Re: Windows 2003 SP2 not offered via update.microsoft.com
> I have 1 of 5 servers which is not picking up the SP2 of 2k3 server update.
> Checked that the SP2 blocker was never installed on the server (the registry
> key doesn't exist) and that the update is not hidden or ignored previously
> from the options on the website.
> All other servers can pick up this update except this one and i don't know
Is the server being notified of the all other updates except for SP2 ?
Check the WindowsUpdate.log located in %windir% to see if there are any
pertinent error codes, Edy -
How to read the Windowsupdate.log file
BTW, the SP2 'blocker' expired but, MS has conflicting information on
the *exact* expiration date:
> Q. How long will the temporary disabling mechanism work?
> A. The mechanism will work until March 13, 2008, one year after the release of Windows Server 2003 SP2.
> After Feb. 27, 2008, Windows Update (WU) and Automatic Updates (AU) will ignore the presence of the
> registry setting and will deliver Windows Server 2003 SP2.
MowGreen [MVP 2003-2008]