Feature Pack 2: SPFx for SharePoint 2016 is Here!

SharePoint Logo Feature Pack 2 for SharePoint Server 2016 is now available. It’s good to know Microsoft continues to show their commitment and continued investments on this journey.

The September 2017 Public Update for SharePoint Server 2016 Microsoft delivered new features. Your voice was heard!

Customer feedback and developer needs highlight these investments, starting with improvements in the SharePoint Framework – an incredible single code base for development. The SharePoint Framework (SPFx) lets you build responsive, engaging web parts. This page and web part model provides support for client-side SharePoint development.

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 contains:

You don’t need to separately install Feature Pack 1 and then install Feature Pack 2. Feature Pack 2 is included in all future Public Updates for SharePoint Server 2016, beginning with the September 2017 Public Update. This definitely simplifies an installation. No need to go back in time to find old patches.

To learn more about these enhancements, please refer to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=856819.

Download SharePoint 2016 Feature Pack 2 at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt715807(v=office.16).aspx#BKMK_2016

Feature Pack 2 also delivers all of the features previously included in Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016, including:

To learn more about Feature Pack 1 refer to https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=832679.

The KB articles for September 2017 CU with Feature Pack 2 are available at the following location:

  • KB 4011127 – September 2o17 Update for SharePoint Server 2016 with Feature Pack 2 (language independent) – this is also a security update!
  • KB 4011112 – September 2017 Update for SharePoint Server 2016 with Feature Pack 2 (language dependent fixes)
  • KB 3213658 – September 2017 Update for Office Online Server 2016 – this is also a security update!

The download for September 2017 CU is available through the following link:

The download for September 2017 CU is available through the following link:

Which language you choose does not matter.  Choose any language you have from the drop down in download center. Even the language dependent fixes are all in the same package for all languages.

NOTE: After installing the fixes, you need to run the SharePoint 2016 Products Configuration Wizard on each machine in the farm, or if you prefer to run the command line version psconfig.exe.

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2017-09-15T12:01:27+00:00 September 15th, 2017|

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