I have compared the output from the Windows file on CADCS001 with that from CADCS002 and the only differences aside from the timestamps and the Call ID and client Id strings are the following lines: CADCS001: But for some reason one of the servers is insisting that there are no updates available from WSUS. The problem seems to have been due to a corruption in the \Windows\Software Distribution folder.The following steps resolved the issue: This could be several things.2013-07-09 :294 772 138 Report CWERReporter finishing event handling.(00000000) This log file appears to indicate that no updates are pending, but WSUS clearly shows that there are and that CADCS002 has successfully installed them.Choosing "Check online for updates from Microsoft Update" works fine.It shows all the pending updates (including those we have not approved for installation) and allows them to be installed.
they were not cloned from each other or from any other VM).
WSUS is great for managing Microsoft product Updates.
It can also be extended by utilizing something called local publishing.
SP1 was slipstreamed into the installation files, it was not installed separately.
Our WSUS server has been in place for over a year and appears to be functioning as expected.