A.11. Chapter 11: Users and Permissions

Define users and groups in SharePoint

SharePoint users are individuals with user accounts that can be authenticated by SharePoint server. Users can be stored in one or more groups. SharePoint understands two types of groups: SharePoint groups and Domain groups.

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Differentiate between the SharePoint group and the Domain group. Determine the preferred location for users.

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A SharePoint group is a one created inside SharePoint for organizing security principals (such as Windows users and domain security groups). A Domain security group is controlled by the authentication provider, such as Active Directory, and can be added to a SharePoint group to allow domain authenticated users ...

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