Granting Permissions

At this stage of the chapter, we have established how SharePoint 2010 handles groups of related permissions within permission levels; reviewed basic user identity; and discussed security groups and best practices in using them. This section of the chapter discusses granting of permissions (via permission levels) to groups of users for specific securable objects (sites, lists, pages, list items, and so on) in a site collection.

Granting Permissions at the Root Site Collection

The following steps detail granting permissions to the root site in the site collection:

  1. From the Site Actions menu, click Site Permissions.
  2. Click the Grant Permissions icon from the Ribbon.
  3. SharePoint displays a dialog like that in Figure 3-15.
  4. Add ...

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