SharePoint Project Series.

This is a series of blogs I am writing on SharePoint projects:

Part 1 - Design and Planning Part 2 - Implementation (Stage 1) Part 3 - Implementation (Stage 2)
Part 4 - Training Part 5 - Continued Support Part 6 - Suggested Continued Improvement

Friday, May 22, 2009

SP2, epic fail

Well its not as epic a failure as the title suggests, but it is a bit of unnecessary bad publicity for sure. It seems there is an issue when upgrading MOSS 2007 with Service Pack 2.

The license of your farm is automatically transformed into a SharePoint 2007 evaluation license.

This can be fixed by re-entering your key in the 'Convert License Type' under Operations in Central Administration:

This is a fairly quick fix and Microsoft are working on a hot fix now. To me this isn't really a huge problem however it could have been had they not found this.

You can read more about this here:

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