Chapter 12

Users and Permissions

Controlling user access is a fundamental concern to SharePoint administrators, and it is where we earn a lot of our bread and butter. I mean, really, what good is SharePoint if no one can use it? But the only thing worse than having users unable to access the information they need is having users able to access information they should not have. Access management is a prime area of focus in the administrator's life, and if you plan and implement user access correctly, life goes much more smoothly. In this chapter, you'll learn to

  • Define users and groups in SharePoint
  • Add users and groups in SharePoint
  • Define permissions and permission levels in SharePoint
  • Set permissions on a site/list/list item for a user or ...

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