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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Programmatically create site collection self service site creation

Good Day, I'm sitting with the following issue. I'm creating a site collection programmatically... all was working fine on my dev server, until I deployed to test server. When I run the code on the ...
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Can't load sites, even admins

I created a site, but I can't get to it. Anytime I try, it tells me to request permission, but I can't get any of my admin accounts into the site to approve them. Even on the server, when I try to ...
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Email notifications from SharePoint online for access requests don't seem to be getting sent

I asked a question about how to set up email notifications for access requests. It turns out that I do have that set up correctly. I am an owner of a site on SharePoint online. However, I don't seem ...
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Accessing termstore in Feature Receiver throws UnauthorizedAccessException

Im trying to run the code below but I get a UnauthorizedAccessException at the last line(using SP 2013) TaxonomySession newTaxonomySession = new TaxonomySession(site); var termStore = ...
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Editing Wiki Page Issue

I believe I have found an odd issue with SP13 wiki pages - and I cannot seem to figure it out. I have a wiki page that has web parts on the page. One web part is connected to another document ...
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Problems with Managed Metadata can cause permission errors for users with permission only from a list on the site?

I am using Sharepoint 2013. I'm having problems with Managed Metadata as this question: Managed Metadata I'm having error with permissions as this question: Permissions Error My problem: I have a ...
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Sharepoint 2013 mangement shell gives access denied error when setting $spsite.FileNotFoundUrl attribute

I want to set default error page in my site using this command. $spsite = Get-SPSite "siteurl" $spsite.FileNotFoundUrl = "pageurl" But '$spsite.FileNotFoundUrl' gives access denied error. I am ...
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Using PrincipalContext to create groups from SharePoint gives access denied for domain admin user

I'm trying to create new AD security groups from the codebehind of a SharePoint application page. I'm using System.DirectoryServices.AccountManagement to do this. This is how I'm creating a group: ...
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“Access Denied” error for a User with Full Control whenever editing a custom web part?

I have a difficult question and I really hope you could help me with it. To make things easier, I will structure my question as points as follows: This is a SharePoint 2010 Intranet environment. ...
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Access denied when Importing a Sharepoint list

I have a serious problem when importing a Sharepoint List exported from a test server. During import, the log file encounter many problems of right access like Debug: Security check failed in ...
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Working out what pages are giving Access Denied

I am checking out my Top Pages in central admin for my site. Looking at this I can see that the top page is /_layouts/accessdenied.aspx. Ideally I want to work our why that is so high. Can I find out ...
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Access denied when code is executed remotely as a wcf service

Following my previous question The folowing code when executed locally as a console app is working fine, But when I include the same code in a WCF service, I am getting Access is denied exception. ...
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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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FBA User Access Denied when Accessing Published page in “Pages” library

I have programmatically created a PublishingPage as well as custom web parts that I have added to this page. Currently this page is getting deployed to the default Pages library. I keep receiving the ...
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Access denied for Sub Sites

user1 has no access to Site Collection sc1. under SC1 there is a web site ws1 with broken inheritance (unique permissions). user1 has Administrator permission on ws1. but when he browse to ws1 he gets ...
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Securing Application Pages

I have a set of application pages stored in the _layouts virtual directory, that I'd like to secure, in order to prevent unauthorized access to the pages, as well as prevent certain actions from being ...
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SharePoint web application not accessible outside the server machine

I created a new SharePoint web application at port 100. I created a default site collection. When I try to access it from the server machine it opens just fine. When I try to access it from a ...
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Access Denied when activating features implementing SPFeatureReceiver?

We've developed several features who implement the SPFeatureReceiver interface. When trying this out in the development environment it first failed until I found this script from the MSDN: function ...
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'Access Denied' error while uploading a document to a Library

I am unable to add documents to a Library. When I try to upload a document it says 'Access Denied' instead of a "New Document" form. The group which is getting this error has "Design - Can view, add, ...
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User with contributor permissions is getting access denied on SPFileCollection.Add

I faced with weird issue. I'm trying to add a new file to the library on button click event, everything is fine when site admin performs this action, but user with contributor permissions is getting ...
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GetSiteAndWeb access denied after Office365 service update - why?

Typically this call GetSiteAndWeb, using Office365 authentication, does not require extra authentication to succeed. This call starts failing recently at subsite level (but still ok on site collection ...
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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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Access denied after copying server to another server - Sharepoint Foundation 2013

We made a copy of the server image and moved it to another server (the server name changed too). I have access to Central administration, i have access to SQL server, but not to the Sharepoint main ...
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Access Denied with system account

I run some SP-Code within the System Acoount. But even with that user I still receive an access denied acceptioon. I also tried other user accounts (with admin rights) Error message: Attempted to ...
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Access denied: 0x80070005 OWSSVR.DLL using Powershell

I have this issue deploy Sharepoint using Powershell: I have Windows Service C# with credentials for user UserInstallerMoss. Windows Service execute an EXE Console Aplicaction C# with credentials ...
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No access to Site Collection after Backup/Restore from different Domain

I've created a backup from a site collection (Customer's SharePoint Server 2013 Std) and restored the contents in our development environment (SharePoint Server 2013 Ent). Both servers (small ...
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Custom list item permissions and “Access Denied”

I have a list where my user ("user1", for example) is creating an item. He can do it because he is in group "My site - members" which has contribute rights on this site. Then, when the item is ...
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Users getting empty folder instead of “Access Denied”

Our organization is in the process of migrating to SharePoint 2013, and we are experiencing a strange issue and we're unsure if it is intended behavior. We have a document library with several sub ...
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Give users Edit permission to a list, but no access to the site

On my (SharePoint 2013) sub site I have a list (where users from a specific store can report errors). This list I want to share with another group of users, those who will do something about the ...
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Different results from Command Line and Script

If I run Get-SPWebApplication -IncludeCentralAdministration | Get-SPSite | Get-SPWeb I get back a list of all web sites including Central Administration. If I put this line in a script and run this ...
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Got this error when I click on my BDC service in Central Admin: The full exception text is: Access is denied

These are the steps I did under the local administrator: I go to central admin -> application management -> manage service applications I click on New-> Business Data Connectivity Service I ...
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SharePoint 2013 custom 401 page layout - access denied

In SharePoint 2010 I used Set-SPCustomLayoutsPage -Identity AccessDenied (...) for adding my custom Access Denied page. When I do this in SharePoint 2013 it does not take effect. If I run ...
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Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Access is denied

I build SP 2010 project through VS 2010. On deploying through visual studio, I get following error: Error occurred in deployment step 'Activate Features': Access is denied. Any idea, what's wrong ?? ...
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STSADM Denied File Access for Solution Retraction

I'm trying to retract an existing solution for my web app on MOSS 2007. I'm failing the retraction because on the solution properties page on Central Admin 3.0 while the stsadm react job is running ...
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Access Denied on Custom Page deployed to Central Administration

I deployed a custom application page to central admin. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798467.aspx If I am a farm administrator and the central admin site collection administrator I can ...
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Users get access denied but “check-permissions” claim they should have access

SharePoint 2010 is giving me a major headache. We have a site collection with a number of sites where we are trying to give certain users access to certain areas of the site. The problem is that ...
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Error: Access Denied when starting sharepoint 2007 workflow

I've done my fair share of searching and still can not find a solution. I've created a simple workflow in Sharepoint 2007 designer. When I check the box "Start this workflow when a new item is ...
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User Permissions Access Denied SharePoint 2010

I have a site collection in SharePoint 2010 and hierarchy of 2 subsites( sitecollection/subsite1/subsite2) under that. I am dealing with subsite 2. Sub site 2 doesn't inherit permissions from its ...
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SharePoint 2007 - Creating a web application in C# gives Error Access Denied at Provisioning

I am trying to create a SharePoint web application (on SharePoint2007) in C#. How differently I tried, it ends up with the same access denied error in the Provisioning step. The error message does not ...
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Getting an “Access Denied” error when generating a new item (document set) form

I am working on a system in SharePoint 2010 where we have many (>40) custom content types, all derived from Document Set. The system also has some strictly defined user roles, so we have set up our ...
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User to access SharePoint 2010 Subsite only (Vendor Problem?)

I have: SP2010 rented from a company. 1 site collection I have many subsites, however it has come to a time whereby we need only a few people to access 1 specific sub site e.g. Company > USA > ...
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How to resolve the access denied error in SharePoint?

This is the below code which I used to get the web reference using the title of the web site. The problem is the current user is not a member of all sub site so I'm getting access denied error. User ...
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user with Readers access can't access a site or read a list; What else could be wrong?

Reader has read site, read list etc. But still a user can't visit a site or read lists. Any ideas guys? user with Readers access can't access a site or read a list; What else could be wrong?
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Users denied access after solution redeployment

My old solution has been running in my intranet farm for a long time. The solution contains a feature which deploys a webpart. The webpart shows the users of a group, together with information from ...
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no access denied page when accessing a mysites page

I currently support a MOSS 2007 farm (iis6). We just notice a strange issue on our mysites web application. if a user trys to access another user's mysites page and does not have access, they will see ...
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Can you open an Access 2007 database with Sharepoint 2010 Foundation

We have the new Sharepoint Foundation 2010 (the free version). I would like to add an Access database to the library and have the ability to open it in the Sharepoint site with Access 2007. After I ...
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Users are getting access denied message when group they are in has access?

Hello We have a document library that a group of users is given Read access to. Checking the effective permissions on a member of the group confirms this. We also have 2 documents that inherit the ...
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content approval and access rights

I got a document library; inheritance broken, with only "View pages" access to everyone. Inside: a directory with read access to everyone. Everything is ok until I activate content approval on the ...
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Create Design Package - Access Denied

I need to create a design package for a site collection, but when I try to create it (from Design Manager), I get a 403 Forbidden Error I am site collection administrator.
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Can't display Site

I Built a SQL server and another server for IIS & SharePoint. I installed everything without an issue, got to the Central admin page. Created a Web Application, then created a site Collection. ...