Upgrade to MOSS 07 from WSS 3.0  
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Jdvogt





PostPosted: SharePoint - Setup, Upgrade, Administration and Operation, Upgrade to MOSS 07 from WSS 3.0 Top

Our company is looking to deploy WSS 3.0 in the next few months.  Our concern is that we will want the added features and capabilities of MOSS 2007 in the near future, but current planning and budget says to hold off.  My question --- if we have a WSS 3.0 install implemented, how much is involved to move to MOSS 2007 while retaining our data and site structure

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Pome Alan





PostPosted: SharePoint - Setup, Upgrade, Administration and Operation, Upgrade to MOSS 07 from WSS 3.0 Top

I actually made the mistake of installing only WSS when I actually wanted the MOSS version. I had completed all the configuration and created some test sites.

To perform the upgrade, I simply ran the MOSS installation and it updated the server with the extra components without losing my sites. The only thing I had to do was select the option in the administration screen to enable features on all existing sites to add the new web parts and workflows.

If you are going to create your own sites and features, then I would take a backup of these first and check they are enabled after the upgade.



 
 
Kathy





PostPosted: SharePoint - Setup, Upgrade, Administration and Operation, Upgrade to MOSS 07 from WSS 3.0 Top

I need the functionality of MOSS (searching mostly), and I already have WSS in development. My concern/questions are what will happen during the install. I don't have a test server and I'm running on a tight deadline (who isn't).

Will I be able to keep my sites and domain as is Does one use the same central admin tool for MOSS as the one that is already installed for wss Am I prompted to join a farm, and if so can I/do I select the existing wss setup What will be the consequences of installing MOSS over wss3 Is it just a matter of installing the software

Thanks!


 
 
olivero





PostPosted: SharePoint - Setup, Upgrade, Administration and Operation, Upgrade to MOSS 07 from WSS 3.0 Top

Hi there,

One year after the fact, would you still agree that there is NO difference or lost functionality

Oliver