User rights

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The following rights are available in SharePoint Team Services. Each right gives the user permission to perform a specific action on a Web site or virtual server.

Web design rights

  • Author Pages   Create, edit, or delete HTML pages and directories.

  • Browse   Browse pages in this Web site, including those with Web bots.

  • Set Source Control   Set the source control options.

  • Theme Web   Apply a theme to a Web site.

  • Border Web   Apply a border to a Web site.

  • Link Style Sheets   Apply a style sheet to an entire Web site.

Team contributor rights

  • Manage Lists   Add, edit, or remove lists.

  • Design Lists   Create or design new or existing lists.

  • Author Lists   Add new content to an existing list.

  • View Lists   Read lists.

  • Close Web Document Discussions   Mark document discussion items as "closed."

  • Author Web Document Discussions   Participate in document discussions.

  • View Web Document Discussions   Read document discussion items.

  • Subscribe To Document   Use the subscription service.

Web administration rights

  • Configure Access   Create, delete, and modify roles, including adding users to the roles and specifying which rights are assigned to a role.

  • Create Accounts   Create local machine accounts.

  • Manage Server Health   Run the server health features for a virtual server.

  • Manage Usage Analysis   Modify the usage analysis settings for a virtual server.

  • Manage Subweb   Create, rename, or remove subwebs.

  • Recalc Web   Recalculate a Web site.

  • Manage Web Document Discussions   Add, edit, remove, and close document discussion items for a virtual server.

  • Manage Web Subscriptions   Add, edit, or remove document subscriptions for a virtual server.