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All SharePoint administrators need to have an understanding of both SharePoint solutions and SharePoint Features, as administrators are ultimately responsible for installing and deploying these components to the farm. A SharePoint solution is a set of one or more components that have been created to customize and/or add functionality to the SharePoint environment. Solutions are delivered as a solution package, and this package is what is installed and deployed to the farm. A solution package contains one or more Features. A Feature is the smallest unit of functionality within a SharePoint farm, and it is the supported mechanism for adding capabilities and functionality. Although solutions and Features are typically created by a developer, administrators need to understand their main components in order to manage and support them, as well as to understand how they impact the farm. This section provides a little more detail about each of these terms before discussing them in depth later in the ...