Based on my experience in Automatic Updates with Software Update Services (SUS) I am adding a few Troubleshooting steps which you can try in resolving issues related to Automatic Updates. Well, this is my approach and based on the feedback from folks on Communities from microsoft.public.softwareupdatesvcs , FAQShop.com & SUSserver.com these steps have helped in resolving many issues.
Mohammed Athif Khaleel
MVP – SUS / WSUS
Windows Server Update Services Wiki
“Save the Internet. Keep all Systems Patched”
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