SP2010: Patch procedure

In my time as PFE I saw a lot of confusion in regard on how to patch SharePoint 2010 servers, especially in the light of SP1. Here is the procedure I always use when patching, and so far it worked perfectly: Disable NLB to stoptraffic to the farm Detach all ContentDatabases to speed up update…

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SP2010: SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 is out now!!!

Hi everybody, The long awaited Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 just came out. Apart from fixing multiple issues, it also brings along some completely new features. Beware that also Language Pack SP1 and Office Web Apps SP1 is out. Here is a short list of the core improvements: Overview of SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 improvements…


SP2010: SharePoint 2010 build level and version numbers

Unfortunateley, the only way to find out the current patch level of SharePoint 2010 is checking the build level. For easier reference, here are the current build levels and corresponding hotfixes for SharePoint 2010: Build Release Affected Objects ?KB Info Downloads Revisions 14.0.4763.1000 RTM All components ? Download ? 14.0.4762.1000 RTM Farm Build Version ?…

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SP2010: CU 12/2010

The new cumulative updates for SharePoint 2010 have been released in late December. To find more information: Downloads: Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 – December 2010 Cumulative Update Paket: http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2459125&kbln=en-us Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 – December 2010 Cumulative Update Paket:http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2459257&kbln=en-us Details: Documentation of Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 – December 2010 Cumulative Update Paket: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2459125 Documentation of Microsoft…