Worldwide Changes to Daylight Saving Time

A recent notification pushed me to share it here with you as it might be useful and/or important for some customers: From the “Business productivity & Solutions team”: ”We recently posted on the Microsoft Corporate blog the impact and our efforts related to the end of daylight saving time in Russia. Starting the last weekend in … Continue reading Worldwide Changes to Daylight Saving Time

September security Bulletin MS11-074 causes SharePoint to stop

Credits to Tehnoon Raza The September Security Bulletin will have SharePoint security updates with a security rating of “Important”.  Both 2007 and 2010 versions will be affected including Office Web Apps. When updates are pushed out to servers without the administrators noticing,  this can cause SharePoint to stop working because the updates are installed but … Continue reading September security Bulletin MS11-074 causes SharePoint to stop

August 2011 CU for SPS2010 and Foundation

The new August 2011 Cumulative updates for WSSv4 (MSF2010, aka Foundation) and SPS2010 Server has been released now with some delay but will be available yet:Note This is build 14.0.6109.5002 of the cumulative update package.SharePoint 2010/SharePoint Foundation:Note: August 2011 CU is a post SP1 Hotfix! SP1 is mandatory to install any other CU released later than June … Continue reading August 2011 CU for SPS2010 and Foundation

August 2011 CU for MOSS 2007 and WSSv3

The new August Cumulative update for WSSv3 and MOSS has been released and will be available now:WSS:KB 2553022 DescriptionFull server package download for WSS MOSS:KB 2553022 DescriptionFull server package download for MOSS Further information: Install SP2 for WSS and MOSS SP2 and Language Packs if not yet happened. More information about the SP2 update   As … Continue reading August 2011 CU for MOSS 2007 and WSSv3

SharePoint 2010 new database limitations and RBS

Since 8th of july 2011, the product group has published a new post regarding changes on database size limitations and guidance. The most interesting key points out of the above mentioned post are as follows: For a SharePoint content database up to 200 GB  there are no special requirements and this limit is included for … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 new database limitations and RBS

End of Support for Office XP Products

Effective with the 11th of July 2011, Office XP Extended support will retire worldwide.What does that mean?The end of support means that we will no longer provide public fixes for the Office XP release. Automatic Updates that ship on “Patch Tuesday” will be discontinued. There will be no effect on installed software; products will still … Continue reading End of Support for Office XP Products

June 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010 and MOSS 2007 released

The June 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 Server product family have been published now. MOSS/WSS: 2544399 The full server package for WSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2544399 2544398 The full server package for MOSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2544398 Download and installation information: Install SP2 for WSS and MOSS SP2 and Language Packs if not yet happened. More … Continue reading June 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010 and MOSS 2007 released

Service Pack 1 for SharePoint and Office 2010

On TechEd Atlanta the SharePoint and Office 2010 Service pack 1 have been announced!*** Update 2011-07-29 *** Since today, SP1 is now available for Download!  Please find more details and Information on the official blog post of the "Office sustained Engineering"Note!For SharePoint customers planning to deploy Service Pack 1, it is also recommended to install the June … Continue reading Service Pack 1 for SharePoint and Office 2010

April 2011 CU for MOSS and SharePoint 2010 published

The April 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 and 2010 product family have been published now.As usual, the according KB articles and Links are not ready right away, so please expect some delay. Once published, they will be found finally here:MOSS/WSS:Descriptions of the Update packages:KB 2512783 - WSS 3.0 KB 2512782 - MOSS 2007  Download … Continue reading April 2011 CU for MOSS and SharePoint 2010 published

February 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010

*** <Status Update  2011-03-27> ***All Links are working now and the hotfixes will be available along the according KB articles.*** </Status Update> ****** <Status Update  2011-03-23> ***We're still expiriencing some unknown problems with the SPS2010 Server package and also delayed or not yet published KB articles and descriptions.The download links are randomly not working yet.  The PG … Continue reading February 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010

Feb CU 2011 for WSS/MOSS

Applies to:  MOSS (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007) and WSS (Windows SharePoint services v3)WSS: 2475886 The full server package for WSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2475886MOSS: 2475885 The full server package for MOSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2475885 Download and installation information: Install SP2 for WSS and MOSS (as it is mandatory now) and the appropriate Language Packs if not yet happened. Do you … Continue reading Feb CU 2011 for WSS/MOSS

SP1 for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

For Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 the first service pack (SP1) will be released until end of February 2011.Download:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/gg635126.aspxWhat's included in Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)?The SP1 for Windows 7 contains among others the MDOP package (Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack) and provides with Microsoft Bitlocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) a better management for … Continue reading SP1 for Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2

SPS2010: publishing on Content type Hub throws error “No valid proxy can be found to do this operation”

From a recent case, we found a lack documented “Issue” you may run into while setting up and configuring a content type hub or trying to publish content types. Scenario: You have a site dedicated to be your Content type HUB (how to do that, check the “Repro-Steps” section below). You have also created some … Continue reading SPS2010: publishing on Content type Hub throws error “No valid proxy can be found to do this operation”

Dec CU 2010 for SharePoint2010

The new cumulative updates for SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint foundation 2010 are ready to download: MSF2010: KB 2459125 Full server package for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 Download: http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2459125&kbln=en-us SPS2010: KB 2459257 Full server package for SharePoint Server 2010 Download: http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2459257&kbln=en-us Project Server 2010 December CU: http://blogs.technet.com/b/projectadministration/archive/2010/12/15/microsoft-project-server-and-sharepoint-2007-and-2010-december-cu-2010-are-mostly-live.aspx&nbsp;   Further instructions and information: After installing the … Continue reading Dec CU 2010 for SharePoint2010

Dec CU 2010 WSS/MOSS

Applies to:  MOSS (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007) and WSS (Windows SharePoint services v3)Note!   The packages might be smaller now as they only contain updates since SP2 which is now required prior to install the bits!WSS:  2458606  Full server package for WSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2458606MOSS: 2458605  Full server package for MOSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2458605Download and installation information: Install SP2 … Continue reading Dec CU 2010 WSS/MOSS

SharePoint 2010 Runtime Exception when edit items in pending for approval

Recently I came across with a customer’s incident that is running a “custom workflow” that finally creates a List-Event (item update, asynchronous). Unfortunately we could not repro the issue but while troubleshooting and research, I found another interesting “Issue” in my lab. How found??  see below steps and/or just use the quick links to jump … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Runtime Exception when edit items in pending for approval

October CU SharePoint Server 2010

*** <Update 2010-11-18> ***The Server-Packages that fix the regression discovered in the October CU will be now available!**** Update: the regression is Fixed and packages are republished now  ****  (http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=957)If you have applied the regressed Oct CU Server-Package(s), you’ll only need to apply this new replacement package(s) and everything will be functioning as normal. If you … Continue reading October CU SharePoint Server 2010

October CU SharePoint Server 2007(MOSS) and WSSv3

Hi all,at the right time as expected, the new October 2010 cumulative updates are now available!Please note, that the according KB articles might be not online yet but will coming soon too. MOSS 2007/ WSSv3  October CU (Build 12.0.6548.5000):Articles:MOSS:   KB 2412267  Description of the Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update Server Hotfix Package (MOSS server-package): October … Continue reading October CU SharePoint Server 2007(MOSS) and WSSv3