Common Error: “Verify that the critical User Profile Application and User Profile Proxy Application timer jobs are available and have not been mistakenly deleted.” after February 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016

February 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 includes a new timer job “Updates Profile Memberships and Relationships Job” which should runs by default every five minutes to update the changes after an import. A problem in the installation of February 2017 CU prevents this timerjob from being installed correctly and this will lead to the…

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SharePoint security fixes released with March 2017 PU and offered through Microsoft Update

SharePoint 2007 Suite: Excel Services for SharePoint 2007 SharePoint 2010 Suite: Excel Services for SharePoint 2010 Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2010 Office Web Apps 2010 SharePoint 2013 Suite: SharePoint Foundation 2013 Excel Services for SharePoint 2013 Office Web Apps 2013 SharePoint 2016 Suite: none See the security bulletin below for more details and KB…

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March 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the March 2017 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with November 2016 CU. The KB articles for March 2017 CU are available at the following location: KB 3178672 – Update for SharePoint Server 2016 March 2017 (language independent) KB…

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March 2017 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download

The product group released the March 2017 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For March 2017 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages). No other CU is required to fully patch SharePoint. As this is a common question: Yes, March 2017 CU includes all fixes from March 2017 PU….

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March 2017 CU for SharePoint 2010 product family is available for download

The product group released the March 2017 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For March 2017 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages) for SharePoint server and Project server. For SharePoint Foundation there was no CU released in March. For the latest updates for SharePoint Foundation look for the…

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February 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the February 2017 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with November 2016 CU. The KB articles for February 2017 CU are available at the following location: KB 3141515 – Update for SharePoint Server 2016 February 2017 (language independent) KB…

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Heads-Up: Info on unsupported .NET framework versions (e.g. in SharePoint environments)

In the last two months I have worked on several SharePoint issues where we identified that the servers running SharePoint were still using .NET framework 4.5 or .NET framework 4.5.1 which are unsupported since around a year (supported ended January 12th, 2016 as announced in August 2014): Support Lifecycle for .NET 4.5: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/search/16396 Support Lifecycle for .NET…

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January 2017 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download

The product group released the January 2017 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For January 2017 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages). No other CU is required to fully patch SharePoint. As this is a common question: Yes, January 2017 CU includes all fixes from January 2017 PU….

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January 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the January 2017 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server 2016 product family. This CU also includes Feature Pack 1 which was released with November 2016 CU. The KB articles for January 2017 CU are available at the following location: KB 3141486 – Update for SharePoint Server 2016 January 2017 (language independent) –…

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