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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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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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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 ...
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Grant external users access to sharepoint external facing site

Can some please tell me how to grant external users access to SharePoint external facing site? I have a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Standalone server.
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How I can block to change view in list SharePoint Foundation

How I can block change view in ShrePoint list?Even when I add user Read Only permission to some list, person be able to change view in this list. I want to block change view but I don't know how. I ...
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MOSS 2007 Unique Site Permissions

I have two sharepoint web applications. In first one when I create a subsite I get these options to set user permissions for new sub site in the site creation form i.e. In the second application I ...
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Export list to excel with filters?

I have a list with the setting that a user can only read/edit items they have created themselves which works fine, however, if they click Export to excel (which they should be able to) then all ...
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Content Organizer Rules overrides Folder level Permission

We built a Sharepoint 2010 Document Center template site. We have various folders under Document Library with Contribute rights to different group. We use content organizer rules to route the ...
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Weird error when creating a site collection from a Claims authentication WCF service

I'm having trouble adding a new site collection, from a service hosted in a claims enabled SharePoint web application. The authentication works just fine (I can confirm the identity of the user while ...
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Execution of code as Application Pool account

Here is what I'm currently trying to do - 1.Create a new instance of a timer job from a web part 2.Add a new site collection to the current web application again from a web part Each time the code ...
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Login trouble between URL's that point to the same server

We have a strange problem on our intranet. The intranet is accessed through http://intranet and http://intranet.company.com. They both point to http://intranetsrv01.domain.com. We are experiencing ...
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Do SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Client object model support run with elevated privileges code

Can I elevate Visitors Group users permission via javascript client object model code to do some list or library item updates ?
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create groups of groups for permissions

Is it possible to add a group of groups to a SharePoint permissions group Example: Group A user1 Group B user2 Group C group A group B Therefore, when I update A group C is inherently ...
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How to give permissions to around 500 users to a page in SharePoint 2007?

I have created a page in SharePoint and that page should be visible to only few employees (around 500). What is the best way to achieve this without adding them manually to the permissions list?
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Unable to modify SPWebApplication properties from feature receiver - Access Denied

The scope of the feature is Web. SPWeb site = (SPWeb)properties.Feature.Parent; site.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; // Set the Web Application's default error page SPSite siteCollection = new SPSite(...
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Submit a document on a document library but not have it visible after that, is that possible?

Is it possible to have someone add a document to a document library and then hide it from everyones view except a certain person? Or would a different App be more useful for this?
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How to attain site collection admin rights in a certain subsite

I am the site collection admin of the site http://server/. I am also farm administrator and local admin of the Windows Server account. However, I do not have access in the site http://server/sites/...
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Make lists hidden that users can still contribute to but not see

I have a scenario in which I want users that belong to a site collection to be able to edit a list through an application but not see the list itself. I have made a farm solution in SP2010 that is ...
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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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Is there a way to add users in bulk?

I would like to add 20-30 users to a SharePoint site (Members group). Unfortunately, the Add Users interface is excruciatingly slow (nearly a minute to browse for a single user). Can it be done in ...
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How to get Column Level permission in SharePoint 2010?

I require column level permissions in SharePoint 2010. In MOSS 2007 I was using SPListDisplaySetting. However, it does not work for SP2010. Anybody has an alternative solution?
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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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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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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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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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Approaches to hide certain list columns from certain users groups, inside the add/edit/views form & inside list views without using 3rd party tools

I am creating a new list inside SharePoint server 2013, which have these columns:- Title Description Price Other… Now I want to only allow users within a specific group to be able to view and ...
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How to remove a user completely from a SharePoint 2013 site collection?

When i tried to remove a user completely from a site collection(Went to Site Groups--> groupId=0 and removed the user), the user got deleted from all the groups but he is still possessing permissions ...
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no permission for sharepoint designer

I have office 365 site collection where am the administrator for the site collection in my environment. i am assigned with the task of modifying the master page for the site, but each time am opening ...
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Hide Site Content for Visitors

I am in a need to hide the Site Content option completely from site for Visitors. Can anyone help me how I can achieve this goal? How to hide Site Content only for Visitors or a particular security ...
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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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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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All sites are read only, even for site administrators

Every site in the collection is now read-only. I can still change settings in the central admin site but am unsure what has changed. This affects everyone, users with write permission, even site ...
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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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Unable to manage Item Level permissions

I'm unable to set item level permissions on list items. This issue appears for all lists in a site. Take a look at the screenshot. Usually a "Advanced" button should appear in position of the red line....
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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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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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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 = Get-...
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Hide a column on a custom list from non admins

When you create a new item is there a way to hide a field on the new item form? I have a status field which I dont want the user to fill in. I only want an admin user to be able to change the status. ...
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Restore-SPSite : Access Denied

Restore-SPSite : Access Denied You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. This is the error I get when trying to restore a Site Collection backup from the integrated ...
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SharePoint 2013 Unique Item Permission

I created a workflow for confidential documents to be approved in SharePoint Online 2013. However once the document is submitted to the document library, the submitter must have access to ONLY their ...
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How to Add AD Groups in SharePoint Site?

I have created AD Groups but sharepoint picker throws the following error No exact "match was found" even though the groups exists in AD? I added these groups to folders on both servers(AD and SP ...
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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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Set list item permissions in Workflow 2013

I've created a workflow inside an "App for SharePoint 2013" project. I need to set special permissions to the curent list item inside this workflow. I read this http://social.technet.microsoft.com/...
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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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Active directory distribution group and user permission?

We have two active directory security groups(internal) added into the sharepoint members group explicitly. GroupB is a subgroup of GroupA, when I search a user permission (went to the member group and ...