Want to know your SharePoint version?

There are several ways to get your SharePoint version. Here are some:

  1. You can get the SharePoint version in central administration. Go to CA > Operations >  Servers in Farm (under Topology and Services)
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2. You can identify the SharePoint version from Installed Programs. Go to Control Panel > Add and Remove Programs. Select SharePoint server and then click: Click here for support. Now a window will pop up that displays your current SharePoint version.

3. Open your SharePoint site in SharePoint Designer (can be the main site or any sub-site), click Site Settings under the Site menu on the top toolbar. You’ll find the version of SharePoint running the site on the general tab under SharePoint version

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4. Open any of your SharePoint site, go to Site Actions >Site Settings. The version is just below Site Information.

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You can use the below code, If you wan to get the version programmatically:

using (SPSite startSite = new SPSite("<Central Admin url>"))
{
 SPFarm farm = startSite.WebApplication.Farm;
 SPWebService service = farm.Services.GetValue<SPWebService>("");

     foreach (SPWebApplication webApplication in service.WebApplications)
       {
       foreach (SPSite site in webApplication.Sites)
          {
             Console.WriteLine(string.Format("{0} - {1}", site.Url, site.ContentDatabase.Name));
          }
       }
 }

PowerShell Way to get SharePoint Installed Version:

$farm = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPFarm]::Local
$farm.BuildVersion.ToString()

If you want to know What version of MOSS is installed (Standard or Enterprise), you can look in Central Administration > Operations > Convert License Type 

Here is the link to determine the service packs/updates based on version number: https://buildnumbers.wordpress.com/sharepoint/

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

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