Wsus client updating but not showing up in list
To enable client-side targeting: This policy specifies the amount of time for Automatic Updates to wait, following system startup, before proceeding with a scheduled installation that was missed previously.If the status is set to "Enabled", a scheduled installation that did not take place earlier will occur the specified number of minutes after the computer is next started.
These numbers do not include the number of times that critical or security updates (which we approve automatically to all groups as they are received) would cause a reboot.
An individual machine would not have rebooted this often so these are maximum estimates (if it installed Windows Server 2008R2 SP1 one week, it wouldn't have gotten the Windows 7 x64 SP1 the next week, and no machine is going to have Before you can set any Group Policy options for WSUS, you must ensure that the latest administrative template has been loaded on the computer used to administer Group Policy.
The administrative template with WSUS settings is named
To configure the behavior of Automatic Updates: The settings for this policy enable you to configure a WSUS server that Automatic Updates will contact for updates.
You must enable this policy in order for Automatic Updates to download updates from the WSUS server.