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Is there a Performance impact if there are 5000+ items with unique item level permissions in a SharePoint Add-in web document library?

Around the internet I have read that have unique permissions for items within a document library can affect performance. Is this still valid for SharePoint online? I am writing an add-in and want ...
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Can I undo Permission Changes?

I'm trying to recover from an issue where permissions were removed by accident, but I don't know what they were. Audit Log only shows me which PrincipalIds were removed, but not what permissions they ...
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Remove “Add new item” functionality from lists

I have lists where the items are created from nintex workflows. I need to prevent the users from adding list items manually, as the workflows ensure dependencies. Revoking the add item permission is ...
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Data Form Web Part doesn't show data from Linked Data Source

I have Data Form Web Part with Linked Data Source which consists of three SOAP data sources to different libraries on different sites (one parent site collection with two subsites). All was ...
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Unique Permission Issue

This appears to be by design. I have a user who used unique permissions on a subsite and then used unique permissions on a list in the subsite. They then decided to have the subsite inherit ...
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Setting “contribute” permissions for blog comment lists

It appears as though Sharepoint 2010 OOB does not give Authenticated Users "contribute" permissions for users' blog comment lists. Authenticated Users only have the permission to read, which is not ...
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Turn off ability to use REST API

When you don't want users to use any web services it seems like you can turn off the permission to Use Remote Interfaces. However that permission does not mention REST. This made me wonder if there ...
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How to hide permission group membership list from members

This has been asked before and sort of answered here with a workaround. However I'm hoping that there is a more direct solution. I need to use permission groups to restrict access to content for an ...
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Least Level of Permissions for Web Part Page

I have a web part page with nothing on it. The user has SPBasePermissions.Open and SPBasePermissions.ViewPages only. The ULS shows: UnauthorizedAccessException for the request. 403 Forbidden will ...
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New Web Application button disabled

I have a clean installation of Sharepoint 2010 running in a Win 7 machine and I can't create Web Applications because the New button in the ribbon is disabled. The user account I'm logged in is a ...
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How to check if a user exists in a group

How can i check if a user (not the current user) exists in a group. The SPGroup object allows to check if the current user is member of the group, but there is no method that checks if a SPUser given ...
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Change group permission level

How can I change a group permission level? In Site > Site Settings > My group I can see all the members. Add and remove members is possible. In Settings > Show Group's authorization I can see ...
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Access denied to users with no delete in SharePoint 2010 list

I have created a permission group with limited access and no delete for the group. Users added in the group are getting their access denied to the list. The list has the same permissions as the site. ...
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Unable to edit site in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I am trying to edit a SharePoint 2010 site (clicking ribbon - Site Actions -> Edit Site in SharePoint Designer), it load SharePoint Designer 2010 application and gives me the following error: ...
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Hide “Site Actions” -> “View All Site Content” in a 2010 Publishing Site

This is annoying. I've created a site, enabled the Publishing features, and added a couple people to the "Members" group that has Ready Only access. When these users log in, they still see the "Site ...
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Manage File permissions using REST API

Is there a way to manage File permissions (roles) using the REST API? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj860569(v=office.15).aspx I'm developing an app asking for permission on the fly: ...
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Efficiently determine if a List is using item level security

How can you efficiently determine if any of the items in a List don't inherit their security from the List? You could use SPListItem.HasUniqueRoleAssignments but this would require iterating through ...
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Disable the delete option from Sharepoint list 2010

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010, for which, the requirement is to disable the delete option. Users should be able to add to the list but not delete. Is there anything oob for that?
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Am I using SharePoint Online right?

I am new to office 365 and have company files on my one drive since im the office manager, but need to put them on SharePoint. I do not want each person to be able to see all of them. Can I set it up ...
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Add permission to all authenticated users

I have a Site Collection in our SharePoint online tenant. I wanted to give Read permission for everybody in our organization. so in Site Permissions I Clicked on Grant Permissions and typed NT ...
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How to restore inheritance of just the role definitions (“permission levels”)?

I'm facing a site collection where both role assignment ("permissions") inheritance and role definition ("permission levels") inheritance has been broken. The role assignment inheritance can be ...
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Add item to SharePoint Online Library - strange Access Denied exception

I have created a very simple SharePoint Online App. It has a manifest and a website. There is a simple script on a Default aspx. It is trying to deploy the file to a Library and getting "Access ...
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App prison break

Me an my colleges were discussing the possibility of breaking out of the sandbox that a SharePoint-hosted apps provide. As most of you know host webs in SharePoint 2013 are protected by deploying apps ...
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Permission for specific document libraries only

I have a user (or group) without any permission on a site. I break inheritance on a document library and give that user permission on the library. Now, if the user navigates to the document library, ...
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Can I create a hidden page in SharePoint 2010?

Is it possible to 'hide' a page to everyone but a certain user or group of users?
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Can't add web parts to a page as a user with Full Control

As a site collection admin, when I go into subsites and choose "Edit Page", and the "Insert" tab, I see a long list of categories for web parts in the left hand panel. However, when I log in as a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Survey Permissions Issue

I have created a simple survey with SharePoint Server 2010 with the intent of allowing all our domain users to access and complete it. I added some basic branching logic to this survey as well and ...
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How to programmatically modify item level permissions prior to first save?

I've got a situation where there are strict permissions requirements on an a list of which I already have written a custom form. The requirement is that upon creation, based on metadata, only certain ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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Is setting permissions on views now possible?

In the previous SharePoint version of SharePoint you couldn't have permissions on list views. Is this now possible on SharePoint Foundation 2010? So for example I have a list and 2 views but I want ...
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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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SPServices GetAllSubWebCollection

Ok, here is the scenario. I have a parent site with 3 sub-sites. When I am logged in as myself, "site owner; site collection admin" I can view the results of this query. When i log in as a ...
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SharePoint permissions reading from AD

I have a SharePoint sub web with unique permissions, within the site I have 3 SharePoint groups (Owner, Contributor and Viewers), in each of these groups I am including an Active Directory group. ...
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Contributors can't seem to save personalisable web part properties?

I've using the following code to save the week a user is currently looking at, for next time they view the web part: private string _week = null; [WebPartStorage(Storage.Personal)] public string ...
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Error: Access Denied (Including Site Collection Admins) for all users

I have migrated to Sharepoint 2010 successfully but Search service wasn't working every time I get system error when I perform search. Today I have tried following things on server, 1] Application ...
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How do I showing a user's site memberships in the top navigation bar?

I have a site setup which has a common shared root site. But the subsites (site collections on a managed path) aren't for all users. I want the main site's top navigation bar to show the main site ...
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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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Required permissions to read from a farm's property bag?

Which permissions are required to read from a farm's property bag? Background: The property bag needs to be accessed read-only from a .NET application which runs under a specific user account on any ...
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How to manager large user access to specific folders? (300+ users)

Okay, got a internal sharepoint setup for authenticated users (about 3000 users). This sharepoint has one group that is specifically in one region and a small group in another region overseas ...
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Make a folder in a document library read only without using security

I have a document library with about 25,000 folders in it, each folder represents a task in our task system and is used as a document repository for those tasks. Of the 25,000 tasks about 22,000 are ...
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SharePoint Admin account permissions failed

Per best practice, I created Windows user and added to the Administrators group (sp_admin) to install SharePoint 2010 and installed the product under that account. However, after running the ...
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Lookup to list with permissions

i'm trying to achieve something that i'm not sure if it's possible or not. I have a News system that uses multiple lists, permissions etc. The permissions exist because only 1 person is able ...
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Restrict Visitors from Importing WebParts

We have a MOSS 2007 site where the Visitors are allowed to personalize their home page. They are allowed to add only 2/3 webparts and we did this by managing permissions in the Web Part gallery. This ...
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Prohibit site owner from deleting web part SP2010

Is there a way to stop site owners(Full Control-permission) from deleting a custom web part. I want to create a custom web part that can only be removed, closed or minimized by a specifically choosen ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissions returns wrong results

I'm checking the permissions for user on a SharePoint 2013 list: using (var ctx = new ClientContext("http://comtoso.com")) { var list = ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("TestList"); ...
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Remove all users from all folders within a Document Library - PowerShell

How to run through all folders in a specific document library to remove inheritance and then remove all users from all folders within a specific Document Library using a Powershell script?
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions & Active Directory Synchronization

I am running into quite an annoying issue with SharePoint & AD Sync. Basically, SharePoint isn’t recognizing certain users inside the AD groups that I have created and it’s giving them the “Sorry ...
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SPWeb.GetUserToken(x) vs SPWeb.Users[x].UserToken

I'm working in code to elevate an account with the Read role to a specific account with the Contribute role in order to create a list item. I currently get the SPUserToken for the contribution ...
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Fine grained permission control using Web App Zones?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Server. I am trying to understand (and test out) all the various options for using different authentication sources for internal and external users on a site that can be ...
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Give anonymous access to explicit page in document library

I have the following situation (SharePoint 2010): A document library contains publishing pages. Anonymous access is enabled. The publishing pages are separeted in folders. Now i have the situation ...