I’ve listed the features of Site Manager and MCMS Manager – to have a better understanding of MCMS Manager’s features. Now MCMS Manager seems to fill most of the gaps between Site Manager and MCMS Sites!
Site Manager MCMS Manager Channels & Posting Create, Copy, Delete, Move Channels Get the Guid of the Channels / Postings / Template Guid of the Posting Copy, Move, Delete Postings Search inside a Channel (Search has many features) Import/Export Channels Generate Statistics for Channels Import/Export Postings Edit Posting / Posting Properties / Custom Properties Work with Properties of Channels Open the posting in Published / Unpublished / Update mode Kill lock on Channel/Postings Kill lock on Postings Rename Channels Submit/ Approve/Decline a Posting Clear Revision histories Get the posting State Preview postings Get all the connected postings Resource Galleries & Resources Create, Copy, Delete, Move Resource Galleries Get the Guid of the Resource Galleries / Resources Copy, Move, Delete Resources Preview /Browse Resources Import/Export Resource Galleries Save the Resources Import/Export Resources Get the postings which uses a Resource Rename Resource Galleries Edit Properties of Resource Galleries Template Galleries & Templates Create, Copy, Delete, Move Template Galleries Get the Guid of Template Galleries / Templates Copy, Move, Delete Templates Preview Templates Import/Export Template Galleries Get the postings depend on the Template Import/Export Templates View the connected Templates Rename Template Galleries Get the state of Templates Edit Properties of Template Galleries Submit Templates Generate Dependent Report for Templates Approve Templates User Groups & User Add / Remove / Modify Rights groups – Add / Remove / Modify Users
Also MCMS Manager includes few tools. They are,
- IIS Log Converter & MCMS Log Viewer
- Health Checker
- Incremental Export Script Generator
- Incremental Import Script Generator
- UserGroup Backup-Restore Script Generator
NB: MCMS Manager 4.0 can be used from remote machines.