How to determine MS Sharepoint server version / patch level over HTTP
Posted on 2014-11-07
I need to confirm a version of a remote Sharepoint server. I understand this can be done by looking at HTTP header as well as the content of /_vti_pvt/service.cnf file.
In the past the server was responding with the following HTTP header:
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
And /_vti_pvt/service.cnf file contained
Based on this the owner of the server was advised to upgrade to the latest version to eliminate known security issues.
Now, on a supposedly upgraded server, HTTP header is exactly the same, but /_vti_pvt/service.cnf file contains:
I have the following questions:
Why different version are reported in these two locations?
Why the verion is reported as 15.0.0.NNNN, while in most documents they are referred to as 15.0.NNNN.MMMM and how to correlate the two?