SharePoint 2013 Build Numbers and CU’s

I'm presenting a summarized "Build Numbers Cube Sheet" as I did so before, so please find the most recent info about SharePoint Updates here: Jump List: Current table with all Build Numbers! Office Web Apps Server Updates Project Server Updates SharePoint 2013 Language Packs Workflow Manager Versions In reference to other/older SharePoint Versions, please find … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Build Numbers and CU’s

SharePoint 2010 Build Numbers (Cube Sheet)

SharePoint 2010 Build Numbers Cube Sheet As many times used in our daily business, we’re used to ask for “Build number” rather than “Service Pack or Patch level”. Because of some confusion of the customers and for transparency I’ll provide here a list of the most relevant Build numbers and its related KB Numbers. Quick … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Build Numbers (Cube Sheet)

SharePoint 2013 – Problem with Search topology…

Recently I came across an issue with the Search Service after a topology change. Scenario: You have SharePoint 2013 RTM with Search Service application Service installed and configured on a multi server farm. You then decided to add a new server to the farm and moving over the search components to the new added one … Continue reading SharePoint 2013 – Problem with Search topology…

Search Service Application Issue with SharePoint 2013 preview build

While playing around with the beta preview builds, a problem with the search service application was discovered and here is a description and fix for it: Applies to "SharePoint 2013 PREVIEW build" Problem Description: Search Topology fails to complete provisioning. When you navigate to the Search Administration page to view the Topology In the UI … Continue reading Search Service Application Issue with SharePoint 2013 preview build

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

Build Numbers (Cube Sheet) for MOSS/WSS

**** NOTE! This page will be no longer maintained or updated! Please see the new, continued page **** ****  All recent updates and information since Service Pack 3 and later are now posted here!  **** 2012-03-14   As many times in our daily business, we’re used to ask for “Build number” rather than “Service Pack or Patch level”. … Continue reading Build Numbers (Cube Sheet) for MOSS/WSS

WSS and MOSS April CU 2010 Update packages

Hello all,today I’ll be on early posting with the announcement of the upcoming cumulative update packages for WSSv3 and MOSS 2007.The procedure will be as usual. Please see for details my post All about updating MOSS and consider also the installed language packs and its latest service packs as well if not yet done!WSS: 981043  … Continue reading WSS and MOSS April CU 2010 Update packages

All about updating WSSv3 and MOSS2007

  As repeatedly asked and apparently still confusing the IT folks,  I'll post some information's and what to consider how, during and while updating WSSv3 and MOSS 2007.   Support Life Cycle:  As already announced you should be aware of the retirement of SP1 for WSSv3 which also affects MOSS as it relies on WSSv3 … Continue reading All about updating WSSv3 and MOSS2007

Upgrade SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to SharePoint 2010

Actually there is no direct path to upgrade/migrate from SPS 2003 to SPS 2010. Unfortunately you must go via the WSSv3/MOSS 2007 stage! For customers running prior versions of SharePoint, including Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 and SharePoint Portal Server 2003, this means that you must first upgrade to Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP2 or Microsoft … Continue reading Upgrade SharePoint Portal Server 2003 to SharePoint 2010

SP1 for WSS and MOSS retires april 2010

Urgent message!!!as per our lifecycle policy, the Service Pack 1 for MOSS and WSS will retire in April 2010!So if you're currently still on SP1, please consider to update as soon as possible to at least SP2!Information about the lifecycle you can find here: http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?p1=12200 Before you install SP2, read important information about SP2 in … Continue reading SP1 for WSS and MOSS retires april 2010

WSS and MOSS 2007 Feb.Update 2010 available

Hello all,since yesterday night, the new cumulative updates (Uber packages) for WSSv3 and MOSS 2007 are published and available!Please see here for more info:(the KB's might be currently not published but will be soon available as well)WSS: 978396 The full server package for WSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;978396MOSS:978395 The full server package for MOSS http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;978395Here are some Download … Continue reading WSS and MOSS 2007 Feb.Update 2010 available

SPS 2010 Public Beta Install and Setup Notes

Ok, all in one, these are the order of steps to be done when you want to install and start successfully the Public beta of SharePoint 2010! Read "Determine Hardware and Software requirements" Check the preliminary requirements for software and patches as described here: SPS 2010 Setup Requirements Prepare your Server 2008 accordingly with all … Continue reading SPS 2010 Public Beta Install and Setup Notes

SharePoint 2010 Pre-Install Download Links

As described in my post on SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements, while PSConfig Wizard is running, additional software components are required. For environments where Servers are not connected to internet for security reasons this makes it a bit difficult but I’ll provide the links for download them manually to install. NOTE! This post applies to … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Pre-Install Download Links

SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements

Preliminary soft- and hardware requirements and prerequisites for SharePoint 2010 beta installation.***Update 2010-03-31***We've seen some confusion in the newsgroups and elsewhere on the versions and editions of Windows that SharePoint 2010 will run on. This post is meant to clarify some of the most common questions we have seen.SharePoint 2010 will support only 64-bit (x64) … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements

SharePoint 2010 – Resource guide

from the early experiences with the SharePoint 2010 beta and RTM, I’ll post here a list of articles, links and resources all around SPS 2010 from the beginning 😉 Have fun! Table of Content (TOC) on SharePoint 2010 Beta and RTM resource guides – Preliminary Setup requirements  – SharePoint 2010 Pre-Install Download Links – Install and Setup … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 – Resource guide

SharePoint Administration Toolkit v4 for MOSS 2007

The Microsoft SharePoint Team Blog has recently announced the SharePoint Administration Toolkit v4 for MOSS/WSS (Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services version 3.0.)*** <Update> ***There was an issue with the originally posted download regarding the Batch Site Manager and Permission Reporting tools, this has been fixed. If you experienced a problem, simply uninstall, re-download … Continue reading SharePoint Administration Toolkit v4 for MOSS 2007