Configure Security for Windows SharePoint Services

These questions are based on 70-631 TS: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, Configuring Microsoft Self Test Software Practice Test.


Objective: Configure Security for Windows SharePoint Services
Sub-objective: Configure Web application authentication


Single answer, multiple choice


You are a network administrator for your company. You recently have deployed Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 for access by your employees and users at your partner companies. Employees use domain accounts, while users at partner companies use a shared service account. Portions of your Web sites also should be available over the Internet to public users. You want to ensure that the correct portions of your Web sites can be accessed over the Internet without requiring user credentials. What should you do?



  1. Enable the guest user account.
  2. Enable anonymous authentication for the Web site from the IIS Management console.
  3. Modify the web.config file to specify the connection string details, membership and role information for the custom authentication provider.
  4. Enable basic authentication for the Web site from the IIS Management console.

Answer:
B. Enable anonymous authentication for the Web site from the IIS Management console.


Tutorial:
You should enable anonymous authentication for the Web site from the IIS Management console. The anonymous authentication technique is used to provide access to users who do not have Microsoft Windows NT server accounts. An anonymous account is created by IIS to provide anonymous access and generally is named IUSR_computername. The anonymous account first has to be enabled for…


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