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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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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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How to grant access to a list view but not to entire list

We have some views to our list, while each view reveals a specific columns. We want to grant (RO) access to a view without granting access to all list data. Is this possible? (I already examined the ...
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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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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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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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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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Permissions required to share a document

Do you have to be a member of a site in order to be able to share documents? I have a user outside of the Teamsite, with explicit edit access inside a document set only - he cannot share those files ...
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How to stop “Site Members” group modifying Quick Launch or Top Nav?

With the standard groups and permission levels how do you stop "Site Members" modifying the Quick Launch or Top link bar?
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SPO 2013 - Hiding/showing navigation items automatically regarding user's permissions

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We are using the structured navigation on our root site (https://sitename.sharepoint.com) and when we adjust our permission levels for users, pages and ...
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2010: Broken inheritance reports

There was a tool for Broken inheritance reporting in the "SharePoint Administrator Toolkit" for SP2007 by Microsoft, info here, but I can't find something similar in 2010. What I am really looking ...
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SPO 2013 - Default Permission Groups

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. This question might sound a bit silly, but is there any downsides of removing ALL the default permission groups from Sharepoint Online and creating our own? ...
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Getting entire tree with webs, subwebs and lists fails if there is no access to atleast one teamsite

So I have a collection of some teamsites and subsites with their lists. And if I for example as a user don't have permissions for one subsite, then I have an exception after sending a request: ...
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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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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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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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What are the considerations with removing groups and permission levels added by SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

I'm trying to decide how to handle requirements I have for removing security groups and permission levels that are added by activating the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure (SSPI) feature ...
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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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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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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level ...
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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 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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What are the relationship between administrators groups of domain, dev computer and of Sharepoint services?

I know-know I can search and read but anyway I would need to ask in order to escape possible typos, personal misunderstandings and to better remember. I develop on a machine with installed ...
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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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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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Subsite manage Alerts permissions issue

I added a new user to a Sharepoint site, with Contribute permissions. I also added them to a subsite, with Contribute permissions. However they can't Manage/Create alerts on the subsite, but ...
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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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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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Restore-SPSite : Access Denied

Restore-SPSite : Access Denied You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. This is the error I get when trying to restore a Site Collection backup from the integrated ...
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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 ...
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Permissions on Content Types?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and made my own content type that inherits from the page content type. This content type is in a folder called "content types" I am having a weird problem where if the user ...
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connect disscussion board to outlook

I created a share point discussion board list. Later I attached the list for outlook. I gave some user authorization of contribute. And at this time the user can advertise his announcements in the ...