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What to do Before and After CU Update? SP2016

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After the recent CU Update for SharePoint 2016, there is some points to keep in mind.

You downloaded and installed

SP1CU

Description:

KB 3118289 – Update for SharePoint Server 2016 September 2016 (language independent)

KB 3118295 – Update for SharePoint Server 2016 September 2016 (language dependent fixes)

For Office Server

KB 3118299 – Update for Office Online Server 2016 September 2016

Download

Download Update for SharePoint Server 2016 September 2016 (language independent)

Download SharePoint Server 2016 September 2016 (language dependent fixes)

Download Office Online Server 2016 September 2016

SP2CU

PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -cmd applicationcontent 
-install -cmd installfeatures -cmd secureresources -cmd services -install

PSCONFIG

Usage:
        PSCONFIG.EXE -cmd <Command> [Parameters]
        PSCONFIG.EXE -help [Command]
        PSCONFIG.EXE -?
Commands:
        configdb
        helpcollections
        secureresources
        services
        installfeatures
        adminvs
        upgrade
        applicationcontent
        quiet

Ensure everything is updated, don’t miss a thing

PSConfig.exe -cmd upgrade -inplace b2b -wait -cmd applicationcontent -install -cmd installfeatures -cmd secureresources -cmd services -install 

ANY PROBLEM just delete the “-” from “-install” and type again

  1. applicationcontent – Copies shared application data (for example, resource files and Web application binaries) to existing Web application virtual directories;
  2. installfeatures  – Registers any SharePoint Products and Technologies features located on the file system of this server with the server farm;
  3. secureresources  – Performs SharePoint Products resource security enforcement on the server. For example, security is enforced on files, folders, and registry keys.

SP5CU

SP6CU

If you are separating the CU install from the PSCONFIG, should be required to run the bellow command to unsure that all application content be upgraded.

Install-SPApplicationContent

In any case you should have some WARNINGS, it should be OK, the result it’s what you expect.

Attempted to set SchemaVersion to 16.0.4432.1000 < 16.0.4432.1003 on Database SOME_Content_CentralAdmin, Status = Online — skipping.

Attempted to set SchemaVersion to 16.0.4432.1000 < 16.0.4432.1003 on Database SOME_Content_Portal, Status = Upgrading — skipping.

Attempted to set SchemaVersion to 16.0.4432.1000 < 16.0.4432.1003 on Database SOME_Content_Dev, Status = Upgrading — skipping. Attempted to set SchemaVersion to 16.0.4432.1000 < 16.0.4432.1003 on Database SOME_Content_Store, Status = Upgrading — skipping.

SP7CU