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Steve Chen [MSFT] Sr. Support Escalation Engineer
Service Pack 1 for SharePoint and Office 2013
SP1 is now available for SharePoint Server 2013, Project Server 2013, Project 2013, and SharePoint Designer 2013! Build number as seen in central admin after installation: 15.0.4569.1000 NOTE! The March PU Is not required prior to install SP1 on top of RTM version! (see also the Sustained Engineering...
26 Feb 2014
February 2013 CU for SPS2010/Foundation
Here is the new 2013 CU release of the Bi-monthly update cycle. Please find all info's below as usual. Note: Any CU's published later than June 2013 are Post SP2 updates! So SP2 is recommended to have before installing the CU. See also here for more information: http://blogs.technet.com/b...
20 Feb 2014
December 2013 CU for SPS2010/Foundation
Here is the December 2013 CU release of the Bi-monthly update cycle. Please find all info's below as usual. Note: Any CU's published later than June 2013 are Post SP2 updates! So SP2 is recommended to have before installing the CU. See also here for more information: http://blogs.technet.com...
12 Dec 2013
October 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013
As usual, here is the October 2013 CU release. please find all info below. Some links or partly updates may not be availbale right ahead, so please expect delays in availability, thnx. NOTE! In order to install future updates, the March 2013 PU will be mandatory! So you must install these updates...
11 Oct 2013
August 2013 CU for SharePoint 2013
Due to high work load, I'm again a bit delayed. Please apologize… As usual, here is the August 2013 CU release. please find all info below. NOTE! In order to install future updates, the March 2013 PU will be mandatory! So you must install these updates on RTM Farms before you can install...
31 Aug 2013
SharePoint XML Webpart Error: Failed to apply XSLT to the content
We noticed several cases where customers reported an Error on a SharePoint XML WebPart: "Failed to Apply XSLT to the content." or "unable to display this Web Part" In ULS logs you may find these errors like this: On SharePoint 2010: Error while executing web part: System...
31 Jul 2013
October 2012 CU for SPS2010/Foundation
With some delay due to problems with the download links, although my colleagues, Stefan Gossner and Joerg Sinemus have been much faster, I still want to post here now as usual and for my loyalty subscribers Note: It is now mandatory to install first the Service pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 and Foundation...
20 Nov 2012
June 2012 CU for MOSS/WSSv3
As usual, here is the information of the bi-monthly cumulative update packages: WSSv3/Moss 2007: Important: this is a Post-SP3 hotfix. It is highly recommended to first install Service Pack 3 of WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 before installing February 2012 CU Install SP3 for WSS and MOSS and install...
28 Jun 2012
February 2012 CU for MOSS/WSSv3 and SPS2010/Foundation
Also delayed due to my workload and again in reference to my peers, Joerg Sinemus and Stefan Gossner, below the information of the bi-montlhy cumulative udpate packages: Quick Jump: WSSv3/Moss 2007 SPS 2010/Foundation WSSv3/Moss 2007: Important: this is a Post-SP3 hotfix. It...
14 Mar 2012
October 2011 CU for MOSS/WSSv3
After some problems and a bit delayed, we finally got the October 2011 cumulative update for MOSS and WSSv3 out Due to the problem with the Oct CU (it could not be installed on top of SP3 ) you may have found some download problems and/or KB articles are not available/revoked recently. If you have...
4 Nov 2011
Worldwide Changes to Daylight Saving Time
A recent notification pushed me to share it here with you as it might be useful and/or important for some customers: From the “Business productivity & Solutions team”: ”We recently posted on the Microsoft Corporate blog the impact and our efforts related to the end of daylight...
10 Oct 2011
August 2011 CU for SPS2010 and Foundation
The new August 2011 Cumulative updates for WSSv4 (MSF2010, aka Foundation) and SPS2010 Server has been released now with some delay but will be available yet: Note This is build 14.0.6109.5002 of the cumulative update package. SharePoint 2010/SharePoint Foundation: Note: It is recommended...
7 Sep 2011
February 2011 CU for SharePoint 2010
*** <Status Update 2011-03-27> *** All Links are working now and the hotfixes will be available along the according KB articles. *** </Status Update> *** *** <Status Update 2011-03-23> *** We're still expiriencing some unknown problems with the SPS2010 Server package and also delayed...
4 Mar 2011
October CU SharePoint Server 2007(MOSS) and WSSv3
Hi all, at the right time as expected, the new October 2010 cumulative updates are now available! Please note, that the according KB articles might be not online yet but will coming soon too. MOSS 2007/ WSSv3 October CU (Build 12.0.6548.5000): Articles: MOSS: KB 2412267 ...
27 Oct 2010
Troubleshooting User Profile Sync Issues on SharePoint 2010
As a follow up to my previous post on " User Profile Sync - SharePoint 2010 ", I'll wrap up with some very good links and other currently known issues we discovered with User profile sync stuff in SharePoint 2010. If you have not started to setup and configure the User profile Service at all, don...
13 Oct 2010
User Profile Import from BDC fails on SharePoint Server 2010 with Event ID 6301
Symptom You have a running User Profile synchronization Service, configured with an Active Directory connection and in addition a Business Data Catalog (BDC or also known as Business Connectivity Service - BCS). You have the User profiles from the Active Directory connection mapped to the Business...
11 Oct 2010
SharePoint 2010 Build Numbers (Cube Sheet)
As many times used in our daily business, we’re used to ask for “Build number” rather than “Service Pack or Patch level”. Because of some confusion of the customers and for transparency I’ll provide here a list of the most relevant Build numbers and its related KB...
29 Sep 2010
Office 2010 x64 with SharePoint issue
I would like to announce the mitigation to an issue customers may see when they use Office 2010 64-bit with existing or new SharePoint installations . Please see the information below for more. Issue: Datasheet feature on SharePoint not available for customers who install the 64-bit version of Office...
15 Jul 2010
Alerts in SharePoint Part II (Troubleshooting MOSS/WSS)
Related posts in this series: Troubleshooting MOSS Alerts in SharePoint (Troubleshooting MOSS/WSS) Alerts in SharePoint Part II (Troubleshooting MOSS/WSS) - This post Alerts in SharePoint 2010 (Troubleshooting) I recently had a case with alerts and the "Issue: Not getting Alerts on new uploaded...
27 Apr 2010
SP1 for WSS and MOSS retires april 2010
Urgent message!!! as per our lifecycle policy, the Service Pack 1 for MOSS and WSS will retire in April 2010! So if you're currently still on SP1, please consider to update as soon as possible to at least SP2! Information about the lifecycle you can find here: http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/...
25 Feb 2010
SharePoint 2010 Pre-Install Download Links
As described in my post on SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements , while PSConfig Wizard is running, additional software components are required. For environments where Servers are not connected to internet for security reasons this makes it a bit difficult but I’ll provide the links for download them...
13 Jan 2010
SharePoint 2010 – Setup requirements
Preliminary soft- and hardware requirements and prerequisites for SharePoint 2010 beta installation. ***Update 2010-03-31*** We've seen some confusion in the newsgroups and elsewhere on the versions and editions of Windows that SharePoint 2010 will run on. This post is meant to clarify some of...
8 Jan 2010
SharePoint 2010 – Resource guide
from the early experiences with the SharePoint 2010 beta and RTM, I’ll post here a list of articles, links and resources all around SPS 2010 from the beginning ;-) Have fun! Table of Content (TOC) on SharePoint 2010 Beta and RTM resource guides – Preliminary Setup requirements –...
7 Jan 2010
Office 2003 RMS Issue
We recently noticed that there might be an issue with Office 2003 and RMS. this issue is fixed in-between and here are the information: Symptom : Starting on December 11, 2009, customers using Office 2003 will not be able to open Office 2003 documents protected with the Rights Management Services (RMS...
15 Dec 2009
SharePoint (WSS and MOSS) October cumulative update published!
The October cumulative Update packages (former known as “Uber package”, now called “Full Server” package) are now available. Download and installation instruction: Install SP2 for WSS and MOSS and also the Service Packs for the Language Packs as applicable or not done so far. Install the full server...
29 Oct 2009
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