Installing SharePoint 2010 SP1 and June CU

It is recommend to first apply SP1 to your SharePoint environment because it resets the baseline for your entire SharePoint environment, and prepares your environment for future releases such as the June CU. The recommended order in which you should apply SharePoint Foundation vs. SharePoint Server Updates. As Per the guidance from the SharePoint team, when applying SP1 or the CU it is recommended to apply the Foundation packages before applying the Server packages. SharePoint Foundation 2010:

  1. Download SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1
  2. Download June 2011 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2010
  3. Install SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1
  4. Reboot Server
  5. Once the server has rebooted, start SharePoint Configuration Wizard and complete the process.
  6. Upon completion you should be able to open Central Administration window.
  7. Verify Upgrade Success: After installing SP1, the version of the content databases will be 14.0.6029.1000

You’ve got a new baseline for future CU’s

  1. Install June 2011 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2010
  2. Reboot Server
  3. Once the server has rebooted, start SharePoint Configuration Wizard and complete the process.
  4. Upon completion you should be able to open Central Administration window.
  5. Verify Upgrade Success: After installing the June 2011 CU, the version of the content databases will be 14.0.6106.5000 / 14.0.6106.5002

SharePoint Server Standard/Enterprise 2010:

  1. Download SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1
  2. Download SharePoint Server SP1
  3. Download June 2011 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2010
  4. Download June 2011 CU for SharePoint Server 2010
  5. Install SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1
  6. Install SharePoint Server SP1.
  7. Reboot Server
  8. Once the server has rebooted, start SharePoint Configuration Wizard and complete the process.
  9. Upon completion you should be able to open Central Administration window.
  10. Verify Upgrade Success: After installing SP1, the version of the content databases will be 14.0.6029.1000

You’ve got a new baseline for future CU’s

  1. Install June 2011 CU for SharePoint Foundation 2010
  2. Install June 2011 CU for SharePoint Server 2010
  3. Reboot Server
  4. Once the server has rebooted, start SharePoint Configuration Wizard and complete the process.
  5. Upon completion you should be able to open Central Administration window.
  6. Verify Upgrade Success: After installing the June 2011 CU, the version of the content databases will be 14.0.6106.5000 / 14.0.6106.5002

SharePoint Solution Installer

How do you deploy your SharePoint wsp files??

The common answers we get is 

  • using stsadm commands
  • using a combination of stsadm and Central Administration site

But, there is a tool which allows you to deploy your wsp files in a wizard kind of interface and easily configurable.
This tool is a Windows application for an eased and more user friendly installation and deployment of SharePoint solution files to a SharePoint server farm. Distribute your SharePoint solution files with this installation program instead of a raw script using STSADM.EXE to install and deploy the solution.

Download:
http://sharepointinstaller.codeplex.com/releases/view/29075