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Avoid giving full control, but still be able to create subsite. Question about groups

So I went ahead and created a new group and Permission Level called "Create Subsites". I added the Create Subsite permission and assigned that Permission level to a new group. The users can create ...
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SharePoint hosted App permission

I deployed a SharePoint hosted app. Can Someone explain to me the permission scope Web? My app has to create lists and items on the site. Which permission do I need? If I want to publish the App on ...
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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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Prevent editing/creating documents in list

I have a webpart from a child list on the parent display form, and this is the only area that I would like for users to add new items to the child list. Restricting permissions on the list to remove ...
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Removing permissions from a user throwing exception - PowerShell

I was trying to remove Read permission to all sub-sites for a particular user. Following is the code that I tried so far - $site = Get-SPSite "http://pc152637/" foreach ($web in $site.AllWebs){ ...
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Make permissions read only for existing users of all sub-sites under a site

How to make permissions read only for existing users of all sub-sites under a site using power shell script? Other permissions like Full control, Contribute must be removed for the users.
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Contribute Access user unable to update people picker column

One of my user is unable to edit people picker column with contribute access but can edit with designer permissions. Is this a known issue?
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Can contents of a site be partially hidden from a certain user group?

I want to set up a site which distributes information worldwide in a company. There shall be at least 3 groups of users, according to their permissions: Group 1 which shall have the right to see ...
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SharePoint 2010 - My Site Memberships Tab

I know that you have to be added to a 'member' group for the site to show within the Membership tab of My Site. However, if you have many permission groups on a site, does the Membership tab only ...
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How to check username/accountname under which the code runs?

We want piece of code which we can paste in the code behind and get the username under which code runs for:- (usually .NET code runs under account of application pool) Timer job. Event receiver. ...
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Edit permissions, but not to all documents

I have a document library having documents (eg: word,pdf etc). User has add and edit permission to the library (required) But user should be able to edit a particular document. Can I set the ...
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Document sharing history, who shared this document with whom and when?

Is there a way to see when exactly a document was "shared" with someone else? For example, John doesn't have access to see Document A. So Matt, who has access to the document, clicks "Share" on the ...
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Prevent the assignment of full control

Is there any way to allow someone to assign permissions, while preventing them from assigning the Full Control permissions level? Our organization (site-collection) has multiple sub-organizations ...
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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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How to prevent site collection admin delete his site collection?

We need to avoid our users, who are "site owners", delete his site collection by mistake. The only method I think of is use Jquery to hide/disable the "Delete this site" button. Do we have other way ...
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What permissions needed for workflow to create subsite in sharepoint 2013 online?

I'm working in a sub-site of a sharepoint 2013 online site called "projects". Following the blog post at ...
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Application page in layouts folder accessing web application object

There is an application page, deployed to the layouts folder. The URL of the app page is: http://server:port/sc2/_layouts/test/mypage.aspx Now, there is a user with read only permissions (added ...
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backup-restore without permissions

I want to restore backup from production environment to dev/test environment to get latest content from production environment. User/groups who have permissions on production are totally different ...
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Office 365: am I part of farm administrators group?

Is there a definitive check that I can do to determine if my admin account indeed is a member of the Farm administrators group? I'm familiar with SharePoint 2010 but new to SharePoint 2013/Office ...
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Under which account does code in web parts, user controls, timer jobs, JSOM on masterpage run?

I want to know under which account does code present in web parts, user controls, timer jobs, JSOM on masterpage run?
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Calendar editing

Does Sharepoint have a permission setting that will allow only a user to add to a calendar/site and edit only their additions to the the calendar/site and is will not allow editing of anyone elses? ...
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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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“If [user group] contains [user name]” condition in workflow?

I have a list which has one permission group (column A) linked to one type of food (column B. Is it possible for me to create a workflow that deletes an item if it were created by a user who ...
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Sharepoint Hosted Permission (SP 2013)

I am developing a test REST app currently, the app is sharepoint hosted and is being developed and deployed to the SP site without Sharepoint installed on my Machine. The app is meant to take in a ...
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Unique security scope number inside library

I have seen a recommendation, that there should be no more security scopes than 5000: For most farms, we recommend that you consider lowering this limit to 5,000 unique scopes. For large lists, ...
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Deny users access to site home, allow access to document library

I am using SharePoint Foundation 2010 and working on managing permissions at the moment. I would like all users to have access to the document library "Shared Documents". I would like only users part ...
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How to assign all users access to a particular page in sitecollection?

We have 5 site collections. 1 is for internal users and other 4 are for respective clients. None of the clients have access to internal site collection. There is an application page in layouts ...
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Strange permission behaviour

We have a SP 2010 system. We recently discovered that users with no permissions to a library are able to open documents in a library if provided with a direct url link to the document, thereby ...
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Unable to add application to sharepoint

I have a sharepoint 2013 application. There's essentially nothing in it other than the default pages/scripts/files In the app manifest, I went to add permissions to certain things such as Web -- ...
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sharepoint 2013 online permission bug

I think I found a bug in SharePoint 2013 Online. I have created a site with "internal documents" that has unique permissions set. If I save this site as a web template and I create a new site with ...
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Limit number of users in a security group

I've a requirement like there should be only one user with some specific permissions on a given site. We should not allow Admin to add more than one user with those permissions, So I created a group ...
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Child folders getting deleted from parent folder with read only permission. 2013

I have successfully mapped a network drive where I want to be able to do the following: What I want when trying to delete Parent Folder: A 1. Parent Folder(ReadOnlyPermission) > Child ...
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SP13: Calendar Permission Groups

I have a calendar that I created in SP13. I would like to add others from a different site collection to the calendar. However, when I go to list settings > permissions that particular group name ...
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inheritance and subsites/site templates

I have a visitor group on my root site. I have a site template with my custom internal document library (no inheritence from root etc, and i removed visitor group from inheritance etc) After i have ...
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“Discard a check-out” Option in Ribbon disabled

We have a problem with the "Discard a check-out" option in ribbon. The user checks out a page and without editing anything in the page, wants to discard the page by clicking the button which is ...
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Are farm admin privileges required to update SPContentDatabase property bag?

If I store custom data inside SPContentDatabase.Properties, must I be farm admin to be able to update it? E.g. SPContentDatabase contentDatabase = GetContentDatabase(); ...
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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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Timer job access to style library

In my timer job code, there is a section where for each site collection in the web application, I am reading an XML template file in the style library of that site collection. The code looks ...
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Under what permissions/priviledge does the runwithelevatedprivileges code run?

SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges Method Executes the specified method with Full Control rights even if the user does not otherwise have Full Control. 1) But which under which account does this ...
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How to show certain documents in one library only to users who are member of certain group?

I'm trying to figure out how to show a view of a library only to users who are a member of a SharePoint group, which is also specified in the document library as a value in a column. Example: If I ...
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Break Role Inheritence Problem

I used following script provided by Nadeem for breaking permission inheritance of folder. but for me, when I tested ,it doesn't break inheritance at all. it is just assigning new group to the ...
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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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JSOM function get_isSiteAdmin() is always false

I'm trying to get the property "IsSiteAdmin" from a user object in Javascript JSOM. The app I am programming needs to be able to distinguish normal users from Administrators. function ...
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Setting group permission to each file inside folder in Document

i Have the following PowerShell Script which iterates through each file in document library folders starting with name "a" of root folder. if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq ...
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2010: Allow editing documents without editing web part pages

In SharePoint 2010, what is the best way to allow users with the "Edit Items" permissions to edit documents, but not web part pages? SP2010 lists this permission set as "Edit items in lists, edit ...
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Full Control User is unable to share site internally

Full Control Site Owner is unable to share site internally. When they click on "Share" and type in the internal's email address, they recieved the message "You do not have permissions to share the ...
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Restrict permissions for PowerPivot

Is it possible to configure the permissions for a Power Pivot library such that users can reference the Power Pivots as a data source for Excel or Power View, but not "download a copy"?
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Style Resource Readers allow access to list views

I have a site that only allows specific users to access. However, if a user with no access goes directly to a list view page, they see the view (although it doesnt actually show any of the list ...
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Is it possible to have separate permissions for a form and the library it submits to?

We are using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. I would like a form hosted on SharePoint to be available to any logged-in user, however after they submit I would like the library that receives the ...
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Hide and disallow access to ribbon except for users in SP Administrators Group

I have a SharePoint 2010 site using a custom themed master page. It does not show the standard SharePoint ribbon. However, users are able to append showRibbon=true to their URL to see the ribbon. I ...