August 2014 CU for SharePoint 2013


 

Starting with the July 2014 CU, the release cycle is now every month rather than the Bi-monthly cycle.

NOTE!
All Updates for SharePoint 2013 requires either the March 2013 PU or SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 as mandatory baseline for all following CU’s !
You must install these updates on RTM Farms before you can install subsequent cumulative updates in the future!

For servers that include search components, you have to follow specific steps to ensure that you install the PU correctly.
Please find here important advise on how to do that:
How to install update packages on a SharePoint farm where search component and high availability search topologies are enabled

Please note the following change for new releases. Previous releases of the SharePoint Server 2013 cumulative update included both the executable and the .CAB file in the same self-extracting executable download. Based on the file size, the SharePoint Server 2013 package has been now divided into several separate downloads. One contains the executable file (identified as i´.e. ubersrv2013kbxxxxxfullfilex64glb), while the other contains the .CAB file (identified as i.e. ubersrv1,…2  etc.). All of them are necessary and must be extracted to the same folder to successfully install the update. All of them are available by clicking the Download link in the KB article for the release.

Example:
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Further Information:
As usual, you need to run the SharePoint 2013 Products Configuration Wizard on each machine in the farm after installing the packages.

  • The SharePoint Server pack (Uber) contains the Foundation packs, so you basically only need to install one Package.
  • The Project Server Packs containing both, so if you install this one, no need for the other two to install additional

SharePoint 2013 Updates

NOTE!
In this release, there is NO SERVER or UBER packages! Only individual components will be available yet. If you are on a patch level older than July 2014 CU - you need to install the July CU before you install the individual fixes!
So you're best to go with SharePoint Server 2013 SP1  and then July 2014 CU 
This CU does NOT(!) include all SharePoint 2013 fixes previously released and also does not include the SP1!

Build Number:  15.0.4641.1001 (may vary due to individual components)

KB 2883081- SharePoint Foundation 2013 CU

KB 2883086, KB 2883085, KB 2883078, KB 2880559, KB 2760213- SharePoint Server 2013 August 2014 CU

KB 2883083– SharePoint Server 2013 with Project Server June 2014 CU

KB 2883093- Office Web Apps Server 2013 August 2014 CU (Note: Office Web Apps Server 2013 fixes will be released in different cadence to SharePoint in future)

Due to no Server/Uber packs this time, consider, that for SharePoint Server you have to install the SharePoint Foundation fixes as well! Same for Project Server where you have to install the SharePoint Foundation and the SharePoint Server fixes.


KNOWN ISSUE:

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Security Update August 2014:
- find some related info on my colleague's Post here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/joerg_sinemus/archive/2014/08/13/sharepoint-2013-august-2014-cu.aspx


Related Links:

All previous Updates:

Common Questions:

Comments (5)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Finalmente siamo tornati online e lo facciamo pubblicando la tabella degli aggiornamenti di SharePoint

  2. Dan_IT says:

    Why are SharePoint update so complicate!

    Answer:
    Because SharePoint is complex and updating does not only affect a single part within SharePoint 😉

    greetz, Steve 😉

  3. Brian Teare says:

    I may be misreading this page, but it seems to contradict itself;

    Under Further information you say
    "The SharePoint Server pack contains the Foundation packs, so you basically only need to install one Package."

    Then later under SharePoint 2013 updates you say
    "Consider, that for SharePoint Server you have to install the SharePoint Foundation fixes as well! Same for Project Server where you have to install the SharePoint Foundation and the SharePoint Server fixes."

    I am assuming that for a normal uber package the first statement holds, it is only for this particular August 2014 release the later statement holds, would appreciate your feedback here.

    Thanks

  4. Anonymous says:

    Following my tradition in presenting a summarized "Build Numbers Cube Sheet" as I did so before

  5. Steve [MSFT] says:

    Hi Brian Teare,
    that’s right, the confusing statements are just for this special case, as the July Updates don’t have had a Server or Uber pack and each single fix is needed to be installed on its own, hence it applies for the project server packs as well as there is also
    no server/uber pack released.
    I corrected it to make a bit clearer,
    thanks for you input, very welcome 😉
    Cheers, Steve

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