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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 2010 > Central Admin > Create special permission

I have a business unit "Marketing" and they would like access to Central Admin Search Area. Is it a good thing to share Central Admin with business unit? Could I create a special permission that ...
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Specific Access to Files within Document Library

My company is trying to develop a solution within Sharepoint for sharing documents across similar departments of different companies. The requirement is that there is a store of documents that each ...
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Column Level Security Products

I am looking for recommendations on products that handle column level security. What is the best product out there? Any input will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
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Iterate Site Collection Administrators across web app

How can I find out all the sites where the user is a primary site collection administrator or a secondary site collection administrator. We have around 200+ site collections and growing and hence ...
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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 ...
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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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How to detect limited access role type in SPRoleDefinition?

I need to know how to detect the limited access role, when looping through role definitions for a list item. Item in code below is a listitem, using object model (c#). Code so far is: ...
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Personalizable web part custom property not shown for users with Contribute permission level

I've create the Web Part for SharePoint 2010, which contains simple custom property with PersonalizationScope.User. Web part inherited from the System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts.WebPart private int ...
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Is it possible to define distinct permissions per subsite?

In SharePoint 2013, I want to create several subsites on-demand and then associate users that will manage permissions in some of the subsites. Is this possible? Distinct permissions per subsite? ...
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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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sharepoint 2013 online permission bug

I think I found a bug in SharePoint 2013 Online. I have created a site with "internal documents" that has unique permissions set. If I save this site as a web template and I create a new site with ...
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How can I give a large audience access to a SharePoint task list without giving them access to the rest of what's on the site?

Our department has a department site as part of our larger company SharePoint site. We've created a task list on the department site, and we want a large group of people from multiple departments to ...
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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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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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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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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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Logo doesn't appear normally to some users

There is normal version which shows mostly to all users: There is error version which shows currently to 2 users: Worth to mention that those 2 users have read permission on homepage, somewhere ...
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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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Using Metadata together with permissions levels

I can't wrap my head around how Metadata and permissions levels will play together on my sharepoint library. When I think of Metadata I think of a flatter folder hierarchy. At least, reducing our ...
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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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Breaking page inheritance programatically in sharepoint 2010

I have certain page in SharePoint where i need to break inheritance remove certain security groups form the permissions permanently.Al i want to do is through programatically to be done.Please suggest ...
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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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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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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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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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The permissions granted to user 'MYDOMAIN\ryanhayes' are insufficient for performing this operation. (rsAccessDenied)

I'm getting several users getting access denied for some SSRS reports that are in a reports directory in SharePoint 2010. I have a single sharepoint group with all users in it so all users have the ...
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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 ...