SMS_WSUS_SYNC_MANAGER state is critical even if it worked in the previous months.
- SCCM 2012 R2
- SQL 2012
- Windows 2012 R2
Wsyncmgr.log shows error on 2 updates : The Microsoft Software License Terms have not been completely downloaded and cannot be accepted
Event viewer/Application Logs shows Access Denied errors on a different patch.
The Wsuscontent directory was missing an NTFS permission. I added the “Network Service” account full control on the directory and sub-directory and launch a new sync. Everything sync successfully.
All the details come from Technet.
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