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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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Web Service UpdateListItems User Permissions

I'm trying to do an AJAX SOAP call to the Lists web service, specifically UpdateListItems. The query isn't malformed, and is working appropriately when using a user with full permissions. When a ...
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Restricting access to certain out of the box SharePoint web services

As the title explains, I want to restrict access for certain web services in the SharePoint environment. Is this possible and how do you pull it off? Not finding much to support that it is. I do ...
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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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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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Permissions for subfolder

Here's my folder structure: Site Contents > Documents > Level 1 folders > Level 2 folders One of my "Level 1 folders" has unique permissions. Can its Level 2 subfolders inherit permissions ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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Problem with Visual web part

Good day! I have an event handler that, when you add a document to the library redirects the user to a web form with the parameters of the document. In the web form, it displays the current user in ...
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Set permissions on an item depending on column value

Is there anyway to set permissions on an item depending on a column value? I was think about creating a feature to do this but do I have to?
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How can I manage the “Open with Explorer” button based on user permissions?

I would like to disable the "Open with Explorer" option in my SharePoint 2010 sites based on user permissions. Basically only those users with Full Control should have the option of using the "Open ...
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A user in an Owner's group cannot Add Users, only Groups

I would really appreciate someone's help if possible. I have set up a site with a series of sub sites, which I thought was working fine until I asked someone I had set up as an Owner of a sub site to ...
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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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Hiding data from anonymous users in SharePoint Foundation 2010 site

I manage a SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, hosted by a web hosting company, that is an Internet-facing site. Most of the lists (Calendar, Announcements, etc.) are for public (anonymous) consumption. ...
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How to log changes made to Permissions?

I need to keep a log for any changes made to user permissions. Is there a way to do it in SharePoint 2010?
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Cannot add user to SP group, SP 2010

I investigated one day, that I can't add some specific user to any group of some specific collection, I can add them directly to list/library/page only. For example "Xavier Xovi" can't be member of ...
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How do I let some readers view draft versions of items without allowing them to edit

We have a requirement where we would like to give some of our users the ability to view pending versions of the items in a particular list (not document library) to give feedback. We don't want ...
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How to create indices in large lists in SharePoint 2010?

My organization is in the process of migrating to SharePoint 2010, and some of our larger lists (15,000+ records) are now being throttled. I've read up on this and understand that I need to limit my ...
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Permissions required to sync SP Calendar with Outlook

I would like to create a Calendar in SharePoint (I think is SP 2007) for my team where I can see the member workloads by specifying in the "People Selector" field the name of the person. The problem ...
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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 http://sharepoint/sites/sitecollection/_layouts/user....
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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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disable DispForm.aspx?

I'm trying to stop authorized users that have access to SharePoint lists to view records directly in SharePoint. Currently I allow users to view / edit data via linked SharePoint lists with MS Access....
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Site access requests not going to site owner in PWA SharePoint environment

Why are SharePoint site access requests being sent to me (I am a site collection admin) and not to the site owner? *there are 2 other site collection admins and they are not getting site request e-...
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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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How to set permissions on one page only in site?

I have created a site within sharepoint portal. I have two pages that only one user can access it. How do I add permissions for this page only?
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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 'Microsoft.Office....
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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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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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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 hole....
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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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Upload a file with permissions based on a user choice

I would like to know if there's a way to upload a file and based on a user selection from a drop down, set the permissions automaticly with those permissions? Is it possible to do this oob or with sp ...
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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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Why can't I upload or create files to the Master Page Gallery on my sharepoint.com root site collect?

In a sharepoint.com trial site, for my root site collection, I can't upload master pages (or anything else for that matter). I tried deleting the root site collection and re-creating it as a ...
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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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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: "...