After upgrading to 10.7.1 from 10.6.1, Enterprise sites on the Portal Home page do not open to the site itself, but to the Portal Item. In 10.6.1 the site opens to the site endpoint as expected. Note that the Featured Sites group is set as the Featured Content group in the portal settings page in both versions.
To clarify, the proper endpoint for the Sites application looks as follows: https://myserver.myorg.com/portal/apps/sites/#/mysite
The item endpoint of the site application looks as follows:
Is this a bug perhaps, or has the configuration method changed from 10.6.1 to 10.7.1? It would be a little hard to understand why this would be by design.