A mechanism utilized by the common language runtime which
uses managed code to grant permissions by security policy. These permissions
are then enforced, helping to limit the operations that the code will be
allowed to perform.
Below is a SharePoint Dictionary Word of the Day: Claims-based identity
A unique identifier that represents a user, application,
computer, or other entity. It lets that entity gain access to multiple
resources, such as applications and network resources, without entering their
credentials multiple times. Additionally, it allows resources to validate
requests from an entity.
A service which collects information in regard to business
application data that occurs outside the server farm. Such a service can be used
to show business data in lists, web parts, search, user profiles, and custom
Below is a SharePoint Word of the Day: Business Connectivity
Services (BCS) Client Runtime
A runtime which reads and understands a configuration file
and then executes the applicable instructions on the Microsoft Office
applications. This is utilized primarily to display the user interface such as
form regions in Microsoft Outlook, task panes, and ribbons.
A mapping of URLs to Web applications. Incoming alternate
access mappings are used to provide several URL access points for the same set
of content. Outgoing alternate access mappings are utilized to confirm that
content is rendered in the correct URL environment.
A request to receive an Internet message automatically when
user-defined criteria are met. Such communication messages are generated
automatically when items such as documents, Web pages, list items, sites, or
other assets have changed.
An Internet communication that is sent to subscribers
automatically to notify them when certain criteria are met. Alerts are once
set-up are automatically sent when items such as documents, Web pages, list
items, sites, or other assets have changed.
An asynchronous event whose handler runs only after the
action that raised the event is finished. Also called a "post-event."
Unlike a before event, an after event handler doesn’t terminate the action that
caused the event.
A running request of a workflow that contains a sequence of
action occurrences and/or activity model requests. These action and activity instances
can be sequenced in any order to build a single activity flow.
The tiniest component of work in a workflow system. An
action can comprise one or more responsibilities that define work that needs
done. Actions are deployed and registered in the workflow system to be triggered
by protocol users. Additionally, this is a component of work that can be
performed by a workflow and is usually defined in a workflow markup file.
Below is a SharePoint Dictionary word of the day: Access control list (ACL)
In Windows-based systems, a list of access control entries
(ACE) that pertain to a complete object, a set of the object's properties, or a
single property of an object, and that describe the access granted to one or
more security principals.
An entry in either a securable item’s discretionary access
control list (DACL) or an item’s system access control list (SACL). In a DACL,
the entry grants or denies permissions to a user or group. In a SACL, the entry
identifies which security events to audit for a certain user or group or
controls the Windows Integrity Level for the item.
Below is a SharePoint Dictionary Word of the Day: Absolute path
A string that displays the location of a file and starts
with a drive identifier and root directory or network share and ends with the
applicable file name. Example: C:\Documents\Work\testexample.txt and \\netshare\Documents\Work\testexample.txt.