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Can I prevent a user from deleting his MySite

Can I prevent a user from deleting his MySite?
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User with Full Control Permission is getting Access Denied Message

The user who's responsibility it is to build up and maintain our training portal is receiving the "Access Denied" message when she tries to edit her page. Her permission level is "Full Control". I ...
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Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation installation on Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 and using Claims and Windows authentication. Subsites are visible only to members of a certain group. However, ...
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Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception <nativehr>0x80070005</nativehr>

I'm migrating a SharePoint customization from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 (Win 2008), which creates the Site Collection programmatically. Problem is I'm unable to create the Site Collection ...
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Hiding buttons of the Ribbon Bar

Is it possible to hide specific buttons of the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon Bar based on the user's permission on publishing pages? For example, we need to hide the font dropdown and under the Insert tab, ...
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Read-only column in a SharePoint list

I want to create a read-only column in my "Request Approval" Nintex workflow task that I sent to the user. I did the following: Created a column in my list. Field name: “Guideline” In the default ...
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Nested AD Groups not propagating permissions

I have a list of AD Groups that are nested within each other and if I assign a permission level to the top leveled group, the individuals don't seem to get the access they need. Here's an idea of how ...
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Making Document Libraries visible to some users and not others

I have several document libraries that I would like to list on the front page but make visible to certain users only. If I set it up this way: -UserLib1, user1 has read permissions -UserLib2, user2 ...
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Cannot upload to a permissions-enabled document library even with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

In our WSS 3.0 application, we have a document library that has an elevated folder called "Approved". It has different permissions from the rest of the Document Library in order to prevent people from ...
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SP JSOM: is there any way to get the group by name instead of getById(10)

is there a way I can use the below with something like getByName(thisGroup), instead of getById(10) in SP 2010 jsom: function setSomeUsers(dataObj, projGroup) { var clientContext = new ...
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Should my farm account be in the local admins group?

In my Review problems and solutions reports I have the following Security Warning: Both of the offending services use my "farm" managed account (I named it SP_Farm on my domain, it's the one you ...
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How is the user information list populated?

When you add a user with direct permissions somewhere within a site but they haven't yet visited SharePoint - will the user be added into the user information list automatically or only once they ...
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How to hide View all site content link to “Visitors” from Sharepoint Designer

I want to hide the "View All Site Content" link in Quick Launch from the "Visitors" who have read permission only. If the owner logs in they should be able to see the "View All Site Content" link. ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

When defining permissions in a SharePoint 2013 site or library I'd often wish to easily test what a users with (only) those permissions can see on this site. So I think I'll have to create some test ...
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How to change programmatically privileges/permissions on SPListItem

I must solve this problem: I have a list in which there are stored some SPListItem. On this list a group(AllReplyers) has the "Contribute" privilege, so that everybody can add file. When a user add ...
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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SharePoint List Item Permissions

Does anyone know of a way to implement permissions within a SharePoint list so that items are only visible to the person who created it (or potentially who the list item is "assigned to", as in like a ...
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Can't pass authentication to browse a sharepoint site

I am trying to browse a sharepoint site in IE8 from the server where it is deployed. When I am promped to enter my credentials i enter them but this doesn't work. The box keeps appearing and asks me ...
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Implementing permissions based on metadata

It's been 10 years Sharepoint is around, but this feature is still missing OOB. It would help immensely in governing a Sharepoint farm, IMHO. Administrators should only setup the rules as staten by ...
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'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
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Access denied on all files in _themes folder from mobile devices

I have a very, very odd issue that's affecting all clients using our SharePoint 2013 solution from mobile devices. If a user with read access visits the site from a desktop browser, everything works ...
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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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Sharepoint web analytics Reports permissions

My turn to ask a question. Is there any way to grant someone permissions to view the web analytics reports for Site collections without making them site owner/Full control on the site collection? I ...
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HTML in SPGroup.Description

I am trying to add a group (SPGroup) programmatically. Everything works fine except for one thing. I would like the group's description to include a link to it's site. Similiar to the look-and-feel in ...
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What exactly does the “Browse Directories” permission do?

Ive been having a mysterious access denied error for site owners when they try to edit content query web parts on their sites, but site collection owners have no issues. I ended up creating a copy of ...
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Access Denied while setting Metadata Store Permission

Breaking my head with this issue for the past 2 days! Received Access Denied error in SPD so tried to set Meta Data permission and get the following error. I am one of the Admins for BSC service ...
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I dont have permissions to use SharePoint PowerShell, what to do?

I am a developer and would like to deploy a wsp to a server (win2k8r2) from my customer. I log in with some user created special for me. When I start SharePoint PowerShell I got this error: The local ...
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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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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Give a visitor user contribute access in a document library folder

I am facing problem in giving a visitor user permission as "Contribute" on a particular folder inside a document library. In my scenario the user is added in the top site collection inside the visitor ...
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Why does SPWebCollection[Guid] needs more permissions than SPWebCollection[string]?

I have this code: SPWeb web = SPContext.Current.Web; string dummy = String.Empty; SPWeb subwebByName = web.Webs["Example"]; dummy = subwebByName.Name; Guid subwebId = new ...
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Inherit permissions on list in a sub-site causes site collection lock-out

Scenario is this - site collection contains a sub-site with unique permissions. In that sub-site, site owner with full control creates link list. That list is not created with the same permissions as ...
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SharePoint Web service requests take 30-60 secs initially

When trying to access SharePoint WSS 3.0 server using the web services API, the software service we are developing will hang anywhere between 30-60 seconds when making any call (pick anyone of them, ...
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Users with Full control can't add documents and don't see all menu options

I am currently looking at an interesting issue with a WSS 3 standalone instance. Up until late last week all was working with well. Users are now reporting issues. Users with Full Control access ...
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Prevent folder creation?

Can end users be prevented from creating folders in document libraries (in specific site collections) without preventing them from adding files to existing folders?
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Getting All users from a site

Has anybody have the awareness about to getting all the users from all the site and sub sites. I want to create a access report that will describes each users permission in each and every site and sub ...
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Allow users to submit items to a library but not edit or delete

I have a library where I want anybody to be able to add items to it, but only a select few can edit them or delete them. The unpriviledged folk currently have "Read" permissions on the library, and ...
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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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Restore Item-Level permission inheritance by Bulk

We have an Document Library (a) with folders (b), subfolders (c) and subsubfolders (d) with documents (e) in it. All with a unique permissions set (a huge pita, came from a LiveLink env which was ...
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How to find permission level for a SPGroup (2010)?

I have been trying to find how to find what permission level a group (within SPWeb.Groups) has. But it seems like there is no easy way to do this. Any ideas? I have tried creating SPRoleAssignment ...
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Permission levels for user exporting list into excelsheet sharepoint 2010

What are the minimum permissions needed for a users to export the list into excel sheets in SharePoint 2010?
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It's cleanup time but How?

A user has left the company and I been finding her many different places from main portal http://portal.inhouse.ca to all the site collections, sub sites and SP groups.. Is there a powershell way to ...
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Why can I only login if I use “Sign in as a different user”?

Currently, I can only login directly (in any browser) with members of the Sharepoint Farm Administrators group. However, if I login as one of those administrators then login as a regular domain user I ...
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Changes to permission take effect in search results only with next full crawl

I'm facing the problem that changes made to users' permissions within a site collections take effect only after a full crawl in search results. Given the following SharePoint 2013 Server environment. ...
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Allow users to add item to the list but not view

I have a custom SharePoint list called "Feedback" and I customized this list form in infopath and I published to this list. Also I have added a link in the homepage say "Submit Your Feedback". All the ...
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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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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 to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...