Stefan Goßner

Senior Escalation Engineer for SharePoint (WSS, SPS, MOSS, SP2010) and MCMS

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  • Blog Post: Sharepoint 2013 SP1 and April CU status

    I received a lot of mails with questions about the fact that SP1 for SharePoint 2013 is currently not available for download and about April 2014 CU for SharePoint 2013. So I'm trying to answer all of them here in this blog post. Q: I tried to download SP1 but noticed that the link from your...
  • Blog Post: April 2014 CU for SharePoint 2010 has been released

    The product group released the April 2014 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. Be aware that the April Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 is a Post-SP2 hotfix. It is recommended to have SP2 installed before installing the April CU. The KB articles for April CU will be available...
  • Blog Post: Download locations of international versions of SharePoint Foundation 2013 with SP1

    Several of you asked for international versions of SharePoint Foundation 2013 with SP1 (also referred to as "slipstream" installs) which is required to install SharePoint Foundation 2013 on Windows Server 2012 R2. The US-english version is available for download from the following page but...
  • Blog Post: Slipstreaming SP2013 with March 2013 PU and a later CU

    A little bit late - with SP1 the problem no longer exists - we finally received information about how to successfully slipstream an SP2013 installation with March 2013 PU and a later CU. As March 2013 PU was a prereq for later CUs it was not possible to slipstream it using normal methods as the files...
  • Blog Post: An important fix for SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 has just been released

    When looking in the last couple of days at the KB article for SP1 for SharePoint Foundation 2013 you might have seen the following comment: Notice A known issue in SharePoint Foundation 2013 SP1 can affect the functionality of the Search WebPart. We encourage you to limit production installations...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Foundation 2013 language pack SP1 "slipstream" are now also available for download

    I have updated yesterdays post to include the information about the SharePoint Foundation language packs: http://blogs.technet.com/b/stefan_gossner/archive/2014/03/11/sharepoint-2013-language-pack-sp1-quot-slipstream-quot-installations-are-now-available.aspx
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2013 language pack SP1 "slipstream" installations are now available

    One missing piece in the SharePoint 2013 SP1 release were slipstream installation files for the language packs. These should be available soon on download center on the following link: Language Packs (SP1) for SharePoint Server 2013 SP1 Language Packs (SP1) for SharePoint Foundation 2013...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Foundation 2013 with SP1 ("slipstream") is now available for download

    You can now download Sharepoint Foundation with SP1 integrated from Download Center: Sharepoint Foundation with SP1 A couple of people already tried to create their own slipstream version using RTM and SP1. Please avoid doing this as this is unsupported due to a change in the package layout...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Server 2013 with SP1 ("slipstream") is now available for download

    You can now download SharePoint 2013 with SP1 from MSDN and VLSC and MPN. A couple of people already tried to create their own slipstream version using RTM and SP1. Please avoid doing this as this is unsupported due to a change in the package layout which was introduced with March 2013 PU. Due to...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint 2013 SP1 FAQ (updated)

    I will use this post to answer all the questions I received regarding SP2013 SP1: Question : Is March 2013 PU required to install SharePoint 2013 SP1? Answer : No. SP1 can be installed as well on the RTM baseline and on the March 2013 PU baseline (means all CUs later and including to March 2013 PU...
  • Blog Post: Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2013 is now available for download (updated)

    The SP1 update for SharePoint 2013 server products are available from the Microsoft Download Center today, as well as from Microsoft Update and the Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) catalog. Have a look at the following KB articles for more details about SharePoint 2013 SP1: KB 2817439 ...
  • Blog Post: February 2014 CU for SharePoint 2010 has been released

    The product group released the February 2014 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. Be aware that the February Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 is a Post-SP2 hotfix. It is recommended to have SP2 installed before installing the February CU. The KB articles for February CU...
  • Blog Post: December 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013 has been released (updated)

    The product group released the December 2013 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2013 product family. Be aware that all Update for SharePoint 2013 require March 2013 PU for SharePoint 2013 to be installed first. Please also have a look at the article that discusses how to properly patch a SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with Service Pack 2 now available on VLSC

    A quick update on a common question: SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise with Service Pack 2 has been released to Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC) on December 16th. This integrated version allows customers to install SP2010 directly on Windows Server 2012.
  • Blog Post: August 2013 CU for SharePoint 2010 has been released

    The product group released the August 2013 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. Be aware that the August Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 is a Post-SP1 hotfix. That means that you should ensure that SP1 is installed before the August CU. The KB articles for August CU are...
  • Blog Post: Important Security Hotfix MS07-059 will be released today

    We will be releasing a security hotfix for Windows SharePoint Services MS07-059 on October 9th. Be sure to note that as Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is included with all editions of Office SharePoint Server 2007, Microsoft Office Project Server 2007, and Performance Point Server as well as any others...
  • Blog Post: April 2013 CU for SharePoint 2007 has been released

    The product group released the April 2013 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 product family. The KB articles will be available in a couple of days at the following locations: KB 2799869 - WSS 3.0 KB 2799867 - MOSS 2007 The Full Server Packages for April 2013 CU are available...
  • Blog Post: MOSS/WSS upgrade and deployment guides

    Now that WSS and MOSS are available for download (at least the Trial version of MOSS is available for everyone) the following instructions might be helpful: Upgrading from Office SharePoint Server 2007 Beta 2 Technical Refresh to Release Version Upgrading from Windows SharePoint Services...
  • Blog Post: April 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013 is delayed

    April 2013 CU for SharePoint Server 2013 is planned to be released in a couple of days. In case you are only interested in April CU for SharePoint Foundation 2013 or Office Web Apps Server 2013 you can already download it from here: KB 2751999 - SharePoint Foundation 2013 April 2013 CU KB...
  • Blog Post: March Public Update for SharePoint 2013 available and mandatory

    The product group recently released the March 2013 Public Update (PU) for the SharePoint 2013 product family. Important: Due to a change in the package configuration introduced after SharePoint 2013 RTM the March Public update is a mandatory requirement in order to install subsequent SharePoint 2013...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2 has been released (Updated July 31st, 2013)

    Service Pack 2 for the SharePoint 2010 Product Family has been released today. Below you can find the KB and download links: SharePoint Server 2010 SP2 KB2687453 64-bit Office Server Language Pack SP2 KB2687462 64...
  • Blog Post: October CU for SharePoint 2010 has been rereleased

    The product group has released updated packages for the October 2010 Cumulative Update. The new packages contain a fix for the problem reported earlier . The updated fixes can be be found at the following locations: KB 2394323 - SharePoint Foundation 2010 - only listed for completeness as this...
  • Blog Post: October 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010 has been released

    The product group released the delayed October 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. Be aware that the October Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 is a Post-SP1 hotfix. That means that you should ensure that SP1 is installed before the October CU. The KB articles for...
  • Blog Post: June 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013 is delayed

    June 2013 CU for SharePoint Server 2013 is planned to be released in a couple of days. In case you are only interested in June CU for SharePoint Foundation 2013 or Office Web Apps Server 2013 you can already download it from here: KB 2817346 - SharePoint Foundation 2013 June 2013 CU KB 2817350...