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Special directories and storage locations (Office SharePoint Server)

Office 2007

Updated: December 4, 2008

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

Updated: 2008-12-04

In this article:

This article lists the folders and files that are used by Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Installation directory files

The following table lists the files that are added to the installation directory (%COMMONPROGRAM FILES%\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12) when you install Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Folder Description Files and purpose

\ADMISAPI

The physical directory that hosts the SharePoint Central Administration Web site-specific Web services for the /_vti_adm virtual directory within Central Administration.

admin.asmx - Web service for Central Administration-specific Web service methods. Accessed by http://server_name:<admin port>/_vti_adm/admin.asmx.

AdminDisco.aspx - Web service discovery file used for the admin.asmx Web service. Accessed by http://server_name:<admin port>/_vti_adm/admin.asmx?disco.

AdminWsdl.aspx - Web Services Description Language file used to specify the methods and parameters provided by the admin.asmx Web service. Accessed by http://server_name:<admin port>/_vti_adm/admin.asmx?wsdl.

\BIN

Contains the core binary files for Office SharePoint Server 2007.

*.DLL ,*.dll - Core binary files

OWSTIMER.EXE - Microsoft SharePoint Timer service

PRESCAN.EXE - Pre-upgrade compatibility scanning and verification tool

STSADM.EXE - Windows SharePoint Services command-line administration tool

WSSADMIN - Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Administration Service

STSCFG.EXE - Configuration utility used by Setup

MSSEARCH.EXE - Search processes

wsstracing.exe - Log events, to the SharePoint diagnostic trace log file

PSCONFIG.EXE - SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard

SPWRITER.EXE - Windows SharePoint Services VSS Writer

FPSRVUTL.DLL - Shared Web Utilities component

FPWEC.DLL - Microsoft Office FrontPage Client Library

FPWEL.DLL - Microsoft Office FrontPage Web Extender Library

PREUPGRADESCANCONFIG.XML - pre-upgrade scan tool

\BIN\LCID\

Contains the core binary files that specific languages use. LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \BIN\1034.

FPEXT.MSG - Error messages and text strings

Microsoft.SharePoint.Msg.dll - Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Event messages

mssmsg.dll - Microsoft search component

\CONFIG

Contains configuration files and default values for the server.

*.xml ,*.XML - XML files used to map default values

appwpresWeb.config - Configuration file

adminWeb.config - Configuration file for Central Administration

layoutsWeb.config - Configuration file for the _layouts directory

Web.config - Configuration file for the Web application

wss_mediumtrust.config - Configuration file

wss_minimaltrust.config - Configuration file

\CONFIG\BIN

Contains binary files for the /_vti/_bin virtual directory.

STSSOAP.DLL - Binary file used for SOAP code

Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationPages.dll - Core binary

Microsoft.Office.SlideLibrarySoap.dll - Microsoft Office Server LHP component

Microsoft.Office.Workflow.Pages.dll - Microsoft Office Server utility component

Microsoft.Office.WorkflowSoap.dll - Microsoft Office Server DLC component

Microsoft.Office.Policy.Pages.dll - Microsoft Office Server DLC component

\CONFIG\ADMINBIN

Contains the core binary files.

*.dll ,*.DLL

\CONFIG\AdminResources

Contains Central Administration resources.

*.resx

\CONFIG\Resources

Contains resources for localization.

*.resx

\CONFIG\UPGRADE

Contains XML files for upgrade process.

SiteUpgraderConfigSPS.xml

SPSUpgradeB2BPremium.xml

SPSUpgradePremium.xml

WssUpgrade.xml

WssUpgradeB2B.xml

dlcupgradeb2b.xml

IpfsUpgrade.xml

MpsUpgrade.xml

MpsUpgradeB2B.xml

OsrvUpgrade.xml

OSSSearchUpgrade.xml

\HELP\LCID

Contains the CHM Help file for the SharePoint Products and Technologies Configuration Wizard. LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \HELP\1034.

*.chm

\HCCab\LCID\

Contains Help files and support files. LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \HCCab\1034.

*.cab

\ISAPI

The physical directory addressed by the /_vti/_bin virtual directory.

Contains FrontPage Server Extensions RPC interfaces (SHTML.DLL, _VTI_AUT\AUTHOR.DLL, _VTI_ADM\ADMIN.DLL) and Windows SharePoint Services RPC interfaces (OWSSVR.DLL).

*.asmx - Web services

Authentication.asmx - Web service for SharePoint Authentication Web service methods

Authenticationdisco.aspx - Web service discovery file used for the Authentication.asmx Web service.

Authenticationwsdl.aspx - Web Services Description Language file used to specify the methods and parameters provided by the Authentication.asmx Web service.

*.xml - XML file for managed code

Web.config - Configuration file

\ISAPI\_VTI_ADM

Contains FrontPage Server Extensions RPC interfaces.

ADMIN.DLL - FrontPage Server Extensions RPC interface for remote administration (not just with FrontPage, but other Office client applications and any other client applications that implement this protocol)

\ISAPI\_VTI_AUT

Contains FrontPage binary files.

AUTHOR.DLL - FrontPage Server Extensions RPC interface for remote authoring (not just with FrontPage, but other Office client applications and any other client applications that implement this protocol)

\TEMPLATE

Contains templates, features, and core Web site files.

\Template\ADMIN

Contains templates and master page for Central Administration.

*.aspx

admin.master

admin.sitemap

\TEMPLATE\CONTROLTEMPLATES

Contains control templates that determine the layout of Office SharePoint Server 2007 list item forms.

*.ascx

\TEMPLATE\LCID\Workflow

Contains files for workflow activities. LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \TEMPLATE\1034\Workflow.

WSS.ACTIONS

moderationworkflow.xml

\TEMPLATE\LCID\XML

Contains the site template files for a specific language. LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \TEMPLATE\1034\XML.

WEBTEMP_MY.XML

DEADWEB.XML

RGNLSTNG.XML

WEBTEMP.XML

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates

Contains site templates.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\offile

Contains files for the Records Center site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\offile\xml

Contains site definition file for the Records Center site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\OSRV

Contains file for the Shared Services Administration site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\OSRV\XML

Contains site definition file for the Shared Services Administration site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\PROFILES

Contains profile template file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\PROFILES\XML

Contains site definition file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\PUBLISHING

Contains files for the Publishing site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPS

Contains files for the SharePoint Portal Server site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPS\XML

Contains site definition file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSCOMMU

Contains Community area template files.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSCOMMU\XML

Contains site definition file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSMSITE

Contains SharePoint Portal Server My Site files.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSMSITEHOST\XML

Contains site definition file for the My Site host.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSNEWS

Contains News area template files.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSNEWS\XML

Contains site definition file for News area template.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSNHOME

Contains News Home area template files.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSNHOME\XML

Contains site definition file for News Home area template.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSPERS

Contains SharePoint Portal Server Personal Space files.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSPERS\XML

Contains site definition file for SharePoint Portal Server Personal Space.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSREPORTCENTER

Contains files for the Report Center site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSREPORTCENTER\XML

Contains site definition file files for the Report Center site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSSITES

Contains Site Directory area template files.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSSITES\LISTS\SITESLST

Contains lists for the Site Directory area template.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSSITES\XML

Contains site definition file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSTOC

Contains file for the Contents area template.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SPSTOC\XML

Contains site definition file for the Contents area template.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SRCHCEN

Contains files for the Search Center site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SRCHCEN\LISTS\Tabs

Contains content description file for the Search Center site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SRCHCEN\XML

Contains site definition file for the Search Center site.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\SRCHCENTERLITE\XML

Contains site definition file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\sts

Contains files that are copied to the root of the Web site upon instantiation with the Team Site template (for example, default.aspx).

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\sts\xml

Contains site definition file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\WebManifest

Contains WebManifest file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\Wiki\Xml

Contains site definition file.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS

Contains files that are copied to the root of the Web site upon instantiation with a Meeting Workspace template (for example, default.aspx).

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\DOCTEMP\SMARTPGS

Contains files used for Web Part pages in Meeting Workspaces.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS

Contains the actual lists used in the Meeting Workspace templates, along with schema definition and default views.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\AGENDA

Contains files used for the Agenda list.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\DECISION

Contains files used for the Decisions list.

TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\MEETINGS

Contains files used for the Meeting Workspace templates.

TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\OBJECTIV

Contains files used for the Objectives list.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\PEOPLE

Contains files used for the Attendees list.

\\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\TEXTBOX

Contains files used for the Text Box list.

\\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\THGBRING

Contains files used for the Things to Bring list.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\LISTS\WKSPGLIB

Contains files used for lists in the Meeting Workspace templates.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\MPS\XML

Contains the available lists in the Meeting Workspace templates, base types for fields (onet.xml), and the standard view template for new views.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS

Contains files that are copied to the root of the Web site upon instantiation with the Team Site template (for example, default.aspx). LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \TEMPLATE\1034\STS.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS\DOCTEMP\BLANKPGS

Contains the default document templates.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS\DOCTEMP\FP

Contains document templates for FrontPage and SharePoint Designer.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS\DOCTEMP\PPT

Contains document templates for Microsoft Office PowerPoint.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS\DOCTEMP\SMARTPGS

Contains document templates for Web Part pages.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS\DOCTEMP\WORD

Contains document templates for Microsoft Office Word.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS\DOCTEMP\XL

Contains document templates for Microsoft Office Excel.

\TEMPLATE\LCID\STS\DOCTEMP\XMLFORMS\BLANK

Contains document templates for Microsoft Office InfoPath.

TEMPLATE\FEATURES

Contains SharePoint features.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\AdminLinks

Contains Operations and Application Management pages that use the Office SharePoint Server 2007 features infrastructure to provide link extensibility.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Analytics

Contains files used for Analytics.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\AnalyticsLinks

Contains files used for Analytics links to provide link extensibility.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\AnnouncementsList

Contains files used for the Announcements list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\AnnouncementsList\Announce

Contains template content file for the Announcements list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Announcements\ListTemplates

Contains template description file for the Announcements list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BaseSite

Contains files used for site collections based on Office SharePoint Server Standard Site Collection features, such as user profiles and search, that are included in the Office SharePoint Server Standard License.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BaseWeb

Contains files used for subsites based on the Office SharePoint Server Standard Sites feature.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BaseWebApplication

Contains files used for Web applications based on the Office SharePoint Server Standard Sites feature.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BasicWebParts

Contains the feature description and Web Part description files for the built-in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Web Parts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BDCAdminUILinks

Contains files used for the Business Data Catalog administration interface links.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BDR

Contains files used for the Document Center site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BizAppsCTypes

Contains files used for the Business Intelligence content types.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BizAppsFields

Contains files used for the Business Intelligence fields.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BizAppsListTemplates

Contains files used for the Business Intelligence list templates.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BizAppsSiteTemplates

Contains files used for the Business Intelligence site templates.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BizAppsListTemplates\KpiList

Contains template content for Business Intelligence list templates.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BizAppsSiteTemplates\dwp

Contains Web Parts for Business Intelligence list templates.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\BulkWorkflow

Contains files used for the Bulk Workflow.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ContactsList

Contains files used for the Contacts list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ContactsList\Contacts

Contains template content for the Contacts list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ContactsList\ListTemplates

Contains template description file for the Contacts list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ContentLightup

Contains files that provide several user interface components and links.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ContentTypeSettings

Contains files used for content type settings.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ctypes

Contains files used for content types.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\CustomList

Contains files used for Custom lists.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\CustomList\CustList

Contains template content for Custom lists.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataConnectionLibrary

Contains files used for the Data Connection Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataConnectionLibrary\DCL

Contains template content file for the Data Connection Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataConnectionLibrary\ListTemplates

Contains template description file for the Data Connection Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataConnectionLibraryStapling

Contains files used for the Data Connection Library stapling.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataConnectionLibraryStapling\FeatureStapling

Contains template description file for the Data Connection Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataSourceLibrary

Contains files used for the Data Source Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataSourceLibrary\DataSrcs

Contains template content file for the Data Source Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DataSourceLibrary\ListTemplates

Contains template description file for the Data Source Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DeploymentLinks

Contains files used for the Deployment links.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DiscussionsList

Contains files used for the Discussion Board list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DiscussionsList\Discuss

Contains template content file for the Discussion Board list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DiscussionsList\ListTemplates

Contains template description file for the Discussion Board list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DMContentTypeSettings

Contains files used for the for Document Management content type settings link.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DMContentTypeSettings\Resources

Contains resource file for Document Management content type settings link.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DocumentLibrary

Contains files used for the Document Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\DocumentLibrary\DOCLib

Contains files used for document libraries.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\EawfSite\Forms\

Contains files used for site collections based on Group Approval. This site collection feature provides Group Approval. The Group Approval site feature must be activated afterward to use this feature.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\EawfWeb\Templates\LCID

Contains forms for creating lists, Web pages, and more for a specific language. LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \TEMPLATE\FEATURES\EawfWeb\Templates\1034.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\EnhancedHtmlEditing

Contains files used for enhanced HTML editing.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\EventsList

Contains files used for the Events list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\EventsList\Events

Contains template content file for the Events list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ExcelServer

Contains files used for Excel Services.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ExcelServerSite

Contains files used for the Excel Services site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ExpirationWorkflow

Contains files used for the Expiration Workflow.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ExpirationWorkflow\Resources

Contains resource files used for the Expiration Workflow.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\FeaturePushdown

Contains files used for the FeaturePushdown.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\fields

Contains files used for the fields.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\GanttTasksList\Gantt

Contains template content file for the Project Tasks (Gantt Chart) list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\GlobalWebParts

Contains files used for the global Web Parts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\GradualUpgrade

Contains files used for the gradual upgrade.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\GridList

Contains files used for the Custom list in Datasheet view.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Grid\GridList

Contains files used for the Custom list in Datasheet view list type.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Hold

Contains files used for holding documents in the Records Center site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ipfsAdminLinks

Contains files that provide link extensibility for InfoPath Forms Services.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\IPFSAdminWeb

Contains files used for InfoPath Forms Services.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\IPFSSiteFeatures

Contains files used for the InfoPath Forms Services features.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\IssuesList

Contains files used for the Issue Tracking list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\IssuesList\Issue

Contains template content file for the Issue Tracking list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\IssueTrackingWorkflow

Contains files used for the Issue Tracking Workflow.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\LegacyDocumentLibrary\DocLib

Contains template content file for the Legacy Document Library for Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 - only for upgrade.

NoteNote:

This is a hidden feature, so it does not show in Feature Management UI.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\LinksList

Contains files used for the Links list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ListTargeting

Contains files used for the List Targeting.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\LocalSiteDirectoryControl

Contains files used for the Local Site Directory Control.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MasterSiteDirectoryControl

Contains files used for the Master Site Directory Control.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MigrationLinks

Contains files that provide link extensibility for migration.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MobilityRedirect

Contains files used for the Mobility Redirection feature for lists.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MySite

Contains files used for My Site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MySiteBlog

Contains files used for the My Site blog.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MySiteHost

Contains files used for the My Site host.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MySiteLayouts

Contains files used for the My Site layouts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MySiteLayouts\DWP

Contains Web Parts used for the My Site layouts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\MySiteNavigation

Contains files for the My Site navigation.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Navigation

Contains files used for navigation.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\NoCodeWorkflowLibrary

Contains files used for the No-Code Workflows.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OffWFCommon

Contains files used for Office Server Workflows.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OffWFCommon\Resources

Contains resource files used for Office Server Workflows.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OSearchBasicFeature

Contains files used for Office SharePoint Server Search.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OSearchCentralAdminLink

Contains files used for the administration of Office SharePoint Server Search.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OSearchEnhancedFeature

Contains files used for Office SharePoint Server Search.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OSearchPortalAdminLinks

Contains files used for the Office SharePoint Server Search portal administration links.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OSearchSRPAdminLinks

Contains files used for the Office SharePoint Server Search Shared Services Provider (SSP) administration links.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OsrvLinks

Contains files used for the Shared Services Administration site links.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OsrvTasks

Contains files used for the Shared Services Administration site tasks.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OssNavigation

Contains files used for the Office SharePoint Server navigation.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OSSSearchSearchCenterUrlFeature

Contains files used for the Office SharePoint Server Search Center URL feature.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\OSSSearchSearchCenterUrlSiteFeature

Contains files used for the Office SharePoint Server Search Center URL site feature.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PageConverters

Contains files used for the Page Converter.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PictureLibrary

Contains files used for the Picture Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PictureLibrary\PicLib

Contains template content files used for the Picture Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ls

Contains files used for the Portal layouts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PortalLayouts\DWP

Contains Web Parts used for the Portal layouts

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PortalLayouts\Images

Contains image files.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PremiumSite

Contains files used for site collections based on Office SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features, such as the business data catalog, forms services, and Excel Services, that are included in the Office SharePoint Server Enterprise License.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PremiumSiteStapling

Contains files used for the stapling features to the Office SharePoint Server Enterprise Site features.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PremiumWeb

Contains files used for subsites based on the Office SharePoint Server Enterprise Site features.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PremiumWebApplication

Contains files used for Web applications based on the Office SharePoint Server Enterprise Site features.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ProfileSynch

Contains files used for the Profile Synch.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Publishing

Contains files used for the Publishing site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingResources

Contains resource files used for the Publishing site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingLayouts

Contains files used for the Publishing layouts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingLayouts\MasterPages

Contains master pages for the Publishing layouts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingLayouts\Styles

Contains stylesheets used for the Publishing layouts.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingLayouts\PageLayouts

Contains page layouts used for the Publishing site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingLayouts\Images

Contains images used for the Publishing site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingSite

Contains files used for the Publishing site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\PublishingWeb

Contains files used for the Publishing site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\RecordsManagement

Contains files used for the Records Center site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\RedirectPageContentTypeBinding

Contains files used for the Report Center Sample Data.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ReportCenterCreation

Contains files used for the Report Center Sample Data.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ReportCenterSampleData

Contains files used for the Report Center Sample Data.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Reporting

Contains files used for reporting. Creates reports about information in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\Reporting\SiteSettings

Contains content description file used for Report Center site settings.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ReportListTemplate

Contains file used for the Report list template.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ReviewWorkflows

Contains file used for the Review Workflows.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ReviewWorkflows\Forms

Contains forms used for the Review Workflows.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\ReviewWorkflows\Resources

Contains resource file used for the Review Workflows.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SearchWebParts

Contains Web Parts used for Search.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SharedServices

Contains file used for the Shared Services.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SignaturesWorkflow

Contains file used for the Signatures Workflow.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SiteSettings

Contains file used for site settings.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SitesList

Contains file used for the Sites list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SkuUpgradeLinks

Contains file used for the administration links for the Enable Enterprise Features operations.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SlideLibrary

Contains file used for the Slide Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SlideLibrary\SldLib

Contains template content file used for the Slide Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SlideLibrary\ListTemplates

Contains template description file for the Slide Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SlideLibrary\Resources

Contains resource file for the Slide Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SpellChecking

Contains file for the Spell Checking feature.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SPSearchFeature

Contains files for the Windows SharePoint Services Search feature.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SpsSsoLinks

Contains file for the single sign-on links.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SRPProfileAdmin

Contains files for the SSP administration pages for Profiles.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SurveysList

Contains file for Surveys.

12\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\SurveysList\Survey

Contains template description file for the Survey.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\TasksList

Contains file for the Tasks list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\TasksList\ListTemplates

Contains template description file for the Tasks list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\TasksList\Tasks

Contains template content file used for the Tasks list.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\TeamCollab

Contains files that provide team collaboration capabilities for a site by making standard lists, such as document libraries and issues, available.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\TranslationWorkflow

Contains file used for the Translation Workflow.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\TransMgmtFunc

Contains file used for the multilanguage support.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\TransMgmtLib\TransMgmtLib

Contains template content file used for the multilanguage support.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\UpgradeOnlyFile

Contains file used for gradual upgrade.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\UserMigrator

Contains file used for user migration.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\WebPageLibrary

Contains file used for the Web Page Library.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\WebPartAdderGroups

Contains file used for the Web Part groups.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\WikiWelcome

Contains file used for the Wiki site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\WorkflowHistoryList

Contains files that provide support for Workflow History lists for a site.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\WorkflowProcessList

Provides the ability to create a list to support running custom form actions.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\WorkflowProcessList\WorkflowProcess

Contains template content file used for workflow processes.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\WorkflowProcessList\ListTemplates

Contains template description for workflow processes.

\TEMPLATE\FEATURES\XmlFormLibrary\XmlForm

Contains files used for form libraries.

\TEMPLATE\GLOBAL\Lists\WEBTEMP

Contains files used for the site template gallery.

\TEMPLATE\GLOBAL\Lists\WPLIB

Contains files used for the Web Part gallery.

\TEMPLATE\SiteTemplates\CENTRALADMIN\DWP

Contains Web Part files for Central Administration.

\TEMPLATE\IMAGES

Contains images shared by all the pages on the server, addressed by the virtual directory /_layouts/images.

\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS

Contains language subdirectories that contain the forms for creating lists, site administration pages, and so on, addressed by the virtual directory /_layouts,. These directories are shared by all sites.

\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\LCID

Contains forms for creating lists and site administration pages for a specific language. LCID is replaced by the locale ID. For example, 1034 is the locale ID for Spanish, and so the path for Spanish is \TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\1034.

\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\LCID\IMAGES

Contains images used in the default site pages for a specific language.

\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS\LCID\STYLES

Contains style sheets shared by all site templates for a particular language, addressable by the virtual directory /_layouts/styles.

\TEMPLATE\SQL

Contains stored procedures for Microsoft SQL Server.

\TEMPLATE\THEMES

Contains the list of themes.

\TEMPLATE\THEMES\Theme

Contains files used by a specific theme.

\TEMPLATE\XML

Contains XML files used by all site templates in all languages.

\TEMPLATE\XML\HELP

Contains XML files used by the Help system.

\TEMPLATE\ADMIN\Content Deployment

Contains files used for content deployment.

\TEMPLATE\ADMIN\Sso

Contains files used for single sign-on.

\Resources

Contains resource files.

\Logs

Contains logs files.

Web Part resource files

In addition to the installation directory, there is a Web Part resources directory that contains the files used to support custom Web Parts in Office SharePoint Server 2007. The %COMMONPROGRAMFILES%\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\wpresources directory contains a Web.config file that is used to help control the security for ASP.NET files used in Web Parts. For more information about custom Web Parts, see the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: Software Development Kit (SDK) (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=103449&clcid=0x409).

Web site content files

The following table lists the files that are added to each top-level Web site or subsite when a SharePoint site is created.

Folder Description Files and purpose

\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\<port><host header>

Contains configuration file.

Web.config

\inetpub\folder\_vti_pvt

Contains Legacy FrontPage Server Extensions files/folders.

Service

Services

\inetpub\folder\wpresources\

Contains configuration file for Web Parts.

Web.config

All the other Web site files are stored in the content and configuration database.

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