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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What is the command to elevate privileges in the Sharepoint Online (Office 365)?

What is the equivalent of the Farm Solution command to elevate privileges in the Sharepoint Online (Office 365) environment? In Farm Solution for Sharepoint on-premise, in server-side languages like ...
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Add Run with elevated privileges in JSOM [duplicate]

I writing JSOM code to get interact with sharepoint 2013 lists and document libraries.Now I have requirement to allow anonymous users to insert the items for SharePoint Lists list. Can any one help ...
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RWEP in Event Receiver Item Added

Any idea why the follow code is not working in item added? Error: <nativehr>0x80070005</nativehr><nativestack></nativestack>Access denied. The code: SPSite site = new ...
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Need comments for code within SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

I am investigating the below code to make sure if its quality is as per Microsoft standards. Actually Comments came from Microsoft code reviewer that we need to create new SPSite Object within the ...
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RunWithElevatedPrivileges — with/without delegate

Here two methods below that uses SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(). I just want to know the difference between two? Method 1: public void Method1(SPUser user) { if ...
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'System.UnauthorizedAccessException' when accessing AllProperites if elevated web

Though the web is elevated, I get the following exception 'elevatedWeb.AllowAnonymousAccess' threw an exception of type 'System.UnauthorizedAccessException' when I try to access the elevated ...
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SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

When a piece of code runs inside of SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges basically it gets application pool identity. But which privilege it really gets? site-collection administrator or farm ...
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SPWeb.GetUserToken(x) vs SPWeb.Users[x].UserToken

I'm working in code to elevate an account with the Read role to a specific account with the Contribute role in order to create a list item. I currently get the SPUserToken for the contribution ...
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Timer job accessing file share

We have a timer job that has to does certain import of user data into the user profile service, along with user photos that are stored on file share. When it comes to uploading the photo, we have a ...
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How can I run SPService or RestService with contribute access?

Is there a way to run REST service or SPService in JQuery with Admin. privilege same like RunWithElevatedPrivilege. In DispForm.aspx there is a button. I want to add logged user who has read access ...
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Access Denied when access another site collection properties

I have two site collections: http://company - this is main portal http://company:200 - this is personal sites. On a personal sites collection, in its root web properties we stores Guid of main ...
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List View Threshold - Error

I have a custom aspx page used by Owners group (Full Control) that displays files that are checked out and files that have been uploaded but never checked in. We also have more than a few libraries ...
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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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Performing a search that is not security trimmed

I'm trying to documents of a certain content type that has a certain tagging (the documents are spread over several site collection). To get some performance I'm trying to do it with a KeywordQuery. ...
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Where should I insert SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges?

I have an Application Page (.aspx) in which I get data from a List. I am fetching data from this List quite often in different scenarios. I have made a property in the code behind which gets me the ...
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Scenarios in which Run With Elevated Privilege is must

I just wanted to know in what are the Scenarios RWEP must be given for our code to work. Because, in situations like creating a site column my code works with and with-out RWEP option. So, In what ...
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Access Denied reading list with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

I am trying to read a list with a user without read permissions. I am using runWithElevatedPriviliges and I get this error: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or ...
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Write-Output Powershell fails within RunWithElevatedPrivileges Block

This is possibly a heads-up as much as anything. I have found that if I write a Powershell with write-output statements, they do not appear when using RunWithElevatedPrivileges i.e Write-Output ...
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SPList.GetItemById and Checked Out Items

It seems I cannot use SPList.GetItemById(int) or SPList.GetItemByUniqueId(Guid) or Web.GetListItem(string) to get an item that is checked out. I have tried all three and all three result in a "File ...
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Need privileges to break inheritance

Idea is that inside an ItemAdded event receiver in a sandboxed solution (SharePoint Online) I want to set permissions on the item, which requires privileges that the user should not have on the list. ...
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Check user exist in active directory group without RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Yes I know it is duplicate question of this and this, but I want to check if user belongs to active directory group with out RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Is it possible? ...
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Designer Workflow on Anonymous user

I have a public facing site with a "Contact Us" SharePoint list. Users are able to submit a new request through a custom Web Part which creates a SP List item using server side code. After the list ...
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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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Elevated Privileges

I am writing a Webpart for an on-premise SharePoint 2013. I need to persist data to a list with elevated privileges but still need to be able to keep track who changed and added items. When I view ...
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Strange Behaviour While Connecting to Database using SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPriviledges

I am a beginner in Sharepoint. I have a stored procedured which needs to be executed when the user clicks on a button on the sharepoint page. The Click event is firing as expected but I get an error ...
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How to programmatically modify item level permissions prior to first save?

I've got a situation where there are strict permissions requirements on an a list of which I already have written a custom form. The requirement is that upon creation, based on metadata, only certain ...
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SPUtility.ValidateFormDigest breaks ASP.Net server side validation

I have a Web Part which is using SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges, and thus needs to call SPUtility.ValidateFormDigest. However, this apparently causes it to ignore all ASP.Net validators server ...
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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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Permission issue creating site collection from service application

We have a custom service application set-up which is tasked with the creation of site collections. It uses the blank site template for this, on which we want to activate several of the out of the box ...
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Update current list item c#

When using a custom workflow activity with elevated privileges to create an item in a list. It creates two instead of one. What I am doing is that when a user create an item in the list . It displays ...
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Sharepoint 2010 fails to run elevated code as IIS pool identity account

I changed the IIS pool identity service account for my SharePoint 2010 web application thus replacing the default "Network Service" account (using SharePoint Administrator.) The pool service account ...
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runwithelevatedprivileges for sandbox

I'm new in sandbox and i'm developping an event receiver itemupdated and i need an alternative of runwithelevatedprivileges. I need it for using item.file.moveTo("new libraray url"); I need it ...
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Disable List Throttling through Server Object Model

I want to disable list throttling through code so i have written the following code SPList lstBookings = web.Lists.TryGetList("Bookings"); lstBookings.EnableThrottling = false; ...
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Getting Site Collection admin email address if ReadOnly enabled

I have a site collection which is in read only state. I need to get Site Collection administrator's email address. I've tried to use elevated privileges, but still get "Attempted to perform an ...
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Security Validation Error

I'm trying to create a spweb in page_load via a control on the site. I get the error "The security validation for this page is invalid". I've got a postback (No GET-Request) and also tried ...
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How to check username/accountname under which the code runs?

We want piece of code which we can paste in the code behind and get the username under which code runs for:- (usually .NET code runs under account of application pool) Timer job. Event receiver. ...
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Creating new site object or OpenWeb does it automatically for RWEP

There is list present on SiteCol1\RootWeb. UserA does not have permission on SiteCol1. So we are using RWEP. We read that we need to create new objects for site and web. However, foll. code works, I ...
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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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Application page in layouts folder accessing web application object

There is an application page, deployed to the layouts folder. The URL of the app page is: http://server:port/sc2/_layouts/test/mypage.aspx Now, there is a user with read only permissions (added ...
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Can SPPersistedObject settings be updated by normal users if ran with elevated privileges?

I have a custom ribbon icon "Enlist" deployed to each document library. A normal (i.e. non-admin) user can click this icon; when he does, I would like to permanently save the document library ...
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DoesUserHavePermissions problems

This code create a Treeview (in a web part) of our sites and subsites and works perfectly for the admin account but not for a normal user, it list sites and subsites even if the user doesn't have ...
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What is the difference between RunWithElevatedPriviledges and HostingEnvironment.Impersonate()?

What is the difference between RunWithElevatedPriviledges and HostingEnvironment.Impersonate()? Both are used to run code with higher priviledges..
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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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Use webpart on subsite to read a list on top site

I have created SharePoint admin list, where I have saved a variety of things for webpart. Only admins can read the list, I have removed user rights from everyone else. The following Webpart reads ...
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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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Does it matter if I use RunWithElevatedPrivileges in SPJobDefinition?

I have written a custom SPJobDefinition. In the public override void Execute(Guid targetInstanceId) method I am running some code which is encapsulated in SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Since ...
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SPWeb permissions inside RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Please consider following scenario: public override void ItemUpdated(SPItemEventProperties properties) { SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { SPWeb web1 = properties.Web; ...
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Unauthorized on XDocument.Load on Sharepoint

I'm trying to open an XML file from my document library. I'm running some code as "Elevated Privilege" on a file I know exists. The code I wrote down is this: ...
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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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Getting the logged in user given the SPWeb, regardless of elevated priveleges

I have a requirement to be able to always get the logged in user. The object the calling process is going to pass is the spweb. As this is legacy code, I cannot change what the calling processes ...