Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Microsoft Office Servers Infrastructure Update

July 15, 2008

Microsoft Releases Office Server Update

The Infrastructure Update for Microsoft Office Servers (KB951297) includes several new Enterprise Search features for SharePoint Server 2007 and the latest performance updates and fixes for the Microsoft Office Servers listed in the system requirements section below.Key updates for SharePoint Server 2007 include:

  • New Search features such as federated search and a unified search administration dashboard.

  • Several core fixes to Search to improve performance and scale.
    Platform performance improvements and fixes.

  • Several core fixes to the publishing Content Deployment features to improve reliability.

Key updates for Project Server 2007 include:

  • Timesheets and My Tasks stability and usability improvements

  • Queue management user interface improvements

  • Project Server 2003 to Project Server 2007 migration fixes

  • Database performance improvements to enhance the cube building process and Project Professional Save/Publish scenarios
  • Key updates for Search Server 2008 and Search Server

  • 2008 Express include:
    Platform performance improvements and fixes since RTM

We strongly recommend that you install 2007 Office servers Service Pack 1 (SP1) and the Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Infrastructure Update before you install this update. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
951695 ( Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Infrastructure Update
949583 ( How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office server products

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