Scripting Question

WUAUCLT & Retrieve WindowsUpdate.Log

02/24/2017 1374 views

Is there any way to run "wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow" with the Kace Scripting? Or any better way to force Windows Device to check run the Windows Update? Btw I am doing the Windows Update via WSUS not Kace.
Is there any way to retrieve a log from the client to kace?

Thank you in advance!!

I tried a few ways but not working..


Run it via a Batch file with 1 single command >> wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow
Running as SYSTEM
C:\ProgramData\Dell\KACE\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\73>wuauclt /resetauthorization /detectnow
'wuauclt' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
Creating process returned non-zero: C:\ProgramData\Dell\KACE\kbots_cache\packages\kbots\73\kace9874.bat : (0) The operation completed successfully.
Error Code: 0
Status Code: 1



Running as SYSTEM
'esetauthorization' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
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try "wuauclt.exe /detectnow /updatenow" without /resetauthorization
Answered 02/28/2017 by: JasonEgg
Red Belt

  • or perhaps the "Windows Update Service" (wuauserv) needs to be started or restarted before you invoke wuauclt?
  • If all else fails, this is how to do it via PowerShell:
    (New-Object -ComObject Microsoft.Update.AutoUpdate).DetectNow()

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