SharePoint 2013 April 2015 CU


Our SharePoint product group released the next monthly cumulative updates. How patching works for SharePoint 2013? Read more in the post from my colleague Stefan.

New this month:

  • You need to have SP1 installed!
  • In case you have installed a SP1 slipstream version, please read the article from my colleague Stefan!!!
  • Search enabled Farm, please check as well this article.

The format how we are providing the Cumulative Update packages has changed this cy, means you can find all packages on our Download Center.

When you reached the download website, it is independent which language you chose, the packages are the same.

SharePoint Foundation 2013
2965261 The full server package for SharePoint Foundation 2013
http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2965261

Download link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46609

SharePoint Server 2013
2965266 The full server package for SharePoint Server 2013 and contains also the SharePoint Foundation 2013 fixes so you need only this package.
http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2965266

Download link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46574

You will see two downloadable packages:

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You need to download these two and put it into the same folder, before you start the installation.

Office Web Apps Server 2013
2965306 Microsoft Office Web Apps Server 2013 hotfix package    
http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2965306

Download link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46562

Project Server 2013
2965263 The full server package for Project Server 2013 and contains also the SharePoint Server and Foundation 2013 fixes so you need only this package.
http://support.microsoft.com/KB/2965263

Download link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=46590

You will see two downloadable packages:

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You need to download these two and put it into the same folder, before you start the installation.

Important for all Server Applications listed above:
After applying the preceding updates, run the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard or “psconfig –cmd upgrade –inplace b2b -wait” in command line. This needs to be done on all servers in the farm with SharePoint installed. You can run psconfig in parallel on all SharePoint machines.

You might have you own strategy to run psconfig because it depends on the farm structure and what makes sense to reduce the downtime.

Related Info:

Update Center for Microsoft Office, Office Servers, and Related Products
Common Question: What is the difference between a PU, a CU and a COD?

How to: install update packages on a SharePoint 2013 farm where search component and high availability search topologies are enabled

CHANGE: SharePoint 2013 Rollup Update for the December 2013 Cumulative Update Packaging

How to: install update packages on a SharePoint 2013 farm where search component and high availability search topologies are enabled

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