New permissions content for SharePoint 2013

The SharePoint writing team has been busy completing the permissions content for SharePoint 2013 by publishing the following: Configure custom permissions in SharePoint 2013  Describes how to manage custom permissions using permission levels. Best practices for using fine-grained permissions in SharePoint Server 2013, Fine-grained permission reference for SharePoint Server 2013,Troubleshoot common fine-grained permissions issues for…

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An overview of site permissions

Hi, I’m Monica Xie, a technical writer who specializes in site permissions for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. Permission plays an important role in managing security at almost every level of SharePoint hierarchy, from a server farm to a list item.  In this blog, we will discuss permissions at the site and site content level by…

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White paper: Configuring Kerberos authentication for SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008 R2 products

Hello, this is Norm, IT Pro writer for business intelligence in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products. Kerberos is often used in business intelligence solutions to establish secure access to external data sources such as Microsoft SQL Server. Last week, a new white paper was published that gives instructions to configure Kerberos authentication in a multi-server environment…

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Full Control permissions assigned by a Web application policy

We know that there is some confusion about permissions assigned by a Web application policy. Here are answers to several questions we have recently received.   QUESTION: Do primary or secondary site collection administrators have more permissions on a site collection than a user who has been given Full Control at the Web application policy…

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SharePoint Administration Toolkit version 4.0

We’re sure you’ve installed SharePoint Administration Toolkit version 4.0 by now, but just in case you haven’t … With this release, we added functionality to address various difficult administrative tasks. These include the following: SharePoint Diagnostics Tool (SPDiag) improvements SPDiag version 2 contains several important updates and new features that increase its effectiveness as a…

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