Configure Security for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Describe how to configure various different aspects of WSS security, such as authentication, permission levels, user groups, and Information Rights Management (IRM).

Target Audience

The audience for this path are administrators of Windows SharePoint Services and technologies (and the web applications built on WSS), and other technical professionals who wish to certify in or deploy Office SharePoint Services 3.0.


A minimum of one-year of hands-on experience with Office SharePoint Technologies; proficiency in administering and configuring Internet Information Server (IIS), administering and configuring SQL Server 2000 or 2005 for Office SharePoint Technologies; a general understanding of Windows Server 2003 Active Directory administration, network infrastructure services, Internet Security, and Acceleration (ISA) Server, data back-up and restoration, network load balancing for applications, clustering, and ASP.NET 2.0 as it relates to Office SharePoint Services and technologies.

Expected Duration

160 min.

Course Objectives

Configure Security for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

  • recognize the authentication options in SharePoint.
  • create and secure a web application.
  • set authorization options for a site.
  • create and secure a web application.
  • assign custom permissions to a group.
  • enable access for users and groups.
  • recognize the steps required to set up IRM for WSS.
  • configure permissions for new users in a group.