N-D-R features SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview
A list of new/deprecated/removed features SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview
List of new Features:
- Modern User
More than ever, how people interact with technology is much more than “look and feel.” Great experiences are those that look great and work flawlessly. They are easy to use. And they ensure reliability, performance, and security under real-world pressures of scale and complexity.
- Team Sites
In SharePoint Server 2019 you’ll find a modern team site experience, with an engaging home page personalized by the power of SharePoint search.
SharePoint Server 2019 includes modern site pages, using modern pages is a great way to share ideas using images, Excel, Word and PowerPoint documents, embed video content, and more. Users can create and publish modern pages quickly and easily, and they look great on any device.
SharePoint Server 2019 introduces a modern list experience that simplifies how people create, curate, and interact with information with a rich set of capabilities that work across devices and browsers.
SharePoint Server 2019 provides a better experience for document libraries that’s faster, more intuitive and responsive with modern document libraries. Modern document libraries combine the power of SharePoint with OneDrive usability - modern document libraries have an updated user interface that offers an experience similar to OneDrive, so it’s more intuitive to create a new folder and upload files in the browser.
- Communication Sites
SharePoint Server 2019 embraces and provides a new generation of the mobile and intelligent intranet, allowing you to communicate to people throughout your organization with beautiful, dynamic, mobile-ready communication sites and pages that keep everyone informed and engaged.
- OneDrive for Business
SharePoint Server 2019 provides improved mobile access to content, people, and applications along with engaging and responsive experiences across devices and screen sizes. It makes file storage and document collaboration more people-centric with new support for the latest generation of sync clients with OneDrive for Business.
- SharePoint Mobile
SharePoint Server 2019 makes your intranet more accessible on the go, more intelligent, and more personalized, based on your activities across sites, the people you work with, the content you work on and the business processes you drive.
- PowerApps and Flow
The SharePoint connector for PowerApps and Flow brings Office 365 Automation to your on-prem SharePoint 2019 farm.
SharePoint Workflow Manager is still supporting existing SharePoint 2013 Workflows.
- Large File Support,
Character Restrictions, and File/Folder Names
SharePoint Server 2019 Preview provides support for uploading files up to 15GB.
SharePoint Server 2019 delivers support for a broad array of types and naming conventions to include support for # and % as supported characters in file and folder names across document libraries in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business.
In addition, SharePoint Server 2019 increases the URL path length restrictions from 260 Unicode code units to 400.
- Recycle Bin
Recycle Bin recovery improvements. Recover your content deleted by others from your recycle bin
- SMTP Server
SharePoint can now authenticate to your SMTP email servers. No more anonymous relays just for SharePoint.
- SharePoint Hybrid
Hybrid made easy: Launch the Hybrid Configuration Wizard directly from Central Administration
- Developer Value
SharePoint Framework is part of SharePoint 2019 and allows usage of new Client side web parts and Client side extensions.
- SharePoint Search Experience
Modern Search Experience with type ahead contextual results in search boxes. A new and modern search result page for SharePoint Home and Site search
List of deprecated Features:
- Access Services 2010
Will remain supported, but deprecated, for the SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview release. Customers are recommended to explore Microsoft PowerApps and Flows as potential alternatives to Access Services 2010
- Access Services 2013
Will remain supported, but deprecated, for the SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview release. Customers are recommended to explore Microsoft PowerApps and Flows as potential alternatives to Access Services 2013.
- Aggregated Newsfeed
Feature will be set to read-only in SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview. For customers who are currently using this feature, we recommend considering options such as Team News, Communication Sites, Yammer and/or Teams.
- Custom Help
The new SharePoint help system is now rendered in the cloud and will have updated, synchronized content with Office 365.
- Groove Sync Client
SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview introduces support for the new OneDrive Sync Client (a.k.a. the Next Generation Sync Client), which provides a more reliable and feature-rich syncing experience
- InfoPath Services
As announced in the Microsoft 365 blog, InfoPath Services is a deprecated feature and customers are advised to explore alternatives. InfoPath Services will remain supported, but deprecated, for this release.
- Lists Web Service
The following SOAP endpoints in the Lists web service depend on the Microsoft Sync Framework, which was necessary to support the Groove sync Client: Lists.GetListItemChangesWithKnowledge, Lists.UpdateListItemsWithKnowledge
- Machine Translations
The Machine Translation Service will remain supported, but deprecated, for the SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview release.
PerformancePoint Services has a significant dependency on Microsoft Silverlight, which is a technology that will no longer be supported as of October 12, 2021. Customers are recommended to explore Microsoft PowerBI as an alternative
- SharePoint Designer
There will not be a new SharePoint Designer client shipped with this release. Microsoft will ensure that SharePoint Designer 2013 will work with SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview for the remainder of the client support lifecycle (2026).
- Site Mailbox
As announced in the SPO Community Blog, site mailboxes are being deprecated in SPO. Site mailboxes will remain supported, but deprecated. Customers are recommend to explore shared mailboxes as an alternative to site mailboxes.
- Site Manager
The main functionality of Site Manager is now available in modern file move. Only site collection administrators will have permission to access the Site Manager page and the UI entry points to this page will be removed.
List of removed Features:
- Code-Based Sandbox
Code-based sandbox solutions were deprecated in SharePoint Server 2013 and have now been removed in SharePoint Online. Customers are recommended to explore SharePoint add-ins as an alternative, which are fully supported for both SharePoint on-premises and SharePoint Online.
- Digest Authentication
Microsoft is deprecating the Digest authentication feature in Internet Information Services (IIS). This authentication mechanism isn’t very popular and there are many alternative authentication mechanisms available with better interoperability.
- Incoming email
Microsoft is deprecating the IIS 6 Management compatibility features in Internet Information Services (IIS). Customers using incoming email are recommended to use advanced mode instead, which allows you to manually manage the IIS SMTP service and drop folder.
The cost and complexity of providing an on-premises alternative has become prohibitive, so we will no longer support multi-tenancy in the SharePoint Server 2019 Public Preview release
- PowerPivot Gallery
Microsoft BI strategy has shifted away from heavy integration to a standalone BI solution, Power BI, to give customers a flexible, optional integration with SharePoint along with standalone capabilities. Both PowerBI.com and Power BI Report Server offer the option to host and view Excel Workbooks with PowerPivot models
- Visio Services -
Silverlight Based Rendering
Visio Services has 2 options for rendering Visio diagrams: Microsoft Silverlight-based and PNG-based. Microsoft Silverlight is a technology that will no longer be supported as of October 12, 2021. Visio Services will only render Visio diagrams using the PNG-based technology.