ExternalSecurityProvider Element (Site)

Last modified: March 09, 2015

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010

Represents an interface that returns custom information about the security used in Microsoft SharePoint Foundation for indexing by a search crawler on a portal.

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Required Text. Specifies the GUID of the component.


Optional Text. If Type=”View” is specified, the counter returns a number that increases each time a view is created for the list. This counter can be used, for example, to give unique names to elements on a page depending on the view.

Minimum: 0

Maximum: 1

The ExternalSecurityProvider element corresponds to the Microsoft.SharePoint.IExternalSecurityWeb interface.

See Components Element (Site) for an example that uses the ExternalSecurityProvider element.