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Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 Update Rollup 3 Released

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3.

This update includes a number of fixes that are listed in KB2891587.

Deploying Exchange Server 2010 SP3 Update Rollup 3

The standard order of deployment for Exchange Server updates applies.

  1. Client Access servers, starting with the internet-facing ones. See this article for how to patch a CAS array.
  2. Hub Transport and Edge Transport servers
  3. Mailbox servers. See this article for how to patch a Database Availability Group.
  4. Unified Messaging servers
Paul is a Microsoft MVP for Office Servers and Services. He works as a consultant, writer, and trainer specializing in Office 365 and Exchange Server. Paul is a co-author of Office 365 for IT Pros and several other books, and is also a Pluralsight author.
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23 comments

  1. Khalid says:

    If I am ruing EX 2010 SP 2 AND I want to update to latest one SP 3 RU3
    should I go through all the SP2 RU’s then SP3 RU’s
    or I can go directly to SP 2 RU 6 then SP3

  2. Hector Fonseca says:

    Hi Paul.
    Tahnks for the advise.
    in Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Can I install directly this Rollup without install the previous rollup 2 ?

  3. Harold says:

    To apply Rollup 3 on SP3, will I need the SP3 files on the server? I read other users having issues with SP2 rollups.

    Thanks,

  4. geezbill says:

    Lots of folks reporting outlook client “Category” issues after applying this Rollup and persisting in Rollup 4.

    Thoughts?

  5. Siddu says:

    Hi Paul,

    I have some concerns…can you clarify me.

    My set is running exchange 2010 sp3 ru2,
    CAS/Hub is running on one server(windows server 2008 R2)
    2 Mailbox servers are running two physical machines. They are part of DAG

    I just want to add a new cas role on existing mailbox using exchange 2010 sp3…then what is my roll up version on cas role on existing mailbox server.

    Thanks
    Siddu

  6. vineshwar deo says:

    Hi Paul, i have exchange 2007 SP3 and have installed rollup 11, 12, 13 and now having issues with connecting outlook anywhere. i can see that rollup 6 is missing, just woundering is it possible to install rollup 6 without uninstalling rollup 11, 12, 13. i believe rollup 6 is the best rollup for exchange as it doesnt have any issues with outlook anywhere.

    Please help

    • The URs are cumulative. You can’t install UR6 when you’ve already installed later URs.

      I don’t know of any known issues with Outlook Anywhere and any 2007 URs. I would suggest you troubleshoot the problem and if necessary contact Microsoft Support.

  7. Patrick Schley says:

    Hello Paul,

    I installed SP3 and want to install UR13. I can run it, no problem. However, when I’m done, UR13 is not installed. Exchange shows Version 14.3 Build 123.4. It should say Build 294.0. Any ideas on what I can do?

    • The build number for Exchange 2010 servers shown in Get-ExchangeServer and in the Add/Remove Programs (or Programs and Features) control panel doesn’t change when an update rollup is installed. You can see the update in the Installed Updates view of the control panel though.

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