Windows Server 2012: WSUS Client Not Yet Sync

Issue: Client Not Yet Sync WSUS error


Step1:  Download KB2720211 x64 and apply on WSUS server using the following steps in command prompt with administrative privilege:

  • iisreset/stop
  • net stop wsusservice
  • WSUS-KB2720211-x64.exe /q C:MySetup.log
  • iisreset
  • net start wsusservice

Step2: Open elevated command prompt, type the following. Detailed available on KB958046

net stop wuauserv
cd %systemroot%SoftwareDistribution
ren Download Download.old
net start wuauserv

Step3: Detect and authorize client to WSUS Server. Run the following in elevated command prompt.

wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow

gpupdate /force

Before you authorize, make sure WSUS GPO is applied to the clients with following GPO Configuration:

Computer ConfigurationAdministrative TemplatesWindows ComponentsWindows Update

  • Configure Automatic Update—–Enabled
  • Specify intranet Microsoft update service location…… Enabled
  • Enable Client side target……Enabled.

About Raihan Al-Beruni

My Name is Raihan Al-Beruni. I am working as an Infrastructure Architect in Data Center Technologies in Perth, Western Australia. I have been working on Microsoft technologies for more than 15 years. Other than Microsoft technologies I also work on Citrix validated solution and VMware data center virtualization technologies. I have a Masters degree in E-Commerce. I am certified in Microsoft, VMware, ITIL and EMC. My core focus is on cloud technologies. In my blog I share my knowledge and experience to enrich information technology community as a whole. I hope my contribution through this blog will help someone who wants more information on data center technologies.
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