New installation of Windows Server 2012 will not update

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Will not update using Windows Update or WSUS.

 

New installation, all other Windows 2012 servers in domain working fine.

 

For WSUS just get a hung update process, for Windows Update get 

2021-01-05 00:10:06:229 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send failed with hr = 80072f8f.
2021-01-05 00:10:06:229 820 29c Misc WARNING: Proxy List used: <(null)> Bypass List used : <(null)> Auth Schemes used : <None>
2021-01-05 00:10:06:229 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send request failed, hr:0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:229 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestUsingProxy failed for <https://fe2.update.microsoft.com/v11/3/win8/windowsupdate/selfupdate/wuident.cab>. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:229 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation MakeRequest failed. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:229 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:229 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: ShouldFileBeDownloaded failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:338 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send failed with hr = 80072f8f.
2021-01-05 00:10:06:338 820 29c Misc WARNING: Proxy List used: <(null)> Bypass List used : <(null)> Auth Schemes used : <None>
2021-01-05 00:10:06:338 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send request failed, hr:0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:338 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestUsingProxy failed for <https://fe2.update.microsoft.com/v11/3/win8/windowsupdate/selfupdate/wuident.cab>. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:338 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation MakeRequest failed. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:338 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:338 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: ShouldFileBeDownloaded failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:526 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send failed with hr = 80072f8f.
2021-01-05 00:10:06:526 820 29c Misc WARNING: Proxy List used: <(null)> Bypass List used : <(null)> Auth Schemes used : <None>
2021-01-05 00:10:06:526 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send request failed, hr:0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:526 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestUsingProxy failed for <https://fe2.update.microsoft.com/v11/3/win8/windowsupdate/selfupdate/wuident.cab>. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:526 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation MakeRequest failed. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:526 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:526 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: ShouldFileBeDownloaded failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send failed with hr = 80072f8f.
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: Proxy List used: <(null)> Bypass List used : <(null)> Auth Schemes used : <None>
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: Send request failed, hr:0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestUsingProxy failed for <https://fe2.update.microsoft.com/v11/3/win8/windowsupdate/selfupdate/wuident.cab>. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation MakeRequest failed. error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: SendRequestToServerForFileInformation failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: WinHttp: ShouldFileBeDownloaded failed with 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Misc WARNING: DownloadFileInternal failed for https://fe2.update.microsoft.com/v11/3/win8/windowsupdate/selfupdate/wuident.cab: error 0x80072f8f
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Setup WARNING: SelfUpdate check failed to download package information, error = 0x80072F8F
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Setup FATAL: SelfUpdate check failed, err = 0x80072F8F
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Agent * WARNING: Skipping scan, self-update check returned 0x80072F8F
2021-01-05 00:10:06:635 820 29c Agent * WARNING: Exit code = 0x80072F8F
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Have tried reinstalling Windows, and Deleting softwaredistribution directory, and many other things.

 

Jeff

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