November 8, 2016, update for SharePoint Server 2013 (KB3127928)

Applies to: Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1

This article describes update KB3127928 for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013, which was released on November 8, 2016. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

  • This fix allows admins to change the way that the URLs are normalized in the crawler. By default the case is preserved. With this fix the admins can choose to have case-insensitive URLs so that URLs that only differ in case will be considered the same.
  • Improves translation of newsfeed description text in German to make sure that the meaning is accurate. Also translates new Taxonomy messages in multiple languages in SharePoint 2013.
  • Introduces a new Out of the Box (OOTB) managed property DocumentLink for supporting Multi-Purpose Internet Mail Extension (MIME) file path search in folders.
  • Introduces a new drop-down menu with options Edit (in native client), Edit in browser and Download that works across all major browsers in search result page of SharePoint 2013.
  • Fixes the following issues:
    • User profiles are migrated incorrectly during WSSSync.
    • Accessibility issue for the style gallery within the ribbon.
    • Pinned and reused terms are left behind in the orphaned term store and cannot be removed.
    • Fixes an issue that limits community member count to 20 members.
    • Allows usage of custom result source GUID for remote SharePoint search and people search.
    • An error occurs when you create navigation link from one site collection pointing to another site collection URL when the first site collection name is the prefix of the second one. For example, adding navigation link from any page of site collection "foo" to "/sites/foobar/...".
    • Crawling content by using custom connectors may cause Title managed property to be populated incorrectly.
    • Improves robustness of parsing documents by using IFilters when the document contains embedded resources.
    • You cannot create new document set with date in the local format when you are using regional setting other than the date-format MM/DD/YYYY.
    • You do not correctly escape quotation mark when a list item is exported from Preservation Hold list.

How to download and install the update

Download Center

This update is only available for manual download and installation from the Microsoft Download Center.

Update information


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart information

You don't 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.