October Cumulative Updates for SharePoint 2013

October 2013 Cumulative Update Packages for SharePoint Foundation 2013 and SharePoint Server 2013 have been released October 2013 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2013 – KB 2825674 October 2013 CU for SharePoint Server 2013 – KB 2825647 Note: This is build 15.0.4551.1001 of the cumulative update package. Important: March 2013 PU for SharePoint Server 2013 is…

SharePoint 2013 Prerequisites fails with MSI Installer error code 1603 while installing AppFabric 1.1

When installing SharePoint 2013 prerequisites on Windows Server 2008 R2, the prerequisite installer fails with the following error Appfabric installation failed because installer MSI returned with error code:1603 This is a generic MSI error message and does not give any indication about how to get the issue fixed. Uninstall or reinstalling only makes it worse….


Issue found with .NET Framework 3.5.1 Security update KB2756920

After installing the update KB2756920 on a Windows Server 2008 R2/Windows 7 RTM  computer running SharePoint Server 2010 with previously installed hotfixes for .NET 3.5 SP1. on the server, the following exception is thrown when any WCF service is hosted on IIS using HTTPS Server Error in ‘/SecurtyTokenServiceApplication’ Application Method not found: ‘System.String System.ServiceModel.Activation.iis7helper.extendedprotectiondotlessspnnotenabledthrowhelper(system.object)’ An…