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Penelope Coventry, independent consultant and trainer, based in the UK. She has authored/co-authored over 10 SharePoint related books. When not writing, Penny works on large SharePoint deployments. Penny has spoken at a number of conferences including TechEd North America, International SharePoint Conference and SharePoint Best Practices Conferences, as well as user group meetings and SharePoint Saturdays.

This post provides a rough guide to version information on:

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010

Using SharePoint 2010 Central Administration Web site, under Upgrade and Migration, click Check product and patch installation status to show version numbers. Click the iconPatch Status page icon to the right of the SharePoint 2010 product name, in the list below, to see a screenshot of the Manage Patch Status page.

You can also use the Windows PowerShell command, (get-spfarm).BuildVersion, however that can show a different version number from the web page. The BuildVersion from Windows PowerShell is shown in brackets below:

Note: Microsoft has released a SharePoint 2010 Information Worker and Evalution virtual machine, which you can find at the Microsoft download site and there is Project 2010 evaluation and demonstration installation pack that you can install on top of the IW Demo VM.

Version CU SPF 2010 SPS 2010 SPS 2010 +
Project Server
14.0.5138.5001  (14.0.5138.5001) April 2011      KB2512804      KB2512800      KB2512801
14.0.5136.5002  (14.0.5136.5002) February 2011      KB2475880      KB2475878      KB2475879
14.0.5130.5002  (14.0.5130.5002) December 2010 SPF 2010 CU December 2010 KB2459125 SPS 2010 CU December 2010 KB2459257 KB2459258
14.0.5128.5003  [Updated 2nd Dec 2010] October 2010 rereleased SPF 2010 CU October 2010 KB2394320 KB2394322
14.0.5128.5000  (14.0.5128.5000) October 2010 SPF 2010 CU October 2010 KB2394323
    Information concerning the out-of-band security update to address ASP.NET issue can be found at:Stefan Gossner blog
14.0.5123.5000  (14.0.5123.5000) August 2010 SPF 2010 CU August 2010 KB2352346 SPS 2010 CU August 2010 KB2352342 KB2352345
14.0.5114.5003  (14.0.5114.5000) June 2010 SPF 2010 CU June 2010 KB2028568 SPS 2010 CU June 2010 KB983319 KB983497 KB2124512 KB2281364 and KB2182938 (localized Japanese only)
14.0.5050.5002  (14.0.5050.5001) Hotfix SPF 2010 HotFix KB2032588
14.0.4763.1000  (14.0.4762.1000) RTM SPF 2010 RTM version SPF 2010 SPS 2010 RTM version SPS 2010
14.0.4536.1000 Beta 2

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

For additional download information and detailed descriptions visit the Updates Resource Center for SharePoint Products and Technologies and Update Center for Microsoft Office, Office Servers, and Related Products.

Using SharePoint Central Administration Web site SharePoint HTML Site Settings admin pages will show the following version numbers:

Note: Microsoft has released a WSS 3.0 SP1 Developer evaluation virtual machine on the Microsoft download site.

12.0.0.6557    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + Apr 11 cumulative Update (KB2512783 + KB2512782)
12.0.0.6554    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + Feb 11 cumulative Update (KB2475886 + KB2475885)
12.0.0.6550    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + Dec 10 cumulative Update (KB2458606 + KB2458605)
12.0.0.6548    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + Oct 10 cumulative Update (KB2412268 + KB2412267)
12.0.0.6545    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + Aug 10 cumulative Update (KB2276474 + KB2276472)
12.0.0.6539    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + June 10 cumulative Update (KB983311 + KB983310)
12.0.0.6535    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + April 10 cumulative Update (KB981043 + KB981042)
12.0.0.6529    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + February 10 cumulative Update (KB978396 + KB978395)
12.0.0.6524    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + December 09 cumulative Update (KB977027 + KB977026)
12.0.0.6520    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + October 09 cumulative Update (KB974989 + KB974988)
12.0.0.6514    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + August 09 cumulative Update (KB973400 + KB973399)
12.0.0.6510    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + June 09 cumulative Update (KB971538 + KB971537)
12.0.0.6504    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2  + April 09 cumulative Update (KB968850 + KB968851
12.0.0.6421    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP2 (KB953338 + KB953334)
    [Updated 1st Aug 09: SP2 download now includes the hotfix (KB971620) that corrects the activation issue more information on the Microsoft SharePoint team blog]

If you are running SP1 after 13/Jul/2010 then you are running an un-supported environment, see "Be aware of upcoming SP1 retirement for WSS V3 and MOSS 2007"
12.0.0.6341    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 February 09 cumulative Update (KB961755 + KB961756)
12.0.0.6335    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 December 08 cumulative Update (KB960010 + KB960011)
12.0.0.6331    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 October 08 cumulative Update (KB957691 + KB957693,KB958567 and KB958569)
12.0.0.6327    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 August 08  cumulative update (KB956056 & KB956057)
12.0.0.6318    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 Infrastructure Update (KB951695 & KB951297)
12.0.0.6303    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 post-SP1 hotfix (KB948945)
12.0.0.6301    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 post-SP1 hotfix (KB941274)
12.0.0.6300    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 post-SP1 hotfix (KB941422)

12.0.0.6219    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 SP1
12.0.0.6039    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 October public update
12.0.0.6036    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 August 24, 07 hotfix package
12.0.0.4518    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 RTM
12.0.0.4407    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 Beta 2 TR
12.0.0.4017    WSS 3.0 or MOSS 20071 Beta 2
12.0.0.3111    Office 12 (PDC image - pre-beta) - This version of Office does not have a support link in the Add/Remove programs dialog box.

1To confirm that a particular service pack/hotfix is install on SharePoint Server you must either check the version numbers of specific dlls as specified in the related Microsoft Knowledge Based article or:

  • On Server 2003, select the Show Updates check box in Add and Remove Programs.
  • On Server 2008, select View installed updates on the Control Panel/Programs and Features page

Version numbers of SharePoint Server 2007 can also be found:

  • Server 2003, go to Control Panel -> Add and Remove Programs
    Select the product and then click: Click here for support.
  • Server 2008, go to Control Panel -> Program and Features
    If the Version column is not visible, click Views -> Choose Details, and select Version, click OK.

The versions will be displayed as follows:

  Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
SP2   12.0.6425.1000
post-SP1 hotfix ( KB948945 ) 12.0.6303.5000 12.0.6303.5000
SP1 12.0.6219.1000 12.0.6219.1000
RTM 12.0.4518.1016 12.0.4518.1016
Beta 2 TR 12.0.4407.1005 12.0.4407.1005
Beta 2 12.0.4017.1006 12.0.4017.1006

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Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Windows SharePoint Service 2.0  

WSS 2.0 Mainstream Support Retired 08/Jul/2008 Extended Support Retired 09/Jul/2013

For additional download information and detailed descriptions visit the Updates Resource Center for SharePoint Portal Server 2003.

6.0.2.8165    WSS 2.0 SP3
6.0.2.8117    WSS 2.0 SP2 KB900929 + KB924881
6.0.2.8000    WSS 2.0 SP2 rollup KB900929
6.0.2.6568    WSS 2.0 SP2
6.0.2.6551    WSS 2.0 SP2 Beta = R2
6.0.2.6411    WSS 2.0 SP1 + KB887981
6.0.2.6361    WSS 2.0 SP1
6.0.2.5530    WSS 2.0 Unservice packed

  Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 SharePoint Portal Server 2003
SP3 11.0.8173.0 11.0.8168.0
post SP2 rollup 11.0.8000.0 11.0.8126.2
SP2 11.0.7969.0 11.0.8126.0
R2 WSS SP2 beta 11.0.6551.0  
SP1+KB887981 11.0.6411.0  
With Service Pack 1 11.0.6361.0 11.0.6715.0
Unserviced pack 11.0.5608.0 11.0.5704.0

Thanks to Matthew McDermott and Kenneth Searles for the update on the version related to the hotfix KB887981

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SharePoint Portal Server 2001 and SharePoint Team Services

If you have a version number starting with 10, then it is either SharePoint Team Services (SPTS) or SharePoint Portal 2001 (SPS 2001).

  • SPTS, 10.0.2627.01 is the version with no service packs. In the Administrative Tools menu, you will see a link to Microsoft SharePoint Administrator. This will display a web page, where you can see the version number of the virtual server(s), e.g., 5.0.2.2623. The ISAPI filter is fpexedll.dll.
  • For SPS 2001, 10.145.4629 is the version number with no service packs. There will be no ISAPI filter, and from the Administrative Tools menu you will see a link to SharePoint Portal Server Administrator which launches a mmc snap-in.

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Blog post first posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 3:00 PM at http://mindsharpblogs.com/penny/articles/481.aspx. That blog posting is no longer updated. Please use this blog post for up-to-date version information.

 
 

 Related Information

 
  
Microsoft SharePoint Team blog post on updates
Microsoft Support Lifecycle
Office sustained engineering blog
Project Server 2013 for IT pros
SQL Server Version Numbers
Stephan Gossner Update blog posts
Steve Chen [MSFT] Build Numbers (Cube Sheet) for MOSS/SharePoint
Todd Klindt's SharePoint 2013 Build Numbers
Update Center for Microsoft Office, Office Servers, and Related Products
Updates for Project Server 2010
Updates for SharePoint 2010 Products
Updates for SharePoint 2013 Products