This particular Group Policy setting must be enabled.Please see Print Screen1As per Above Print-screen Computer qnit086v2 has 96% installed updates.Once it’s running, we can use the netstat command to confirm that the WSUS server is correctly listening for incoming traffic on these ports as demonstrated below.Here we can see that our WSUS server is indeed listening on both 85 on both IPv4 and IPv6, so it looks good in that regard.Print Screen2As per Above Print-screen '242 updates has not been installed'.If i click on '242 Updates' I get the below Print-screen and so on.
where WSUSServer Name is the name of the WSUS server, and port Number is the port that has been configured for it (for example, 80 for HTTP, 443 for SSL, and 8530 for a custom port). In an Internet Explorer address bar, type: If the WSUS server is functioning properly, a File Download window will appear requesting to open or save the file. Review the registry entries to verify the Automatic Update client has been configured correctly. The following script is offered as is, if you don’t understand what it is doing, please use at your own risk.
This service runs as the Network Service user by default.
Additionally we need to ensure that the W3SVC service is running which is IIS, as this is the service that actually listens for incoming connections on TCP ports 8530 for HTTP and 8531 for HTTPS.
If you have to step away and close the support page, you can also choose to save your current progress to come back later without having to start all over.
It's worth a look (and a bookmark): Guided Walkthrough for troubleshooting problems that relate to WSUS agents that are not reporting to a WSUS server This tool is great, right up until it stops working.