Users and Permissions

Depending on your organization’s needs, SharePoint site access can widely vary. Some organizations may leave all sites open to all users, some may restrict content to specific sites, or some may permit access to sites only by team members. The Site Collection Administrators role should be limited to very experienced SharePoint administrators because the role can perform any available action within a site collection.

The following permission levels are provided by default in WSS 3.0: Full Control, Design, Contribute, Read, and Limited Access. For example, you may give Site Owners of a site the Full Control permissions level, power users to a site the Design permissions level, and users who are in a different department and ...

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