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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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Under what permissions/priviledge does the runwithelevatedprivileges code run?

SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges Method Executes the specified method with Full Control rights even if the user does not otherwise have Full Control. 1) But which under which account does this ...
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How to show certain documents in one library only to users who are member of certain group?

I'm trying to figure out how to show a view of a library only to users who are a member of a SharePoint group, which is also specified in the document library as a value in a column. Example: If I ...
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Break Role Inheritence Problem

I used following script provided by Nadeem for breaking permission inheritance of folder. but for me, when I tested ,it doesn't break inheritance at all. it is just assigning new group to the ...
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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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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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Setting group permission to each file inside folder in Document

i Have the following PowerShell Script which iterates through each file in document library folders starting with name "a" of root folder. if((Get-PSSnapin "Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell") -eq ...
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2010: Allow editing documents without editing web part pages

In SharePoint 2010, what is the best way to allow users with the "Edit Items" permissions to edit documents, but not web part pages? SP2010 lists this permission set as "Edit items in lists, edit ...
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Full Control User is unable to share site internally

Full Control Site Owner is unable to share site internally. When they click on "Share" and type in the internal's email address, they recieved the message "You do not have permissions to share the ...
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Restrict permissions for PowerPivot

Is it possible to configure the permissions for a Power Pivot library such that users can reference the Power Pivots as a data source for Excel or Power View, but not "download a copy"?
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Style Resource Readers allow access to list views

I have a site that only allows specific users to access. However, if a user with no access goes directly to a list view page, they see the view (although it doesnt actually show any of the list ...
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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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Hide and disallow access to ribbon except for users in SP Administrators Group

I have a SharePoint 2010 site using a custom themed master page. It does not show the standard SharePoint ribbon. However, users are able to append showRibbon=true to their URL to see the ribbon. I ...
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user not seeing items, possibly security trimmed?

So I have a link in the quick launch that a user cannot see. I have triple checked the permissions and if I give her a direct link, she can access it, but the link doesn't appear for her. It's a ...
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Apropriate rights to access “manage site features”

I am fairly new to sharepoint, and I am currently trying to add features to an existing wiki. I would like enable metadata navigation, and thus need to enable this feature, as it is curently turned ...
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Users added to AD group that has permission to site don't get permission

The SP Visitors group has an AD group with permissions. Users that already existed in the group when it was added have permissions but users that are added to the AD group afterwards don’t have ...
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SP2007 SPSiteDataQuery - Exclude user permissions from a specific group

We have a site (SP2007) with approx 1000 second-level sub-sites. We would like all users to have read access to all of the lists in the sub-sites (inherited). In addition, if the user is a member of ...
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Do SharePoint Permissions Transfer to Word Documents

I was trying to remember if the permissions on a user extend to attachments on list items? Part of me wants to say yes on this but I am having a hard time searching for the answer. If no, is there a ...
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Best Practice for Dynamically changing Item-Level permissions?

Can you share your opinion on the best practice for Dynamically changing item permissions? For example, given this scenario: Item Creator can create an initial item. After item creator creates, the ...
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Only allow access to list items, not any other library pages (e.g. forms pages)

How can I allow users in a certain group to view/open files from a document library but not access any other part of the library like views? My document library contains html files, which users can ...
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Grant File Access on Demand

Is it possible to grant access to file for a user the moment he tries to access it? Here's the condition: User1 and User2 works for the same company. User1 uploads a file to a document library that ...
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List users in SharePoint group running as system

This works as local administrator only, but I'm trying to figure out how I can make it work with NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM. It starts spitting out group members but fails with access denied on a specific ...
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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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Users with contribute permission don't see list items

I have a SP2010 list. I've given contribute permission level to a group of users but they don't see list items. When they open the see it says there's no item to show while it has plenty of items. ...
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Blog Permission requires 'Manage List' level just to edit a post

SharePoint 2013 Basically I feel their is a bug in that a user that has contribute permissions can not edit a blog post because the "edit" menu option does not show. In order to give them access to ...
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User loses permissions to list item temporarily

I have a huge list with articles (shop with 6000 articles) and there is a timerjob that runs like every 3 hours that updates the stock on all the articles based on the stock returned from an external ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Search Results Permissions

We have recently stood up a Sharepoint 2013 environment. We have three web applications: Intranet - Sort of a landing page, holds no content currently Corporate - Lots of back office stuff, ...
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Search results including metadata keywords always “hidden”

One of our 2013 sites (dedicated to hosting a large document library) has developed a weird quirk in its search. When you search within a library to find documents related to a managed metadata ...
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Linking directly to /Pages directory

Can anyone please tell me if it's possible to allow a link directly to the /Pages directory anonymously? What I mean is, having a link like the following: http://www.mysite.ac.uk/Subsite/Pages This ...
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Getting error while giving access to DL to site

I am getting below error while giving access to distribution list to site. The user does not exist or is not unique. at Microsoft.SharePoint.Library.SPRequestInternalClass.UpdateMembers(String ...
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how to give visitor permission for top site and member perm for Shared Documents

SharePoint 2013 Office 365 I have a group of users whom I want to be visitors/view only of the top parent level page and sub-level wiki pages too. But I want these same users to have member/edit ...
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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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Locking ListItems for users but not workflows

Is it possible to "softlock" a SPListItem so that a user can't edit it but a workflow he had started can do it? Background: - ListItems should only be editable by users when no workflow is running - ...
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“Add a Page” option missing from menu

I have a user who is part of "Contribute" group. But when that user clicks on the wheel icon on top, then no "Add a Page" option is shown, although "Edit page" option is available. Even if I give ...
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Prevent “Access Denied” error for domain users

I would like all members of the DOMAIN\Domain Users' or 'DOMAIN\Users' AD groups to have read-only access to a site collection and its subsites. I have added these groups to Site Permissions at the ...
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Restrict one page of a wiki (or site pages)

In 2007 you could call out permissions for 1 object in a document library thus restricting a page in a wiki or document library In 2013 I dont see any options for that level of granularity, How can i ...
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Group calendar resource permissions - SharePoint 2010

So I am trying to setup a calendar to allow meeting room reservations and am having some issues with limiting who has permissions to reserve specific resources. As an example I have two resources, ...
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Site Permission from template to new site

I want to have a site template with the following features: SharePoint User Groups created for user access Libraries are added and permissions are set at each library Libraries may have different ...
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SP2010 Activate feature Throws an error

I'm using the code below to modify Custom List Permission in SharePoint 2010. What I'm trying to do is to modify All Group's Permission Level to Read except for the Owners Group. My code runs fine ...
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How to view the lists and folders that Limited Access Groups can see

I can view what lists have unique permissions and I can view what groups are marked as limited access. However, if you give a group permissions for a folder, it will list that group as having limited ...
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SPD13 Workflow - Only site admin can start it

I've put together a mildly complex workflow that is supposed to be able to be started by the average user making a change to a list item. However, my admin account seems to be the only one that can ...
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What has changed that the security scope limit for SharePoint 2010 is no longer 1000?

What appear to be outdated blog posts everywhere tell you to not exceed 1,000 security scopes per list. Some even provide hard evidence as to why this is a bad idea. What they seem to have in common, ...
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Understanding Permissions in existing SharePoint site

I've recently joined a team, and been given responsibility for managing most of the SharePoint 2010 site and sub-sites (there are currently around 10 sub-sites I have access to, and this will be ...
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Error in SharePoint hosted app: Add permission level to the list programmatically

I am trying to add permission to the list which I have created in my app. I am trying to give current user some permission to add update delete items from my list. I have used one article from MSDN ...
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Users with read rights are not able to insert data in my SharePoint hosted app's List

I have SharePoint hosted app. In that I have created an List and I am managing data of that list using a form which I have created in my app page. When I am inserting data with the user who has full ...
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Least Level of Permissions for Web Part Page

I have a web part page with nothing on it. The user has SPBasePermissions.Open and SPBasePermissions.ViewPages only. The ULS shows: UnauthorizedAccessException for the request. 403 Forbidden will ...
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Can't deny user access to a library when he is inside the “All Users” group

I'm trying to give an user access to just one folder in our main library, first I gave him permission to access the Site and then I went on the folder that I would like him to have access to and ...
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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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Browsing sharepoint site using full domain shows blank page?

I have a server, when use machine name internally, ie. http://mySPServer it works fine. however, we want external users to access this site, the external url is http://mySPServer.myinc.com ...