Step by Step – Patching SharePoint 2010 RTM VM with latest Service Packs and CUs
I wanted to post this article for a while. This is mainly as my own self note.
I have upgraded my SharePoint 2010 RTM VM to SharePoint 2010 SP1 and February 2012 CU last April. Since I have many VMs with many snapshots, many times I have to go through same patching process again and again and I have to ensure I have been installing software in the right order. Many times I ask myself same questions again and again – Do I need to install SharePoint Foundation SP1? Do I need to run SharePoint Configuration wizard every time I install SP1 or CU or running SharePoint configuration wizard only once as last step would be sufficient?
Instead of going through same process again and again, In this walk through, I am going to document patching Single Server Farm – SharePoint Server RTM VM with SharePoint Server SP1 and SharePoint Server…
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