Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

The WSUS client may not report the WSUS server for many reasons. In this article, we will learn ‘Tips for troubleshooting WSUS Client that are not reporting to the WSUS server’. there are also some situations where you may find yourself where some or all of the clients stop reporting to the server and these steps will also help in those scenarios.

Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

Follow the below Tips for troubleshooting WSUS Client that are not reporting to the WSUS Server:

When you start the patch updates on any user machine, please follow the steps below to help you finish Windows updates quickly.

  • Check for open command prompt and WSUS server ping (Server IP) and pinging from the client system.
  • Type this command: wuauclt /detectnow and then press Enter then the next command wuauclt /reportnow.
  • Run this command: gpupdate /force on Windows systems.
  • Search WSUS IP in Registry. kindly find below path and search WSUS IP.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsUpdate
Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

WSUS IP

Also Read- We Couldn’t Connect To The Update Service On Windows 10

How to check the windows update status of the machine from WSUS server?

Open WSUS Update Services by logging in to a WSUS server.

Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

WSUS Update Services

Now you can see that the WSUS Update Services has been opened, then Click on the computers tab.

Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

Computers Tab

Right-click on the Computer tab and click on the Search button.

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Search Tab

Type Client hostname whose patch status you wanted to check in WSUS server and click on find now button. Double click on the hostname that will be found and open it.

Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

Client Hostname

In the following snapshots, you can see that the Client system is reporting to the WSUS server and there is a fully updated.

Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server

WSUS Client Report

That’s all, In this article, we have explained Tips For Troubleshooting WSUS Client That Are Not Reporting To The WSUS Server. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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