Access Denied is a security process where an unauthorized user tries to access a resource that (s)he doesn't have access to.

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User with Full Control Permission is getting Access Denied Message

The user who's responsibility it is to build up and maintain our training portal is receiving the "Access Denied" message when she tries to edit her page. Her permission level is "Full Control". I ...
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Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception <nativehr>0x80070005</nativehr>

I'm migrating a SharePoint customization from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 (Win 2008), which creates the Site Collection programmatically. Problem is I'm unable to create the Site Collection ...
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Web scoped Timer Job

Could you help me understand the SharePoint timer job? The issue is simple. I should implement a page and put it to the layout folder (the page should be accessible from any web). This page should ...
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Thread Abort Issue with SharePoint SPWeb.Properties.Update()

I have a custom web service that runs in SharePoint 2007 as well as SharePoint 2010. I am currently testing only in SharePoint 2010 in my dev environment. I have some code that does the following: ...
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.Webs and anonymous access?

We're developing a public facing SharePoint site so it have anonymous access. To be able to run custom web parts that access lists/libraries we need to run with elevated privileges which works fine, ...
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FeatureActivated event receiver giving access denied when trying so set WebApplication property

When a Site event feature is activated I am trying to set some properties on the web application. My feature uses this value. public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties ...
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Access Denied in deploy SharePoint Hosted App

I'm trying to build a sharepoint app with type sharepoint hosted app, i'm following the instructions of msdn site: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/fp179923(v=office.15).aspx#...
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How to get notifications for access requests in SharePoint Online / Office 365?

I'm a co-owner of a SharePoint site hosted on Office 365 (*.sharepoint.com). I used to get notifications whenever a user got an "Access denied" page and they requested access. The notification was an ...
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Unable to create site collection programmatically

This problem is somewhat related to this Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception 0x80070005 question. I cannot create site collections programmatically in Claims-based ...
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Error: Access Denied (Including Site Collection Admins) for all users

I have migrated to Sharepoint 2010 successfully but Search service wasn't working every time I get system error when I perform search. Today I have tried following things on server, 1] Application ...
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How to customize the “access denied” sharepoint page

Is there a way to customize the "access denied" page that users get when trying to access a page they are not allowed to access? I need this page to have the same look and feel of the site rather ...
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Create a custom error page to redirect to instead of generic AccessDenied.aspx?

When a user has not been given permissions to a particular site they receive the ugly "Error: Access Denied" page. Is it possible to capture this on one particular team site (via custom webpart) and ...
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Access Denied Retrieving Sites (Webs) Using PowerShell

My goal is to retrieve all the alerts for a given domain user, in SP 2007, then delete these alerts. I have referenced the following script on this site. In DEV environment, when I run the script I ...
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Crawl log error: Access is Denied

i am getting the issue as below when i check the sharepoint log files, The start address https://.**.co.im cannot be crawled. Context: Application 'Search_Service_Application', Catalog '...
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SPSecurity.CatchAccessDeniedException = false: Does Sharepoint keep this setting?

When I add SPSecurity.CatchAccessDeniedException = false; this disables the redirection to a login site. Does Sharepoint keep that setting until I set it to "true" or just as long until the object is ...
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Users denied access to site, but have proper permissions

I have looked through the various "similar" questions to this and haven't found a solution. Basically I have a SharePoint site that all users have access to correctly. The users can view this fine, ...
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After migrating my web application from SP2010 to SP2013, I get access denied error

I successfully migrated my web app from SP2010 to SP2013 without error or warnings But when I tried to access the migrated site, it gives me an Access Denied Error I already do this from my ...
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Access Denied when Adding to SPFarm Property Bag

I am trying to add a new property to the SPFarm property bag but am getting an access denied security exception. As you can see in the code below it is begin ran with elevated privileges, so I don't ...
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User has correct permissions for subsite, but access is denied?

I have a site in SharePoint 2013 with 12 subsites. All but one inherit permissions from the top site. The subsite with unique permissions is named "General". This subsite has 2 new groups: "...
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FBA User Profile Creation Access Denied

I'm writing this post because I think I've exhausted every other avenue. Basically I have a Claims-based SharePoint site that has Forms Authentication setup. Everything works well, registrations, etc. ...
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access denied on new web application

I created a new Web Application (Claim based) and Anonymous is not checked (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806885.aspx) Then I created a Site Collection under the root of the new Web ...
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SharePoint 2010 - prevent My Site access for some users

I have the situation that we have two SP2010 farms, one for internal and one for internal and external users (different AD's, with trust relationship). Goal: I want to have only MySites for internal ...
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Can't access sharepoint site from local workstation.

I can access a sharepoint site from the server. I can't access it from a desktop client. I can indeed ping the server, and there is a response, but from a browser trying to access the sharepoint ...
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“Access Denied” on SharePoint pages (default.aspx) when permissions have been granted

We've checked our permissions, and our users have read access to the subsites in question. The site collection admins can view all pages just fine. Normal users can access the content by accessing ...
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Accessing a list from app web on host site generates access denied

I am trying to get title of a list which is located on Host Site from an SharePoint hosted app by using csom (javascript). I have added permission on Manifest file and chose the list but still getting ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...
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Crawling file share locations - Access is denied despite sufficient permissions

SharePoint 2010 is crawling many file share locations. The crawls have been throwing up thousands of errors of the type: Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED)) We ...
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“Access denied” while loading the BCS list from the database

I have tried to display data from SQL Server to a SharePoint page through BCS services using SharePoint 2010 designer. While loading I am getting this error: Access denied. You do not have ...
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Remote Powershell: New-SPUser : Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005)

I am running a remote powershell script which attempts to setup a web-application and site collection and then attempts to add a user to that site collection. I receive the following error: New-...
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Will feature receiver get activate if user has no permissions to a site?

Here's what I need...User does not have access to a site (http://myserver/sites/MySite). When user tries to access they are redirected to ugly AccessDenied.aspx. I was researching and found that ...
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Access Denied on Site Collection after Migrating to Claims

I'm running into an issue with some site collections in a SharePoint 2010 web application. After migrating to claims, there are a couple site collections that give Access Denied, even to users that ...
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Access Denied when trying to set formdigestsettings in a list event receiver even when logged in as Farm Administrator account

I am trying to set the formdigestsettings to false within an event receiver (sharepoint 2010). So far I have tried to a) run the code with elevated privileges public override void ListAdded(...
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Script Not Working for User With Read Permissions

I have a workflow that sends emails out. When a user receives the email, there is a hyperlink called Review. When user clicks on Review, the value of the column called ReviewStatus on the Improvement ...
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Determine what has access denied on WPP

We have a large SP 2010 farm running with heavy customization, and there's a lot of problems with users having correct permissions on a site, but no permissions on a couple of lists with broken-...
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Creating Site Collection - Access Denied

I am remotelly installing SP 2013 via AutoSPInstaller and I am having trouble during script while its try to create site collection. -------------------------------------------------------------- ---...
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Access Denied Error with Provider Hosted App (MVC/CSOM)

I built a PHA using MVC a little while ago. I'm receiving "Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource." error when trying to update or even access simple ...
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Users keeps getting Access denied until Enabling/disabling anonymous access

We have 3 web applications in our SharePoint 2013-intranet solution. Two of them works fine. On the third one "sometimes" users get Access denied. This includes farm admin users as well. After ...
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Access denied when adding a user to a group RunWithElevatedPrivileges

I am trying to create a site and add users to its group. it creates the site successfully but when I try to add users to groups I get Access denied and no user has been added to groups here is my code:...
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Access denied in Sharepoint 2010 HTTP handler (.ashx)

I've developed a Visual Web Part for Sharepoint 2010 that includes an HTTP handler for some AJAX functionality. I followed this guide to accomplish this. I've createad a brand new SP 2010 web ...
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Access Denied on Web Part

I followed this article to display sub-sites on site collection's home page. I works fine when user have contribute access. But user with read or view only gets Access Denied. What are my options so I ...
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Problems with unique permissions in a list

I have a list that has unique permissions. I have a user who has permission collaboration in this list, the rest of the site he has no permission. When the user accesses the link list, he gets the ...
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You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource.<nativehr>0x810200ce</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>

We are having an odd issue that is driving me up a wall. This is only occurring in the root site collection and it appears to happening MOSTLY (but not only) with people who are in other domains in ...
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SharePoint 2010: Saving file to local folder: Access Denied

in SharePoint 2010, I created a DLL that I deploy to the GAC. From this assembly, I try to save a file then access the file I just saved in a temporary location, such as C:\temp. Everytime I try to do ...
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How to troubleshoot Access Denied without guessing?

I had an issue where users are getting "Access Denied" even though they shouldn't. It turned out to be related to custom code and fixed in the end, but there was a lot of guesswork involved. Is there ...
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Access denied when trying to add front end to server farm. Why?

I'm trying to add another front end server to my wss server farm. For some reason, the 'SP product and technologies configuration wizard' is failing at step 2 - throwing an access denied error. In my ...
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SharePoint Online 2013 removed permission for all groups/users

While working with Access Request list of a site, in the list permissions, I stopped inheriting permissions from parent and then accidentally removed permission for all the groups & users. How can ...
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Farm Admin - but unable to iterate thru sites

I am in the Farm Admin group (thru CA) and have DB owner access to WSS_Content and SharePoint_Config database. I am running following powershell. It runs fine but throwing "Access is Denied" when it ...
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open sharepoint pages from everywhere except on the server

i installed SharePoint from 2003 and 2007 and 2010 in many cases. and usually anything is ok. but several times i cant open sites with explorer today test it and understand that only server cant ...
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Error when I try to access Term Stores: Access is denied

I'm trying to access term stores using CSOM. In Sharepoint log, i found this error message: Exception occured in scope Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.TermStore.get_Groups. Exception=System....
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Access denied How can I fix this?

I have created feature that have a module that have a element file and a default aspx inside of it. The element file looks like this: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="...