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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Enterprise wiki site collection Users privileges in sharepoint 2013

I have created a collaboration site collection which contain an enterprise wiki, and now my register users are being able to add, edit, delete and read wikis in a very reliable and efficient way. But ...
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Conditional SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Is there a way to use SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges conditionally. For example, assume that i have a code block, if some condition is met i want to run this code block in ...
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SPQuery returning different before and after using RunWithElevatedPrivileges method

I am having a huge problem here. I am executing a query looking for a SPListItem, when I execute this query with user identity it works well, retuning the fields "Author" and "Editor" that I need. ...
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SharePoint 2010 RunWithElevatedPrivileges() Throws Exception

I am trying to update a list item using: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { ... item.update();**// this line works** list.update();**//// exception thrown on this ...
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Unauthorized error when adding form to a form library

I have a webpart that extracts a form from an infopath template then it attempts to add this to a form library in SharePoint. I get an unauthorized error 401 when it attempts to add the file. It ...
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SPD Workflow doesn't start automatically when creating or updating item under elevated privileges

As far as I understand, the workflows created in SharePoint designer that should launch under the credentials of the system account will no longer start automatically. So what should we do in cases ...
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I loss the listitem which was added to list using Item Added Event Receiver

I am using this code to break the permission.But i loss the listitem after refresh the page.Plz help me.. public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...