Discovering SharePoint installed updates

Discovering SharePoint installed updates

It’s a long time I wonder how to discover the list of installed updates in a SharePoint farm. Unfortunately not all updates are listed in the server’s control panel “view installed updates” page. This is bad because more than once it happened that I had to scale out a farm and there was no documentation at all.

I spent some time searching for how to get this list using Windows Powershell, but all I found out is that it seems that is not possible to get it (or no one did this before – or I did not search using the right keywords :)). I found lot of scripts but none of them did what I was looking for, the list of CU’s and hotfix installed on the farm. read more…

List all WebParts in page using Windows Powershell

List all WebParts in page using Windows Powershell

A couple of days ago I noticed a tweet in the #SPHelp feed that called my attention. Here it is:


I was sure that I already used a Powershell script to do that, but when I found and tried it I noticed that all the resulting rows reported only ErrorWebPartread more…

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