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SharePoint timer service for backup/restore

for performing backups, SharePoint timer service should have read/write permission. How i check if SharePoint timer service have read/write permission?
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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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Alerts working only when Delete Versions permission is checked

I'm using Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Alerts are working only if the users have permission level that has Delete Versions permission. I want users to be able to get alerts, but not delete past ...
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Full control user can add Page Layout to top level site but not the sublevel site

Has anyone seen the problem that we can add page layout to the top level site but not the sublevel site? I've got the following behaviors: In the "Site Settings" the "Master pages and page ...
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SharePoint Online give administrator access to My Site of all users

I want to migrate user data from a network share to the "Personal Documents" folders of the user's My Site. Therefore I want to give an Administrator full access to the My Site of all users. I've ...
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Team Site Owners group is owned by which account?

When a team site is created as the root site of a site collection, it will ask to create the sharepoint groups (owners, members, visitors) in the wizard. After the site is created, it is observed ...
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How to provide read-only access to a subset of library documents?

Let's say we have a library of Dept docs with R/W access for Dept members. - Some of the Dept docs need to be shared but not all, only that are "ready" to be shared as READONLY to Dept Visitors. - ...
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cannot add External Domain User To Group

I have a problem about adding a User to Group using a custom code (web part / web services is the same). In my organization I have 2 Active Directory domain (DOMAIN and DOMAINEXT). My Sharepoint farm ...
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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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SharePoint 2007 Trim Permissions

Looked through a number of threads as well as searched the web for an answer without much luck. We currently allow users to request a work site and then when we create their site, we add them to a ...
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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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Link to Taxononomy from subweb quicklaunch

Is it possible to create somehow link from some subweb (link is for example placed in quick launch but it's not necessary to be there) to taxonomy page (central administration). For now, I don't know ...
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Is it possible to grant permission for groups (in SharePoint) to a site programmatically?

I am using the SharePoint Object Model to create new sites programmatically (with a custom web part). It works fine but I am wondering if it is possible to grant permission for groups as well? When I ...
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The easiest way to hide a SharePoint web (site) from users

I was wondering what would be the easiest way to hide a sharepoint Web from the users (except for administrators)? I'm referring to the Webs in SPWeb. If possible, I would like to see some examples ...
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Information about users store

Where is information about users associated with specific SharePoint site stored? I guess information is stored in relational database. To be more specific i want to ask if it is possible to query ...
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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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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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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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BreakRoleInheritance(true) has no effect on Document Set Sub Folders

I am trying to Break Inheritance on a sub folder within a Document Set using the following code. After running the code and examining the Document Set's Sub Folder I can see that it still inherits ...
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Cannot create new subsite in SharePoint 2013

When I tried to create a new subsite under a site collection, I get the error message "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you." after I click the "Create" button. I entered the newsbweb.aspx by ...
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Is it possible to update group permissions based on user profile?

In SharePoint 2013, is it possible to update group permissions based on user profiles? For example, we will have 50 team sites each with group permissions that each hold 10-50 users. Rather than ...
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Permission to add replies but not to create new list items for discussion board

I have requirement in which a group is to be given a unique permission on discussion board where they can read and add replies but should not be able to add new list items(discussions). I tried ...
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Sub-sites contributors and reader are unable to view the sub-site navigation

I have created a term store using the site collection administrator. And I associate this term store with a sub site navigation. But the problem I am facing is that the sub-site readers and even the ...
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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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SPWeb.GetUserToken(x) vs SPWeb.Users[x].UserToken

I'm working in code to elevate an account with the Read role to a specific account with the Contribute role in order to create a list item. I currently get the SPUserToken for the contribution ...
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How do I get Active Directory Group Name from Sharepoint programmatically?

So my problem is this: I have created a Sharepoint Group and added a New User, which in fact is an Active Directory Group. Now I loggin using an account from this Active Directory Group. I need this ...
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Can some please tell me how to grant external users access to sharepoint external facing site?

Can some please tell me how to grant external users access to sharepoint external facing site? I have a sharepoint 2013 enterprise standalone server.
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Add user to a SharePoint group - grant permission - right groups do not show

When I try go grant permission to a user in a new web I don't get listed the cusom groups on the current web. If you look at the image you can see that the list in the background are quite a bit ...
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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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Permission levels on webs that do not inherit permissions

How does permission levels work when webs do not inherit permissions? I have a site collection with 3 webs: Root Subweb LeafWeb Each web has unique permissions. I also have a permission level ...
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How can I copy a folder from on library to another and maintain permissions on the folder structure?

I want to copy a folder from on document library to another document library and maintain permissions on the folder structure. When I CUT the folder and paste it the permissions on the folder ...
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terminated employee still shows up in user search

From Central Admin > user profile search > Employee not listed (meaning nightly sync took him out) However, went to a site permission and type the terminated employee's user id "tpatel" and SP ...
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Permissions set for documents in a library don't work from hyperlinks

I have a Sharepoint site which contains a document library with several folders, a forum etc. I have set up a group (30 people) who can view the site. One of the folders contains about 40 Word ...
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Sharepoint 2010: In external application need to get all sites with write permission for logged in user. [C++]

In my external application I need to find all sites with write permission for logged in user. I am using Web Services. Is there any web service available for this task? Or can I send a Query and get ...
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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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Page History/Page Permissions exceptions (BreakInheritance(false, false)) [closed]

I'm experiencing a serious problem (SharePoint 2010) I want to share with you. Steps to reproduce it: Create a Web application. Create a site collection inside the Web application previously ...
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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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How to make sharepoint 2010 site as readonly

How to make sharepoint 2010 site as readonly. Note: It should not be applicable for custom administrator group,Except the administrator group other group will get the site as readonly.
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Permissions in SharePoint 2010

we did migration of eRoom to sharepoint using docave migration tool. After the migration i checked the permissions. folowwing groups with permissions. owner - full control, limited access member - ...
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NewItem.aspx with Different Columns?

I'm trying to create a IT ticketing system. Currently, all users are allowed to create new items (incidents). This is somewhat problematic because everyone sees every column, like "Status" and ...
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Powershell - Item Level Permission by Content Type

Here is the scenario. I only need to run this once as business team just decided their contents are confidential. User Group is "Marketing", will use OOTB "Contribute" and all of marketing items are ...
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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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PowerShell script that would display the security of SharePoint Site

I'm looking for a PowerShell script that would display or create a report of the security configuration of a site collection. Any help would be appreciated. It would list: Site Collection Owners ...
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Configuration information and permissions

So there's lots of articles about pros/cons of different configuration options, e.g. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee855123(v=office.12).aspx We are using a combination of property bags ...
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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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Weird Sharepoint 2010 permissions errors

I went to the U.I and set a group of users to have limited access and read access and tried go to my home page of my site. I get an access denied error and have no clue why. I found that I must give ...
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What permission level do I need to manage shared service providers?

I want to turn on the search in my local development MOSS 2007 install. I have an account on the local computer I am in the Farm Administrators group I can log into Central Admin and see many of ...
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Grant crawler account read access on all sites in collection?

I have a situation where permission inheritance is broken on a large number of sites. I'm trying to set up the Search Service App correctly so that it has its own crawling account which only has read ...
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Groups paging is broken

The page that shows all the groups on our SharePoint 2010 site collection is broken. Here's the page: http://dev95/_layouts/groups.aspx It should show all the groups, but it only shows the first ...
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Changing the user account of the SharePoint applicaton pool returns the error “Cannot connect to the configuration database”

I am trying to debug an issue regarding the proxy setting in web.config. Currentley it is set to: <system.net> <defaultProxy enabled="true" useDefaultCredentials="true"> ...