[This post comes to us courtesy of Manish Kapoor from Microsoft Commercial Technical Support]
Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 has been released and may be offered by WSUS on your SBS 2011 Standard server. The update is also available for standalone download and install here .
If you try installing the rollup from Control Panel – Windows Update, you may notice that it fails with the following error:
Additionally, if you have downloaded the Update Rollup 2, setup wizard may prompt you for path to the Installation Package:
You should be able to complete setup by downloading Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (available here ), extract the installation files locally on the server and pointing the wizard to location of Service Pack 3 binaries. Here is a step by step on the above:
Update Rollup 2 Setup should complete successfully without any further issues.
Above issue is not seen if the folder containing Exchange Service Pack 3 binaries has not been deleted. If you want to confirm the location where Service Pack 3 installation files were stored at the time of installation, you could check the value of InstallSource at the following location:
This workaround can be used to install Update Rollup 2 while we are still investigating the cause behind installation source prompt. This post will be updated as soon as we have an update on this issue.
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