Microsoft today released the latest Cumulative Updates for Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016.
New for Exchange 2016 only, is the option to download the updates as a single ISO file instead of a self-extracting package. Copying a single ISO over the network from one server to another is quicker and more efficient than copying the self-extracting package or the thousands of extracted files.
Updates of note this time around:
- Updated OWA S/MIME Control certificate
- New distribution package for Exchange 2016
- Change to mailbox anchoring for remote PowerShell
- 17 new languages supported for OWA
- Support for Standalone Hybrid Configuration Wizard in Exchange 2010
Microsoft is working on building in support for .Net 4.6.1 in the next quarter’s Cumulative Updates. So, avoid installing that version of .Net on ANY Exchange server for the time being.
For more info and download links for the updates, follow the links below:
- Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 1 (KB3134844), Download, UM Lang Packs
- Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 12 (KB3108023), Download, UM Lang Packs
- Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 Update Rollup 13 (KB3141339), Download
- Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 Update Rollup 19 (KB3141352), Download
As a side note, yesterday (March 14th, 2016) marked the 20th anniversary of the first public version of Exchange (v4.0) Released To Manufacturing (RMT’d).
It’s been a long journey from the old MS Mail to Exchange Online/Office 365. Here’s to the next 20 years!
Happy Birthday Exchange Server!