Get Installed SharePoint Farm Version Build Number/Patch Level/Service Pack

Want to know the SharePoint version installed on your environment? There are several ways to get your MOSS 2007/SharePoint 2010 version build numbers. Here are some:

How to find installed SharePoint 2013 build version? Simple! Navigate to Central Administration >> System Settings >> Servers in this Farm

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1. You can find SharePoint 2007 version in Central Administration:

  •     Go to Central Administration
  •     Click the Operations tab.
  •     Click Servers in farm under the “Topology and Services” section.

This shows the version number for the farm and each individual server in the farm.

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Find what version of SharePoint is installed in SharePoint 2010:

Find out the SharePoint version you are running, Go to Central Admin >>Upgrade and Migration >> Select “Check product and patch installation status” to get the currently installed version.

2. Open any of your SharePoint site, click Site Action >> and then click Site Settings > On the Site Settings page, the version information is displayed next to the version.

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3. 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.

4. 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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5. You can use the below code, If you want to get SharePoint version programmatically using object model:

using (SPSite startSite = new SPSite("<Central Admin url>"))
   SPFarm farm = startSite.WebApplication.Farm;

How to get the SharePoint version using PowerShell?

To get SharePoint version using PowerShell, use this script.

$farm = [Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPFarm]::Local
write-host $farm.BuildVersion
#We can use:(Get-SPFarm).BuildVersion.ToString() in SharePoint 2010 / 2013

6. Another shortcut to determine the SharePoint version: Get SharePoint version from registry key: go to the registry key: hklm\software\microsoft\shared tools\web server extensions\12.0 (or 14.0 for SharePoint 2010)

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

Here is the reference table:
SharePoint 2007 version numbers:

SharePoint 2007 ReleaseKB ReferenceVersion Number
August 2010 Cumulative updateKB2276474/KB227647212.0.0.6545
June 2010 Cumulative updateKB983311/KB98331012.0.0.6539
April 2010 Cumulative updateKB981043/KB98104212.0.0.6535
February 2010 Cumulative updateKB978396/KB97839512.0.0.6529
December 2009 Cumulative updateKB977027/KB97702612.0.0.6524
October 2009 Cumulative updateKB974989/KB97498812.0.0.6520
August 2009 Cumulative updateKB973410/KB97340912.0.0.6514
June 2009 Cumulative updateKB971538/KB97256912.0.0.6510
April 2009 Cumulative UpdateKB971537/KB97153812.0.6510.5000
April 2009 Cumulative Update KB968851/KB96885012.0.0.6504
Service Pack 2KB953334/KB95333812.0.0.6421
 Cumulative update KB956056/KB95605712.0.0.6327
Infrastructure Update KB951695/KB95129712.0.0.6318
post-SP1 hotfixKB94894512.0.0.6303
post-SP1 hotfixKB94127412.0.0.6301
post-SP1 hotfixKB94142212.0.0.6300
Security Bulletin MS07-059KB94201712.0.0.6039
August 24, 2007 hotfix packageKB941422
RTM [Released To Manufacturing]
Beta 2 TR12.0.0.4407

Get the latest patches from:

SharePoint 2010 version numbers:

​DescriptionSPF KB​SPS KB​Version​
SP 2010 (Tech Preview)14.0.4006.1030
Jun 2010 ​KB2028568​14.0.5114​
Aug 2010 CU​KB2352346​KB2352342​14.0.5123.5000​
Oct 2010 CU​KB2394323​KB2394320​14.0.5128.5003​
Dec 2010 CU​KB2459125​KB2459257​14.0.5130.5002​
​Feb 2011 CU​KB2475880​KB2475878​14.0.5136.5002
Apr 2011 CU​KB2512804​KB2512800​14.0.5138.5001​
Jun 2011 CU​KB2536601​KB2536599​14.0.6106.5000​

You can get the latest releases from:

Last but not least: To check version build number for SPS 2003:
Go to Control Panel >> Add/Remove Programs >> Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Services or Windows SharePoint Services >> Click Here for Support Information.

Salaudeen Rajack

Information Technology Professional with Two decades of SharePoint Experience.

One thought on “Get Installed SharePoint Farm Version Build Number/Patch Level/Service Pack

  • May 25, 2016 at 1:21 PM


    Can we have PowerShell script to get Build Number for which is already installed CU/Patchs/Service Pack in SharePoint 2010.

    Can you please help me on this.



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