PSConfig improvements announced in August 2016 are now available for SharePoint 2013

With August 2016 CU for SharePoint 2016 we updated PSConfig with a couple of major improvements which I discussed in the following two articles: PSConfig improved error reporting SharePoint Patching and Get-SPProduct -local The good news is that the changes for PSConfig released with August 2016 CU for SharePoint 2016 have been backported to SharePoint…

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SharePoint security fixes released with December 2016 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: none SharePoint 2016 Suite: none See the security bulletin below for more details and KB number for the relevant fixes: Security Bulletin MS16-148

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December 2016 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the December 2016 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 December 2016 CU are available at the following location: KB 3128014 – Update for SharePoint Server 2016 December 2016 (language independent) KB…

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December 2016 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download

The product group released the December 2016 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For December 2016 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, December 2016 CU includes all fixes from December 2016 PU….

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December 2016 CU for SharePoint 2010 product family is available for download

The product group released the December 2016 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For December 2016 CU we have full server packages (also known as Uber packages) for SharePoint 2010. As this is a common question: Yes, December 2016 CU includes all SharePoint security fixes released with December 2016 PU. Be aware that…

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SharePoint issue with Trend Micro Antivirus after updating Trend Micro definition to pattern 12.941.00

After updating your Trend Micro definition to pattern 12.941.00 the following file in SharePoint will be quarantined because the antivirus Software incorrectly identifies that this files contains JS_NEMUCOD.SMAA15: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\15\template\layouts\1033\initstrings.js. While rendering a SharePoint site or list you may receive a 304 or a server error in Application / In ULS you…

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Be careful when copying/moving items between libraries with different list schema using “Manage Content and Structure”

Recently a customer reported an issue when using Manage Content and Structure (also known as Site Manager) to copy documents between different libraries. In the specific scenario the customer used the same managed metadata column in both libraries with different configuration (in one secenario a different default value and in a second scenario a different term set)….

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Announcing TLS 1.2 support in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010

Microsoft has added official support for the TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 security protocols in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2010. These protocols are now supported in the following on-premis products and technologies: SharePoint Server 2016 Project Server 2016 SharePoint Foundation 2013 SharePoint Server 2013 Project Server 2013 SharePoint Foundation 2010 SharePoint Server 2010 Project Server…

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SP 2016 Feature Pack 1 – Forums for Hybrid Auditing and hybrid Taxonomy

Additional Technet Forums have been created for two new SharePoint Server 2016 functionalities introduced with Feature Pack 1: Hybrid Auditing: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/home?forum=hybridauditing Hybrid Taxonomy: https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/home?forum=hybridtaxonomy You can use these forums for all kind of discussion around these two features.

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Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016 – Feature Documentation

November 2016 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 contains several new Features: Administrative actions logging for common SharePoint administrative Actions in Central Administration and with Windows PowerShell.. MinRole enhancements to support small and medium-sized farms. A OneDrive for Business modern experience. Custom tiles in the SharePoint app launcher. SharePoint hybrid auditing unified across site collections on-premises…

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