imageThe EMEA Core Team posted a great tip on a WSUS related error they've been seeing lately:

When running updates from WSUS 3.0 SP1 we are seeing the following error messages in the Windows Update Agent Log File C:\Windows\WindowsUpdate.log.  We see these messages on all of our target Windows 2003 SP2 x64 servers WindowsUpdate:

2009-01-21 08:50:02:878 816 f2c PT +++++++++++ PT:
Synchronizing server updates +++++++++++
2009-01-21 08:50:02:878 816 f2c PT + ServiceId =
{3DA21691-E39D-4DA6-8A4B-B43877BCB1B7}, Server URL =
http://slon123456.csfb.cs-group.com/ClientWebService/client.asmx
2009-01-21 08:50:03:284 816 f2c EEHndlr WARNING: Failed to
populate ServiceStartup entries in Cache: error 0x80070002
2009-01-21 08:50:04:346 816 f2c EEHndlr WARNING: Failed to
populate ServiceStartup entries in Cache: error 0x80070002
2009-01-21 08:50:04:362 816 f2c EEHndlr WARNING: Failed to
populate ServiceStartup entries in Cache: error 0x80070002
2009-01-21 08:50:04:378 816 f2c EEHndlr WARNING: Failed to
populate ServiceStartup entries in Cache: error 0x80070002
2009-01-21 08:50:04:518 816 f2c PT +++++++++++ PT:
Synchronizing extended update info +++++

If you're seeing similar issues when running updates then check out their resolution here:

http://blogs.technet.com/emeasetup/archive/2009/03/17/eehndlr-warning-failed-to-populate-servicestartup-entries-in-cache-error-0x80070002.aspx

J.C. Hornbeck | System Center Knowledge Engineer