Chapter 8

Managing Authentication Providers and Permissions

Microsoft Exam Objective Covered in This Chapter:

  • Maintaining a SharePoint Environment
    • Manage Authentication Providers
    • Manage Accounts and User Roles

In any networked environment, ideally you have access to only the information and services your credentials allowyou to access. This is true for both people and other services and systems. The gatekeepers to every site and service in SharePoint are the authentication systems you configure, and from the point of view of the casual observer, their numbers are vast. Beyond that, you have the responsibility of making SharePoint user permissions and roles work with authentication providers, including the task of configuring custom permissions. ...

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