Security and permissions (SharePoint 2013)


Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2013, SharePoint Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09

Summary: Learn about how to manage security, permissions, and accounts for SharePoint 2013.

The following downloadable resources, articles on TechNet provide information about how to prepare for SharePoint 2013 installation and initial configuration.

The following articles about how to manage security and permissions for SharePoint 2013 are available to view online. Writers update articles on a continuing basis as new information becomes available and as users provide feedback.


Building blocks Content Description

Configure automatic password change in SharePoint 2013

Provides information about how to configure the automatic password changes in SharePoint 2013.

Keep service and feature account passwords up-to-date in SharePoint 2013

Provides information about how to keep account passwords synchronized for sites and site content for SharePoint 2013.

Configure People Picker in SharePoint 2013

Learn how to use the Stsadm.exe tool to manage People Picker in SharePoint 2013.

Configure custom permissions in SharePoint 2013

Learn how to configure custom permissions in SharePoint 2013.

Change the default account for crawling in SharePoint 2013

Change the password of the default content access account, which is the default account that the SharePoint 2013 Search service uses for crawling.