Note: Troubleshooting Microsoft Windows Update Client – Error 80072EE2


While configuring WSUS Client on Windows Server for automatich updates you face error 80072EE2 in Log %windir%\windowsupdate.log


In the log you might see the WSUS Client query a external Microsoft Update site and not your local WSUS Server

Start cmd.exe and execute this three commands:

wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow
wuauclt /detectnow
wuauclt /reportnow

For further investigations we recommend to use this WSUS-Configuration-Check script.