Updated Product Servicing Policy for SharePoint Server 2016

For SharePoint Server 2016 the a different product servicing policy has been released which is different from older SharePoint versions. In the past the requirement was on a specific service pack level. For SharePoint 2016 a different servicing policy is required as Microsoft has no plan to release service packs for SharePoint Server 2016. During…

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

SharePoint 2007 Suite: none SharePoint 2010 Suite: Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2010 Office Web Apps 2010 SharePoint 2013 Suite: SharePoint Foundation 2013 Access Services for SharePoint 2013 Education Server for SharePoint 2013 Excel Services for SharePoint 2013 InfoPath Forms Server for SharePoint 2013 Slide Library for SharePoint 2013 SharePoint BI for SharePoint 2013 Translation…

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May 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the May 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 May 2017 CU are available at the following location: KB 3191880 – May 2017 Update for SharePoint Server 2016 (language independent) –…

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

The product group released the May 2017 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For May 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, May 2017 CU includes all fixes from May 2017 PU….

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

The product group released the April 2017 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. For April 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, April 2017 CU includes all fixes from April 2017 PU….

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

SharePoint 2007 Suite: none SharePoint 2010 Suite: Excel Services for SharePoint 2010 Office Web Apps 2010 SharePoint 2013 Suite: Excel Services for SharePoint 2013 Office Web Apps 2013 SharePoint 2016 Suite: Office Online Server 2016 See the Security Update Guide below for more details and KB number for the relevant fixes: Security Update Guide

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April 2017 CU for SharePoint Server 2016 is available for download

The product group released the April 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 April 2017 CU are available at the following location: KB 3178718 – April 2017 Update for SharePoint Server 2016 (language independent) KB…

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April 2017 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is delayed

April 2017 CU for SharePoint 2013 is delayed by a couple of days due to a critical issue which has been identified short before the planned release. I will update you as soon as the CU is available.

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

The product group released the April 2017 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. For April 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 April. For the latest updates for SharePoint Foundation look for the…

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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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