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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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ItemAdding event and impersonation

I need to modifiy the Editor/Author (modified by/created by) SharePoint built-in fields in an ItemAdding Event Receiver on a list (I cannot use the ItemAdded event). For users with restricted ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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No log on as batch - but sites still work

So I came across an interesting error today. I've got a SharePoint 2010 server setup and running a few web applications. Each of these web applications are configured with their own app pools and ...
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Target audience don't work

i turned on target audience for my list and in "Target Audience" column i have such value: ;;;;Portal Owners, Portal Members, Group1. I thought that this is enouf to prevent user to see list item, but ...
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How to place security on a document library such that users only see documents they created?

When using lists, it is easy to specify that users can only see lists that they created (through Advanced Settings). Is there a similar way to do this with document libraries? Rather than doing item ...
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How do I exclude list items created by certain users with the Content Query Web Part?

I have a custom list created in SharePoint 2007 and displayed by a Content Query Web Part. I would like to: Show all items to general admin users except those items created by two users. The two ...
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Check Item Level Permissions

I have a Discussion list. I have 3 classes of users: Owners Contributors Viewers The list is configured to allow Contributors Add/Edit/Delete permissions, however in the Advanced Settings for the ...
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How to authorise someone just for creating Surveys?

I have a simple intranet portal which we now want to gradually expand to make use of surveys, blogs etc. I want to authorise a small group of people to be able to create surveys but not to be able to ...
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Prevent Access to Custom Web Application Pages by Non-Admin Users

I have a custom web application that integrates with a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) solution. I would like to add role-based access to pages in this custom web application, with only users in a specified ...
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Running code that creates a TimerJobDefinition outside of Central Admin

I have run into a problem several times now where I have developed a custom timer job, and I want my site collection administrators to manage the schedule of this job with a custom application page ...
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How to set permissions on one page only in site?

I have created a site within sharepoint portal. I have two pages that only one user can access it. How do I add permissions for this page only?
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How to create permission level for add only

I need to create a permission level for allowing to add only in document library. The issue is when i add permission: Add items, it checkes automatically View Items I'm n sandbox solution so i don't ...
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Cannot access lists on parent site via client object model

We have a SharePoint 365 environment with a hierarchy of subsites created. We have also deployed an app to one of the subsites. In the app's home page, we are trying to access a list on the top site, ...
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Where can I revoke access, for the applications I gave permission to access my data?

In google I have a page where I can revoke access to applications that have permission to access my data etc. I dont know where to find this in accesspoint (office365). Can you help me find this?
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Work around possible for view report history permission?

I have a number of SSRS reports hosted in SharePoint for which I have set up a 10 snapshot rolling history, with the intention of allowing the end user to be able to access, display and export, ...