Windows update group policy not applying to Windows 8 workstations

The GP settings for Windows Update configuration on my domain don't ever apply to Windows 8 workstations in the domain. Opening GP Edit on an on a Windows 8 administrative workstation shows the policies that I want to see on Windows 8, but when I open a local GP Edit on the same Windows 8 workstation, the settings aren't applied. I have tried forcing gpupdate and get no error related to it, yet it never applies. Correct me if I am wrong, but the WindowsUpdate.admx file on the workstation should be referenced while using the GP editor from that workstation, so it doen't appear to be a problem with the admx file being used.

 

The settings are all in Computer Configuration, Administrative Templates, Windows Components, Windows Update. They are appearing on Windows 7 workstations. I have my WSUS server set there, etc., but the workstations are not getting the updates from WSUS.

 

What do I neded to do to get the Windows 8 settings to work as expected?

|
Answer
Answer

Hi

 

For Group Policy issues using a Domain, please ask this question on the Technet ITPro Forums.

 

Windows 8 IT Pro Category:

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/category/w8itpro

 


Regards

MVP 1999 - Present
Windows Insider MVP

Was this reply helpful?

Sorry this didn't help.

Great! Thanks for your feedback.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

How satisfied are you with this reply?

Thanks for your feedback.

 
 

Question Info


Last updated December 31, 2019 Views 3,186 Applies to: