Exchange 2013 SP1, Office Web App 2013 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1

Microsoft has released Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 which we have been waiting for longer period to get supported for Windows Server 2012 R2. They have also introduced Service Pack 1 for other Microsoft 2013 Product and updates for Exchange 2007 & Exchange 2010 which are added in the below article.The below list provides the other features that is included in Exchange Server 2013 SP1.Preparation of schema is required as follows

setup.exe /PrepareSchema /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms
setup.exe /PrepareAD /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms

Before upgrading to SP1 on the existing Exchange 2013 environment

setup.exe /m:upgrade /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms

Architecture & Administration features added in SP1

  1. Windows Server 2012 R2 support
  2. Exchange Admin Center Cmdlet Logging
  3. Exchange 2013 SP1 includes 981 cmdlets
  4. Active Directory Federation Services for OWA – Set-EcpVirtualDirectory and Set-OWAVirtualDirectory -AdfsAuthentication
  5. Edge Transport server role
  6. New communication method MAPI over HTTP(MAPI/HTTP) for Exchange and Outlook – Set-OrganizationConfig –MapiHttpEnabled $true
  7. DAGs without Cluster Administrative Access Points
  8. SSL offloading for OWA, EAC< OAB, EAS, EWS, OA, Autodiscover, Mailbox Replication Proxy Service, MAPI virtual directory for Outlook clients

Security and Compliance features added in SP1

  1. DLP Policy Tips in Outlook Web App
  2. DLP Document Fingerprinting
  3. DLP sensitive information types for new regions
  4. S/MIME support for OWA – Requires Internet Explorer 9 or greater to use this feature
  5. Organizations can add custom documents to the set of DLP sensitive data types

User Experience features added in SP1

  1. Enhanced text editor for OWA
  2. Apps for Office in Compose
  3. OWA Junk Email Reporting

The issue that are resolved on Exchange 2013 Service Pack 1

2860242 HTML format is lost after saving as an MSG file in Exchange 2013
2900076 Mailbox quota warning message uses an incorrect language in Exchange Server 2013
2910199 “Reply all by IM” chat window displays seven recipients in Outlook Web App
2913999 Meeting request body and instructions are lost in delegate’s auto-forwarded meeting request
2918655 Microsoft.Exchange.Servicehost.exe crashes after you enable FIPS
2918951 Users cannot access public folders after you upgrade to Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 3
2925281 Outlook connectivity issue if SSLOffloading is “True” in Exchange 2013
2925544 Empty ExternalURL value for ActiveSync virtual directory after build-to-build upgrade of Exchange Server 2013
2927708 Resource mailboxes that are created by EAC will not be updated by policies in Exchange Server 2013
2928748 Default from delegate’s address in shared mailboxes in Exchange Server 2013
2928803 Long server connection for Outlook after a database failover in Exchange Server 2013
2930346 POP3 access does not work if the name of the resource mailbox differs from the user’s name
2930348 Manual redirection occurs in Outlook Web App if External URLs in each site are the same
2930352 Outlook Web App cross-site silent redirection does not work in Exchange Server 2013


Exchange Server 2013 SP1 UM Language Packs  –
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Reference Article:

Other Service Pack and hotfixes –

Update Rollup 13 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2917522)
Update Rollup 5 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB2917508)
Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1
Office Web App 2013 Service Pack 1


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