October CU for SharePoint 2010 has been rereleased

The product group has released updated packages for the October 2010 Cumulative Update. The new packages contain a fix for the problem reported earlier. The updated fixes can be be found at the following locations: KB 2394323 – SharePoint Foundation 2010 – only listed for completeness as this fix was not affected by the Problem and…


Application to check cascade access rights for a particular user or anonymous user in SharePoint

My colleague Rodney Viana has created a nice tool which simplifies troubleshooting of permission issues in SharePoint. The tool tests various different settings in IIS and SharePoint and decrypts the permission masks involved when accessing a specific SharePoint Url.A must have! See here for details:http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rodneyviana/archive/2010/11/11/application-to-check-cascade-access-rights-for-a-particular-user-or-anonymous-user-in-sharepoint.aspx?wa=wsignin1.0&CommentPosted=true#commentmessage


Critical Information about a problem with the October 2010 CU for SharePoint Server 2010

Recently we discovered a problem related to user profiles when installing the October 2010 CU for SharePoint Server 2010. The October Cumulative Update makes some changes and updates to the user profile database. Unfortunately there are certain situations where this update does not complete as expected and leaves the update in an inconsistent state.  This causes…


Update Center Pages for the 2010 SharePoint/Project/Enterprise Search Product Family

The product group recently launched some additional product-specific update pages for the 2010 product family which you might want to bookmark: Updates for SharePoint 2010 Products Updates for Project Server 2010 – live since October 19th Updates for Enterprise Search Products – live since October 24th Related Links: Update Center for Microsoft Office, Office Servers, and Related…