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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Allow any user?

Please forgive the novice question, but I can't seem to find the answer. Is there a way to allow any user access to a SharePoint site without having to add them to a group or turn on anonymous ...
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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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Language of app web

I'm working on an Access SharePoint app but I think this also applies to SharePoint hosted apps. When I create a new app, the app runs in an app web which is automatically created. The language of ...
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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How can I visualize permissions to my users on our intranet?

There have been quite a few people in my organization who have expressed confusion about who has access to what. This is also making them reluctant to use SharePoint. Because this isn't clear to them. ...
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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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Internal intranet site to Sharepoint outside access

We have SharePoint 2010 and it is the enterprise edition installed on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise. My question. I have an application server that hosts many IIS websites which we can access Internally ...
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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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Access Services - can't get it working and I've installed everything FIVE TIMES

I've been trying like a banshee to get Access Services working. I generally know my way around sharepoint.. I just can't for the life of me get this thing working. I've literally installed SharePoint ...
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Deny user access to a “Document Library”

I'm using Sahrepoint 2010. I've created many Document Libraries according to how many departments we have in the company and i want to specify access permission to users for viewing and opening ...
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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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Best way to share documents where some must not be shared

I'm planning to setup SharePoint 2010 sites and I will store documents in one place in order to not create additional administrative work. However, what is the best way to make certain documents in ...
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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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Sorry you dont have access to this page

I am currently experiencing a very unusual issue with a SharePoint 2013 on-premise. We have done performed a migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and when logged in as a user who is not a ...
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Automatically Import Excel Data to SharePoint List

This question has been asked before but I haven't found an answer that works for me and my limitations. I have an excel spreadsheet that is currently being used to input data with 20+ records each ...
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Deleting user permissions from document library instead of site level

I wanted to delete a user permission from ONE of the various document libraries in a SharePoint site. But when i deleted the permission, it seemed to have deleted the user permission at a much higher ...
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Grant column-based access in a library - SharePoint 2010

I'd like to grant user permissions to specific documents defined for a given project type. Unfortunately, all documents are lumped into a single Shared Documents library, categorized by a column ...
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anonymous access and listdata.svc

We are trying to use an ajax call to get list data for an anonymous site. We are using this on our intranet site and it works well. We build an html file that calls the list service (via ajax) and we ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Lost subsite permissions/access

SharePoint 2013 I have a subsite where all users lost access upon their removal from the top-site's permissions list. Re-adding them to the top-site's permissions does not grant them access back to ...
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View who is requesting access to a site

I am using SharePoint 2007 and I want to approve users that have sent a request to access the SharePoint site. How do I see who is requesting access so I can approve them?
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No user is able to login to our SharePoint 2013 portal

We have a properly working SP2013 with ADFS environment on Amazon(EC2). We are using PING Fedrate as our SAML Token Provider. Everything was working fine till yesterday. Every user started getting ...
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2010 - contribute with no delete - renaming folders

I have a user who has created a site with custom permissions. These permissions are basically contribute but without the delete action on list items. The users who have this permission level attached ...
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Grant Anonymous Access to Lists/Libraries at Office 365

Is there some way I could grant anonymous access on a public sharepoint site? I know that most of you would say that I just had to set this website to online (he is still set as offline), but my ...
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Where can I revoke access, for the applications I gave permission to access my data?

In google I have a page where I can revoke access to applications that have permission to access my data etc. I dont know where to find this in accesspoint (office365). Can you help me find this?
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To acces file from Linux server

We have a Scheduled report that generating from Business Object that is hosted in Linux Server.We required to show this report in share point site.Is there any built in webpart for this. How can we ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 version history for anonymous users

i have Sharepoint 2013 site with anonymous access enabled. I have custom list with versioning enabled. Can anyone tell me best way to enable "Version History" access (view permissions) for anonymous ...
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Workflow Task - Access Denied to User

Using SharePoint Designer I created an OOTB approval workflow using Start Approval Process action. When the user to whom the task has been assigned tries to approve/reject they get access denied. ...
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Draft item security Any user who can read items but not anonymous

I have a list which has the following settings: Content Approval: Enabled Versioning: Enabled (Major and Minor) Draft Item Security: Any user who can read items This list resides in an anonymous ...
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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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SharePoint is stripping my url (removes the domainname) in a hyperlink inside the description of a task

I have a sharepoint 2010 portal and have builded a custom workflow in VS2010. In this custom workflow I create a task and sete the title, description and assign it to a user. When this workflow is ...
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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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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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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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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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App Management Service Missing

I barely have any idea what I'm doing with SharePoint as I come from a Linux admin background so forgive me if I'm missing something glaringly obvious. I'm working with an existing SharePoint 2013 ...
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SP13: Number of People Accessing Document

I will like to find out how many people are viewing my document within a document library. I thought I could see it by choosing the ellipse per document and the number will appear in the dialog box ...
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Grant access to Sharepoint site for a non-domain user

We have two ActiveDirectory separate forests (no trust is established between them). And user from another forest/domain wants to use Sharepoint site (resides on our forest) like we do. I read the ...
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Disclaimer Popup Request

I'm searching for a solution with third party web parts, but at this time I don't find anything that is aligned with my search. The target: When a user login in to the portal (link to home or link ...
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List Employee Certifications

My company has about 30 employees and I'm trying to create an easily-accessible method for everyone to view each other's certifications (type, cert #, exp. date, etc.) but I'm not really sure what the ...
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Access Linked to sharepoint list is missing fields

I have linked to a SharePoint list from Access 2010 and after inserting additional fields into the list (via SharePoint) the fields do not appear even after deleting the linked table in Access and ...
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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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Is it Possible for data to flow thusly?: Infopath form to Access database to Sharepoint list

We have a department that could solve their issue with a post-it. Instead, they would like a form where people could enter data, and the data would pass to an Access DB, which would be tied a SP 2010 ...
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Does 'Web Access Database Sharepoint site' created in Sharepoint 2013 sync/work with Microsoft Access 2010

Will I face any compatibility issues when I use MA 2010?
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Sharepoint Groups [No Access]

I'm trying to select groups I created in Sharepoint Designer (2010). But they all say, [No Access] when I'm using the "Grant Permissions" Screen. If I add them in the regular sharepoint ...
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Access List from Site which has been instantated in Template

I have a parent site which creates child pages programmatically. They use a custom template with a List which I have created in VS. Now I want to access that list in C# from the parent site. I have ...
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SharePoint Error: Access Denied

I created a local users in my server and added the user in a custom SharePoint Group.But If I login to the site using this local user, Im getting "Error: Access Denied". And when I add this user to ...
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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, ...