A method of the SPSecurity class, RunWithElevatedPrivileges executes the specified method with Full Control rights even if the user does not otherwise have Full Control.

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Event Receiver which tries to create a Prefix will throw Security Exception

I'm trying to use an Event Receiver on a List to create a Managed Path with Wildcard-inclusion in the parent WebApplication. I tried to handle it with the following code (reduced to show the idea) ...
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Returning a SPListItem in conjunction with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

* *Clarification. Application == Site Definition. Direct Database access is out the window ** I've created an application for SharePoint that utilizes some new approaches to coding List Access. I've ...
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Get list items even if user does not have access to those items

Is there a way to get items from a list even if the current user does not actually have acces to them? SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges does not seem to work! I have a special case in which I ...
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RunWithElevatedPrivileges doesn't work in Webpart Constructor

With Sharepoint 2007 I am using RunWithElevatedPrivileges to write to the Event Log, but if I place the call inside the Webpart constructor, I get a "Request Failed" message. However, if I put this ...
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How to detect if my code is running inside SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Is there a way to detect if my code is running inside SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges? class Foo { public static void Bar() { if (CODE_RUNS_ELEVATED) { Debug.WriteLine("You ...
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Unauthorized problem with impersonating an user

I'm trying to get this result: i want me to impersonate an user X, write down a file in a List (in which X has contribute rights), and change the privileges so that noone else can modify that.. So i ...
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Event Reciever run with elevated previledges

I created one event receiver and deployed it, but only users who are site collection admins are able to view this web part. I have included the SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges but the same thing. ...
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Best way to Impersonate in SharePoint

So far, I am aware of below 3 ways of performing impersonation in a SharePoint web part or page : Using Win32 API [DllImport("advapi32.dll", SetLastError=true)] public static extern bool ...
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How to run with elevated privileges in application page?

I want to get a list item that the current user does not have access to but I need to get it in code. When I use SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges that does not work. It's because I'm using the ...
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MOSS 2007 Permission error iterating users in group

The following code, though run with elevated privildges, redirects to an access denied error page saying "You are currently signed in as: (my non-admin account)." What am I doing wrong? ...
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SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges working on Windows Server 2003/SP2007 and not on 2008/SP2010

I have this simple code in C# using SharePoint: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { SPSite site = new SPSite("http://localhost:333"); }); When I execute it on a Windows Server ...
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Thread Abort Issue with SharePoint SPWeb.Properties.Update()

I have a custom web service that runs in SharePoint 2007 as well as SharePoint 2010. I am currently testing only in SharePoint 2010 in my dev environment. I have some code that does the following: ...
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Run With Elevated Priv

Will RWEP add a file to a folder it has "Read" permissions for know sharepoint groups (but no sharepoint\system group added)?
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How to use SP Service Account to add an item (with object model)?

I can add an item to SharePoint (with the object model) when I am logged in to SharePoint with an administrative account. However, if I change to another user who is NOT listed in the backend SQL ...
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SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges that elevates outside of the current web application context

Im not sure if this is possible without impersonating a user/service account (and therefore hard coding credentials) that has farm level access... The situation is I want to access an SPSite in ...
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RunWithElevatedPrivileges - Usage recommendations

I have a strong gut feeling that using SharePoint's RunWithElevatedPrivileges should be avoided like the plague, but need to convince some others as to exactly why. Here's what I have. Spawns a new ...