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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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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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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 ...
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user not seeing items, possibly security trimmed?

So I have a link in the quick launch that a user cannot see. I have triple checked the permissions and if I give her a direct link, she can access it, but the link doesn't appear for her. It's a ...
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Apropriate rights to access “manage site features”

I am fairly new to sharepoint, and I am currently trying to add features to an existing wiki. I would like enable metadata navigation, and thus need to enable this feature, as it is curently turned ...
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Users added to AD group that has permission to site don't get permission

The SP Visitors group has an AD group with permissions. Users that already existed in the group when it was added have permissions but users that are added to the AD group afterwards don’t have ...
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SP2007 SPSiteDataQuery - Exclude user permissions from a specific group

We have a site (SP2007) with approx 1000 second-level sub-sites. We would like all users to have read access to all of the lists in the sub-sites (inherited). In addition, if the user is a member of ...
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Do SharePoint Permissions Transfer to Word Documents

I was trying to remember if the permissions on a user extend to attachments on list items? Part of me wants to say yes on this but I am having a hard time searching for the answer. If no, is there a ...
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Best Practice for Dynamically changing Item-Level permissions?

Can you share your opinion on the best practice for Dynamically changing item permissions? For example, given this scenario: Item Creator can create an initial item. After item creator creates, the ...
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Only allow access to list items, not any other library pages (e.g. forms pages)

How can I allow users in a certain group to view/open files from a document library but not access any other part of the library like views? My document library contains html files, which users can ...
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Grant File Access on Demand

Is it possible to grant access to file for a user the moment he tries to access it? Here's the condition: User1 and User2 works for the same company. User1 uploads a file to a document library that ...
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List users in SharePoint group running as system

This works as local administrator only, but I'm trying to figure out how I can make it work with NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM. It starts spitting out group members but fails with access denied on a specific ...
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Custom permission: All but site collection feature“ & ”manage site feature"

I have sharepoint group with custom permission. I want this group to all access on site like admin except for "site collection feature" & "manage site feature". Is this possible? Which access I ...
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BreakRoleInheritance(true) has no effect on Document Set Sub Folders

I am trying to Break Inheritance on a sub folder within a Document Set using the following code. After running the code and examining the Document Set's Sub Folder I can see that it still inherits ...
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Users with contribute permission don't see list items

I have a SP2010 list. I've given contribute permission level to a group of users but they don't see list items. When they open the see it says there's no item to show while it has plenty of items. ...
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Blog Permission requires 'Manage List' level just to edit a post

SharePoint 2013 Basically I feel their is a bug in that a user that has contribute permissions can not edit a blog post because the "edit" menu option does not show. In order to give them access to ...
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User loses permissions to list item temporarily

I have a huge list with articles (shop with 6000 articles) and there is a timerjob that runs like every 3 hours that updates the stock on all the articles based on the stock returned from an external ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Search Results Permissions

We have recently stood up a Sharepoint 2013 environment. We have three web applications: Intranet - Sort of a landing page, holds no content currently Corporate - Lots of back office stuff, ...
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Search results including metadata keywords always “hidden”

One of our 2013 sites (dedicated to hosting a large document library) has developed a weird quirk in its search. When you search within a library to find documents related to a managed metadata ...