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Sams Teach Yourself SharePoint® 2010 Development in 24 Hours by Vinu Santhakumari, Manpreet Singh, Sohail Sayed

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Summary

This hour looked at SharePoint security in terms of authentication and authorization. Claims based authentication was introduced, and you also saw how to configure claims based authentication. Claims based authentication enables you to use a variety of authentication mechanisms at the same time, which makes it easier for many enterprises to move to SharePoint and use their traditional authentication. The hour also discussed authorization in SharePoint, including the concepts of permissions, permission levels, SharePoint groups, and inheriting permissions. All this makes the SharePoint security model robust and easy to administer. All the tasks mentioned can be achieved through the SharePoint object model, and the hour briefly looked at ...

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