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doubstar Newcomer 34 posts since
Oct 7, 2011
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Mar 1, 2012 7:28 AM

WGW 7.x windows update fails

Hi guys,

 

i have since a week two WGWs version 7.x in a HA setup.

from last week it is not possible to updates client with windows updates.

 

does anyone have encountred this situation before?

 

if you need more details please ask.

 

please advice.

 

thank you

 

--S.

  • asabban McAfee SME 1,351 posts since
    Nov 3, 2009
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    2. Mar 5, 2012 7:26 AM (in response to doubstar)
    Re: WGW 7.x windows update fails

    Hello,

     

    your entries will most likely never match. The default rule for "global whitelist" only looks into the host of a URL (URL.Host property is used). For

     

    http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/

     

    the URL.Host is

     

    windowsupdate.microsoft.com

     

    Your entries contain the protocol (http://) which is not part of the Hostname, and therefore they won´t apply.

     

    Try to remove the protocol, and only leave the hostnames as part of the list entry.

     

    Best,

    Andre

  • Troja Champion 255 posts since
    Aug 26, 2010
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    3. Mar 5, 2012 7:52 AM (in response to asabban)
    Re: WGW 7.x windows update fails

    Hi ´╗┐doubstar,

    it also depends on the client or server system which is connecting to Microsoft. Windows Server 2003/2008 and all Client Systems are quite different.

     

    Perhaps this helps.

    Capture.GIF

     

    You can also user Application Control for Whitelisting Windows Update.

     

    Cheers,

    Thorsten

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