SharePoint Server 2016

Below are the security fixes for the SharePoint OnPrem versions released this month. SharePoint Server 2016: KB 5002598 – SharePoint Server 2016 (language independent) Microsoft Support recommends to install the complete May 2024 CU for SharePoint 2016 rather than individual security fixes. SharePoint Server 2019: KB 5002596 – SharePoint Server 2019 (language independent) Microsoft Support […]

After installation of recent updates for SharePoint (SP2016, SP2019, SPSE) users may receive an HTTP 500 error with the following additional details: “Cannot read configuration file because it exceeds the maximum file size” April 2024 CU includes a fix which removes the existing duplicate configuration elements from the web.config and prevents future duplicates from being […]

Below are the security fixes for the SharePoint OnPrem versions released this month. SharePoint Server 2016: KB 5002583 – SharePoint Server 2016 (language independent) Microsoft Support recommends to install the complete April 2024 CU for SharePoint 2016 rather than individual security fixes. SharePoint Server 2019: KB 5002580 – SharePoint Server 2019 (language independent) Microsoft Support […]

With November 2023 cumulative update for SharePoint Server Server the following Content-Security-Policy header was included in the response of http requests: Content-Security-Policy: frame-ancestors ‘self’ teams.microsoft.com *.teams.microsoft.com *.skype.com *.teams.microsoft.us local.teams.office.com *.powerapps.com *.yammer.com *.officeapps.live.com *.office.com *.stream.azure-test.net *.microsoftstream.com *.dynamics.com *.microsoft.com onedrive.live.com *.onedrive.live.com; This change causes problems for some customers which already have their own Content-Security-Policy response header in […]

Below are the security fixes for the SharePoint OnPrem versions released this month. SharePoint Server 2016: KB 5002559 – SharePoint Server 2016 (language independent) Microsoft Support recommends to install the complete March 2024 CU for SharePoint 2016 rather than individual security fixes. SharePoint Server 2019: KB 5002562 – SharePoint Server 2019 (language independent) Microsoft Support […]

After installing November 2023 CU (or later) for SharePoint Server 2016 Aggregated Newsfeeds are broken. Symptoms: Affected Users will see an empty Newsfeed web part. In the ULS log see the following error in ULS after installing November 2023 CU or later: Unexpected exception in FeedCacheService.GetConsolidatedFeed: Unable to cast object of type ‘System.Collections.Generic.List`1[System.Collections.Generic.KeyValuePair`2[System.String,System.Object]]’ to type […]

Trending Issue: HTTP Error 500.19 - “Cannot read configuration file because it exceeds the maximum file size”

After installation of recent updates for SharePoint (SP2016, SP2019, SPSE) users may receive an HTTP 500 error with the following additional details: “Cannot read configuration file because it exceeds the maximum file size” Cause The upgrade operation in SharePoint invoked through the configuration wizard (psconfig.exe or psconfigui.exe) after installing a SharePoint fix adds duplicate “<authorizedType […]