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SharePoint 2010 Pop Quiz: Configuring Site Workflow

Applies to the "Developing Business Logic" objective of Exam 70-573.

Q: What is simplest method of configuring a SharePoint site Workflow so that users must have the Manage Permissions permission to start the Workflow?

  1. Configure the permissions when creating the Workflow
  2. Ask the Site Collection administrator to configure permissions
  3. Configure permissions using Site Actions
  4. Configure permissions using More Options

Answer and explanation is below.

Answer is A: The simplest method of configuring Workflow permissions so that users must have the Manage Permissions permission to start a Workflow can be accomplished by checking the required checkbox with the same name using the Start Options when creating the Workflow.

A Workflow can automate common tasks in SharePoint 2010 required by specific business processes’ such as content approval, operational procedures, reporting, and issue tracking.

Quick Tip: Click here to learn how to configure SharePoint 2010 Workflow permissions.


Bonus Question: Which component of SharePoint 2010 enables developers to manage site collection metadata? (Tweet your answer with #pop573c and get a chance to win a Redmond t-shirt! Deadline for entries is Monday, January 23.)

Answer to last week's bonus question: Reusable Content allows developers to add common disclaimers or trademark content to multiple sites or pages.

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