Sharepoint Admin Interview Questions

What are the three user authentication methods that SharePoint 2013 supports?

  1. Windows claims
  2. Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)-based claims
  3. Forms-based authentication claims

Out of the available authentication methods, which one would is considered the recommend according to Microsoft?

Claims-based authentication methods are recommended.

What protocol does server-to-server authentication extend?

SharePoint 2013 extends OAuth.

SharePoint Store and App Catalog Access SharePoint resources on behalf of a user using?

OAuth 2.0.

What Business Data Connectivity (BDC) connections types are supported in SharePoint 2013?

  1. WCF
  2. SQL Server
  3. NET assemblies
  4. Open Data Protocol

What are some examples of technology that OData leverages?

  1. HTTP
  2. Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub)
  3.  JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)

What types of authentication does Business Connectivity Services support?

  1. Anonymous
  2. Basic
  3. Windows
  4. Custom authentication to OData services when it is used with the Secure Store Service

What does a BDC model do?

Describes which tables to read, which items from those tables are of interest, and which operations to perform on them.

How is the BDC model in SharePoint 2013 more streamlined than in SharePoint 2010?

Visual Studio 2010 is able to connect to the OData endpoint through Business Connectivity Services and read the OData source. Visual Studio 2010 will then automatically generate the BDC model.

How is the BDC model used after being built?

Imported into the Business Data Catalog as a farm-scoped external content type, or be included in an app for SharePoint.

What Is An Event Listener in SharePoint 2013?

The event listener includes an event subscriber. The subscriber receives notifications from the event publisher (on the external system side) on changes to the data and then initiates predefined actions when changes occur.

How is an event listener useful?

Enables SharePoint users and custom code to receive notifications of events that occur in an external system.

With an event listener, what are the supported connections for an external system?

  1. OData
  2. SQL
  3. WCF

What are apps for SharePoint?

Apps for SharePoint allow addition of functionality to a SharePoint site by using the self-contained app for SharePoint.

What is the primary benefit of using apps for SharePoint?

Each app for SharePoint is isolated from the rest of the system.

How are BDC models and apps for SharePoint related?

BDC models can be scoped to apps for SharePoint and connection information is defined and stored separately from the app-scoped BDC model in BDC connections.

What is eDiscovery in the context of SharePoint 2013?

Introduces a new site for managing discovery cases and holds. The site allows one to access discovery cases to conduct searches, place content on hold, and export content.

What are some examples of some things you can related to an eDiscovery case?

  1. Sources
  2. eDiscovery sets
  3. Queries
  4. Exports

What is an in-place hold?

Content that is put on hold is preserved, but users can still change it.

What the content can be included with SharePoint eDiscovery export?

  1. Document
  2. Lists
  3. Pages
  4. Exchange objects
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