Windows SharePoint Services and Office Service Packs Released

Most SBSers are aware that WSS SP2 and Office 2003 SP2 shipped yesterday.  The question inevitably comes up in the forums and newsgroups, “can I install these SPs on SBS?”.  The answer is an unequivocal ‘yes’.  Unless there is a specific warning in the readme or “Description of x SP y” Knowledge Base article, it is generally safe to install the service pack on your SBS machine (after making a full backup, of course <g>).  Relevant articles:

Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) KB article

Office SP2 download site

While we’re at it, my favorite new feature is the Outlook anti-phishing functionality.  To get it, you need SP2 and the latest junk e-mail filter updates available here: