May 8, 2018, update for SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016 (KB4018386)

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2016

This article describes update 4018386 for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016 that was released on May 8, 2018. This update has a prerequisite.

Improvements and fixes

This update fixes the following issue:

  • If you don't have the sufficient permission to mount a content database to a farm by using the Mount-SPContentDatabase cmdlet, the cmdlet fails and the database is dropped unexpectedly.

  • This update contains the following improvements:

    • Provides correct translation of product names.
    • Translates a message when a management view cannot be accessed.
    • Fixes CTRL+S functionality for Arabic version, Finnish version and Portuguese version for Office 2016 products.
  • This update translates some terms in multiple languages to make sure that the meaning is accurate.

  • This update improves the Swiss translation and the translation for the ribbon hotkeys for Russia.

How to download and install the update

Download Center

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

Download Download update KB4018386 for SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016

Update information


To apply this update, you must have Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Server 2016 installed.

Restart information

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


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File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.