SharePoint Manager Plus' Object Explorer is indispensable for SharePoint administrators. By presenting the architecture of your SharePoint environment in a tree view, Object Explorer provides complete visibility. This helps you navigate the SharePoint farm, web applications, site collections, sites, lists, and other SharePoint objects easily. All you need to do is click on any object to display its sub-folders and view their contents.
Object Explorer's panoramic view lets you view and manage SharePoint and Office 365 objects from a single window. This helps you monitor, audit, and secure your SharePoint environment that would otherwise be displayed and managed on multiple consoles.
Object Explorer lets you view the properties and security permissions of any object anywhere in your SharePoint environment. For instance, clicking on a site displays its type, title, URL, date of creation, and when it was last modified, along with details of the users who can access it and their permission levels.
You can also view the objects that break inheritance from their parent objects and the unique permissions assigned to them. Using this information, you can find groups and objects that have illicit permissions and revoke their access, centrally monitor and track accesses to folders, and make other crucial decisions to improve SharePoint management.
Knowing both the placement of a file and its properties helps you make informed decisions about SharePoint management and security. Object Explorer can be used in a SharePoint environment to investigate the following: