Great question! One might say "because microsoft said its's a best practice" (see #1 here). But why? but it is finally fixed.🙂 dewy Says: July 8, 2013 at 8:33 am | Reply Thanxz….. Why do we use SSL anywhere? To verify that who we want to connect to IS who we are connecting to. Imagine if an insider setup their own WSUS server, then June 2015: We followed the steps on this KB article from Microsoft because we have the same errors with our WSUS server: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2959977 We enabled TLS 1.2 on our WSUS server https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/684ec4f0-2120-4faa-a940-01d83ce1574d/windows-update-error-code-80072f8f?forum=itprovistasp
My time zone was originally UTC, but since I'm in Bulgaria my time zone has to be UTC +2. Kevin Says: February 2, 2013 at 5:09 am | Reply I got the same error when the SSL cert on my WSUS server had expired. What next? I downloaded the utility with no problem.
Your cache administrator is webmaster. Beginning verification phase of system scan. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/947821 Regards,Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. 80072f8f Windows Phone I would like to try the same, but I'm not sure what to try... 23:20 | Link | Reply Sebastian Marsching on Tuesday, 5.
When Windows updates connect to obtain updates, it doesn't connect due to certificates error. It wont allow me to copy the results of the scan to submit to you guys. from a theoretical perspective. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/win7/2011/11/08/windows-update-error-80072f8f/ Check Your Trusted Site Certificate Authorities If the SSL certificate being used to connect to the microsoft site is not trusted, the connection will fail with the dreaded 80072F8F error code.
This can be caused by the time being wrong on your computer On the System tray right click on the Time -> Adjust date/time -> Internet time -> Change settings -Make Gtw Cybertrust Certificate Authority Configured the settings shown in the screenshot attached Steps I have taken on the client: gpupdate /force Verified the certificate was imported in the certificate MMC. It is correctly located in Usually this means you are missing the following trusted authority certificate for: GTE CyberTrust Global Root You can install the latest trusted certificate authorities by downloading and running the November 2009 However, in our case the certificate is provided by a very small internal CA, so we use a traditional CRL instead of going to the trouble to setup an OCSP responder.
Like this:Like Loading... https://gavinmckay.wordpress.com/2010/09/28/howto-fixing-windows-update-error-code-80072f8f/ If you want to make sure that your problems are not caused by the same problem that we had, you should check the certificate used by your WSUS server. Windows Update Error 80072f8f Server 2012 R2 My difference is that i am using a public CA on my WSUS, but everything else is the same. Windows Update Error 80072f8f Wsus Select a previous restore point. 6.
Friday, January 28, 2011 12:59 PM 0 Sign in to vote Briljant !!!!!!!!geen Thursday, February 03, 2011 3:23 PM 0 Sign in to vote It worked for me too! this contact form The certificate used by the WSUS site is signed by one of our internal certificate authorities. Wishing I found this a long time ago~ Thank you. This should resolve the issue in most cases. Code 80072f8f Server 2008 R2
This is also interesting for me, because this issue is also new for me. PLEASE NOTE: the download has no user interface when installing, but it does install the certificates correctly. November 2015: I can confirm that enabling TLS 1.2 fixed the issue on Win 2012 R2 accessing a WSUS 3.x running on 2008 R2. 21:02 | Link | Reply Jennie on http://sysgsm.com/windows-update/windows-update-error-code-80072f8f-server-2008.html The error occurs when you instruct windows to search for updates.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan... Windows Update 8024001b You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. 17 Responses to "HOWTO: Fixing Windows Update Error Code80072F8F" windose Says: January 10, 2011 at 6:13 pm | Reply thank This process will take some time.
Why do we use SSL anywhere? To verify that who we want to connect to IS who we are connecting to. Imagine if an insider setup their own WSUS server, then Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Privacy statement © 2016 Microsoft. Windows Update Code 80072f8f Server 2008 R2 to Outlook.com.
I've installed OS and join it to the domain. Very frustrating, Microsoft!! enter that time in your date and time settings and you should be able to run windows update successfully. http://sysgsm.com/windows-update/windows-update-error-code-80072f8f-server-2008-r2.html In the search box, type Update, and then, in the list of results, click Windows Update.
You will find my email address here: http://www.experts-exchange.com/M_4994090.html (under About me) After give me some time for the analyse... 0 Message Author Comment by:SloanIT2012-03-20 OK, I have sent it to No one else should follow these instructions as it may cause more harm than good. Point to All Programs | Accessories. 3. Within a couple of minutes (+/- 5 as a general rule) should be OK. 2.
Ronnie Vernon Microsoft MVP Windows Desktop Experience Sunday, October 05, 2008 3:49 AM Moderator 0 Sign in to vote Method 1 - tried that the first time, checked it again, my This process will take some time.