Wsus server not updating client status
Get the report to know the software update scan results from If software update scan is successful from ,you can ignore this log file and directly move to next log (updatesdeployment.log) .
If Software update scan is not successful then,you should look at this log for more information.
A positive Needed result means that the update is applicable, but it was not installed the last time that client computers contacted the WSUS server.
Any of the following can be true when the status for an update is Needed: When it refers to the status of one computer, Installed/Not Applicable means that the update is not applicable to or required by that computer.
Verbose logging shows additional information about the interaction with the client user interface.
Stop the windows update service,rename or delete the Software Distribution folder (%windir%\software Distribution) and start windows update service.Patch compliance success rate is depends mainly on heath of your SCCM clients and some times things may go wrong even though sccm client is healthy (able to receive applications/packages and performing inventory except patches).Coming to the subject line, I have been seeing many questions on the configuration manager forums and social networking sites on software update patching issues .couple of questions on the subject line are like In this blog post (SCCM 2012 Troubleshoot software update client issues), I will explain you the basic troubleshooting steps (only on client side ) which will help you to resolve issues on your own by analyzing the logs and take it further afterwards.This randomization prevents all software update clients from starting update installations at the same time (This setting is disabled by default).More info,read Required: This means the software update is applicable but is not yet installed.