Sharepoint SP2 and K2

I have been playing around with the recently released SP2 for Sharepoint 2007 with K2. This was mainly to check for any compatibility issues. I also wanted to look at the newly updated K2 blackpoint installer and the diag tools :)

My experience upgrading a K2 807 enabled Sharepoint server to SP2 went without issues. K2 continued to function well.

807-and-sp2

My testing was done on a fairly simple MOSS VM. I have not done any performance benchmarks. I am also interested in the Forms Server enhancements made for MOSS http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953334 But, that will be for another blog post.

My test run also covered K2 blackpoint (latest installer). I think the software works fine with SP2. BTW, The most awaited K2 update code named ’090x’ will officially support Sharepoint SP2 along with aligning with 2008 wave.

sp2-and-point-updated-installer

The updated blackpoint installer (note: this is not an upgrade to existing blackpoint environments) is great – its diagtools are brilliant, helping you verify the install, settings, permissions, etc – a very valuable tool. It checks for  and fix issues reported.

k2-blackpoint-diagtools

If you find any issues with upgrading to SP2 or installing K2 on an SP2 environment please log a support ticket with K2 or go to Forums on k2underground.com

UPDATE: There is a hotfix available for an issue that has been found when using Sharepoint integration tasks in K2 processes. Check this out - KB000451 – Hotfix: After installing MOSS SP2, SharePoint Integration tasks are not created for the second and subsequent client events.

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