Still on SharePoint 2010? (second edition)

I raised the same question already 4 months ago with a pre-warning that Mainstream support for SharePoint 2010 would end on October 13th, 2015. Today is October 14th, 2015 which means that Mainstream support for SharePoint 2010 is over. SharePoint 2010 is now in extended support. What does this mean for you as customer if…

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SharePoint security fixes released with October 2015 PU and offered through Microsoft Update

With October 2015 PU we have released security fixes for SharePoint which are offered through Microsoft Update. For the following SharePoint products and components fixes have been released: SharePoint 2007 Suite: Excel Services 2007 SharePoint Server 2007 SharePoint 2010 Suite: Excel Services 2010 Excel Web Apps 2010 Office Web Apps 2010 SharePoint 2013 Suite: SharePoint Foundation 2013…

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October 2015 CU for SharePoint 2010 is available for download

The product group released the October 2015 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For October 2015 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, October 2015 CU includes all SharePoint security fixes released with…

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October 2015 CU for SharePoint 2013 is available for download

The product group released the October 2015 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For October 2015 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, October 2015 CU includes all fixes from October 2015 PU….

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Recent Information about SharePoint 2016

Bill Baer (Senior Product Marketing Manager for SharePoint) has recently posted several great articles about various different aspects of SharePoint 2016. Below is an overview over these articles: Sensitive Information Types in SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview One of the key improvements to eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview is the introduction on Sensitive…

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My blog has moved

The announced move of my blog has completed. It is now available under the Url you see above: http://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/stefan_gossner. Existing links and RSS subscriptions should continue to work as the old blog automatically redirects to the new location but you might want to update your bookmarks.  

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To all the Email subscribers of my blog…

I wanted to give you a short heads-up: my blog will be migrated to a new platform during this week and from what I learned the email subscriptions will not be migrated with the blog.That means to receive email notification again after the migration it will be required to recreate the email subscription.

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"Uber" packages for September 2015 CU for SharePoint 2013 have been released

The product group released the delayed September 2015 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. No other CU is required to fully patch SharePoint when using these "Uber packages". As this is a common question: Yes, September 2015 CU includes all fixes from September 2015 PU. ATTENTION: Be aware that all Updates for SharePoint…

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New flavor of a pretty old topic – import into an existing sub site

Since old MOSS 2007 times we evangelized customers to ensure not to apply a site template to the root site of a site collection when using the site collection as the target for a content deployment or stsadm -o import operation as the content coming from the site template can badly interact with the imported content….

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Why we recommend / require to run the Configuration Wizard also for Security fixes

This is a very common question: "I just installed some security fixes for SharePoint – do I have to run the SharePoint Configuration Wizard?" The simple answer is: You should run the SharePoint Configuration Wizard (psconfigui.exe or psconfig.exe with the correct parameters) after all SharePoint fixes! The more complex answer is here: SharePoint Configuration Wizard…

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