moss upgrade sp1 to sp2

how to upgrade from moss sp1 to sp2 in a farm enviroment.
1 application server
1 index server
2 web front end server

Do I need to upgarde each server, if yes then how to do it like which server should I upgrade first
dkumeriAsked:
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quihongCommented:
I always use the SharePoint Team Blog for this sort of information - http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2009/04/28/announcing-service-pack-2-for-office-sharepoint-server-2007-and-windows-sharepoint-services-3-0.aspx

Note that SP2 is actually pretty old, so you should probably install the latest cumulative updates. Nott sure whats the latest.

Yes you will need to install SP2 on all servers.
FFNetAdminsCommented:
You will need to first install WSS 3.0 SP2 on all servers in the farm and then install MOSS SP2 on all servers in the farm.

Execute the WSS 3.0 SP2 upgrade on all servers, in any order. When the install is complete, it will prompt you to run the "SharePoint Configuration Wizard". Cancel it on all servers (including the web front end- you will run this after you install the MOSS SP2.

Essentially you're installing the application on the servers and then running the configuration wizard (where the actual database/configuration changes take place).  Once you install the MOSS SP2, It will again prompt you to run the configuration wizard. Start the Wizard on the web front end first, it will then stop before the actual upgrade begins and instruct you to install it on the other servers in your farm first, and then come back to the front end. After the install runs and completes, revisit your web front end and complete the install. The whole process shouldn't take too long. I remember the MOSS SP2 installation taking a little longer than the WSS SP2 install. The configuration wizard runs fairly quick as well.

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dkumeriAuthor Commented:
anything on SQL server?
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dkumeriAuthor Commented:
I mean do I need to do anything on SQL server during upgrade.
FFNetAdminsCommented:
No,  the Configuration Wizard will actually touch the Config database and make the appropriate changes. You will not need to do anything extra.
dkumeriAuthor Commented:
Do I need to restart all the servers after upgrade?
FFNetAdminsCommented:
No
dkumeriAuthor Commented:
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