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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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“The server was unable to save the form at this time. Please try again.” … when submitting the Create form

I am facing this strange problem inside my sharepoint 2013 enterprise server, where users are able to view the Create new item link and Create form, but when they try submitting the create form , they ...
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What permissions do I need to update SiteCacheSettingsWriter with Powershell?

I'm trying to enable and configure output cache on a site collection with Powershell. But I get an Access denied when running the script. Exception calling "Update" with "0" argument(s): "Access ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Document Permissions

I have a (what I thought is a simple task): I would like to set permissions on my SharePoint 2013 on-premise as follows: Each department has its own site (e.g Finance, HR, Admin etc) I would like ...
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Change method of granting permission with claims based

Our SharePoint site has claims based authentication right now and we want to change the default method of granting permissions. Whenever a new user is added all related permissions should be adjusted ...
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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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“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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Custom permission: All but site collection feature“ & ”manage site feature"

I have sharepoint group with custom permission. I want this group to all access on site like admin except for "site collection feature" & "manage site feature". Is this possible? Which access I ...
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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 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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Permissions for a custom document library

I would like to include a document library in my SharePoint site and make it visible only to a certain group of people. All other content on the web site should remain available to everyone. How can I ...
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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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Access denied using the STSADM command

I am unable to use the STSADM command. When i try to use it, it shows me access denied. I am the admin of my system, but still I am getting access denied.
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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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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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How can I set permissions so that users can only see their own uploaded documents? Sharepoint Online (Office 365)

We are using Sharepoint Online (Office 365). We have multiple users that submit documents on a recurring basis in a specific folder. Is there a way to set permissions so that an uploader can only see ...
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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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Does the System Account need to have direct permissions on a site?

My team's created a new site collection in SharePoint 2010. I'm setting permissions on the site and when I go to "Site Actions > Site Settings" I noticed that the System Account SHAREPOINT\system has ...
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Unable to manage Item Level permissions

I'm unable to set item level permissions on list items. This issue appears for all lists in a site. Take a look at the screenshot. Usually a "Advanced" button should appear in position of the red ...
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Designer 2010 Custom Action rights mask

I add with success a custom action button to my ribbon, but I need to have authorization on it. Not evrey one should be able to click on it. This is the button: Any idea how I can add ...