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SharePoint helps team members to connect and exchange information in a collaborative manner. It helps to centralize enterprise information for efficient functioning. For instance, below is how a normal organization works. Files and documents scattered in individual PCs and data transported according to custom protocols. The communication protocol for sending data is person dependent. Some would use email, some would share a drive, etc.
SharePoint unites all documents into one centralized place and unifies the data transport mechanism. To summarize, it is a central enterprise information portal.
The WSS part is licensed through Windows 2003 Server and it does not cost anything.dll). One is called WSS (Windows SharePoint Services) and the other is MOSS (Microsoft Office SharePoint Server). we need to first understand the concept of HttpHandlers and HttpModules. Value Added Services. a request is first passed through the SharePoint runtime and then passed to the ASP. in other words. MOSS has extra functionalities. It needs help from two more products: IIS (Internet Information Server) and SQL Server. How does WSS work with IIS? In order to understand how WSS works with IIS. . How does WSS actually work? WSS does not work in an isolated fashion. If you are not aware of this. So the choice between WSS and MOSS will depend on the budget of the project and the VAS provided by MOSS. WSS is the platform in which MOSS is built. you can refresh about them here.What is WSS and MOSS? Microsoft has divided SharePoint products into two parts. Using HttpHandlers and HttpModules. MOSS is a separate product by itself and needs licensing and it has a significant cost. WSS is good for small teams and small projects.NET runtime (aspnet_isapi.
.If you open the web. you can see the application runtime handlers and modules.config file of a WSS enabled IIS web application.