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Sharepoint Library document security

I am hoping there is some help out there with this question. Currently we are configuring a specific library we have set up on SharePoint to act as our IMS (Integrated Management System) Document ...
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Ways to fix Session fixation in SharePoint 2010

A penetration test was done on our SharePoint instance at the report shows a high risk of Session Fixation More about it here I know this is a built in ASP.NET way when doing Forms Auth. But we dont ...
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Grant permission on a file basis?

is there a way to grant access to individual files in a report library? So can I have a report library, and in it a folder and in the folder 3 files where only some people can access file one, and ...
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What Share permissions am i forgetting?

Hi I've setup a 2013 Sharepoint site on my companies 365 org and none of my users can see the documents in the folder. The users are signed in properly and i've shared the folders with NT ...
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use sharepoint to allow access to external users across secure server

I am working for an organization that is using SharePoint 2010. We have to collaborate with people from different departments working at different locations using different servers. Does SharePoint ...
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How can I secure _vti_pvt folders?

I am dealing with a security report from an external contractor, in which there is a finding labeled as a medium risk. It is titled IIS .cnf file leakage. This is somewhat confusing to me, since ...
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Sharepoint 2010 : XSS attacks

Recently i found out that application in sharepoint 2010 vulnerable to XSS attacks . http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=34048 The XSS attack is something like : an attacker ...
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How to redirect a user to a sharepoint online site when using custom login

I would like to have a custom login to my SharePoint Online. I can authenticate successfully by doing the below : var targetSite = new Uri("https://<site_url>"); var login = ...
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Check if the user is in a specific SP security group in the XSL for a DVWP?

I know it is possible to see if the user has access to the list with ddwrt:IfHasRights but I'm wondering if there is a way to check if a user is part of a specific security group? I'd like to be able ...
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Security performance Issues

I'm kind of new in Sharepoint and I've read that you have performance issues if you set the security at the document level but this happen if you create let's say 3 folders in the library and then you ...
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Create only certain types of Apps in SharePoint 2013

Is there a way to restrict users to create only certain types of Apps in SharePoint, for example let's say that I just want to allow them just to create Document Libraries and not Lists, Calendars, ...
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secondary administrator for manage share point farm

we have a SharePoint farm and i have one user account this user has full permissions to whole SharePoint farm servers and web applications. but i want to create another user for secondary ...
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Item permissions changed

I have a question because i cant explain why something happend. Suddenly the item permissions on several items are changed. An AD group is gone as a permissions group and instead i see the ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Unique permissions for claims

This is about SharePoint 2013 On-Premise environment. We've a scenario in which certain content is authored in source site collection and published to a target site collection via cross-site ...
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change http to https and deploy share point internet portal in share point 2013

currently we deployed our internet portal as http://www.xxxx.com for security reasons our security department said to convert portal to run on https protocal this portal running on sharepoint 2010 ...
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What does “Security validation expires” do?

We have mixed authentication on our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I need to have FBA users automatically logged out after 30 minutes of inactivity, but they don't have to necessarily be redirected ...
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SharePoint lists and libraries are accessible without any authentication

I am new to SharePoint development, I am building an internet facing website with anonymous permissions for the pages, my current situation is that my lists are accessible without any security upon ...
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Can I set alerts for an AD group without having exchange?

We have our security groups coming from AD on the AD import. A user wants to set an alert on a list to notify the group when something changes. The group is a global security group. I can set the ...
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Remove user/group from everyone group SharePoint online

Is there a way to exclude a user or group from the 'everyone' security group in SP Online? The reason I ask is we have blog site which everyone needs to be able to contribute to, simple - but we ...
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Permission levels based on terms

I'm new to SharePoint (working with SP 2013 Enterprise on-premises) and have a question. Consider we have several privacy levels stored in a termset and a SharePoint list. Privacy term is a field of ...
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Blocking the standard SQL Server ports and installing share point 2013 for Internet sites is good idea?

We have plan to deploy our organization internet portal , -our all sharepoint 2013 and SQL SERVER s are in DMZ zone for sql server security i am following Configure SQL Server security for ...
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Security and backup if documents in library are not synced

Is there any reason why I would not want to store all of my business documents and not sync them? Should I have any concerns about security or losing data? I don't need to have my documents synced ...
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Encrypting files and documents in Sharepoint 2013

I want to host confidential data on Sharepoint 2013 and would like to encrypt these data on a file level. There is already a Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) feature available for Sharepoint but it ...
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what need to be done when we change the manage account password from the Active directory

We have changed the passwords for the SP manage accounts inside our active directory. So I login to the SP server, then i changed the application pool identify passwords accordingly. Then I went to ...
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Item-level Security on SSRS report from SharePoint list

We have created an SSRS report from SharePoint 2010 list. We have item level permission in the source list, so the user can view only the items for which they have privilege. But in SSRS report it ...
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Filter on Views don't work after update 2956175 is applied on SP2013 env

We have applied Filter on a task list view on the Assigned To column. This was working fine. Last friday we installed the Security patches available from Microsoft published on 3/10/15. Immediately ...
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Assign Permissions to Document on Upload Workflow

I am using SPD 2010 and I am wondering if the following workflow is possible: I would like to have a workflow that when a document is uploaded by a user, the workflow assigns read permissions to that ...
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Get Sharepoint Permissions\Roles (custom) of a user from AD Group that is part of SP Group via CSOM

SharePoint 2013 + provider-hosted app. User is part of AD group. AD group is part of Sharepoint group. Sharepoint group has custom security permissions assigned. How do I check whether user has some ...
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Allow access to enter data , but not full database access

Using Access 2013 or Sharepoint 2013 is it possible to give someone access to data entry forms that work with a back end database whether Access database or Sharepoint SQL. But from everything I've ...
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Error : Group cannot be found

I deleted Team Site Owners group from the top level team site in SharePoint Online and found that the people and groups link from the settings page is not working, throwing an error: Group cannot ...
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Connecting using SSRS Report SharePoint list datasource - Windows Integrated Security doesn't work

I have a report I'm building using SSRS and a SharePoint List as datasource. The report works ok only if I login with my credentials before viewing the report. My credentials do not pass automatically ...
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Different URLS for different auth providers, under one web application and site collection

We have a single site collection setup within a web application. The site collection has one top-level site, and the setup has one content database. The application is using Forms authentication for ...
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SharePoint setup where admin has no access to data

We have a customer who want's to store sensitive data on SharePoint which should only be accessed from a few members of the company. This would be no problem with SharePoint group policies, but we ...
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Restrict permissions/access to list items in code

Does anyone know a way to restrict access to list items in code, even if someone has full control on a list item, deny that in code. I know there is a way for updating using event receiver, but I'm ...
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Security Exception when calling WCF Service from Sharepoint 2013 Visual webpart

Want to call WCF service from Sharepoint 2013 Visual Web Part; when using this Service from Console it works perfectly. I receive following Security Exception when using svc from webpart: Request ...
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SP2013 unknown reason for access issues

I added an AD user to group "Site Members" in a SharePoint 2013 application. Group "Site Members" has Contribute permissions at the site root, and there are no restrictive permissions listed when ...
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Security Domination

Does Lower / Weaker Security Rule over Higher security or Vice Verse? E.g. A User wants to Edit a list and has the following permissions across two groups: S1 - View Only S2 - Full Access Which ...
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SharePoint “FormDigest”/“RequestDigest” and Cross site scripting attack

So "formdigest"/"requestdigest" in SharePoint is basically a security token used to tell SharePoint that the POST request that has come to the server is from a authenticated,legitimate user. ...
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Web API / SharePoint

In an attempt to abstract the process of accessing SharePoint data, I would like to create a Web API application that can run server-side code (think, SP objects). What are some best practices for ...
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How can I block USB port access with certain permissions on Sharepoint?

Is this at all possible? I've been told to do it and do not know how. I'm using Sharepoint 2010
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Microsoft Office credential prompts

Microsoft Office applications prompt for user credentials when associated file types are loaded from SharePoint (xlsx, docx, etc). Is there any way to pass through the Windows login credentials so ...
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Refresh Trusted Security Token Services Metadata feed timer job fails on search server

I'm running SP 2013 with 7 servers in my farm. One of my search servers (I have two) fails this job daily at 12AM? Any ideas? I get the following three errors in the ULS log when this job fails. ...
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How do I restrict access to System Pages?

I want a user group to only be able to access our published front-end site. How can I prevent these users from accessing System pages? For example, I don't want them to be able to access ...
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Auto setting security settings of a subsite using workflow

I am wondering if it is possible at all to edit site permission settings using workflow? I work for a consulting company who takes small projects from various clients and wants to move their ...
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Is the “Keep me signed in” in SharePoint Online a security flaw?

We are considering replacing our on-premise SharePoint intranet with SharePoint Online. I won't spell out the advantages, but I can see one big disadvantage - the "Keep me signed in"-button... Our ...
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Allow others to see picture, but deny access to mysite

We are sharing parts of our SharePoint 2013 enterprise site with our customers. Security-wise this can be managed pretty well, but I have one problem. Customers do see employee photo & names (next ...
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Total number of unique permissions per list

The http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx specifies the total number of unique security scopes to 50.000/list, but recommended is 5.000/list. In a list, is it possible to find out ...
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Who sees a private list

If I set the option of "Read items that were created by the user", who other than the user can still view it? Where can I restrict the list of people who can still view it?
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How to display custom ContentBySearchWebPart results without security trimming?

I have a custom web part extending the ContentBySearchWebPart class to list all communities that the user isn't member of. I need the results not to be security trimmed, meaning all authenticated ...
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add a statement reminding users the information inside the folder is for internal use only

I have file which needs to add a statement reminding users the information is for internal use only. Is adding this statement possible to read each time the file is opened? The file has a 100 ...