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Change SharePoint group owner with Powershell to a SharePoint group

I have this PS script to change the group owner of a SharePoint group to a domain user. I would like to use this script to change it to an existing SharePoint group. The current script only allows ...
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WCF Authorization via SharePoint Security Model

Would like to implement authentication and authorization operations on non-SharePoint hosted cross-domain WCF service via SharePoint 2010 Security Model, which is Windows Authentication. So, a member ...
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SharePoint 2016 On Premises - “Share Everything in this Folder even with unique permissions”

On Office 365 SharePoint there is the option to add another group to a Document Library and then there is a tick box for "Share Everything in this Folder even with unique permissions". Does anyone ...
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Restricting access to contents in “_vti_bin” for both authenticated as well as anonymous users

As per a new security standard implemented by my organization I need to restrict access to the /_layouts/15/_vti_bin/lists.asmx for both authenticated as well as anonymous users. I am thinking of ...
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SharePoint List Custom Security Features

Is there a way to customize security features based on who created a list item? Examples: Managers should only be able to see those they have requested Directors should be able to see anyone that ...
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What's the purpose of deny all anonymous policy

When we configure anonymous policy for a web application, there is an option for "deny all". Why is that? We can just disable anonymous access, right? Why would we enable anonymous access and use a ...
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Access Issue for “Robots.txt” in SharePoint WCM site

I have enabled robots.txt on my SharePoint site by activating the Search Engine Sitemap Site Collection Feature as mentioned in this post. I also edited the robots.txt through "Search Engine Sitemap ...
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preventing existing users to login to a site collection in office365

I have an environment where I know that external users have access to some sites, and I want to trim this access for existing users. I need to verify if going to central administration and in the ...
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Allow only certain users access to a site

Is there a way to restrict, for example, an AD group access to a specific site out of the box? For example, I want to restrict access to users to Site A who are not US citizens. Is there a way OOTB or ...
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Connecting CRM Online to an external SharePoint Online

My customer wants to connect a Dynamics CRM Online account to an external Office 365 SharePoint account. Is this possible to do?
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Security Error while doing REST update on the SP list

I am trying to make update with the usage of REST but I got an error: -2130575251, Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException. The security validation for this page is invalid and might be corrupted. ...
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Validate context from SharePoint site to hosted provider

I'm developing a Provider-Hosted SharePoint App that provides sensitive data. Is there any best way to validate that the access from SharePoint comes from corrent SharePoint? The validation method ...
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SharePoint 2010 - disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0

I'm tasked to figure out how to disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0 on SharePoint 2010 farm. After some reading, I came to the following conclusions: It is safe to disable SSLv3 on SharePoint servers, It is ...
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How to list up sites you have permission to

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-prem environment. We are using both sites and site collections as project rooms. On the front page of our intranet I need to list up all sites and site collections which a ...
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2013: security logs do not show data after site creation

The reporting is activated and some reports do work. For the security one it only shows some automated actions at the site creations but no logging of people being added or people being deleted. What ...
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Sharepoint 365 - How to provide access to a service account?

my organisation has recently upgraded their Sharepoint to 365. Previous versions of Sharepoint had the facility to grant access to a service account (EMEA\xxx...), however it appears 365 can only ...
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Office 365 SharePoint - Individual File Sharing

I have been debating with my internal team whether to allow the end user to share individual files or not and have also been talking about the potential problem which may arise due to giving each file ...
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SQL usermapping for Farm-account: dbo vs itself

On my SharePoint farm (in SQL) the farm-account is sometimes mapped as user (itself) to a SharePoint database and sometimes the farm-account is mapped as dbo to a database. On all databases the ...
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Security Exception while trying to start User Profile Synchronization through Web Part

I am new to SharePoint. I have setup SharePoint using least privilege principle and I am trying to start incremental user profile synchronisation through a web part(it works fine when manually doing ...
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Sharepoint designer security

Is it reasonable to allow sharepoint designer access to the production environment as opposed to doing all SP Workflow activities on a Dev environment then packaging them up?
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Disable SPGroup in SharePoint 2013

I know we can create SPGroup and also delete it. But is it possible to disable it? I want this, because, I want to re-enable it later. I don't want to delete and re-create it, because, there could be ...
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How can I have end-users visualizing different dimensions from the same Powerpivot on same excel file?

I need help to understand if it is possible to have end-users visualizing different dimensions from the same excel file published in Sharepoint 2013. I have a data warehouse in SQL Server 2012 and ...
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Relation between an FBA Role and SharePoint Group

I have worked with FBA Membership using SQL. Once we add a Membership User, we can create an equivalent SPUser in SharePoint. But I am not sure how I can establish that kind of a relationship ...
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Sharepoint Active Directory Users/Groups

I'm currently testing some things in SharePoint (Trial/Developer mode). Current setup: SharePoint 2013 Server Domain Controller with 2008 R2 (Active Directory). I've configured the SharePoint option ...
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web.DoesUserHavePermissions returns true, though user gets access denied page

I've seen this question a couple times, but yet to find a scenario or answer which helps me. I am building up a cross-site navigation menu, and when building the menu I look at each site and want to ...
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Security Trimming, Shared Folders, Limited Access and Possible Workarounds

I'd like to have both security trimming and shared folders within my site collection. This is seemingly impossible, as to allow shared folders you need to turn off Limited Access Lock Down. I was ...
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User account limited access to site settings and unable to access some subsites

The account in question is supposed to be an administrative type account, having access to all things. The account has been configured in the User Policy for the Web Application for Full Control ...
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In what Security Zone should SharePoint Online (Office 365) be added?

I was wondering in what Security Zone SharePoint Online (Office 365) should be added? I'm not sure if the Office 365 site(s) belong in the security zone Trusted Sites Zone or in Local Intranet Zone. ...
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Unable to connect to SQL on aspnet_regsql.exe

I have a standalone environment, and I am trying to configure FBA on my local machine, I ran aspnet_regsql.exe, and it said it's unable to connect to SQL. The account am using is the sp_admin ...
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Getting an Access Denied when clicking on the Documents link in MySite

When I click on the Documents, Tasks, or Documents link in the left nav in MySite I get an access denied error (go to ...
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Item Level Security Question

Good Afternoon, Seeking advice for setting security on a custom SP2013 list. All users need to be able to create a new item in the list. Users should not see items created by others. So far, I set ...
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Admin access when the admin password has changed in AD

I have a demo/test (luckily) build of Sharepoint 2013 running on a server in-house. When I set it up it asked me to allocate a domain user as the admin, I use my own domain admin account (from Active ...
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How to add security to sharepoint custom WCF service

I've made a custom wcf service under sharepoint 2013, but if i call the service directly (no auth no security=, it work... any suggestions to make the service secured? Thank you very much for any ...
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SharePoint 2013 - user automatically logged in with other user's credentials - how is that possible?

We recently had the following problem with SharePoint 2013: User A suddenly was logged in on his computer with the name of another user (user B). Both use Windows 7 and Google chrome as browser. ...
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The context has expired and can no longer be used. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80090317)

I am facing this error all day long and I have not figured it out yet. I have tried: setting the date time zone in the web application to match that of the server set "security validation expires" ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Verify Active Directory security group membership in Master Page javascript

I desire to add some JavaScript that will verify the current users AD security group membership. If a member of group 'A' the logic will redirect one way. If not in group 'A', but in group 'B' the ...
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Determine what user was deleted from a security group in the audit logs

I have configured the site collection audit settings to monitor permission changes. In the Audit log reports->Security settings I get an excel report with Security Group Member Delete events. The ...
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Site Analytics also for non Site Owners possible?

Is it possible to make the Popularity and Search Reports accessible to contributors and not only owners?
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Project task and my task in SharePoint 2010

I have created a project Task and My tasks in sharepoint 2010. I have noticed that this is not getting linked. eg: When I create a project task and assign it to me, it does not display on my tasks ...
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AllowUnsafeUpdate on POST request

I am getting good old "The security validation for this page is invalid" on Sharepoint 2013, while updating list in Sharepoint, due to button click on an application page. In browser, I clearly see, ...
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SharePoint Provider Hosted App SharePointContextFilter on Web API

I am writing a SharePoint provider hosted app that also contains a web api (ApiController). When I apply the [SharePointContextFilter] on top of the action nothing happens, it does redirect the ...
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How to give a consultant access into sharepoint

I have a consultant joining into my company and unfortunately he will not have my company email address. Is there a way I can give him SharePoint access to the site on which he is going to work on? ...
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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 = ...