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Break Role Inheritence Problem

I used following script provided by Nadeem for breaking permission inheritance of folder. but for me, when I tested ,it doesn't break inheritance at all. it is just assigning new group to the ...
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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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What permissions needed for workflow to create subsite in sharepoint 2013 online?

I'm working in a sub-site of a sharepoint 2013 online site called "projects". Following the blog post at ...
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Contribute Access user unable to update people picker column

One of my user is unable to edit people picker column with contribute access but can edit with designer permissions. Is this a known issue?
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Can contents of a site be partially hidden from a certain user group?

I want to set up a site which distributes information worldwide in a company. There shall be at least 3 groups of users, according to their permissions: Group 1 which shall have the right to see ...
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SharePoint 2010 - My Site Memberships Tab

I know that you have to be added to a 'member' group for the site to show within the Membership tab of My Site. However, if you have many permission groups on a site, does the Membership tab only ...
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Post MicroBlog message which includes Hashtags - InsufficientPermissions Error

I have a webpart in the master page which uses a jscript file to perform microblogging operations. This webpart has similar features like OOB NewsFeed part. There is no problem if I create a post ...
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Prevent the assignment of full control

Is there any way to allow someone to assign permissions, while preventing them from assigning the Full Control permissions level? Our organization (site-collection) has multiple sub-organizations ...
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Edit permissions, but not to all documents

I have a document library having documents (eg: word,pdf etc). User has add and edit permission to the library (required) But user should be able to edit a particular document. Can I set the ...
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Document sharing history, who shared this document with whom and when?

Is there a way to see when exactly a document was "shared" with someone else? For example, John doesn't have access to see Document A. So Matt, who has access to the document, clicks "Share" on the ...
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2010: Allow editing documents without editing web part pages

In SharePoint 2010, what is the best way to allow users with the "Edit Items" permissions to edit documents, but not web part pages? SP2010 lists this permission set as "Edit items in lists, edit ...
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How to prevent site collection admin delete his site collection?

We need to avoid our users, who are "site owners", delete his site collection by mistake. The only method I think of is use Jquery to hide/disable the "Delete this site" button. Do we have other way ...
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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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Under which account does code in web parts, user controls, timer jobs, JSOM on masterpage run?

I want to know under which account does code present in web parts, user controls, timer jobs, JSOM on masterpage run?
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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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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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backup-restore without permissions

I want to restore backup from production environment to dev/test environment to get latest content from production environment. User/groups who have permissions on production are totally different ...
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Remove “Add new item” functionality from lists

I have lists where the items are created from nintex workflows. I need to prevent the users from adding list items manually, as the workflows ensure dependencies. Revoking the add item permission is ...
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Office 365: am I part of farm administrators group?

Is there a definitive check that I can do to determine if my admin account indeed is a member of the Farm administrators group? I'm familiar with SharePoint 2010 but new to SharePoint 2013/Office ...
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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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Calendar editing

Does Sharepoint have a permission setting that will allow only a user to add to a calendar/site and edit only their additions to the the calendar/site and is will not allow editing of anyone elses? ...
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How to view what a user has access to with PowerShell?

A user has limited access but I don't know what for. How can I view what this user has access to? I'm on WSS 3. Does anyone know of a PowerShell script to perform this method?
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Strange permission behaviour

We have a SP 2010 system. We recently discovered that users with no permissions to a library are able to open documents in a library if provided with a direct url link to the document, thereby ...
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“If [user group] contains [user name]” condition in workflow?

I have a list which has one permission group (column A) linked to one type of food (column B. Is it possible for me to create a workflow that deletes an item if it were created by a user who ...
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Nested AD Groups not propagating permissions

I have a list of AD Groups that are nested within each other and if I assign a permission level to the top leveled group, the individuals don't seem to get the access they need. Here's an idea of how ...
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Sharepoint Hosted Permission (SP 2013)

I am developing a test REST app currently, the app is sharepoint hosted and is being developed and deployed to the SP site without Sharepoint installed on my Machine. The app is meant to take in a ...
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Deny users access to site home, allow access to document library

I am using SharePoint Foundation 2010 and working on managing permissions at the moment. I would like all users to have access to the document library "Shared Documents". I would like only users part ...
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How to assign all users access to a particular page in sitecollection?

We have 5 site collections. 1 is for internal users and other 4 are for respective clients. None of the clients have access to internal site collection. There is an application page in layouts ...
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Unique security scope number inside library

I have seen a recommendation, that there should be no more security scopes than 5000: For most farms, we recommend that you consider lowering this limit to 5,000 unique scopes. For large lists, ...
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Unable to add application to sharepoint

I have a sharepoint 2013 application. There's essentially nothing in it other than the default pages/scripts/files In the app manifest, I went to add permissions to certain things such as Web -- ...
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Give users Edit permission to a list, but no access to the site

On my (SharePoint 2013) sub site I have a list (where users from a specific store can report errors). This list I want to share with another group of users, those who will do something about the ...
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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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SharePoint Global Navigation Tabs Security

Im having different tabs on the global navigation of site and there will be different groups who will be having rights to different tabs of the application. On click of the tab respective contents ...
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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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Child folders getting deleted from parent folder with read only permission. 2013

I have successfully mapped a network drive where I want to be able to do the following: What I want when trying to delete Parent Folder: A 1. Parent Folder(ReadOnlyPermission) > Child ...
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SP13: Calendar Permission Groups

I have a calendar that I created in SP13. I would like to add others from a different site collection to the calendar. However, when I go to list settings > permissions that particular group name ...
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inheritance and subsites/site templates

I have a visitor group on my root site. I have a site template with my custom internal document library (no inheritence from root etc, and i removed visitor group from inheritance etc) After i have ...
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How to show certain documents in one library only to users who are member of certain group?

I'm trying to figure out how to show a view of a library only to users who are a member of a SharePoint group, which is also specified in the document library as a value in a column. Example: If I ...
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Are farm admin privileges required to update SPContentDatabase property bag?

If I store custom data inside SPContentDatabase.Properties, must I be farm admin to be able to update it? E.g. SPContentDatabase contentDatabase = GetContentDatabase(); ...
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“Discard a check-out” Option in Ribbon disabled

We have a problem with the "Discard a check-out" option in ribbon. The user checks out a page and without editing anything in the page, wants to discard the page by clicking the button which is ...
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Why is workflow giving access denied for admin/owner?

I have created a very basic workflow in SPD 2007 - for testing, I've narrowed it down to 1 step: "if 1 equals 1, send an email to myself". Also tried having it just update a field on that list item. ...
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Calendar Permissions - Edit/Delete

I was wondering if anyone knew of a way to give a user permissions to edit/delete calendar events but nothing else. For this I created a new group, and that group has only one permission level ...
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SharePoint document library permissions by level?

I've got a SharePoint document library with a folder structure as follows: The library is called Customers. Inside of this library, there are about 150 folders for each of our different customers. ...
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Timer job access to style library

In my timer job code, there is a section where for each site collection in the web application, I am reading an XML template file in the style library of that site collection. The code looks ...
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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 ...
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Document Library - filtering or permissions, how to?

First of all, i'm learning SP, so it might be a silly question. I got superusers and users. Users must be allowed to see the content of the library and only the items, they have uploaded. Superusers ...
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JSOM function get_isSiteAdmin() is always false

I'm trying to get the property "IsSiteAdmin" from a user object in Javascript JSOM. The app I am programming needs to be able to distinguish normal users from Administrators. function ...
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Is there a way to add users in bulk?

I would like to add 20-30 users to a SharePoint site (Members group). Unfortunately, the Add Users interface is excruciatingly slow (nearly a minute to browse for a single user). Can it be done in ...
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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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Setting group permission to each file inside folder in Document

i Have the following PowerShell Script which iterates through each file in document library folders starting with name "a" of root folder. if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq ...