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SharePoint Glossary

Getting lost in SharePoint terminology? Check out the complete SharePoint Glossary.























Access control entryAn entry is either a safe object discretionary access control list (DACL) or a system access control list (SACL). For a DACL, the entry allows or forbid authorization to an operator or group. For a SACL, the entry denotes which safety measures to inspect for a specific operator or group or organize the Windows Integrity Level for the object.
Access control listIn Windows-based systems, a record of Access Control Entries (ACE), that relate to a complete project, a collection of the object’s attribute, or a particular property of an object that defines the entrance permitted to a single or more security chiefs.
Access URLThis is the inner URL that is utilized by a crawler to find and log on to an item.
ACEAn entry is either a safe object discretionary access control list (DACL) or a system access control list (SACL). For a DACL, the entry allows or forbid authorization to an operator or group. For a SACL, the entry denotes which safety measures to inspect for a specific operator or group or organize the Windows Integrity Level for the object.
ACLIn Windows-based systems, a record of Access Control Entries (ACE), that relate to a complete project, a collection of the object’s attribute, or a particular property of an object that defines the entrance permitted to a single or more security chiefs.
Active DirectoryActive Directory is a directory package designed by Microsoft for Windows domain network in order to provide the functionality which is essential for constituting and managing of SharePoint user’s account, computer accounts, set, and all linked license information used by SharePoint and Windows.
Activity feedThis feed gives information, SharePoint alerts and updates centered on people, articles and tags you are supporting.
Activity flowThis is a progressing command of a workflow that comprise of a succession of action commands/activity model commands. Action commands and Activity model commands can be arranged in any order to set up a sole SharePoint activity flow.
Activity modelThis is an already defined order of actions.
After eventThe handler of this asynchronous event only functions after the act that brought about the event has been concluded.
Alert subscriptionA bid to obtain an Internet message spontaneously when user-defined standards are met. These messages are automatically created when entries such as documents, list items sites, web pages or extra resources are altered.
Alerts / Alert MeAn Alert is an Internet message which is delivered to subscribers automatically to inform them when user-defined standards are met. SharePoint alert messages are automatically created when entries such as documents, list items sites, web pages or extra resources are altered.
Alternate Access MappingIt is used for adding many inner URL addresses to a SharePoint Site/page. Every one of the addresses is a substitute for the main address presented by the web.
Alternate accountA supplementary operator’s account located within a separate field, but inside similar forest as the prime account.
Anonymous Authentication/AccessA verification method in which neither group nor individual authenticates the individuality of the other party.
Anonymous UserAn operator who provides no accreditation when ascertaining him/herself.
App CatalogThis is a SharePoint document list that overseers are able to use for allocating SharePoint and Office apps to their final consumer.
App custom actionIt is a kind of custom action affixed to a host site by an application designed for SharePoint that networks to more functionality included in the app.
App for SharePointThis is a cloud-enabled app that adds loaded development focused content to a SharePoint environment.
App partAn element of an app designed for SharePoint which can be fixed to a site to reveal the workability and functions of the app.
App webThis is a substitute website which the properties or elements of a SharePoint app is located when the app is fixed on a host web.
Application directoryThe register on an index server or a query server where documents are kept for the intention of making a complete text index log.
Application poolThis is a set of one or more URLs aided by a worker procedure in Internet Information Service (IIS).
Application ServerThis is a computer that grants vital infrastructure and packages for applications hosted on a farm.
Application sessionThe time span of a running application. The session starts the moment the application begins, and ends when the application is closed.
AreasA way of establishing the gateway for directional simplification.
Ascending OrderA categorizing order where text strings are organized in alphabetical order, numerical values are organized from lowest to highest, while date and time are organized from oldest to latest.
AttachmentAn exterior file located within and email message or linked with a SharePoint list item.
AudienceGroups of operators for targeting contents like Web Parts. Active Directory circulation list and SharePoint groups may be used as spectators at the site level.
Audience identifierThis is a GUID or string utilized to exclusively classify an audience.
Audience ruleA collection of analytic conditions that conclude if an operator can add associate of an audience.
AuthenticationAuthentication is the process whereby a computer system establish the individuality of an operator or other system.
Authoritative pageThis is a Web page assigned by a site assembling administrator to be more important than other Web Pages. This is naturally the URL address of the homepage for the intranet of an association. The greater the authorization level appointed to a page, the greater it appears in search results. It is also known as Authoritative Page.
Authority levelThis is a floating-point numerical value that concludes that a particular Web Page is more significant than other Web Pages. Permitted values are 0, 1, or 2. Zero (0) denotes the most esteemed authoritative page level.
Authority pageThis is a Web page assigned by a site assembling administrator to be more important than other Web Pages. This is naturally the URL address of the homepage for the intranet of an association. The greater the authorization level appointed to a page, the greater it appears in search results. It is also known as Authoritative Page.
AuthorizationAuthorization is the process in which a computer system decide your utilization of a specific resource, one you’ve recognized or confirmed.
AutohostAIt is used to set-up the elements of an app suitable hosts and set up app segregation automatically.
Available site templateAn XML-based set of predefined or user defined settings that are kept as a site description configuration or a site prototype, which can be used when making a site.