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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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 ...