Client computers do not appear in the WSUS console
Applies To: Windows Server Update Services
If you are having problems with client computers not appearing on the Computers page in WSUS console, use the following sections to troubleshoot the problem.
Problem with client self-update
If you cannot get clients to appear on the Computers page in the WSUS console, it is almost always a problem with client self-update, which is the mechanism that WSUS uses to update the SUS client to the WSUS client (Automatic Updates) software. For more information about client-self update, see Automatic Updates Must Be Updated.