SP2 Bug.. Expiry Activated

Friday, 22 May 2009

An annoucment was made this morning regarding a bug with the Office Servers Service Pack 2...

Apparently, a production expiration date is automatically activated and the updated product will expire after 180 days.

Products affected:

  • Office SharePoint Server 2007
  • Project Server 2007
  • Form Server 2007
  • Search Server 2008
  • Search Server 2008 Express.
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 is not affected by this...

A workaround is to renter your license key on the Convert License Type page in Central Administration.. no features will be disabled.

A hotfix should be available, and the kb article should be going live in the next 48 hours, keep an eye out here http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971620