Saturday, August 23, 2008

Installing the SharePoint Infrastructure Update

I finally got around to installing the SharePoint infrastructure update on MOSS dev machine. Everything went very smoothly ... I had SP1 already installed (yes that's a prerequisite) so just three steps for me

  1. First installed the update for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (KB951695). Cancel out of the "SharePoint 3.0 Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard".
  2. Install Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers (KB951297)
  3. Run the "SharePoint 3.0 Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard".

What's included in the Infrastructure update for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server:

For detailed information take a look at:

Be aware though that there are also some things that you have to watch out for when deploying these updates - I  think these are the main problem areas:


1 comment:

James Waymire said...

You will also want to make sure that you have the latest Local (language specific) patch for WSS before applying the infrastructure updates. Otherwise you may see some features not working correctly.