SharePoint Server 2016

SharePoint 2007 Suite: Excel Services for SharePoint 2007 SharePoint 2010 Suite: Excel Services for SharePoint 2010 Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2010 Office Web Apps 2010 SharePoint 2013 Suite: Word Automation Services for SharePoint 2013 Office Web Apps 2013 SharePoint 2016 Suite: none See the security bulletin below for more details and KB number for […]

Building on our announcement of SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 in November, we’re pleased to announce the availability of SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate (RC). SharePoint Server 2016 RC is mostly feature complete and represents an important milestone for customers and partners looking to deploy and evaluate SharePoint Server 2016 before general availability in Spring […]

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.