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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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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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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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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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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Workflow is terminated due Access Denied. cant get data from another list

I have created a workflow using SPD 2013. I package and deployed it on the sub site. This workflow is working on 2 list. One is the Leave Credit page and the other is the Leave Application page. The ...
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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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“Unable to render data” list items in XsltListViewWebPart

I have a list displayed in an XsltListViewWebPart on the default page of my SharePoint-hosted app, and if I add an item to it and try to select the item (trying to execute a workflow on it) I get a ...
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Getting Access Denied error when I try to edit a Health Analyzer Rule

Not sure what changed on my site, but I've tried logging into our Web Front End as several different domain accounts that are all listed in the Farm Administrators group. Whenever I try to Edit a ...
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Access SP from local machine

"I have found some threads in here about this issue, but none of them was able to provide me with a solution. I have an SP environment on a VirtualMachine, 1xSQL, 1xAPP, 1xWFE. In the CA I have two ...
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401 on /_api/web/sitegroups/getbyid(xx)/users call

Logged in users are getting prompted for user/pass when /_api/web/sitegroups/getbyid(xx)/users is called. I don't think that's supposed to happen (according to our vendor). What's my step in ...
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Can't add users to SharePoint site - Cross Domain causing an issue?

The user can view the site, they simply always receive "ERROR: Access Denied". The error message also picks up their domain\user as expected. I am using SharePoint 2010. The SharePoint server is in ...
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Post MicroBlog message which includes Hashtags - InsufficientPermissions Error

I have a webpart in the master page which uses a jscript file to perform microblogging operations. This webpart has similar features like OOB NewsFeed part. There is no problem if I create a post ...
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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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Add file to host web in SharePoint hosted app. Is it possible with Manage permissions?

I wonder is it possible to add a file from a SharePoint hosted App to host web without setting Full permission for the Web? function uploadFile(data) { var url = appUrl + ...
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SPSite.RootWeb.WebTemplate throws UnauthorizedAccessException

I'm trying to make some unit tests for a SharePoint Application. First I make an instance of an SPSite (using the string requestUrl constructor) then I fake my SPContext with the method described here ...
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SP 2010 PowerPivot Data Refresh Problem : Access is Denied!

I've a PowerPivot workbook which has an embedded data connection - (Data Source=myServerAddress; Initial Catalog=myDataBase; Integrated Security=SSPI) to a SQL server DB and simply pulls a table ...
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Which resources required for Contact Details WP

Recently users complaints about having Access Denied on a specific page of a Publishing Site. It appears that the page contains a Contact Details WP ...
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Access Denied Error

I'm currently getting access denied on every .aspx page in a site collection. I'm able to access .pdf and other documents without any issue. I'm set as the Site Collection administrator but still ...
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Access denied in Office Word 2013 downloads the Access Denied HTML

I have a document in a SharePoint 2013 site document library. That site is not available to all users. I also have multiple login scenarios so the multi-logon page is involved. When someone ...
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Owner in a subsite - changed the theme and no chance to access to setting “Change theme again”

As owner on a subsite, I change some of the colors of one of the themes. I was allowed to save it and the color and theme was changed in the subsite. Now, if I try to access the theme settings again ...
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Can't save sub-site as a template but can save parent site

Long story short: I can save the parent site of a collection as a template without any issues. If I create a blank sub-site with nothing in it at all and then attempt to save it as a template, I get ...
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403 access denied on site variation root

I moved a site from one server to another. Site is using variations. On new server if I open page directly for e.g. http://myserver/en/Pages/default.aspx then it opens the page but if I just go to ...
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User cannot edit list item even with correct permisions

I am very new to SharePoint and am setting up a vacation approval process with a calendar. The workflow works fine for me. But the users who need to be able to "Approve/Deny" the request get "access ...