Category: Access controls

Sharing SharePoint sites

Sharing SharePoint sites

Modern SharePoint sites include the option to 'Share site' or 'Share site only' (for sites linked with Microsoft 365 Groups). This option is found under 'Site Permissions'. Left - Non-Group based site / Right - Group based site When the option to share site is selected, a note states the following: 'Add users, Microsoft 365 … Continue reading Sharing SharePoint sites

Understanding permission groups in Teams and SharePoint

Understanding permission groups in Teams and SharePoint

One of the most confusing aspects of Teams and SharePoint in Microsoft 365 is the relationship between permission groups used to control access to both of these resources. This is especially the case as every Team in MS Teams has an associated SharePoint site (the 'Files' tab). This post explains how permission groups work between … Continue reading Understanding permission groups in Teams and SharePoint

How Office 365 challenges traditional records management practices

If your organisation is using SharePoint on-premise now, or just starting out with Office 365, it is important to understand how the Office 365 ecosystem will challenge traditional ways of managing records practices while at the same time delivering a transformational all-digital experience for end users. SharePoint On-Premises When configured well, SharePoint on-premises (e.g. versions up to … Continue reading How Office 365 challenges traditional records management practices

Understanding and managing access permissions in SharePoint 2010

By default, access permissions are set at the Site Collection level and then inherited downwards, to all libraries (and document sets), lists and documents on the main page and to all subsites and their libraries (and document sets), lists, and documents. The default permissions are usually: Site Owner (full control of the site) Site Members … Continue reading Understanding and managing access permissions in SharePoint 2010