Whoa WUAU! What the heck is with the circular references (0x8024000F)?

Context Using SCCM for patch deployment, all of sudden no status updates were getting posted by the clients. Discovery Reviewing WUAHandler.log showed the following error: OnSearchComplete – Failed to end search job. Error = 0x8024000f.    WUAHandler    08/23/2014 1:53:10 PM    1104 (0x0450)Scan failed with error = 0x8024000f.    WUAHandler    08/23/2014 1:53:10 PM    1104 (0x0450) Now the question…

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