SharePoint Server 2016

The product group just announced the public Beta 2 of SharePoint 2016 and Project Server 2016. See all the details in the following official blog post: https://blogs.office.com/2015/11/18/announcing-sharepoint-server-2016-beta-2-and-project-server-2016-beta-2/ Technet Resources on SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 can be found here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303422(v=office.16).aspx

Bill Baer (Senior Product Marketing Manager for SharePoint) has recently posted several great articles about various different aspects of SharePoint 2016. Below is an overview over these articles: Sensitive Information Types in SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview One of the key improvements to eDiscovery in SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview is the introduction on Sensitive […]

This is a very common question: "I just installed some security fixes for SharePoint – do I have to run the SharePoint Configuration Wizard?" The simple answer is: You should run the SharePoint Configuration Wizard (psconfigui.exe or psconfig.exe with the correct parameters) after all SharePoint fixes! The more complex answer is here: SharePoint Configuration Wizard […]

[via Bob Fox] In April, we broadly announced our vision, strategy, timeline and investment in three major areas: familiar and intuitive user experiences, cloud-inspired infrastructure with hybrid at the core and robust security and compliance for SharePoint Server 2016. Today we’re excited to announce availability of both SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview and the new […]

Just today a nice person posted a comment on my blog explaining an issue some customers were running into which was most likely caused by the fact that these customers were using PSCONFIG.EXE rather than PSCONFIGUI.EXE after installing a CU. PSCONFIGUI.EXE is the UI based configuration wizard which performs several tasks one after the other […]

Bill Baer talks about changes related to Installation and Deployment of SharePoint 2016. Changes include the following topics: System Requirements Deployment Scenarios Operating System Requirements .NET Framework version SharePoint Prerequisites Database Server Requirements  Server Roles New SharePoint Health Analyzer Health Rules Upgrade and Migration from SP2013 Read more on his blog.

Bill Baer talks about changes related to Installation and Deployment of SharePoint 2016. Changes include the following topics: System Requirements Deployment Scenarios Operating System Requirements .NET Framework version SharePoint Prerequisites Database Server Requirements  Server Roles New SharePoint Health Analyzer Health Rules Upgrade and Migration from SP2013 Read more on his blog.

If you would like to get first information about SharePoint 2016 I would recommend the following two blog posts: Evolution of SharePoint – from Julia White, general manager for the Office Product Management team The SharePoint related session list from Microsoft Ingite in Chicage  Top 3 sessions to learn more about SharePoint Server 2016 at […]