WSUS Error – ‘An HTTP error has occurred’

KB ID 0000796 


Seen on SBS 2011 and Server 2008 R2. When running the WSUS configuration wizard, at the ‘Connect to Upstream Server’ page, connection fails;

An HTTP error occurred Details…

WSUS an HTTP Error Occurred

When viewing details you see;

WebExpeption: The request failed with the error message:
<html><head><title>Object moved</title></head><body>
<h2>Object moved to <a href-“%2fmicrosoftupdate%2fv6ferrorinformation.aspx%3ferrror%3d15”>here</a>.</h2>

Well that’s great, thanks for that?


1. Nice easy one to fix, download and install this update.

2. In my case it asked for a reboot post install, however if yours does not, I would restart the server and try again. Post reboot it worked fine.

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