SharePoint Interview Questions and Answers (93) - Page 3

Mention different products in SharePoint 2010 ?

There are 2 different products in SharePoint 2010.
They are
1) SharePoint Foundation 2010 which is a free version and
2) SharePoint Server 2010 which is a paid version.
Discuss the features of SharePoint 2010 ?

Some of the features of SharePoint 2010 are discussed as follows:

1) Large lists
2) Document Collaboration
3) Enterprise Search FAST Search
4) Silver Light web part
5) New Enhance Web Part
6) Business Connectivity Services
7) Social Media Investments
8) Enhanced collaboration features
9) Usage reporting and logging
10) Visio Services
11) Better Network Differencing & SharePoint Offline in SharePoint Workspace
12) High Availability/ Disaster Recovery Innovation
13) SharePoint Designer Enhancements like portable workflows, and granular delegation
14) Sandbox Solutions
15) Service Applications
Discuss the differences between Library vs List ?

The major differences between both are:
Library is used to store the document whereas Lists are the container of similar items in the form of rows and columns.
In Library you can create core document like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. But in List You cannot create document, instead of that you can attach document in a particular List.
Explain about a Field Control ?

Field controls are ASP.NET 2.0 server controls.
These controls will provide the basic field functionality of SharePoint. They also provide basic general functionality such as displaying or editing list data as it appears on SharePoint list pages.
How to create links to the mapped network drives ?

The creating of links to mapped network drives in WSS v3 or MOSS 2007 can be done through the new content type for .lnk files.
Give the list of sites that are available in SharePoint ?

The sites that are available in Sharepoint are given below:

1) Team Site
2) Blank Site
3) Document Workspace
4) Blog
5) Group Work Site
6) Visio Process Repository
7) Basic Meeting Workspace
8) Blank Meeting Workspace
9) Decision Meeting Workspace
10) Social Meeting Workspace
11) Multipage Meeting Workspace
12) Assets Web Database
13) Charitable Contributions Web Database
14) Contacts Web Database
15) Issues Web Database
16) Projects Web Database
17) Document Center
18) Records Center
19) Business Intelligence Center
20) My Site Host
21) Personalization Site
22) Enterprise Search Center
23) Basic Search Center
24) FAST Search Center
25) Enterprise Wiki
26) Publishing Portal
27) Publishing Site
Mention the types of authentications available for SharePoint 2010 ?

The types of authentications that are available for SharePoint 2010 are of 3 types.
They are:

1) Claims Authentication
2) Windows Authentication
3) Forms-based Authentication
What is meant by User Profile service ?

The User Profile Service will allows you for configuring and managing User profile properties, Audiences, Profile synchronization settings, organization browsing and management settings, and My Site settings
What is meant by Performance Point Services ?

The Performance Pint Services will allows the users to monitor and analyze a business by building dashboards, scorecards, and key performance indicators (KPIs).
Explain the difference between Classic mode authentication and Claims-based authentication ?

Classic authentication will supports NT authentication types like Kerberos, NTLM, Basic, Digest, and anonymous.
Claims based authentication uses claims identities against a trusted identity provider.
What is meant by Visio Services ?

The Visio Services will allow the users to share and view Microsoft Visio Web drawings. The service also enables data-connected Microsoft Visio 2010 Web drawings to be refreshed and updated from various data sources.
What is meant by Excel Services ?

Th Excel Services are used to allow sharing, securing, managing, and using Excel 2010 workbooks in a SharePoint Server Web site or document library.
Excel Services consists of the Excel Calculation Services (ECS), Microsoft Excel Web Access (EWA), and Excel Web Services (EWS) components.
What is meant by Secure Store Service (SSS) ?

Secure Store Service is nothing but a secure database for storing credentials that are associated with application IDs.
Mention some of the OOB features of SharePoint that aid with governance of an environment ?

Some of the OOB features of SharePoint that aid with governance of an environment are discussed as folows:

1) Site templates – This feature is used for consistent branding, site structure, and layout which can enforce a set of customizations that are applied to a site definition.
2) Quotas – This will limits the amount of storage a site collection can use.
3) Locks - This feature will prevent users from either adding content to a site collection or using the site collection.
4) Web application permissions and policies – This feature is used for comprehensive security settings that apply to all users and groups for all site collections within a Web application.
5) Self-service site creation - This feature will enables the users to create their own site collections, thus must be incorporated into a governance scheme.
What are the monitoring features that are baked into SharePoint 2010 ?

The data about the state of the system is captured by the Diagnostic logging. The health and usage data collection uses specific timer jobs to perform monitoring tasks, collecting information about:
1) Performance Counter Fata
2) Event Log Data
3) Timer Service Data
4) Metrics For Site Collections and Sites
5) Search Usage Data
Explain about cmdlet's ?

The concept of cmdlet is introduced by the Windows PowerShell. These cmdlet's are simple build in commands, written in a .net language like C# or VB.
Where is the Powershell located in sharePoint ?

The Powershell is located as in the below path:
On the Start menu, click All Programs -> Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products -> Click SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.
In comparision, which is faster - a WebPart or a User Control ?

In comparision, a WebPart is faster than a User Control. A User Control in SharePoint is loaded by a webpart which adds an overhead. User Controls however, gives you an Interface to add controls and styles.
How to create Users and how to allocates permissions to the Users ?

The Permission management is a three step procedure desribed briefly as follows.

Step1: -Create Users.
Step2: – Create Permissions.
Step3: – Link the Users with the Permissions.

In order to create a User and Allocate permissions, Click on Site Actions
located on the top link bar and then click on Site Permissions.
Now, under the Edit tab, click on Grant Permissions.
Later, In the Users/group field, enter the user’s name, choose the permissions you wish the user to have under Give Permission, and then click on OK.
How to create or deploy Web parts in SharePoint 2010 ?

Web part is a reusable functionality, which can be inserted on the web pages and can be configured by the end users.

In order to create a web part, go to Visual Studio and create a new project > select SharePoint tab > select Visual Web Part > select on which local web site you want to deploy the web part > click on Validate and Click finish.

Now, in order to deploy the project just go to > Solution Explorer > select your
project > Right click on it > just select deploy.
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