Important This update rollup contains server-side fixes. After you apply this update rollup, the client-side package is installed automatically on all client computers. The Update Rollup 2 client-side package is same as the Update Rollup 1 client-side package (2781268).
For more information about the client-side package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Note This update rollup also applies to versions of Windows Server 2012 Standard that are transitioned from Windows Server 2012 Essentials.
Major issues that are resolved by this update
Issue 1Assume that you have the Microsoft Office 365 Integration feature enabled on a Windows Server 2012 Essentials-based computer. After you install update 2781267, and then restart the server, the Office 365 integration service crashes.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Issue 2Assume that you install update 2781267 on a Windows Server 2012 Essentials-based computer. When you change the user access level or folder permissions in the User Properties dialog box, a warning dialog box appears, and the operation fails.
Issue 3After you install update 2781267, you cannot enable Office 365 by using the following Windows PowerShell cmdlet:
Major improvement that is added by this updateThis update adds support for the Port Bonjour feature of Mac connector to Windows Server 2012 Essentials.
How to uninstall Update Rollup 2 BetaIf you have Update Rollup 2 for Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta installed, you must uninstall it before you install Update Rollup 2 for Windows Server 2012 Essentials. To do this, follow these steps:
- Open the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.
- Click View installed updates.
- In the Installed Updates list, locate and then uninstall Update Rollup 2824160.
- Make sure that Update Rollup 2 for Windows Server 2012 Essentials Beta is uninstalled successfully.
- Log on to the client computer, open Control Panel, and then follow steps 1 through 4 to uninstall Update Rollup 2824160.
How to obtain this update
Windows UpdateThis update is available from Windows Update.
PrerequisitesTo apply this update, you must be running Windows Server 2012 Essentials.
Registry informationTo apply this update, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
Restart requirementYou do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement informationThis update does not replace a previously released update.
Removal informationTo remove this update, use the Programs and Features item in Control Panel. Additionally, you must separately uninstall the client-side package on all client computers.
Article ID: 2824160 - Last Review: Aug 14, 2013 - Revision: 1