SharePoint 2016 Release Candidate is available now

SharePoint 2016 Release Candidate is available now
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SharePoint 2016 RC

Microsoft has released SharePoint 2016 RC (on Jan-20-2016). SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2 users can update to the RC by installing patch SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate Patch

SharePoint 2016 RC Features

Here are the list of features

Access Services

New Access features are available when you deploy Access Services in SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate .

For more information, see Access Services.

 

Compliance features

New compliance features for SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate include the document deletion and in-place hold policies.

For more information, see Compliance features.

 

Customized web parts

The compile time for customized XSLT files used for Content Query, Summary Links, and Table of Contents Web Parts is improved.

 

Document Library accessibility

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate includes new document library accessibility features.

For more information, see Document Library accessibility.

 

Durable links

Resource-based URLs now retain links when documents are renamed or moved in SharePoint.

 

Encrypted Connections

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate supports TLS 1.2 connection encryption by default.

For more information, see Encrypted Connections.

 

Fast Site Collection Creation

The Fast Site Collection Creation feature is a rapid method to create site collections and sites in SharePoint.

For more information, see Fast Site Collection Creation.

 

Filenames – expanded support for special characters

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate now supports using some special characters in file names that were previously blocked.

For more information, see Filenames.

 

Hybrid in SharePoint 2016

Hybrid in SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate enables you to integrate your on-premises farm with Office 365 productivity experiences, allowing you to adopt the cloud at your own pace.

For more information, see Hybrid in SharePoint 2016.

 

Identify and Search for sensitive content

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate now provides the same data loss prevention capabilities as Office 365.

For more information, see Identify and search for sensitive content in both SharePoint 2016 and OneDrive documents.

 

Image and Video previews

You can now preview images and videos in SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate document libraries.

For more information, see Image and Video previews.

 

Information Rights Management

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate provides Information Rights Management (IRM) capabilities to secure information by encrypting and securing information on SharePoint libraries with OneDrive for Business.

For more information, see Information Rights Management.

 

Large file support

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate now supports uploading and downloading files larger than 2,047 MB.

For more information, see Large file support.

 

MinRole

MinRole is a new feature in SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate that allows a SharePoint farm administrator to define each server’s role in a farm topology.

For more information, see MinRole farm topology.

 

Mobile experience

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate offers an improved mobile navigation experience.

For more information, see Mobile experience.

 

New controls for working with OneDrive for Business

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate provides controls at the top of your personal document folders that make common tasks in OneDrive for Business more accessible.

For more information, see New controls for working with OneDrive for Business.

 

New Recycle Bin in OneDrive and Team sites

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate adds a link for the Recycle Bin in the left navigation area of the OneDrive and Team sites.

 

Open Document Format (ODF)

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate adds support for Open Document Format (ODF) files to use in document library templates.

For more information, see Open Document Format (ODF) available for document libraries.

 

Project Server

New Project Server features are available in SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate.

For more information, see Project Server.

 

ReFS file system support

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate now supports drives that are formatted with the ReFS file system.

For more information about the ReFS file system, see Resilient File System Overview and Resilient file system.

 

SharePoint business intelligence

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate now supports SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.1 and the Power Pivot add-in and Power View.

For more information about SharePoint business intelligence, see Power Pivot add-in and Power View are now available to use with SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2.

 

SharePoint Search

SharePoint Search Server Application has significant changes to its deployment.

For more information, see SharePoint Search Server Application.

 

Sharing improvements

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate has many new sharing improvements available.

For more information, see Sharing improvements.

 

Site Folders view

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate provides a new Site Folders view that lets you access the document libraries in sites that you’re following.

For more information, see Site Folders view.

 

Sites page pinning

This new feature helps you see and follow sites.

For more information, see Sites page pinning.

 

SMTP Connection Encryption

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate supports sending email to SMTP servers that use STARTTLS connection encryption.

For more information, see SMTP Connection Encryption.

 

SMTP ports (non-default)

SharePoint Server 2016 Release Candidate adds support for SMTP servers that use TCP ports other than the default port (25).

For more information, see Use SMTP ports other than the default (25).

 

Web Application Open Platform Interface Protocol (WOPI)

You can now rename files, create new files, and share files from within the WOPI iframe on the browser page.

 

Articles references in technet for SharePoint Server 2016 RC

February 8, 2016 · Adi · No Comments
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