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Cannot Edit Excel Document with Full Control Permission

There is a document with permission. User A and User B can only edit the document after they open from sharepoint. User A has Excel 2013 in his PC. When he opens it in Excel it says "The document is ...
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Add a folder to a document library and break permission inheritence

I have a web part that is being used to manually add folders to document libraries (Part of the requirements is that only administrators can add folders, contributors must only be able to add ...
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In SharePoint 2007, is there a way to allow users to see folder names, but not the contents of the folder?

One of the SharePoint sites I have has a Document Library called Requested Requirements. Withing that document library, a folder is created for each new request that comes in. I would like people to ...
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Check user read access to a particular list item

I need to check if a user has read level access to a particular list Item. What would be the best approach 1) listItem.DoesUserHavePermissions(currentUser, SPBasePermissions.ViewListItems); //here ...
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Problems with unique permissions in a list

I have a list that has unique permissions. I have a user who has permission collaboration in this list, the rest of the site he has no permission. When the user accesses the link list, he gets the ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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Prevent folder creation?

Can end users be prevented from creating folders in document libraries (in specific site collections) without preventing them from adding files to existing folders?
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Identify Permissions for Given User

I have looked at all the options in Central Admin. I need a way to search for effective permissions for a given user for all sites and lists. There is just a single Publishing site collection. Is ...
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Strange SharePoint behaviour regarding “Check Permissions” in a web part

I have a web part in which I am displaying users from User Profile Service which is synced with AD. In my code I get all the users in current site and then see if they are part of any group. If they ...
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Restricting access based on a field

I have a sharepoint list of 2000 employees . They are from 25 different offices. One of the fields is Office name. I would like to restrict access so each office can see only their employees but ...
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Email notification to the site administrator when new SharePoint group is created

How can I send an Email notification to the site administrator whenever a new SharePoint group is created in the site ?
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Grant Permissions to List Items using existing SharePoint Group using Client Object Model

I have found examples on how to add users to SharePoint Groups using Client Object Model. Can anyone help provide an example on how to grant permissions to items in a List using an existing ...
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Is it possible to create a new User Group subsite level only

Whenever I create a new user group in a subsite, the same user group is getting added at the top level site as well. Is it possible to create a new User Group on the subsite level only, either ...
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Unable to set permission on list for multiple spgroup

I have a list to which I want to set permission to 2 site groups. Among them, one is contribute level and second is read. My code for assigning the permission to list is: private void ...
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SharePoint 2013 auto-hosted app: Assigning unique permissions to list item programmatically fails with Access denied

I have a SharePoint 2013 auto-hosted app. The app is really simple. It has a list with a remote event receiver on ItemUpdating and ItemUpdated. What I have been trying to do is to assign unique ...
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How can I give a large audience access to a SharePoint task list without giving them access to the rest of what's on the site?

Our department has a department site as part of our larger company SharePoint site. We've created a task list on the department site, and we want a large group of people from multiple departments to ...
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Get Items from limited list by providing username and password - C#

I'm using this code in order to get items from SharePoint list. I have a SharePoint list that limited to certain users. How can I provide by this code (or else) a username and password and login as a ...
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Can I create a group of external users from contact list in SharePoint ?

Can I create a group of external users from contact list in SharePoint ? The list contains name email
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Active Directory inheritance and Team Sites

Consider the following scenario for Active Directory groups for Team Sites: A1 (Top Level Site - Top level AD Group) -B1 (Mid Level Site - 2nd level AD Group) --C1 (Lower Level Site - 3rd level AD ...
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Is there a way to create custom SPBasePermissions for my custom controls

I have actions and views of data in my custom controls an web parts. I would like to control access to them using the built-in SharePoint user/role-based permissions. Is there a way to define custom ...
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MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications

I'm getting a Health Rule throwing the error in the title. Full details on this: MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications It also gives a ...
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SP2013 - Tasks not showing description for certain users

So I have an out-of-the-box task list on most of my department sub-sites. The task lists are using the standard Tasks content type. I've added an append-only comment field to the content type and ...
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How can I edit the permissions of a custom form built with SharePoint Designer?

So, I created a custom new form for a List with SharePoint Designer 2010. But now other users can't view it. I can see it, but I don't even have permissions to change its permissions. How can I work ...
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SPGrid ItemStyle custom changes not displayed for normal users

We have made some changes to the ItemStyle.xsl file for the style SPGrid in order to display a few extra columns using the Content Query Web Part. The ItemStyle resides on the highest level of the ...
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sharepoint app user's self-service registration and authentication

I need to develop an application where users register and authenticate to a website in a self-service manner,and the application is a provider hosted application in Sharepoint 2013. Any ideas of how ...
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Fine-tuning SP2013 Document Library permissions

I have the need to give access to a role for creating documents and folders in a document library and giving access to another role to create documents (but not folders) How would I go about doing ...
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C# - Why impersonation is expired while ClientContext.ExecuteQuery() is performed

What I’m trying to do is to connect to SharePoint list by other credentials (impersonation) and print its items. I’m using this code for the impersonation, and it works almost perfectly, until ...
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Best practices for access control in custom controls

I am helping maintain and clean up the code on a SharePoint 2010-based web site/application. I have found code that handles permissions sprinkled all over the code base. Is there no idiomatic ...
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How to set unique user groups for each subsites sharing the same name?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 server farm. I am trying to create a multi-tier site collection for our QA documentation. Here is my situation. On my TopLevelSite(TLS). Only the site admin and a few ...
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List w/ Versioning on requires delete permission?

So to use the multiline text field with append changes, I turned on the versioning setting for my list. However since doing so, users without delete permissions (custom contribute level without ...
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Access control on list items based on the item's value

How can I restrict permissions (read/write) on list items based on the item's value? For ( a simplistic) example, I have a list "Appraisals" which has two entries - Manager and Employee of type ...
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Replace a DL in all sites in SharePoint

I am required to update a Distribution List in all my MOSS 2007 SharePoint sites in a site collection. Is there a script or way I can do it?
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RoleAssignments with REST API and oAuth

I'm attempting to use the REST API to migrate files from our users' personal sharepoint sites (e.g. http://organization-my.sharepoint.com/personal/bob@organization.onmicrosoft.com). The account which ...
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Request for the permission of type 'System.Data.OracleClient.OraclePermission failed

I am facing a permission issue. I am deploying my asp.net application to SharePoint 2010 environment as a WSP solution package. Our application uses Oracle client to contact our Oracle database and ...
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Manage Lists Permission - Create Document Libraries but not edit columns?

Is it possible in SharePoint 2010 to allow users to create lists and libraries, but not allow them to modify the site columns or any other information in Library Settings? If so, are we able to have a ...
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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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Using Metadata together with permissions levels

I can't wrap my head around how Metadata and permissions levels will play together on my sharepoint library. When I think of Metadata I think of a flatter folder hierarchy. At least, reducing our ...
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How to delete subsite without any permissions?

I have a subsite, I broke permissions that are inherited from parent to create unique permissions, then I accidentally deleted all of the permissions for this subsite. Now I'm just like a simple user ...
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Sharepoint Limited Access Permission

So I have this group called clients which have contributor access to the site. In one of the lists in the site I am breaking inheritance on list items to only allow the actual client to access that ...
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Edit “Limited Access” Permissions?

Is there any way to edit the permissions for "Limited Access" permission level? It has too many permissions granted. I understand the official answer is "No," but has anybody tried? The Roles ...
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3rd party tool to minimize the manual effort - SharePoint 2010?

We would like to setup a tool to help us on the below listed activities and dont expect any additional features, the tool should be cost effective as we have 2wfes with less than 4k users. Manage ...
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What are the considerations with removing groups and permission levels added by SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

I'm trying to decide how to handle requirements I have for removing security groups and permission levels that are added by activating the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure (SSPI) feature ...
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“Limited Access” grants too many permissions!

I'm having trouble with the "Limited Access" permission. Ironically, it grants too many permissions! We need to restrict Explorer View by removing the "Use Client Integration Features" permission ...
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Which setting allows user to only view major versions?

I'm filling in for our SP admin, who is unreachable, and can't figure out which permission level I need to assign so that a group of users only see major versions of documents. Apparently someone who ...
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What is the minimum permission level needed to manage the retention schedule of a folder?

Say I have a record library that has already been set up to have a retention source of "Library and Folders". Someone adds a folder. They use the context menu to view compliance details. In the ...
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“Cannot open ..(document)” error for just the users with full control

I have a document library but when a user with full control for these document cannot open the document. But users with just read,view permission can open them. And the users with full control for ...
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The server was unable to save the form at this time. please try again

I'm receiving the following error message "the server was unable to save the form at this time. please try again" when trying to add or update a list item. The list has some folders and I assigned ...
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Is it possible to have offline access in SharePoint 2010?

Can it be possible to have access to content in SharePoint 2010 when an internet connection is not available, i.e. offline access which will be based on permissions?
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how do i add a column that shows what people/groups have access to that file?

I have many documents that have different permissions, I would like to have my users be able to see who else can see/edit the documents. I don't want them to be able to change the permissions just be ...
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Timer Job cannot delete an item (with error “item does not exist”), but console app can

I have a list based on a calendar in SharePoint 2010 and I periodically run a timer job to archive items to another location, deleting them from the list. Most of the time this works just fine, but ...