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Steve Chen [MSFT] Sr. Support Escalation Engineer
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
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-001 impacts SharePoint
Yesterday, the “ Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-001 ” has been published. It contains among others also security updates for SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013. Security Update for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2013 ( KB2837625 ) 64-Bit Edition Security Update for...
15 Jan 2014
September 2013 PU - KB 2884129
On Tuesday, September 10, 2013, Microsoft released the following security and nonsecurity updates for Office. These updates are also related to the SharePoint versions 2010, 2013 and SharePoint Services 2.0 and 3.0, MOSS 2007. Please find here the full Description of the Office updates: September...
30 Sep 2013
August 2013 CU for SPS2010/Foundation
….delayed again due to really high worklaod so sorry for that… Here is the August 2013 CU release of the Bi-monthly update cycle. Please fin all info's below as usual. Note: New baseline and mandatory for any CU's published later than June 2013 are the released Service packs. You...
31 Aug 2013
June 2013 CU for SPS2010/Foundation
SInce last tuesday, 12th of June 2013 the bi-monthly cumulative updates are released for SharePoint Server 2010 and SharePoint Foundation (aka WSSv5). 2013-07-11 -> <UPDATE>!! After the initial release of the previous announced June 2013 CU's for SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010, an unexpected...
14 Jun 2013
SP2010 - Reset User Profile synchronization
Sometimes the User Profile Synchronization service may not start properly, stucks in starting mode or simply remains in a "stale" state. Also it may happen, when you have used a PowerShell Script but with some missing or incorrect settings, which then will cause the sync service to fail as well. So...
23 Jan 2013
Alerts in SharePoint 2010 (Troubleshooting)
Since I blogged the first two posts a while ago regarding " Alerts in SharePoint (Troubleshooting MOSS/WSS) " and " Alerts in SharePoint Part II (Troubleshooting MOSS/WSS) " I thought, it's time to continue this series with some updates and news So first of all, most of...
12 Oct 2012
Free Microsoft eBooks
[Update 2013-07-01] New eBooks for SharePoint 2013: Downloadable eBook: Explore SharePoint 2013 Downloadable eBook: Deployment guide for SharePoint 2013 Test Lab Guide: eBook for SharePoint Server 2013 Intranet and Team Sites An awesome collection of a Large collection of Free...
8 Aug 2012
June 2012 CU for SPS2010/Foundation
SPS 2010/Foundation (WSSv4): Note: It is now mandatory to install first the Service pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 and Foundation + June 2011 CU if not yet done! Consider the dependencies with already installed Language Packs and maybe having Office Web APPs as well! Please see the related information...
3 Jul 2012
April 2012 CU for SPS2010/Foundation
SPS 2010/Foundation (WSSv4): Note: It is recommended to install first the Service pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 and Foundation. Consider the dependencies with already installed Language Packs and maybe having Office Web APPs as well! Please see the related information here: http://blogs.technet.com/b...
25 Apr 2012
SP2010 - Site Membership displayed on MySite is out of sync
Some time ago, I worked on a case, where the membership displayed on the MySite ran out of sync. ISSUE On My Site page ( …/MyMemberships.aspx…) we usually see the memberships to sites the user is a member of (see figure below): For some reason, we still have memberships for...
9 Sep 2011
April 2011 CU for MOSS and SharePoint 2010 published
The April 2011 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 and 2010 product family have been published now. As usual, the according KB articles and Links are not ready right away, so please expect some delay. Once published, they will be found finally here: MOSS/WSS: Descriptions of the Update...
29 Apr 2011
poor performance on people picker search in SPS2010
Today, I’d like to post about a behavior in SharePoint that has a dramatically impact on performance! Consider this scenario: You go to the people picker to search for let’s say: “User42”. You wait for about more than 3.5 min. until the results are displayed. You’d...
7 Feb 2011
SharePoint 2010 - Event ID 22, 234 and multiple ForeFront certificates
From a recent support incident, I stumbled over an interesting thing… Consider the following: Your User profile service application and the Profile import and Sync is working like a charm but for some reason, we get bulks of Event warnings in the application log… so we dived into it...
25 Jan 2011
SharePoint 2010 Runtime Exception when edit items in pending for approval
Recently I came across with a customer’s incident that is running a “custom workflow” that finally creates a List-Event (item update, asynchronous). Unfortunately we could not repro the issue but while troubleshooting and research, I found another interesting “Issue” in...
7 Dec 2010
October CU SharePoint Server 2010
*** <Update 2010-11-18> *** The Server-Packages that fix the regression discovered in the October CU will be now available! **** Update: the regression is Fixed and packages are republished now **** ( http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/blog/Pages/BlogPost.aspx?pID=957 ) If you have applied the...
27 Oct 2010
User Profile Sync does not work when Central Admin page runs on SSL
We had an issue with Running Central Administration over SSL as already posted by Spencer. Good News! There is a fix in work and is in planning for the October CU! ( KB 2394320 ) What is the issue?: When you have changed your Central Administration (CA) to listen on Port 443 / SSL and you have...
13 Oct 2010
ARCast.TV - Building an Integrated Office Solution Using Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010
ARCast.TV - Building an Integrated Office Solution Using Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010 At TechEd 2010, Jawa Buddhavarapu and Murali Bala shared with Zhiming Xue “Dr. Z” their experience of building an integrated Office solution at Westat using Microsoft Word, OpenXML and SharePoint 2010. Check out...
30 Aug 2010
First Updates for SharePoint 2010 released
After a couple of weeks delay the June CU for SharePoint 2010 has been released last night. Unfortunately this time we don't deliver the updates as "Uber", CU or "Server"-Package! So if needed, you may download and install each fix one-by-one. Below you'll find a list of the KB's...
22 Jul 2010
Kerberos Authentication and SharePoint
Today a very good whitepaper has been published on " Configuring Kerberos Authentication for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products ". It contains specifics for SQL Reporting Services (SSRS 2008 R2) and step-by-step instructions on how to setup kerberos for this It also applies partially to MOSS...
16 Jul 2010
SharePoint 2007 and Office integration
In 2007 there was published a white paper for Office integration and SharePoint Server 2007 . This white paper describes how different versions of Microsoft Office programs work together with the 2003 and 2007 versions of SharePoint Products and Technologies. A downloadable version (*.Doc) is also available...
24 Feb 2010
Latest news on WSSv4 anD SharePoint 2010
Today, I noticed some other blogs and posts announcing some news around Windows SharePoint Services 4.0 (which is now SharePoint Foundation 2010) and SharePoint Server 2010. My colleague, Stefan Goßner, Escalation Engineer for SharePoint (WSS, SPS, MOSS) and MCMS , has announced in his blog post “ First...
10 Feb 2010
Direct access vs. VPN connection
Today, I want to share some very nice feature with you ;-) The end of the area that VPN's are the only way to connect to your corporate network! Short Introduction: When you are traveling a lot due to business reasons you might be one of the "lucky folks" that are blessed to have a "VPN access...
3 Feb 2010
SPS 2010 Public Beta Install and Setup Notes
Ok, all in one, these are the order of steps to be done when you want to install and start successfully the Public beta of SharePoint 2010! Read " Determine Hardware and Software requirements " Check the preliminary requirements for software and patches as described here: SPS 2010 Setup Requirements...
13 Jan 2010
SharePoint Server 2010 Beta
Beta announcement: As previously posted on "Now it's Official" I’ll proudly present t he official news of the day: Today, Microsoft is releasing the public beta of Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010 and Office Web Apps for business customers. Millions of people can...
18 Nov 2009
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