    WSUS list.


    Registry entries


    WUServer REG_SZ
    WUStatusServer REG_SZ
    ElevateNonAdmins REG_DWORD 0x0
    TargetGroupEnabled REG_DWORD 0x0

    NoAutoUpdate REG_DWORD 0x0
    AUOptions REG_DWORD 0x4
    ScheduledInstallDay REG_DWORD 0x0
    ScheduledInstallTime REG_DWORD 0x3
    NoAutoRebootWithLoggedOnUsers REG_DWORD 0x1
    UseWUServer REG_DWORD 0x1
    RescheduleWaitTime REG_DWORD 0x2
    AutoInstallMinorUpdates REG_DWORD 0x1
    NoAUShutdownOption REG_DWORD 0x0
    NoAUAsDefaultShutdownOption REG_DWORD 0x0
    DetectionFrequencyEnabled REG_DWORD 0x1
    DetectionFrequency REG_DWORD 0x16
    RebootWarningTimeoutEnabled REG_DWORD 0x1
    RebootWarningTimeout REG_DWORD 0x5
    RescheduleWaitTimeEnabled REG_DWORD 0x1
    RebootRelaunchTimeoutEnabled REG_DWORD 0x1
    RebootRelaunchTimeout REG_DWORD 0xa


    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update
    AUOptions REG_DWORD 0x4
    ScheduledInstallDay REG_DWORD 0x0
    ScheduledInstallTime REG_DWORD 0x3
    AUState REG_DWORD 0x2
    ConfigVer REG_DWORD 0x1
    NextDetectionTime REG_SZ 2006-05-30 03:03:22
    ScheduledInstallDate REG_SZ 2006-05-30 17:00:00
    UnableToDetectTime REG_SZ 2006-05-29 22:03:22

    David Herd
    Computer Systems Officer
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of NSW, Kensington, NSW
    David Herd, May 30, 2006
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  2. David Herd

    ahl Guest

    Hi David,
    I'm new to WSUS too and as such, not overly experienced.

    Is your WSUS server operating on port 80 or port 8350 ?
    WUServer REG_SZ or should it be

    I also set the detection frequency to a shorter period until I was satisfied
    every node was functioning correctly, then returned it to the default 22

    My keys for comparison:

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00



    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    "NextDetectionTime"="2006-05-30 16:16:59"
    "ScheduledInstallDate"="2006-05-30 17:00:00"
    ahl, May 30, 2006
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