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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. ...
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Managing my user permissions for my Publishing site  enterprise wiki

I have created 5 separate enterprise wiki sites, which can be accessed using the following URLs:- …Wiki/HrManuals ..Wiki/SalesManuals ..Wiki/TechnicalManuals ..Wiki/legalManuals Now I need to ...
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Documents being erroneously approved on insert

I have a process that inserts hundreds or thousands of documents a day into a WSS 2.0 site. Recently a developer who is no longer employed with us made a change to enable some approval functionality ...
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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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Export/Import - Users and Groups and Permissions SP 2007

Recently i was asked to migrate an existing 2007 site to a new 2007 site. This involved creating a different structure in the new site as well as bringing across some of the data (lists) from the old ...
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How to programmatically check view permission to a url in SharePoint?

Is there a way to find out whether a particular user has permissions to view a given sharepoint url. I tried to use the DoesUserHavePermissions method, but the problem is that I am not sure what ...
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SharePoint Visitor Permissions

I have a Visitors Group in my Site. This Group has default Read Access. I did not customize the Permission Level. I added an user to Visitors Group. My question is, can a visitor add Documents to the ...
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Using Sharepoint Modal

we are implementing a feature in sharepoint where the user can share documents, we are reworking our own UI to make it easier for the end user. We have a modal popup where you can select multiple ...
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How to check my permissions

I have been getting mixed answers regarding this question. How can I find out what permissions I have in a Sharepoint farm? I'm pretty new to it and I have been told that I have a farm account but on ...
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Document Level Permission

I have a document library that is accessible to many users, I need to maintain some confidential document in this library and in the meantime I must control the accessing permission on these document ...
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How to copy permissions from one user to another?

Is it possible to copy permissions from one user to another? The reason is that I have to give same level permissions to 50+ users and it becomes very time-consuming to do it for each user. Any ...
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PowerShell script to give reader permission for a user in site collection

I have a SharePoint server where I built a site collection that contains many subsites inside. I want to give a user a reader permission across whole site collection sub sites. How to do it using a ...
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How to use AD group in SharePoint 2010

I'm relatively new to SP2010 and wondered about a few Active Directory permission things: Is it possible to limit access to lists and pages to a specific AD group? We have a helpdesk area that will ...
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hide site action

Is there a way set the site actions drop down to be audience specific. Meaning that as the Owner of the site I want to be able to see it, but for other users (viewers, members, etc) I dont want them ...
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Is there a java script that can make an item re-inherit permissions?

I am trying to determine how to use permissions for a project I am working on and I think I will have to use custom permissions for documents sets. I have read that too many custom permissions can ...
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Sharepoint List Permissions And Admin Override

EDIT: This is being hosted through Office 365 I need to put together a folder where all users will submit their timesheets, but they can only see and edit their own. I want 3 admins who can see and ...
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Access denied on new Site Collection / web application

SharePoint 2007 I have created a new web application with its own application pool, and created a new site collection, setting both a primary and secondary site collection administrator. When I try ...
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How can I create a new RoleDefinition in powershell

I need to create a new RoleDefinition and apply it to a group. Is that possible? How can I do that?
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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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Creating permission levels for a sub site

I have a site collection with one subsite. I want: One user to have contribute permissions for both the site collection and for the sub site. A different user to have contribute for just the ...
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Preventing users from deleting an item from a task list

I am using the ItemDeleting event receiver to prevent users from deleting items in a Task List. Currently, my code looks like: if (properties.ListTitle == "Project Intake Tasks") { ...
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How to create “date based” folder permissions in 2010

I need to create permissions for folders based on dates. For example: Group B and Group A both have permissions for folder X. On june 21st of every year, group B will lose access to Folder X until ...
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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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Trying to update a SPItem from an asp.net page and get the error “The security validation for this page is invalid”

I am trying to update an SPItem from inside a asp.net page but I am getting the error The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try ...
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How do I get the default member and owner SPGroups?

I want to show members and owners in a webpart. My site collection can be created in different languages, so I can't get needed groups like web.Groups["Contoso Members"]. Because it may be "Medlemmar ...
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Check if user is granted permission explicit or through AD-group

I am trying to write custom code that will show extra content on a page for specific users. The users that should see the extra content should be those that are not given permission through a ...
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Change item permissions using 2013 workflow

I would like to create a 2013 workflow using Rest api call to break inheritance and change permissions on list items when they are created. This is in a Sharepoint Online environment. Have anyone ...
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Permission on specific item

I am trying to give permission to an item in list but the user get the message that he dose not have permission. Scenario: User permission: Site- none list - none item - Edit Then I Sent direct ...
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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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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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Is it possible to have offline access in SharePoint 2010?

Can it be possible to have access to content in SharePoint 2010 when an internet connection is not available, i.e. offline access which will be based on permissions?
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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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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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Is it possible to set up a subsite, which members of the parent site cannot access?

We definitely want members of the subsite to access the parent site, but not necessarily the other way round. Is this easy to do?
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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 multiple list view depending on pemission for user

Is there a possibility way to make a permission to list view depending on user groupa can see view1 only groupb can see view2 only
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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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Can an Application Page Permissions Be Set from SharePoint Foundation 2010?

Apologies up front... I'm quite new to SharePoint. I'm developing an application page in SharePoint because what I'm doing is a lot of custom development, AJAX/jQuery external database, custom ...
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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 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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Permissions - Make this the default view

We would like to have personal views for each user in SP2013. Every user needs a different field order and we can not use default view for all of them. Of course we can create new views and each time ...
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Get SharePoint list items from another site collection with JSOM

I am using JSOM to get the list contents of a list which is located in another site collection than my app. For example, my app is hosted here: portal.contoso.com/sites/myapp and the list is on top ...