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Beginning SharePoint® 2007: Building Team Solutions with MOSS 2007 by Shane Perran, Amanda Murphy

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A.9. Chapter 9

A.9.1. Exercise 1 Solution

  1. Explain the difference between a SharePoint site group and an audience.

A SharePoint site group is a role in SharePoint to which users can be assigned. It can be associated with a specific set of permissions to perform tasks and duties. An audience is a membership group that helps target relevant content to users based on personal profile properties or memberships within Windows or SharePoint groups.

A.9.2. Exercise 2 Solution

  1. True or False. By targeting content to users, you can ensure that only the right people have access to view items.

False. Targeting content to users via audiences has no impact on the user's access to an item. Instead, audiences filter through large amounts of data and target specific items as those to which a member will most likely have an interest.

A.9.3. Exercise 3 Solution

  1. What are the three different types of audiences that you can create in SharePoint 2007?

You can create audiences in SharePoint 2007 based on Windows Group Memberships (distribution list or security groups), Profile Properties, or SharePoint Site Group Membership.

A.9.4. Exercise 4 Solution

  1. What are the different levels of access that you can control in SharePoint?

There are several levels of access to information including:

  • Site Level Access

  • List or Library Level Access

  • Item Level Access

A.9.5. Exercise 5 Solution

  1. Explain from what sources you can import user profile information.

Users can update their profile information. They can also ...

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