WSS 3.0 & SharePoint 2007 Updates: The Tour Starts Here. Presented by: JD Wade SharePoint Engineer, MCTS, MCSE Mail: [email protected] Blog: http://wadingthrough.wordpress.com Twitter: JDWade FriendFeed: http://friendfeed.com/jdwade. Agenda. Overview of Updates
August 2008 Cumulative Update Overview
Check Disk Space
Backup and verify restore
Backup OOB Files
Document content databases
Stsadm –o enumcontentdbs
Run Orphan Repair Tool
Stsadm –o databaserepair
Run DBCC CHECKDB
Check database sizes
software (KB 936867)
Verify No UpgradeTimer Jobs
in SQL (KB 943345)
Rename previousupgrade logs
Stop WWW service on all WFE
Logon as Setup
Run packages Cancel Wizard
Run upgrade (KB 948780)Using psconfig
Run upgradeUsing psconfig
Start WWW service on all WFE
software (KB 936867)
Install language pack
Complete full crawl
Pre-steps (complete prior to upgrade)
Check for adequate disk space for binaries, index files (2.85 times), SQL database files (incl. tempdb), temp file locations, and log files.
Backup farm and verify restore capabilities.See backup notes here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc706876.aspx
Backup any SharePoint out-of-box files you have customized
Document content databases (stsadm –o enumcontentdbs)
Check content database sizes (<100GB, load balance Site Coll.)
Run orphan repair tool (KB 923904: stsadm –o databaserepair).
Run DBCC CHECKDB on all databases and address any errors.
Defragment databases (KB 943345).
Verify no upgrade timer jobs exist (see Deployment Guide).
Backup farm just prior to upgrade
Rename upgrade log file on all servers (file is cumulative).
Disable anti-virus (KB 936867).
Stop the WWW service on all WFE.
To speed up upgrade or if content DBs are greater than 25GB, preparetomove and then disconnect databases (can use batch file).
Logged in as the Setup account, run appropriate packages. Cancel SharePoint Configuration Wizard each time.
Determine best first server to run upgrade (see Deployment Guide)
Run upgrade using “psconfig –cmd upgrade –inplace b2b” command line. Upgrade Process is fully described in KB 948780(Baretail can be used to monitor upgrade log).
Verify upgrade was successful using the upgrade log. Check the version number in CA (see Deployment Guide).
Complete upgrade on all other servers as described in above order
If you detached databases, begin attaching again one by one, upgrade process will be done when they attach. There is a more advanced parallel upgrade process for very large farms available in deployment document.
Install WSS and SharePoint Language Pack updates for both WSS and SharePoint.
Enable anti-virus (KB 936867)
Start the WWW service on all WFE
Complete a full crawl of all SharePoint content [New features and change log lost with detach (KB 949603)]
Copy Source to Installation Point
Extract the update package(s)
Delete the wsssetup.dll file(s)
Copy the extracted filesto the Updates folder