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update sharepoint 2016

What is the correct way of update SharePoint 2016, there are two packages for updates for sharepoint 2016 SharePoint Server 2016 SharePoint Server 2016 MUI/language patch I have a sharepoint 2016 ...
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Preparing SharePoint 2013 farm for Windows OS patching

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm where OS patches were not applied for a long time and now we want to close this gap. Just to clarify - we will not install any SP/Office patch, it will be mostly security ...
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Error while running SharePoint Configuration Wizard before upgrade

I am trying to to run SharePoint Configuration Wizard before starting the new patch. Even though, I have not made any upgrades yet, I am facing the below error: An exception of type System.IO....
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Patching Touching Databases

I have a disaster recovery farm that is mirrored to my production farm. We are way behind in patching so it will take a while to patch all the servers in my production farm. In the meantime I have to ...
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Syncing Production and Development environments

We have SharePoint 2013 Production and Development environments. Prod is on premise whereas Dev is on Cloud. We have Web, App, OWA & SQL servers in both farms. Apart from Hardware specs ...
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SharePoint 2013 SP1 April 2013 Cumulative Update

I am currently in the process of installing a production server farm, which is a 3-tier server farm (1 DB, 1 application, and 1 web front-end server). The installation completed successfully, but the ...
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Windows updates on Sharepoint Servers in the same farm

We have a SharePoint farm with few servers. Recently some servers are updated with Windows security patch & few are not updated. I am aware that Sharepoint product patch level should be same on a ...
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Massive patching - best approach

Need to update SP2013 from SP1 to most recent build version. Do I need to install all patches one by one (all dozens of them) or there's some shortcut?
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SharePoint 2010 Updates

I have SharePoint 2010 installed in my production machine & i want to install other patches. My last update on SharePoint 2010 was KB 2687453 (SP2). Now i want to install all other patches. so ...
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Are Office Web Apps 2013 patches cumulative?

I have an Office Web Apps 2013 farm, unpatched since installation. It was initially installed with SP1 and there are 30 patches released since then. So I'm wondering if I have to apply every patch ...
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Importing a site fron another farm; corrupt cab files

I'm trying to import a site from one 2013 farm to another. I have all the .cmp files. when I run import-spweb in my 2013 farm, I always get an error that the "Cabinet file is corrupt." Using FQDN/...
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Windows patching on SharePoint servers

Often when Windows patching is done on SharePoint servers, i see even SharePoint security patches get installed on it. Post that my central admin page shows "Patching required". Does the SharePoint ...
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SharePoint 2013: April-2017 CU Patch Update Mismatch

Recently, I have updated April-2017 CU (KB3178730) on SharePoint Server 2013. Post patching configuration DB version is: 15.0.4927.1000, However when I see articles(Todd blog), should get ...
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Why are SP security updates showing as Missing/Required?

Let me preface by saying, I already ran the Get-SPProduct -local but I think it's because the security updates are not there. I have a couple questions regarding security updates and patching as this ...
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Best practice to prevent user access while patching SharePoint

I have the scenario to prevent user access to all SharePoint 2010 websites within a time Slot, while patching the farm and installing a cumulative update (CU). I found a best practice here for how to ...
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Build number in SharePoint Central Admin

I have a bit confusion with the Check Product and Patch Installation page in Central Administration. I know how to check Config DB version number. On Manage Servers in Farm it displays my SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint 2016 on-premise patching process. will there be separate sharepoint secutiy updates

I have read some articles and discussion about the process for patching sharepoint server 2016 on-premises and the differences in patching sharepoint 2013 and 2016. now i could not find any official ...
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Patch requirements for Symantec Antivirus on Sharepoint Foundation 2010

This is a long shot, but... is anyone aware of the patch requirements for a SharePoint 2010 Foundation farm to install Symantec antivirus (the SharePoint specific app, not endpoint)? We have a 2010 ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Server December 2016 CU Known Issues

Is anyone aware of any known issues with the December 2016 CU for Sharepoint 2013 Server? We installed the September 2015 CU previously which has borked in-place Search (results do not come back on ...
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Problem installing September 2015 CU patch on Sharepoint 2013

I'm trying to install the September 2015 CU on a single-server Sharepoint 2013 farm and it doesn't seem to be registered after installation. The farm was built using an image with SP1 Mk1 and was ...
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Can we do a CU patching on Trial version of SP2010 or 2013?

We are planning to test SharePoint CU patching activity on one of our test server where trial version of SP2010/2013 is installed. Can we do a CU patching on Trial version of SP2010 or 2013?
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SharePoint showing unexisting build number after patching

After great help from this community I was able to update my SharePoint environment and everything went smoothly. With that finished, I went to check the build number in Central Administration and it ...
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what is the recommendation about installing Sharepoint security updates

I have a SharePoint on-premise enterprise server 2013. and one of the most confusing issues i have faced is how we need to manage the sharepoint security and non-security updates. now i am working ...
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Why patching our servers have increment the farm build number even i did not run sharepoint product configuration wizard

I was working on a sharepoint server 2013 for one of our customers around one year ago. last time i have installed a full CU was on 29 January 2016 and i run the product configuration wizard, and ...
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Configuration Backup Rollback

We have an on-premise Sharepoint 2013 Standard farm where since applying the September 2015 CU a bug has appeared in In-Place Search - tests on other farms with the same patch level have the same ...
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SQL Server Patching Impact on Sharepoint

We have an outdated build of SQL Server 2008 R2(SP1) and therefore we are in need of patching(SP3). Does this have any impact on SharePoint? What measures should I take, besides backing everything ...
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Cannot install SharePoint 2010 Nov 2016 CU after install Project 2010 CU

In my test machine (SP2010 SP2 with Project 2010), I installed: November 8, 2016, cumulative update for Project Server 2010 (KB3127952). The installer prompt me to reboot and I do so. After reboot, I ...
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2013 Foundation - Struggling to get versions to match

I am doing a migration and, prior to importing the databases on the new server, I am trying to match the versions. I need to get to version 15.0.4833.1000. Currently the new server is version 15.0....
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Office Web Apps 2010 patches are cumulative?

We have SharePoint 2010 farm with Project server 2010 and Office Web Apps 2010 installed. Patched to SP2. Since OWA 2010 SP2 was released at 2013, we are planning to patch the 27 missing updates from ...
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Running config wizard after patching

How many and what are the steps that config wizard go through after installing patch....?any one can please generalise this?
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Installing September CU in SP 2010 Causes Site to Load Slowly

I installed Microsoft's September CU (KB 3115473) in my SP 2010 Dev and Disaster Recovery Farms. All were successful and no errors. The only issue I have is that after the installation, whenever I ...
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Product / patch installation or server upgrade required

Two environments both are having the same issue. Some basic updates were applied but nothing out of the ordinary. Now I'm getting two errors that I can't resolve. Product / patch installation or ...
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SharePoint GUID version changed without installing sharepoint CU's

I am having SharePoint Server 2013 and Patching team did install SharePoint 2013 Security/Windows/OS Patches and it did changed the Configuration database version from August 2015(prior to patch) to ...
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Unable to retrieve SharePoint CU's from Windows Update

I had planned to update one of our farms last weekend but no CU's were retrieved with Windows Update? I have not had this issue last time I patched a farm. Anyone else had this issue recently? The ...
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SharePoint CU installation - Updating from Aug 2013 to May 2016 CU

I am working in an environment where the sharepoint patches are in the below level. SP2013: Farm 1 - Build Version 15.0.4727.1000 - June 9th, 2015 Farm 2 - Build Version 15.0.4535.1000 - ​August ...
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Does the latest SP 2013 security update contains all the previous ones like CUs?

I need to apply security updates to my production server to match my dev server. I am seeing a list of Sharepoint securiy updates installed on the DEV . Do i need to install all of them to Prod in ...
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Copy-SPSite no longer work after patch

We have patched two SP2013 farms. One is standard another is enterprise. Both farm's copy-spsite no longer work after patch. The patches are not cumulative update download from SharePoint update ...
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Zero down-time patching in SP2016? Different from SP2013?

MSFT has been selling "zero down-time patching" in 2016 for a while now, but I'm having trouble finding details at this point on the subject. I have heard that this requires HA in your farm. This ...
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Database requiring upgrade after 02/2016 CU implemented

I've implemented a Cumulative Update released in 02/2016 into our farm on 3/09/16. I ran the psconfig wizard at night on 3/10 to bring all the servers up to date. Today I see the some errors/warnings ...
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Sharepoint 2013 popularity trend zero count after patch

Recently we have patched our SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm to Configuration database version: 15.0.4763.1000. We found that after patch all site collections' popularity trend report shows zero count ...
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Copy-SPActivitiesToWorkflowService : Scope '/SharePoint' was not found

We are using SP2013 on-premise enterprise edition. Recently we patched our farm and receive this error: Error UpgradeWorkflowServiceActivities. Run Copy-SPLocalActivitiesToWorkflowService manually to ...
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SP2013 MySite default page redirect to Person.aspx after patch

Recently we have patched our development farm. It is a SharePoint 2013 enterprise edition on-premise farm. After patch (product config wizard have completed successfully), when any user browse the ...
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Configuration database version different in 2 farms with same patch history

We are using SP2013 on-premise enterprise edition. We have a development farm and a test farm. Dev farm have one machine as WFE+APP and Test farm have 2 WFE and 2 APP. Both farm have separated SQL ...
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will any commulative update change the farm build number

I am working on SharePoint server 2013, with the following build number, which represents October 2015 CU:- PS C:\Users\staging.user> (get-spfarm).buildversion Major Minor Build Revision ----- ...
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Method not found: 'System.String Microsoft.Office.Server.UserProfiles.UserProfile.AppendMySiteToUrl(System.String)'

We are using SP2013 on-premise enterprise edition. Recently our servers have been patched with various windows update (not SharePoint cumulative update). After then when browse to the MySite Web Host ...
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CU July2015 Microsoft.SharePoint.PostSetupConfiguration.PostSetupConfigurationTaskException Error

In SP 2013 Enterprise (DB and WFE separate server) after installing CU July2015 and rebooting using dbowner / farm admin account I execute the cmdlets psconfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b as ...
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Restore-SPSite : <nativehr> error and Content DB schema different

We have 3 SP2013 on-premise standard farm in the company. One for development, one for test and then production. We deployed the 3 farms at the same time and all of them have patched to "June 2014 CU"....
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Question regarding Sharepoint 2010 patching

I have SharePoint production and staging environment where production has build version of 14.0.7015.1000 & staging has 14.0.7125.5000. I had observed there are two additional hot fixes applied on ...
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Installing Windows 2012 server patches

I was recently on a support call with Microsoft and the engineer told me I should run psconfig after installing SharePoint 2013 AND windows server OS updates. I questioned him twice on the windows ...
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Where can I obtain MS14-22 security update for SharePoint 2007?

I have a MOSS installation that I am trying to bring up from version 12.0.6679.5001 to 12.0.6690.5000, which as I understand is the highest possible version for SharePoint 2007 (I need to reach this ...