Access (control) is the selective restriction of access to a resource. The act of accessing may mean consuming, entering, or using. Permission to access a resource is called authorization.

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How to grant access to Intranet site to External Users?

Our company recently acquired few small companies. We are in the transition for getting all the files and documentation. I created a "Document Center" site for this project. What is the best way ...
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Page Permissions Help Need - Asking for Password 3 times

Ok so I have a page on our team site that only Management can see so I stopped inheriting permissions and set up its own permissions, this is the structure. User A Contribute, Limited Access User B ...
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Creating custom user profile section programmatically

Here when I am creating a new custom section it is showing an error as Adding a property definition requires Manage User Profiles rights in the code CoreProperty cp = cpm.Create(true); How can I ...
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Site Collection Permissions

I have to add an AD group to a specific site collection, but need to give them permissions to be able to only view all list, libraries, video's, and to be able to download excel files, powerpoints, ...
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A user with two accounts in the same group unable to access the site with one account

A user has two AD accounts, a 'user' account and a 'domain admin' account. He is in a SharePoint group that has contribute access to the sub-site. There's a document library in the sub-site which ...
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How many devices can be simultaneously logged in under a single account? Is there a limit?

I recently came across a situation where a single account is to be given to a client in order to access a SharePoint site, however it is likely multiple people will use the same account. That begs ...
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Connecting to Access Database with Sharepoint

i'm trying to connect to an Access Database which is located on the desktop's server. I tried this : DatabaseAcces dbSAP = new DatabaseAcces(@"Provider=Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0;Data ...
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Why can the local administartor access a site collection?

I'm stumped by an access phenomenon because I am not sure how the permisssons for accessing a site collection work in this specific scenario: Even though I shouln't be able to do so, I am accessing ...
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Access Reports to Documents

Is it possible to find out who has accessed a document? Ideally I would like to run a report to show who have access.
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Access Services Timeout

When opening a large list in Access, the open is timing out at 30 seconds. The list is fairly large, smaller lists open just fine. Any ideas on how to "open this up"?
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Add item to list anonymously (not as anonymous user)?

I have a requirement that authenticated users should be able to anonymously add items to a list, i.e. they are authenticated but the Created By/Modified By field should not display their name. I could ...
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Microsoft apps on the web

I'm a database manager in a growing company. My boss is pretty savvy with data too. He occasionally creates spreadsheets or Access databases. These would be better with collaboration. We need total ...
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Get list items even if user does not have access to those items

Is there a way to get items from a list even if the current user does not actually have acces to them? SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges does not seem to work! I have a special case in which I ...
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Migrate Access to SQL Server for SharePoint Integration & Reporting

I'm hoping to get some feedback on this multi-parted problem. The end goal with this problem is to create reports within SharePoint from data contained in some db. Currently, an Excel report exists ...
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Custom TimerJob SQL Access?

Im trying to access an SQL database from a custom TimerJob, but it fails. Without hitting the Exception, it just stops. I got the exact line where it get stuck: SqlDataReader sqlReader = ...
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Customize Access Request emails and functionality

Is it possible to customize the access request emails. also another question is if I can customize this functionality, we want to keep a track of have requested access in a list for example? Is there ...
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MySite Outside Access

I want to allow an https access to a MySite from outside. I have already do this for the intranet and it works but for the MySite it's another problem. I have change mapping access with my https URL ...
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SharePoints on VMWare Workstation. Need to access the SP from non-domain desktop

I installed VM-Workstation and added 2 VM (1 vm for AD domain controller and 2nd VM for play SP 2010) I dont want my home desktop to be part of the domain that I created for play sp2010 I can access ...
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Is it possible to access the web part properties from a dialog?

In my web part I use the create_DialogOptions JS function to create a new aspx site as a dialog box. That works fine. Now I would like to have access to the custom properties from the web part. I ...
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Allowing anonymous access to sub-sites?

I want to open the site up for public viewing, which I've done by going Site Permissions -> Anonymous Access -> Entire Web Site The problem is, I have some sub-sites because I wanted a drop down ...
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Security around Web Parts

I have been looking to wrap security around web parts. I already have security wrapped around documents so only the correct people see the allowed documents. The problem lies when a user does not ...
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Export List in SharePoint 2007 to List in SharePoint 2010

I have a SharePoint 2007 list that I want to copy over to an existing SharePoint 2010 list. Both of them have the exact same columns. What is the best way to do this? I tried opening both of them in ...
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Is it possible to publish Access 2010 Templates to SharePoint 2010?

Access 2010 has some wonderful templates. So, I was planning to use one of those on my SP2010 site. But before starting I have some questions: When an Access 2010 templates is published in ...