Reviewing the Users and Permissions Tools

In the Users and Permissions section of the Site Settings page are links to People and Groups, Site Permissions, and Site Collection Administrators. A quick review of the Site Collection Administrators assigned to the site is important, as in some cases the accounts listed here are not correct or appropriate. The site collection administrator should review and modify these as appropriate.

Next, click the Site Permissions link to review the groups that exist for the site collection, as well as any individual users or AD groups that have been granted direct permissions. Figure 21.16 shows the Permissions page for a new site collection. The Edit tab provides a number of tools:

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