2012

The product group released the December 2012 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2010 product family. Be aware that the December Cumulative Update for SharePoint 2010 is a Post-SP1 hotfix. That means that you should ensure that SP1 is installed before the December CU. The KB articles for December CU can be found at the following […]

The product group released the December 2012 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 product family. The KB articles can be found at the following locations: KB 2760571 – WSS 3.0 KB 2760570 – MOSS 2007 The Full Server Packages for December 2012 CU are available through the following links: Download WSS 3.0 December 2012 CU […]

Recently I got involved in an interesting Support case where the application pool of a SharePoint web application recycled unexpectedly. During Analysis it became clear that the problem occurred due to a web.config setting which configured a custom error page for http 500 status code:     <httpErrors errorMode=”Custom” existingResponse=”Auto”>      <remove statusCode=”500″ subStatusCode=”-1″ />      <error statusCode=”500″ […]

Here is a list of recently released articles on SharePoint 2013 relevant for planning and upgrade: Hybrid for SharePoint Server 2013 A hybrid SharePoint environment is composed of SharePoint Server, typically deployed on-premises, and Microsoft Office 365 – SharePoint Online. A hybrid environment may be configured to provide one of several levels of integration, depending on […]

The product group released the October 2012 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 October CU can be found at the following […]

The product group released the October 2012 Cumulative Update for the SharePoint 2007 product family. The KB articles can be found at the following locations: KB 2687535 – WSS 3.0 KB 2687533 – MOSS 2007 The Full Server Packages for October 2012 CU are available through the following links: Download WSS 3.0 October 2012 CU […]

Just a short heads-up for those waiting for October CU for SharePoint 2007 and 2010: there is a short delay in the release of October CU. I will post a note here as soon as the final bits are available. For those only waiting for the WSS 3.0 and SharePoint Foundation CUs: These have been […]

This paper provides guidance about the benefits of Windows Azure Virtual Machines and explains how to deploy SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows Azure Virtual Machines Windows Azure Virtual Machines mitigate the need for hardware, so organizations can turn attention from handling high upfront cost and complexity to building and managing infrastructure at scale. This means […]

IT pros planning to implement and deploy SharePoint 2013 might be interested in the following Training: SharePoint 2013 training for IT pros It covers the following Topics: Introduction and Overview System Requirements Architectural Changes Server Farms and Site Architecture Planning Office Web Apps 2013 Planning and Deployment Service application architecture, individual service applications Enterprise Search […]

If you are planning to migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 you should read the following artice which discusses changes between the two versions: Changes from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 The article describes the features in SharePoint 2010 Products that have been deprecated or removed from SharePoint 2013. Deprecated features are included in […]

If you are planning to use SharePoint 2013 you should be familiar with the following article which outlines unsupported Installation scanarios for SharePoint 2013:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2764086/en-us As summary the following Scenarios are unsupported: Installation on Resilient File System (ReFS) – only NTFS is supported Installation on a machine which is not joined to a domain Installation on […]