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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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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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Editing a Sharepoint 2010 List record with Access 2013 - “Cannot Update. Database or object is read-only”

I've got kind of a weird problem, and I haven't been able to find an answer. I'm accessing a sharepoint list through Access, and I'd like to change a "status" field from "pending" to "complete". ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set up permissions to OneNote pages?

I have a OneNote notebook in my SharePoint 2010. I also have the Office Web Apps turned on. I am wondering if there is a way to grant permissions to a particular page / section in that OneNote file. ...
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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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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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Cannot access to the Central Administration. Permission problem with SharePoint_Config database

I have reviewed all posts related to my issue but nothing seems to work yet. I'm working with SHP2010 and I'm getting the classic: Cannot connect to the configuration database while trying to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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user not seeing items, possibly security trimmed?

So I have a link in the quick launch that a user cannot see. I have triple checked the permissions and if I give her a direct link, she can access it, but the link doesn't appear for her. It's a ...
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Blog Permission requires 'Manage List' level just to edit a post

SharePoint 2013 Basically I feel their is a bug in that a user that has contribute permissions can not edit a blog post because the "edit" menu option does not show. In order to give them access to ...
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C# - Why impersonation is expired while ClientContext.ExecuteQuery() is performed

What I’m trying to do is to connect to SharePoint list by other credentials (impersonation) and print its items. I’m using this code for the impersonation, and it works almost perfectly, until ...
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User has correct permissions for subsite, but access is denied?

I have a site in SharePoint 2013 with 12 subsites. All but one inherit permissions from the top site. The subsite with unique permissions is named "General". This subsite has 2 new groups: ...
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How do i “Refresh” each site collection's permissions?

My network admin have deactivated a lot of users from the Active Directory, and recreated them using the same username but with a different OU, Now the SP 2010 does not recognize these users or their ...
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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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SP 2010, Doc library permission?

How we can apply the permission on Document library on the basis of the location??????? such as User ABC can access the Doc Library from India but not from US, same user with same login.
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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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Break permissions and assign a group at top level of document library using powershell

How to break permissions for a folder at the top level of sharepoint library and assign Sharepoint groups ? I dont want to break permissions for sub folders only the root folders needs to breaking ...
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Read rights on list items

I have a problem on my Sharepoint 2013 site, users can't view items in list created by another user, unless they are in site collection admin group if they are in that group they can see all created ...
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SharePoint Add-In Without “Basic Information about the users of this site” Permission

I am developing a SharePoint Add-In to be published into the Office365, When I install the Add-In into my Office365 account, it shows that my Add-In is asking for the following permission: "Let it ...
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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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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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Install app for SharePoint using PowerShell - permissions on user profiles

I'm trying to install our app using the PowerShell and after running the application I get an error while accessing the user profile data. We are using the following permissions in our app: ...
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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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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. ...