August 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the August 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 August 2017 CU are available at the following location:

  • KB 4011049 - August 2017 Update for SharePoint Server 2016 (language independent)
  • KB 4011053 - August 2017 Update for SharePoint Server 2016 (language dependent fixes)
  • There was no fix released for Office Online Server 2016 in August 2017

The download for August 2017 CU is available through the following link:

Important: It is required to install as well the language independent and the language dependent fix to fully patch a SharePoint server as each SharePoint installation comes with a language independent component and a language dependent component. If additional language packs are added later (only) the language dependent fix has to be applied again.

It is irrelevant which language you pick on the drop down in download center. Even the language dependent fixes are all in the same package for all languages.

After installing the fixes you need to run the SharePoint 2016 Products Configuration Wizard on each machine in the farm. If you prefer to run the command line version psconfig.exe ensure to have a look here for the correct options.

SharePoint 2016 August 2017 CU Build Numbers:

Language Independent fix: 16.0.4573.1002
Language Dependent fix: 16.0.4573.1000

To understand the different version numbers please have a look at my article which explains the different SharePoint build numbers.

You can use the SharePoint Server 2016 Patch Build Numbers Powershell Module to identify the patch level of all SharePoint components.

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Comments (4)

  1. Umr says:

    Thanks for sharing this information. Is there any recommendation on the installation order for CU/Patches ? e.g. install on WFE first and on APP server last or other way ?

    1. Hi Umr,
      we recommend to install it first on the App server hosting the central admin and also recommend to start with this server later when running PSConfig.

  2. TD says:

    Is there an order to install the KBs? 4011049 then 4011053

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