Just a heads-up in case that you still have SharePoint environments running on SharePoint 2019: Mainstream support for SharePoint 2019 will end on January 9th, 2024: SharePoint Server 2019 – Microsoft Lifecycle After this date only security fixes will be provided for SharePoint 2019. Regular hotfixes can no longer be requested. If not already done […]

May 2023 CU for SharePoint Server 2019 and Subscription Edition introduced an issue that affected custom solution deployment for farms where the SharePoint farm service account is a member of the local Administrators group. The symptoms are as follows: updating or retracting farm solutions takes a very long time IIS Application Pools for SharePoint web […]

Below are the security fixes for the SharePoint OnPrem versions released this month. SharePoint Server 2016: KB 5002425 – SharePoint Server 2016 (language independent) Microsoft Support recommends to install the complete July 2023 CU for SharePoint 2016 rather than individual security fixes. SharePoint Server 2019: KB 5002423 – SharePoint Server 2019 (language independent) Microsoft Support […]

The product group released the July 2023 Cumulative Update for SharePoint Server Subscription Edition. Starting with March 2023 CU, Microsoft releases cumulative updates for SharePoint Server Subscription edition as a unified “uber” package containing both the language independent and language dependent fixes. Language independent and language dependent fixes will no longer be released separately. Going […]

April 2023 CU includes the new AMSI security feature for SharePoint Server 2016 (see here for details). This functionality caused problems on SharePoint Server 2016 machines installed on top of Windows Server 2012 R2 as AMSI relies on functionality in the Windows operating system which is only available in Windows Server 2016 and later. With […]