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16.  Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 and DMS 2.0.0 rev.110818 (6.5.0 Update-1)
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Instructions for downloading Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 and DMS 2.0.0 rev. 110818.

This is an old CMS 6.5 update.

This is a product Update. Sitecore recommends upgrading to this release when the fixes included in this release meets specific needs of your organization. If this release does not include specific fixes that your organization requires, you may benefit by waiting until Sitecore releases a Service Pack for this series before upgrading. This is especially true in production environments. To learn more about Sitecore’s versioning system, see the Sitecore Versioning Policy page.

16.1.  Download Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 and DMS 2.0.0 rev.110818

Choose the appropriate link to download Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 rev. 110818:

To download Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 (rev. 110818) for JAPANESE users, choose one of the following links. After installation, check the Client Translations page for updated translations. 

Download DMS 2.0.0 rev. 110818 for Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 rev.110818

Choose the following link to download DMS 2.0.0 rev.110818 for Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 rev.110818:

You may also want to consider downloading additional tools:

16.2.  To upgrade a previous Sitecore CMS 6 version to this release


  • Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 rev. 110602.
  • If your Sitecore solution is based on an earlier version, then you must update to Sitecore 6.5.0 rev. 110602 before you install this update.


This update requires the following files:

Follow the steps below to upgrade an existing Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 and DMS 2.0.0 installation to Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 and DMS 2.0.0 rev.110818:

  1. Back up the site.
  2. Make sure that the IIS is configured to allow access to the /sitecore/admin folder. Otherwise the next step might display a blank page instead of the Update Installation Wizard.
  3. Open the Update Installation Wizard by entering the following URL in your browser: http://<hostname>/sitecore/admin/UpdateInstallationWizard.aspx
    See the Update Installation Wizard Guide for more information about how to use the wizard.
  4. Install the Sitecore CMS 6.5.0 rev. 110818 update package using the wizard:
    1. Upload the update package using the wizard.
    2. Analyze the package.
    3. Install the package.
  5. Update your configuration files.
  6. Clear your browser's cache. For instance, in Internet Explorer this is done via the menu Tools » Internet Options » Browsing History » Delete » Delete Temporary Internet Files.
  7. Rebuild your search indexes for the “Quick search index” (also for the master and core databases if you have such indexes) and rebuild the link database for the master and the core databases. You can do this using the wizards available on the Sitecore desktop: Sitecore » Control Panel » Database.
  8. Delete the <webroot>/temp/dictionary.dat file to regenerate the Dictionary (only necessary if any of your editors use other client languages than English).
  9. Publish the entire site (including system items, templates etc.) to every publishing target you have. To do it run Sitecore » Publish Site dialog. The "Republish" option is recommended. 
  10. Check if any installed modules need to be upgraded to a newer version to be compatible with Sitecore CMS 6.5.
  11. Reiterate the update procedure for every Sitecore instance in your Sitecore environment.

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