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SPServices GetAllSubWebCollection

Ok, here is the scenario. I have a parent site with 3 sub-sites. When I am logged in as myself, "site owner; site collection admin" I can view the results of this query. When i log in as a ...
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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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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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Is it possible to define distinct permissions per subsite?

In SharePoint 2013, I want to create several subsites on-demand and then associate users that will manage permissions in some of the subsites. Is this possible? Distinct permissions per subsite? ...
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User with Contribute permission cannot add new item to list

I am using SharePoint 2010. We have a list where a user (group) has Contribute permissions but are not able to click on the "Add new item" button in the list. When they click on the button, it throws ...
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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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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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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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How to find permission level for specific user using visual studio?

How to find permission level for specific user in site collection and subsite using visual studio?
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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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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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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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Remove permissions on a folder in Office 365 with PowerShell

I am trying to remove permissions from a folder and then add new ones. My script adds the permissions successfully but when I try and get rid of the permissions it inherited it's just not working, ...
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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 do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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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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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 ...