Written by:  Jennifer Mason, SharePoint MVP, Rackspace

 

In our series on SharePoint permissions we have covered some of the basics that can help you understand how to create users, configure groups and add them to SharePoint. In this post we look at the concept of Permissions Inheritance and Limited Access.  These two concepts play a primary role in the implementation of custom permissions.

  • Video 1:  Inheritance
  • Video 2: Limited Access

Watching these videos will help you understand at a very high level what happens when you assign unique permissions to items within SharePoint.

 

 

 

And don’t forget to check out our previous videos, which take a high level view of how permissions are managed within SharePoint Online and a more detailed look at SharePoint permissions.