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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

WSS and MOSS Features

WSS 3.0 VS MOSS 207

During my recent analysis of WSS 3.0 and MOSS 2007 Features, I came across some interesting finds.

1. MOSS 2007 have 106 features and WSS 3.0 has 31 features.

2. MOSS 2007 installation will have total of 137 features as MOSS 2007 requires WSS 3.0.

3. WSS 3.0 can suffice your collaboration need if you dont require Business Intelligence webparts, Excel Services, KPIs, Enterprise Search,

MySite etc.

4. WSS 3.0 will have following features:

Features

Description



AdminLinks

All the Site admin links

AnnouncementsList

Announcements list

BasicWebParts

All web parts Add Web part dialogue box in WSS 3.0

ContactsList

Contacts list

ContentLightup

Ability to highlight search result for specific content type

ContentTypeSettings

All the settings related to Content Type

ctypes

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Content Types to list/library

CustomList

Add/edit/delete/manage custom list

DataSourceLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage data source library

DiscussionsList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Discussions list

DocumentLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage DocumentLibrary list

EventsList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Events list

fields

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Fields in lists

GanttTasksList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Gantt chart enabled Tasks list

GridList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage grid view of the list

IssuesList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Issues list

IssueTrackingWorkflow

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Issue tracking workflow

LinksList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Links list

MobilityRedirect

Ability to redirect a call from Mobile phone to mobile ui pages.

NoCodeWorkflowLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage workflows without adding code

PictureLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage picture library

SiteSettings

Site Settings page

SPSearchFeature

WSS Simple Search

SurveysList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Survey list

TasksList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Tasks list

TeamCollab

All the Team collaboration features

WebPageLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Web Pages

WikiWelcome

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Wiki welcome page

WorkflowHistoryList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Workflow history list

WorkflowProcessList

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Workflow process list

XmlFormLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage XML Form library list

5. To get the list of features in your SharePoint Installation, there is a free beta tool available called Feature Explorer from InfoTech Canada. You can download the tool from http://www.infotechcanada.com/productivity_solutions/feature-explorer-form.aspx (registration required). What the tool do is vary basic for now (it might improve with subsequent release) that you yourself can get this info very easily from your SharePoint installation, here is how:

Log into your sharepoint installation machine, browse to "%PROGRAMFILES%\common files\microsoft shared
\web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\"
directory, every folder in this directory represents one feature!

6. The 106 MOSS 2007 only features are available in following post due to the content restriction in this blog!

MOSS 2007 Features:

AddDashboard

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Dashboard

Analytics

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Analytics components.

AnalyticsLinks

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Analytics links components.

BaseSite

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Base sites

BaseSiteStapling

Ability to staple Base sites in the top navigation bar

BaseWeb

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Base sites

BaseWebApplication

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Base sites

BDCAdminUILinks

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Businss Data Catalogues (webparts)

BDR

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage BDR components.

BizAppsCTypes

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Business Application's Content Type

BizAppsFields

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Business Application's Fields

BizAppsListTemplates

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Business Application's List templates

BizAppsSiteTemplates

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Business Application's Site template

BulkWorkflow

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Bulk workflow

BulkWorkflowTimerJob

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Timer job for bulk workflow

DataConnectionLibrary

Ability to staple Data connection library

DataConnectionLibraryStapling

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Data connection library

DeploymentLinks

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Deployment links

DMContentTypeSettings

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Document management content type settings

EawfSite


EawfWeb


EnhancedHtmlEditing

Ability of editing content using enhanced html editing feature using publishing.

ExcelServer

Ability to use Excel Services

ExcelServerSite

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Excel Server site

ExcelServerWebApplication

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Excel Server web application

ExpirationWorkflow

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Exipiration workflow

FeaturePushdown

Ability to manage feature pushdown from the portal/farm level

GlobalWebParts

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Global webparts at farm level

GradualUpgrade

Ability to Upgrade SharePoint gradually

Hold


ipfsAdminLinks


ListTargeting

Ability to target lists to audiences.

LocalSiteDirectoryControl

Ability to create/manage Site directory

LocalSiteDirectoryMetaData

Ability to create/manage Site directory Matadata

LocalSiteDirectorySettingsLink

Ability to create/manage Site directory Settings links

MasterSiteDirectoryControl

Ability to create/manage Master Site directory (Portal/Farm level)

MigrationLinks

Ability to Migrate content from previous versions of SharePoint

MySite

Ability to Add/edit/delete MySite for users

MySiteBlog

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage MySite blog

MySiteCleanup

Ability to cleanup MySite

MySiteHost

Ability to create/manage MySite host

MySiteLayouts

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage MySite layouts

MySiteNavigation

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage MySite Navigation

MySiteQuickLaunch

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage MySite quick launch

Navigation

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Navigation

NavigationProperties

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Navigation Properties

OffWFCommon


OSearchBasicFeature

Ability to manage Basic Search

OSearchCentralAdminLinks

Ability to manage Search links in Central Administration

OSearchEnhancedFeature

Ability to manage Enhanced features of Search

OSearchPortalAdminLinks

Ability to manage Search related portal admin links

OSearchSRPAdminLinks


OsrvLinks


OsrvTasks


OssNavigation


OSSSearchSearchCenterUrlFeature

Ability to manage Search centre URL Feature

OSSSearchSearchCenterUrlSiteFeature

Ability to manage Search centre URL site Feature

PageConverters

Ability to use page converters

PortalLayouts

Ability manage portal layouts

PublishingLayouts

Ability manage publishing layouts

PublishingPrerequisites

Ability manage publishing prerequisites

PublishingResources

Ability manage publishing resources

PublishingSite

Ability manage publishing site collection

PublishingStapling

Ability manage publishing stapling

PublishingWeb

Ability manage publishing sites

RecordsManagement

Records Management Site templates and features

RedirectPageContentTypeBinding


RelatedLinksScopeSettingsLink

Ability to manage Related links section's Scope Settings link

ReportCenterCreation

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Report centre sites

ReportCenterSampleData

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Report centre site's sample data

Reporting

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Reporting

ReportListTemplate

Ability to manage Report list template

ReviewWorkflows

Ability to review workflows

SearchAndProcess


SearchWebParts

Ability to Add/remove search web parts

SharedServices

Ability to manage Shared Services

SignaturesWorkflow

Ability to manage Signature workflows

SitesList

Ability to manage sites list

SkuUpgradeLinks


SlideLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Slide library

SlideLibraryActivation

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Slide library activation

SpellChecking

Ability to Spell Check

SPSDisco

Ability to discover web services

SpsSsoLinks

Ability to manage SSO links

SRPProfileAdmin

Ability to manage profiles

StapledWorkflows

Ability to staple workflows

TranslationWorkflow

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage translation workflows

TransMgmtFunc

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage translation management functionalities

TransMgmtLib

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage

UpgradeOnlyFile


IPFSAdminWeb


IPFSDocumentConversion


IPFSSiteFeatures


IPFSWebFeatures


LegacyDocumentLibrary

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Legacy document libraries

PremiumRootSite

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Premium root sites.

PremiumRootSiteStapling

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Premium root stapling

PremiumSite

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Premium site collection

PremiumSiteStapling

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Premium site collection stapling

PremiumWeb

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Premium sites.

PremiumWebApplication

Ability to Add/edit/delete/manage Premium web applicatoins

ProfileSynch

Ability to synch up profiles in AD

Publishing

Ability to manage publishing features

UserMigrator

Ability to migrate users

ViewFormPagesLockDown


WebPartAdderGroups

Ability to manage groups who can add webparts.



2 comments:

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Interessant!

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