October 4, 2016, update for SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK (KB3118347)

Applies to: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1

This article describes update KB3118347 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK, which was released on October 4, 2016. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

Fixes the following issue:

When a site is on hold, the attachments of list items on the site aren't preserved. The update changes the behavior and preserves attachments of list items on a site that's on hold when the attachments or the items are deleted. The attachments are preserved in a preservation hold library. To enable this feature for an existing site that's on hold, upgrade should be executed (by using psConfig or Configuration wizard).

How to download and install the update

Microsoft Update

Use Microsoft Update to automatically download and install the update.

Download Center

This update is also available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center. If you're not sure what platform (32-bit or 64-bit) you're running, see Am I running 32-bit or 64-bit Office? Additionally, see more information about how to download Microsoft support files.

Update information


To apply this update, you must have SharePoint Server 2013 Client Components SDK installed.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you install this update.


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File Information

The global version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.