>How to handle external users on #SharePoint?

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This is a question for the SharePoint community:

Is there a best practice on how to handle external users on a teamsite? Our users sometimes collaborate with external companies. What are the options?

  • Do you create active directory accounts for the external information workers?
  • Do you create local users on the SharePoint server?
  • How do you handle the ‘Alerts’?

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