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PowerShell script that would display the security of SharePoint Site

I'm looking for a PowerShell script that would display or create a report of the security configuration of a site collection. Any help would be appreciated. It would list: Site Collection Owners ...
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Permissions and Managed Metadata in Navigation

So I've set up on SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata Navigation for a site collection, inherits to all sites below. When I access as a "Site Member" or "Site Owner" I get to see the full navigation. ...
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Remote Desktop rights - SharePoint 2010 Service Account (is it really required)

I am preparing a SharePoint 2010 (1 WFE/APP + 1 DB) farm. While planning for service account creation , I was wondering do I really need to give Remote Administration Rights to this account. The ...
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Creating Sub Sites

Who by default can create sub sites? What role do you need to have? Is it possible to createa custom role that only has permissions to create a sub site?
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How do you fix site collection permissions when only site collection admins can access the site?

I have a site collection and the only way for people to access the site is by adding them to the site collection administrators group. I have several SharePoint Groups setup with varying permission ...
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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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2010 - Allow users to add to a list, and edit or delete ONLY their own posts

Is there a way to assign this permission level? Currently the lowest permission level that allows adding is Contribute. Unfortunately this allows users with this level to add/edit/delete all posts in ...
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How can I set permissions for a users group to see only one page?

Is it possible to set permissions for a users group to see only one page? Can it be done via Site settings or is this a programmable task?
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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 we have privileges to access 14 hive folder in Office 365 (SharePoint Online) ?

I am using SharePoint Online (Office 365) i want to know that can we have privileges to access 14 hive folder in Office 365 ?
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What permissions do I need for a user to see all entries in a list where typical users can see only their own submissions?

I have a list where users can create and see their own items, but not other users' items. I, being the site owner, can see all items. How can I give specific users within a Sharepoint Group the ...
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How to authenticate when using powershell

I am trying to perform some tasks on user profiles and so, need to connect with different permissions using an account created for that. And, I am doing this with Powershell. Try { $site = ...
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ItemAdding event and impersonation

I need to modifiy the Editor/Author (modified by/created by) SharePoint built-in fields in an ItemAdding Event Receiver on a list (I cannot use the ItemAdded event). For users with restricted ...
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“Document could not be checked out” permission problem?

I am facing problem with document check out in a SharePoint document library. This is the message I am getting: I'm using the out of the box document library. I have logged on as Admin Document is ...
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User with Contribute permission cannot add new item to list

I am using SharePoint 2010. We have a list where a user (group) has Contribute permissions but are not able to click on the "Add new item" button in the list. When they click on the button, it throws ...
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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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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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Approval Workflow - Moving document to a read only document library

I have a document library (doclib1) with an approval workflow attached to it. On approval of a document I need to move the document to a separate document library (doclib2) which is read only and then ...
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Is it possible to limit the visibility of list items to not only just me (the author), but anyone from my company too?

I have a custom list on a SharePoint 2010 extranet site which users from various external companies can add items to. The list's Permission Settings page allows you to make all items visible to all ...
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Restricting access to certain out of the box SharePoint web services

As the title explains, I want to restrict access for certain web services in the SharePoint environment. Is this possible and how do you pull it off? Not finding much to support that it is. I do ...
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Permissions for users to send alerts to multiple users

We have a number of subsites (off a main site) which are project based. The project managers would like the ability to create alerts for their teams on specific items, such as Team Discussion and ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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Problem with Visual web part

Good day! I have an event handler that, when you add a document to the library redirects the user to a web form with the parameters of the document. In the web form, it displays the current user in ...
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How can I manage the “Open with Explorer” button based on user permissions?

I would like to disable the "Open with Explorer" option in my SharePoint 2010 sites based on user permissions. Basically only those users with Full Control should have the option of using the "Open ...
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Web Service UpdateListItems User Permissions

I'm trying to do an AJAX SOAP call to the Lists web service, specifically UpdateListItems. The query isn't malformed, and is working appropriately when using a user with full permissions. When a ...
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Cannot add user to SP group, SP 2010

I investigated one day, that I can't add some specific user to any group of some specific collection, I can add them directly to list/library/page only. For example "Xavier Xovi" can't be member of ...
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How do I let some readers view draft versions of items without allowing them to edit

We have a requirement where we would like to give some of our users the ability to view pending versions of the items in a particular list (not document library) to give feedback. We don't want ...
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How to create indices in large lists in SharePoint 2010?

My organization is in the process of migrating to SharePoint 2010, and some of our larger lists (15,000+ records) are now being throttled. I've read up on this and understand that I need to limit my ...
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Permissions required to sync SP Calendar with Outlook

I would like to create a Calendar in SharePoint (I think is SP 2007) for my team where I can see the member workloads by specifying in the "People Selector" field the name of the person. The problem ...
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Check location of explicit permissions for a given user

In SharePoint 2010, when inheritence is broken for a subsite and a user is explicitly given permissions to that subsite, they then show up under ...
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DocLib permissions - Only edit your own submissions?

Related question to SharePoint 2010 restricted document library contributors. Is it possible to allow contributors to a document library to add documents, edit their own documents, but only read (not ...
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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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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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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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Permission to add replies but not to create new list items for discussion board

I have requirement in which a group is to be given a unique permission on discussion board where they can read and add replies but should not be able to add new list items(discussions). I tried ...
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Workflow could not update item - access denied

I have a user that adds an entry to an Item List. However, getting the following error: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a ...
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How do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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User permissions by metadata?

I'm trying to set up a site architecture for a new Office 365 account, and we would need to have a site and its documents generally open to multiple employees, but some of these need access to most ...
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Find all workflows with a certain permission setting

I have a workflow which just got broken by a network administrator changing some active directory settings for a certain group. I was able to fix the workflow once the problem had been found but there ...
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Show asp.net webpart elements based on user permission level?

I want to do the following: I have a webpart and two users (not in groups, though, because for a reason I don't understand there are no groups in the productive environment here ;) ). One stands ...
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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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Set permissions on an item depending on column value

Is there anyway to set permissions on an item depending on a column value? I was think about creating a feature to do this but do I have to?
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Document Library Permissions being bypassed when using “Open with Windows Explorer”

SharePoint 2007 Document Library has permissions set for user A to "Read". User A is able to go to Actions -> Open in Windows Explorer and delete files. This seems like a very large security loop ...
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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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get Site Permission for a web

I got the following code working but it does not give me Roles and Groups. Is the syntax I am using good? $webUrl = "http://IVR.cisco.com/Sites/Research/VB3343" $web = Get-SPWeb $webUrl foreach ...
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Access denied when user try to use Alert Me on a list - WSS v3

I have some users who have contribute access on a list and read access on the site but anytime a user tries to alert himself he gets Error: Access Denied Why is this? I even gave the user Full ...
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Can I add a user to a SharePoint Group in a workflow

We need to have a list where contributors request new users to be added to a site. The site owner then needs to approve this request on the list (the users wnat to see the progress of their request as ...
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BreakRoleInheritance and Inherit Permissions ListItem

I'm having a little difficulty with the BreakRoleInheritance in keeping inheritance of permissions in a users OneDrive for Business Documents list. By default the users Documents list has two ...
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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 ...