Product:.NET Framework
Event ID:10052
Source:Windows Server Update Services
Symbolic Name:CheckForEmailNotificationFailuresRed
Message:The server is unable to send e-mail notifications.
WSUS Administrators and WSUS Reporters may receive status reports or notification of new updates in e-mail. At times e-mail delivery may fail.
User Action
Resolver - E-Mail Notification Failures

Check the E-mail server configuration in the WSUS administration console.

  • In the WSUS administration console, go to Options.
  • Select E-Mail Notification, then select the E-Mail Server tab.
  • Make sure that the server, sender, and logon information is correct.

Make sure that the SMTP server is configured to receive e-mail from the WSUS server.


Check for e-mail failures.

  • Launch the WSUS administrative console.
  • Select Options.
  • Select E-Mail Notifications.
  • Select the E-Mail Server tab.
  • Click Test.
  • If the e-mail fails to be sent, a Test E-Mail Notifications message box will show the exception.