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- ACLs (access control list)
list that indicates which users or groups have permission to access or
modify a particular file on Windows NT.
- active memory
area of cached memory that stores Web pages and allows for quicker save
and recalculation processes.
- Administrator role
collection of rights that allow a user to modify all Web site content and
manage site settings and accounts.
- Advanced author role
collection of rights that allow a user to view, add, and change pages,
documents in libraries, discussion boards, themes, and borders, as well as
manage tasks and recalculate links.
- Announcements list
place to post information for the team. By default, a view of the
Announcements list appears on the home page.
- Anonymous user access
ability to access a Web server on which one does not have an account.
Usually, anonymous users have more restricted access rights than users
- Author Lists right
right that allows a user to add, modify, or remove items in a list,
document library, discussion board, or survey.
- Author role
collection of rights that allow the user to view, add, and modify pages,
and items in a list, document library, discussion board or survey.
regions reserved for content that you want to appear consistently on all
your Web pages. Shared borders usually contain link bars —
hyperlinks to the other pages in the current Web site.
- Browser role
collection of rights that allow a user to view items in a list, document
library, discussion board or survey.
special memory subsystem in which frequently used data values, such as
files that are made available for use offline, are duplicated for quick
classification for labeling and grouping Web pages and files by common
criteria such as page contents, file types, or similar distinction.)
standard method of extending Web server functionality by executing
programs or scripts on a Web server in response to Web browser requests,
such as in form processing. Use of a common gateway interface (CGI) can
make a Web page more dynamic.
- character set
grouping of alphabetic, numeric, and other characters that have some
relationship in common. For example, the standard ASCII character set
includes letters, numbers, symbols, and control codes that make up the
ASCII coding scheme.
- collaboration database
SQL-based database that stores information about the dynamic content from
a SharePoint team Web site, such as document libraries, link bars, and lists.
that is common to all items in a list, document library, discussion board,
or survey. Stores a single piece of information for an item. Also known as
- Contacts list
information such as name, telephone number, e-mail address, and street
address for people who work with your team.
- Contributor role
collection of rights that enable a user to
view pages and documents in a library, and contribute to
- CSS (cascading style sheet)
cascading style sheet is a document containing style information that can
be referenced by multiple web pages. Styles define appearance and
formatting of content on web pages and allow authors more control over how
content is displayed in browsers.
- data type
characteristic of a field that determines what type of data it can hold.
Data types include Boolean, Integer, Long, Currency, Single, Double, Date,
String, and Variant (default).
collection of data related to a particular subject or purpose. Within a
database, information about a particular entity, such as an employee or
order, is categorized into tables, records, and fields.
- Design Lists right
right that allows a user to add, modify, or remove fields and views of a
list, document library, discussion board, or survey.
that users attach to Web pages and documents. Known in administrative
tasks as "Web document discussion" to differentiate from
- discussion board
Web site component that enables users to participate in topics of
discussion by posting and replying to comments.
- discussion comment
remark or topic of discussion that is associated with a Web page or
document and is stored on a discussion server.
- discussion rights
that allow a user to view, add, modify, and close discussion comments that
are attached to a Web page or document.
- discussion server
computer that stores discussion text and information about the location of
the file being discussed.
- discussion thread
an online forum, such as a newsgroup, a series of messages or articles in
which replies to a message are nested directly under it, instead of the
messages being arranged in chronological or alphabetical order.
- document library
folder where a collection of files is shared and the files often use the
same template. Each file in a library is associated with user-defined
information that is displayed in the content listing for that library.
- Events list
place to post important dates. By default, a view of the Events list
appears on the home page.
- external hyperlink
hyperlink pointing to a page or file that is outside of the current Web
- frames page
Web page that divides a Web browser window into different scrollable areas
that can independently display several Web pages. One window can remain
unchanged, while the other windows change based on hyperlinks that the
- FrontPage Server Extensions
set of programs and scripts that support authoring in FrontPage and extend
the functionality of a Web server.
- FrontPage-patched Apache Web
version of Apache Web server used by FrontPage Server Extensions. The
patch is available as part of the FrontPage Server Extensions 2002
download for UNIX.
- full-text search index
index that allows Web site users to perform a full-text search on a Web
site. On the Windows platform, full-text search is provided by Index
Server. On UNIX, it is provided by Wide Area Information Server (WAIS).
- general discussions
comments that are associated with a whole document, rather than any
particular part of the document. General discussions are displayed in the
- home page
page of a Web site. Usually has hyperlinks to other pages, both within and
outside the site. One Web site can contain many home pages. For example,
the Microsoft home page contains a Products home page, which contains
other home pages.
- HTML Administration Pages
pages with options for managing your SharePoint team Web site or a
FrontPage 2002-based Web. Use the Server Administration pages to set up a
server and use the Site Administration pages to manage Web settings such
and underlined text or a graphic that you click to go to a file, a
location in a file, an HTML page on the World Wide Web, or an HTML page on
an intranet. Hyperlinks can also go to newsgroups and to Gopher, Telnet,
and FTP sites.
Internet standard for creating and sharing electronic calendaring and
- image file cache
area of cached memory that stores data about images in a Web site. In
SharePoint Team Services, the image file cache stores HEIGHT and WIDTH
property information about the images on a Web page.
data from a client program, such as Microsoft Excel 2002, into the SharePoint team
- include file cache
FrontPage, you can use the Include Page component to insert other pages
into the current page. This area of cached memory stores data about these
- inline discussion
comments that are associated with a particular paragraph, image or table.
In a Web browser, inline discussions are displayed in the body of the
document; in a Microsoft Word document, they are displayed in the
- in-memory document cache
as active memory. An area of cached memory that stores Web pages and
allows for quicker save and recalculation processes.
- Internet Services Manager
administration tool included with Windows 2000 used for administering
Internet Information Services.
Web server application-development interface, developed by Process
Software and Microsoft, that can be used in place of CGI. Stands for
Internet Server Application Programming Interface.
computer network technology designed to connect computers separated by a
short distance. A local area network (LAN) can be connected to the
Internet and can also be configured as an intranet.
- link bar
collection of graphic or text buttons representing hyperlinks to pages
both within your Web site and to external sites.
- list, interactive list
Web site component that stores and displays information that users can add
to by using their browsers.
- list field
of a set of elements that comprises an item in a list, document library,
discussion board, survey. On a form, list fields enable users to enter
data; in a view, list fields display data.
- list form
set of data-entry fields on a page that are processed on a Web server that
is running SharePoint Team Services. List forms enable users to add, modify,
and remove items in lists, document libraries, and surveys.
- local administrators group
group of users who have permission to perform administrative tasks on the
local server computer. The permissions for this group are set by using the
administration tools for the operating system.
- Lock files
files that ensure that information on the Web site can only be altered by
users with sufficient access rights.
- Manage Lists right
right that allows a user to add, modify, and remove lists, document
libraries, discussion boards, and surveys.
- Microsoft Management Console (MMC)
Windows NT version 4.0 and Windows 2000, a utility designed to manage
servers and services through a common user interface. MMC snap-ins include
FrontPage Server Extensions, Internet Information Server (IIS), and SQL
Data Engine. A data store based on Microsoft SQL Server technology, but
designed and optimized for use on smaller computer systems, such as a
single user computer or a small workgroup server.
ability of a Web server to support more than one Internet address and more
than one home page. Also called multi-homing.
- network domain name
group of users in a network who share a common set of shared resources,
such as server disk drives and printers. A large network may have several
domains based upon the needs of each set of users.
- network place
folder on a network file server, Web server, or Exchange 2000 server.
Create a shortcut to a network place to work with files there. Some
network places, such as document libraries, have features not available
with local folders.
named attribute of a control, field, or object that you set to define one
of the object's characteristics (such as size, color, or screen location)
or an aspect of its behavior (such as whether the object is hidden).
- Quick Launch bar
link bar that appears on the home page of a SharePoint team Web site
and contains hyperlinks to specific pages within the team Web site
- recalculate web
feature that checks a Web site's hyperlinks to see if they are valid.
This feature also performs other tasks such as deleting unused themes and
updating component information on the server.
- relative URL
Internet address of a page relative to the Internet address of the current
page. For example, the relative URL Doc/Sample.htm refers to the page
Sample.htm in the folder Doc, below the current folder.
- remote host
Web server on a separate server computer. A remote host is connected to
other servers by way of a network connection.
to perform specific actions with site content, such as viewing or
modifying a page. Rights are enabled or disabled for a user role. Users
can perform only those actions allowed by the rights assigned to their
collection of rights that can be assigned to a user account. You can use
the default roles, modify them, or create your own custom roles.
- root web
default, top-level Web provided by a Web server or virtual server. To
access the root Web, you supply the URL of the server without specifying a
page name or subweb.
set of information, stored in a set of columns, that constitutes an item
in a list, document library, discussion board, or survey.
- scripting language
programming language designed specifically for Web site programming.
- Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
proposed open standard that was developed by Netscape Communications for
establishing a secure communications channel to prevent the interception
of critical information, such as credit card numbers.
- server health
set of tests that you can run to help ensure the integrity of your Web
site system files and security settings. You can also make sure that the
information in your SharePoint team Web site database is current with your Web site
- SMTP mail server
e-mail server that uses the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. SMTP is
available with Windows NT Server version 4.0 and Windows 2000 Server.
- SQL server
network or Web server that uses the standardized query language protocol
for requesting information from a database.
feature that notifies a user by e-mail when there is a change to a file or
a folder on the Web site. For example, a user who subscribes to a document
library receives an e-mail message when someone adds or removes a library
- subweb, child web
named subdirectory of the root Web that is a complete Web site. Each
subweb can have independent administration, authoring and browsing
permissions from the root Web and other subwebs.
Web site component that enables users to respond to a set of questions
specified by the creator of the survey. Results are tallied in a graphical
- Tasks list
a to-do list for team members.
- A file or files that contain the structure and tools for shaping such elements as the style and page layout of finished files. For example,
Microsoft Word templates can shape a single document, and Microsoft FrontPage templates can shape an entire Web site.
theme applies a set of coordinated graphic elements to a document, page or
across all pages in a Web site. Themes
can consist of designs and color schemes for fonts, navigation bars, and
other page elements.
- top link bar
link bar that appears across the top of every page in a SharePoint team Web site and contains hyperlinks to sections of the site, such as
- URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
address that specifies a protocol (such as HTTP or FTP) and a location of
an object, document, World Wide Web page, or other destination on the
Internet or an intranet. Example: http://www.microsoft.com/.
- usage analysis
collected to evaluate how the Web site is being used, such as visitor user
names, how often each page was visited, and the types of Web browsers
- VBScript (Visual Basic Scripting Edition)
subset of the Visual Basic for Applications programming language optimized
embedded in HTML documents.
Internet standard for creating and sharing virtual business cards.
set of fields on a Web page that display items in a list or document
library. The view can display sorted or filtered items, a selection of
fields, or a custom layout.
- view bar
region on a page that displays a list, document library, discussion board,
or survey that enables you to select among different views.
- View Lists right
right that allows a user to view items in a list, document library,
discussion board, or survey. They cannot add, modify, or remove the items.
- virtual server
of multiple Web sites running on the same server, each with a unique
domain name and IP address. A Web server that supports virtual servers is
called a multi-hosting Web server.
- Web address
path to an object, document, file, page, or other destination. An address
can be a URL (Web address) or a UNC path (network address), and can
include a specific location within a file, such as a bookmark within a
document or a cell range within a spreadsheet.
- Web Query
Microsoft Excel, a query that retrieves data stored on your intranet or