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SharePoint Online give administrator access to My Site of all users

I want to migrate user data from a network share to the "Personal Documents" folders of the user's My Site. Therefore I want to give an Administrator full access to the My Site of all users. I've ...
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Copy a folder from one library to another and maintain permissions on the folder structure

I want to copy a folder from one document library to another document library and maintain permissions on the folder structure. When I CUT the folder and paste it the permissions on the folder ...
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Grant permissions on documents in a document center based on the document ID

First of all let me start by saying that I'm not a professional SharePoint 2010 developer. I know some basics and read about how SharePoint is constructed and stuff, played with it a little, but it ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Permission level Full Control and explicit deny

I am facing a very frustating permission level issue with Sharepoint 2010. First, everything worked as expected up to few days ago. I have a user on my sharepoint 2010 env (publishing portal) named ...
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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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What would make someone lose site collection admin rights and disappear from all SharePoint Groups at the same time every day?

We have someone who has been a site collection administrator for years and is suddenly losing site collection admin rights at 3PM each day. The person also disappears from all SharePoint Groups that ...
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Permissions error in IE 8 but not Firefox 6.0.2?

I am using the Javascript Client Object model to access some information from a list. Below is the code I am using: function getDeptInfo(id) { //var value = ...
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How can I hide inline editing controls for a given security group?

Does anybody know of a way of hiding the 'Edit' and 'Delete' controls provided within inline editing to people within the Viewers group?
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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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How do I clear the user list that the permission checker uses?

I have gone through my site user list and deleted all duplicate entries. However, when I go to the "Check Permissions" page and search for some users, they still show up twice. One entry has no ...
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Get all users in Office 365 and their permissions in Sharepoint hosted app

How to get all users of office 365 and their permissions in SharePoint hosted app and is it even possible ? I want to get everyone's permissions and display content based on permissions of current ...
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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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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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How to Share a document with Read Permission Level?

We are creating SharePoint Groups right now, and we have a lot of people in a group called Readers with the Read Permission Level. I have noticed that they are unable to share documents. When they ...
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What is the negative side of 'Remove-SPUser' in SharePoint 2010?

I may have to cleanup the inactive users, so thought of using the 'Remove-SPUser' cmdlet as below. Remove-SPUser -Identity "demo.net\karthik" -Web http://demo.net/testA/testA1/testA1a -Confirm:$false ...
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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People Picker Only Returns User Search Results For One Account

We currently have SharePoint 2010 running a single server farm, single domain. We have it configured to authenticate using ADFS 2.0. Users have no problem authenticating, but we have noticed a very ...
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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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Problem getting web templates and creating subsite in custom code from app only context with tenant fullcontrol permission

I have an autohosted app that has a tenant FullControl permission. I have the following code running out of a remote event receiver that executes when some item in a list is modified. ...
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Managing my user permissions for my Publishing site  enterprise wiki

I have created 5 separate enterprise wiki sites, which can be accessed using the following URLs:- …Wiki/HrManuals ..Wiki/SalesManuals ..Wiki/TechnicalManuals ..Wiki/legalManuals Now I need to ...
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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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Documents being erroneously approved on insert

I have a process that inserts hundreds or thousands of documents a day into a WSS 2.0 site. Recently a developer who is no longer employed with us made a change to enable some approval functionality ...
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Export/Import - Users and Groups and Permissions SP 2007

Recently i was asked to migrate an existing 2007 site to a new 2007 site. This involved creating a different structure in the new site as well as bringing across some of the data (lists) from the old ...
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How to programmatically check view permission to a url in SharePoint?

Is there a way to find out whether a particular user has permissions to view a given sharepoint url. I tried to use the DoesUserHavePermissions method, but the problem is that I am not sure what ...
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SharePoint Visitor Permissions

I have a Visitors Group in my Site. This Group has default Read Access. I did not customize the Permission Level. I added an user to Visitors Group. My question is, can a visitor add Documents to the ...
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Using Sharepoint Modal

we are implementing a feature in sharepoint where the user can share documents, we are reworking our own UI to make it easier for the end user. We have a modal popup where you can select multiple ...
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Document Level Permission

I have a document library that is accessible to many users, I need to maintain some confidential document in this library and in the meantime I must control the accessing permission on these document ...
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How to use AD group in SharePoint 2010

I'm relatively new to SP2010 and wondered about a few Active Directory permission things: Is it possible to limit access to lists and pages to a specific AD group? We have a helpdesk area that will ...
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hide site action

Is there a way set the site actions drop down to be audience specific. Meaning that as the Owner of the site I want to be able to see it, but for other users (viewers, members, etc) I dont want them ...
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Sharepoint List Permissions And Admin Override

EDIT: This is being hosted through Office 365 I need to put together a folder where all users will submit their timesheets, but they can only see and edit their own. I want 3 admins who can see and ...
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Access denied on new Site Collection / web application

SharePoint 2007 I have created a new web application with its own application pool, and created a new site collection, setting both a primary and secondary site collection administrator. When I try ...
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How can I create a new RoleDefinition in powershell

I need to create a new RoleDefinition and apply it to a group. Is that possible? How can I do that?
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Application page in layouts folder accessing web application object

There is an application page, deployed to the layouts folder. The URL of the app page is: http://server:port/sc2/_layouts/test/mypage.aspx Now, there is a user with read only permissions (added ...
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Creating permission levels for a sub site

I have a site collection with one subsite. I want: One user to have contribute permissions for both the site collection and for the sub site. A different user to have contribute for just the ...
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Preventing users from deleting an item from a task list

I am using the ItemDeleting event receiver to prevent users from deleting items in a Task List. Currently, my code looks like: if (properties.ListTitle == "Project Intake Tasks") { ...
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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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How to create “date based” folder permissions in 2010

I need to create permissions for folders based on dates. For example: Group B and Group A both have permissions for folder X. On june 21st of every year, group B will lose access to Folder X until ...
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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 do I get the default member and owner SPGroups?

I want to show members and owners in a webpart. My site collection can be created in different languages, so I can't get needed groups like web.Groups["Contoso Members"]. Because it may be "Medlemmar ...
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Permission on specific item

I am trying to give permission to an item in list but the user get the message that he dose not have permission. Scenario: User permission: Site- none list - none item - Edit Then I Sent direct ...
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How to check username/accountname under which the code runs?

We want piece of code which we can paste in the code behind and get the username under which code runs for:- (usually .NET code runs under account of application pool) Timer job. Event receiver. ...
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Under what permissions/priviledge does the runwithelevatedprivileges code run?

SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges Method Executes the specified method with Full Control rights even if the user does not otherwise have Full Control. 1) But which under which account does this ...
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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 query of the current user permissions using REST Call on doesUserHavePermissions method?

I would like to find out whether the current user has "Manage Lists" permission in the site or not. I could not find any example to perform such a query using REST API Calls. The endpoint based on ...
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Users cannot read enterprise keywords

we have a site collection (SP 2010) in which one list has a "enterprise keywords" column (managed metadata service). Well, the situation is that an user with administration permissions can read and ...
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Is it possible to set up a subsite, which members of the parent site cannot access?

We definitely want members of the subsite to access the parent site, but not necessarily the other way round. Is this easy to do?
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Why I get “Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation” while looping groups users

Could anyone explain me why when I trying to loop user of a group foreach (var u in group.Users){....}, I get the error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I notice that inside ...
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How to partial disabling 'Open to Explorer' Ribbon Action

I'm disabling, for all user Rights, the 'Open with Explorer' button in the SPRibbon with the following code: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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Contribute permissions for specific parts of a site

We're assessing SharePoint to use for our intranet site. I want specific groups of users to be able to edit some hierarchies of content but not others. For example, HR contributors should be able to ...
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SharePoint multiple list view depending on pemission for user

Is there a possibility way to make a permission to list view depending on user groupa can see view1 only groupb can see view2 only