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Adding list item when user does not have permissions question

I am trying to programmatically add a list item to a SharePoint list. The code works fine when executed by a user with contribute permissions, but does not work when a user has view only. Funny thing ...
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2010 Permissions Issue for External Facing Site?: some can access, some can't

Our company houses external-facing collaboration sites for our third party users. We recently 3-4 months ago, updated to SharePoint 2010 and since then have had some issues with our external users not ...
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Permissions ignored for team site within personal site

This is SP 2010. I have a personal site (i.e. my personal site with My Host Site), and in that site I have created a Team site. In that team site, I have removed all permissions except for myself ...
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Permissions error setting up SharePoint 2010 PowerShell account privileges

SharePoint Foundation 2010 SP1 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Std SP1 (Domain Controller) in a simple farm with a single SQL Server 2008 SP1/Windows Server 2008 Std SP2 backend I realise installing SP on ...
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How can I create an upload-only folder in a document library?

Our HR department wants users to download a form that requires a signature. They would like users to be able to scan those forms once completed and upload them to a folder. These forms contain ...
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Two members of a group can't view list items in sharepoint 2010

I created a list on a top-level site. The list inherits permissions from the site. All members of the group share the same contribute-level permission. I have checked all views and all list items, and ...
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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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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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User permissions to run custom code from Document Library

I have a user that doesn't have permissions to a site (Limited Access) but have Full Control permission on one of the Document libraries within this site. Now if the user tries to run my custom code ...
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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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Deleting user permissions from document library instead of site level

I wanted to delete a user permission from ONE of the various document libraries in a SharePoint site. But when i deleted the permission, it seemed to have deleted the user permission at a much higher ...
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Is it possible to have separate permissions for a form and the library it submits to?

We are using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010. I would like a form hosted on SharePoint to be available to any logged-in user, however after they submit I would like the library that receives the ...
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How to let users only be able to give permissions with 'contribute' as the highest level? SP 2007

I have to give a few users the ability to give permissions however I would like to limit their ability to only give permissions as high as "Contribute". They cannot have the ability to grant, Approve, ...
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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 ...
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How to find who delete list permissions?

Hello I'm a newbie SharePoint developer. Someone delete a list permission groups and there is no backup. There is no documents about this permission settings. We are really under frustrated ...
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How can I grant contribute-like permissions to a document set without allowing the set to be deleted?

Is it possible to grant contribute-like permissions (even if I have to create a new permission level), to a document set without allowing the users to delete the document set itself? I've got lots of ...
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Re-assign “Created by” for list item

I have a SharePoint list whose items are created by members of a group of ~700 people. The content of these list items needs to evolve over time but we need to limit edit privileges so that only ...
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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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How can I know when user changes permission for an item?

Is there any event when user changes item's permission ? I tried to catch SPListItemUpdating event for a necessary list, but it didn't work. Or can I attach to Permission list to handle ...
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Does Workflow run with admin privileges or user?

Does Sequential Workflow run with admin privileges or user's privileges who run a workflow?
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Can sharepoint enforce section level authorizations in an uploaded office document?

Take for e.g. an excel document. There may be a set of rows in the excel assigned to a person/team to work on. Only that person or team is authorized to edit those rows in the excel sheet. Does ...
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Uploaded document “modified by” incorrect user

I'm working with a program that uploads to site folders, using C# and WSS3, and I am trying to ensure that it works correctly with Sharepoint permissions. In my test program for the Frontpage RPC ...
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How to handle Multiple ACL on List Item without performance starve

I'm facing a problem with some items in my List. I want to have an Huge document Library (thousands of files in folders + GB of files) and I want to have different permissions on the files. I want ...
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Danger to allowing sub sites to manage their own permission levels?

Is there any danger into letting a sub site manage their own permission levels? For example, a sub site that will be by itself and used by a separate group that will need to create custom permission ...
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Limited Access entries are noise

My farm admin encourages us collection admins to use permission inheritance. However, we have hundreds of Limited Access entries on the top level site, all of whom I assume possess a custom permission ...
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SharePoint 2007: Site owner can add/delete content query web part but cannot modify it

This is a hair pulling defect that I cant figure out. Out intranet has an extended content query web part that is widely used. After our last deployment site owners were unable to modify these web ...
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Stop users from editing and deleting data on list

For a new SharePoint application we're constructing, we have a requirement which says a user may enter data in a list, but may not edit or delete the data. So I thought of creating a list (probably ...
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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 on Site Collection after Migrating to Claims

I'm running into an issue with some site collections in a SharePoint 2010 web application. After migrating to claims, there are a couple site collections that give Access Denied, even to users that ...
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Permissions on Content Types?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and made my own content type that inherits from the page content type. This content type is in a folder called "content types" I am having a weird problem where if the user ...
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connect disscussion board to outlook

I created a share point discussion board list. Later I attached the list for outlook. I gave some user authorization of contribute. And at this time the user can advertise his announcements in the ...
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No log on as batch - but sites still work

So I came across an interesting error today. I've got a SharePoint 2010 server setup and running a few web applications. Each of these web applications are configured with their own app pools and ...
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How to place security on a document library such that users only see documents they created?

When using lists, it is easy to specify that users can only see lists that they created (through Advanced Settings). Is there a similar way to do this with document libraries? Rather than doing item ...
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How do I exclude list items created by certain users with the Content Query Web Part?

I have a custom list created in SharePoint 2007 and displayed by a Content Query Web Part. I would like to: Show all items to general admin users except those items created by two users. The two ...
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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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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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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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Limit number of users in a security group

I've a requirement like there should be only one user with some specific permissions on a given site. We should not allow Admin to add more than one user with those permissions, So I created a group ...
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Work around possible for view report history permission?

I have a number of SSRS reports hosted in SharePoint for which I have set up a 10 snapshot rolling history, with the intention of allowing the end user to be able to access, display and export, ...
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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 to check if user has read/write permission for a SPListItem in c#?

In my SP2010 visual webpart, I am checking permissions with the code below. Basically the current user is either an admin or a regular user. If they are an admin, they need to have permission to edit ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Visual studio 2012 Workflow 2013 to change file permissions in SharePoint 2013 Document?

Possible to change file level permission on a document (in document library) with Visual studio 2012 workflow for SharePoint Online 2013?
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SharePoint Online 2013 Workflow to change file permission in Document Library?

1.What are my options with SPD 2013 If I want to change file permission in a workflow? 2.Where does SPO host 2013 Workfows? 3.If connecting to SPO Can I use Worklow Manager 1.0? 4.Will I need to ...
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claims/default zone issue

We have a 2010 environment with a Dev, stage, and production environment. We try to keep them identical (at least on stage and prod) the best we can. We are having a strange issue with getting our ...
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Microsoft.CustomDictionaryDeployment fails even if search content access account has reading permissions

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 installation, that is driving me nuts. The same error appears in the event logs every 10 minutes: The Execute method of job definition ...
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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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InfoPath Form Works Under Admin Account But Not Under Regular User

An InfoPath browser enabled form that has udcx connections from a connection library, code in C# and some rules, was created and tested on the SharePoint server and functions more or less as designed ...
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Remove manage content and structure for a sharepoint 2010 group

I have a group that needs to be able to submit forms, and add data. However they need to not be able to see the "manage content and structure" link under "site actions". I have found a couple ...