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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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What feels like an NP-Complete problem, managing document access depending on a users permissions

I have 2 users, Martin and John I have 5 documents, all available to Martin and John. I also have 2 documents that are available to John only (Martin must not see them). To complicate matters these ...
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SPList.GetItems(query) does not return SPListItems where the permissions are not inherited

I'm using the following code: protected void TraverseFolder(SPList list, SPFolder folder) { SPQuery qry = new SPQuery() { Folder = folder }; SPListItemCollection listFolderItems = ...
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HTTP Status 401.3 for images in _layouts/images/subfolder running under an upgraded SharePoint 2010

Surprisingly, after upgrading a SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 on one of the dev projects, the images from TEMPLATE/IMAGES/SubFolder don't show anymore, giving 401.3 status in IIS logs. Those from ...
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How to “Security Mark” webpages/printouts based on list/library content

I am currently in an environment where we are getting ready to fully deploy SharePoint (WSS 3) to several departments and divisions that have some documents that contain sensitive data. They also may ...
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Access denied using the STSADM command

I am unable to use the STSADM command. When i try to use it, it shows me access denied. I am the admin of my system, but still I am getting access denied.
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Grant Permission to a multiple people picker column

I won't lose any time so here's what I need help with: I have been trying for a few days to grant contribute & read permissions to the people in 3 people picker columns in a form, the permissions ...
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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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Check Item Level Permissions

I have a Discussion list. I have 3 classes of users: Owners Contributors Viewers The list is configured to allow Contributors Add/Edit/Delete permissions, however in the Advanced Settings for the ...
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Accessed denied when attempting to permission folder using the Object Model API

I'm attempting to permission a folder using the Object Model API that is created by an ASP.NET page wrapped into a feature. I am able to create and permission the folder for users that are in the ...
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Login Popups for SharePoint around Images

We recently made a copy of a Site collection to a new load balanced frontend server. the FARM is now running on IIS 7 and on a Office Server 2008 environment with SharePoint 2007. All security is ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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Managing different groups of users within same site collection

We need to use WSS for different groups of clients and wondered if there is a way to seperate different groups of users, to prevent them from ever seeing each others details. An example of when this ...
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The easiest way to hide a SharePoint web (site) from users

I was wondering what would be the easiest way to hide a sharepoint Web from the users (except for administrators)? I'm referring to the Webs in SPWeb. If possible, I would like to see some examples ...
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Authentication & Authorization in SharePoint 2007

User Steven has the Active Directory account however his profile is not yet populated into SSP User profiles. NT Authenticated users have the access permission on "Shared Documents - Document ...
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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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SSP indexing /Pages/ and causing Access Denied search results

We have an SSP indexing our site using a read-only account to spider the content. We have an issue that the SSP is indexing /pages/ without the name of an aspx. When returning search results this ...
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How to set permissions on SharePoint to hide an aspx page for authenticated users and to make it visible for anonymous users

I have a portal based on a publishing portal. The portal (SPSite) contains has two websites (SPWebs) one is anonymously accessible and other one isn't. This works as expected. Now I want to set the ...
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'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
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Calling a custom SharePoint web service from ASP.Net AJAX gives a 403 error?

I have developed a custom SharePoint web service, and deployed it to /_vti_bin/myservice.asmx. As a "regular" user, browsing to that ASMX URL works fine. When I try to browse to ...
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Remove permissions programmatically

I am trying to programmatically remove permissions from a specific Sharepoint folder for a user or group. However, when I get to the folders RoleAssignments I do not get a RoleAssignment for the user ...
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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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Information about users store

Where is information about users associated with specific SharePoint site stored? I guess information is stored in relational database. To be more specific i want to ask if it is possible to query ...
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How can I change the Welcome email?

I'm using WSS 3.0 and would like to change the welcome email that gets sent to users when they are first set up and when they are assigned permissions to a group.
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Disallow item addition in a List or Doc lib

How can I disallow adding item or document to a list or document library? Due to some other feature scenario I cannot break role inheritance and have custom permission set for the list. Today, we ...
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Complex List Structure Options and Permissions

A customer has asked me to build a new commitment tracking system for them in Sharepoint. They have created a need for 3 types of commitments that we can just call TypeA, TypeB, and TypeC. There is ...
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Only owner should be able to edit or delete a List Item

Scenario: User has 'Contribute' rights on a List. User creates a new ListItem on this List. User should only be able to edit or delete his own ListItems. How can I define that only the Owner ...
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How to authorise someone just for creating Surveys?

I have a simple intranet portal which we now want to gradually expand to make use of surveys, blogs etc. I want to authorise a small group of people to be able to create surveys but not to be able to ...
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Who can view private documents in My Site?

When users create their "My Site", they can store some documents in their private space. Is there any other user who can view it? or work around (maybe like going to central administration and adding ...
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Creating/Copying permission levels in moss publishing sites

Does anyone know what permission levels are required to allow a user to create content but not approve it? I’ve just spent the afternoon trying this and am more confused than when I started. For ...
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How to set permissions with updateTask workflow activity?

In workflow I need to reassign a task to someone else, which I do with the updateTask activity. However, here I cannot set permissions (no specialPermissions property), so the new user doesn't see the ...
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List permission issue for anonymous users

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am creating a list with the default "Title" column -- Title (linked to item). ...
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Permission issue when editing a page using SharePoint Designer

I am using Search Server 2008 based on SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have tried the search function by using IE to access address ...
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User permissions for Web application Vs Policy for Web application

The requirement is to deny the Sub-site Creations for the Site Administrators and allow it for Site collections Admnistrators Removing the "Create Sub Sites" from the "User permissions for Web ...
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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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Disallow access to SharePoint sites by default for Domain Administrators

Because BUILTIN\Administrators appears in the list of Farm administrators and the local Administrator group contains the Domain Administrators group, any domain admins get access to my SharePoint ...
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How to hide View all site content link to “Visitors” from Sharepoint Designer

I want to hide the "View All Site Content" link in Quick Launch from the "Visitors" who have read permission only. If the owner logs in they should be able to see the "View All Site Content" link. ...
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Sharepoint Profile Picture access rights

After setting user profile pictures (and user information pictures) for all our sharepoint users (images are kept in a list in one of the site collections), we configured user profiles so that users ...
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Prevent Access to Custom Web Application Pages by Non-Admin Users

I have a custom web application that integrates with a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) solution. I would like to add role-based access to pages in this custom web application, with only users in a specified ...
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Create a feature to add a custom permission level and groups

Need to automate the custom permission level creation and groups. Please give me some pointers which can guide me to create a feature to add a custom permission level and groups and staple the same ...
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SharePoint List permission issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 with Windows Server 2008, using publishing portal template. I have a list in a page. I want to set permission to allow all authenticated (i.e. non-anonymous) user to ...
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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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Running code that creates a TimerJobDefinition outside of Central Admin

I have run into a problem several times now where I have developed a custom timer job, and I want my site collection administrators to manage the schedule of this job with a custom application page ...
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Filter List based on the User

My WSS application's users are either employees of CLIENT-A, CLIENT-B, or CLIENT-C. Each client has the same type of data and documents. Users belonging to CLIENT-A can only see CLIENT-A data & ...
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Any way to automate permission level creation?

We have a need to create three custom permission levels for each site collection that's provisioned. The manual process is tedious and introduces possibilities of human error. What are the options ...