March 2018

We received reports from several customers about a problem in the March 2018 security fixes for SharePoint 2013. The full server packages of March 2018 CU are not affected by the problem. Performing actions in the User Profile Service Application like clicking on Configure Synchronization Settings or Start Profile Synchronization returns an error page and […]

Common Question: Why do I have to install the language dependent fixes for SharePoint Server 2016 if I do not have a language pack installed?

The answer here is very simple: you need them because SharePoint Server 2016 already ships with a built in language pack! SharePoint without a language pack would not be usable as it would not be able show any text on any website. It would not know in which language to show the text. To ensure that […]

In the last couple of months I have seen an upgoing trend of support cases related to performance problems where the root cause was an overcommitted virtualization host system. What is an oversubscribed virtualization host system? Virtualization allows to map physical CPU cores installed in the virtualization host to virtual (guest) machines running on this system. E.g. one […]