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The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized. on new App

I created a new app by following this tutorial http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bspann/archive/2013/01/19/asp-net-mvc-based-apps-for-sharepoint-2013-on-premises.aspx I was able to press F5 and it showed me ...
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ClientContext security won't work with claims-based SP2010 security enabled

I want to connect to SP2010 server with claims based authorization via client context. But I have security issue. First I didn't managed to connect with default credentials. Then I wrote: ...
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Field-Level Security

Is it possible to set up field-level security on list columns for both visibility and modification out of the box, or leveraging out-of-the-box methods without customized InfoPath forms or ...
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Strange SharePoint behaviour regarding “Check Permissions” in a web part

I have a web part in which I am displaying users from User Profile Service which is synced with AD. In my code I get all the users in current site and then see if they are part of any group. If they ...
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Can we add OU in SharePoint security group

Can we add OU in SharePoint security group instead of adding users or AD group?
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Sign in as a different user access denied

Clicking the "sign in as a different user" link from the system menu in SP 2010 yields an access denied error. URL is: \_layouts\closeConnection.aspx?loginasanotheruser=true any ideas?
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Draft item security Any user who can read items but not anonymous

I have a list which has the following settings: Content Approval: Enabled Versioning: Enabled (Major and Minor) Draft Item Security: Any user who can read items This list resides in an anonymous ...
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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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PowerShell to Remove Site User Permission

I am looking for some help removing a User Permission from a site using PowerShell.
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How to use versioning when using same .snk file for multiple SharePoint projects in the same solution?

I am trying to find the right way to set up my SharePoint solution with miltiple projects (in VS2012). In that, I am having difficulty understanding the concept of reusing the strong name key file. ...
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How to set a powershell variable to a specific sharepoint page

I have a SharePoint 2010 documents library that contains about 50 .aspx pages. I want to break inheritance on about 6 pages and set them to specific permissions. I am able to get a page by numerical ...
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SharePoint 2010 Top Link Inheritence and Permissions

We have an issue in SharePoint (Enterprise) 2010 with our Top Link NavBar inheritance and permissions across sub-sites. Current Configuration We have a root site collection: RSC1. Under the root ...
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How to get user security group name through javascript

I use the following code in javascript to display name of logged in user. SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', getUserData); Is there a code that will also tell me security group of ...
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Powershell and CredSSP in Production Environments

I try deploy Sharepoint WSP projects using PowerShell Remoting. See PowerShell Remoting Sharepoint 2010 Error Solution is configure CredSSP for Sharepoint. But Microsoft says: Caution: Credential ...
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Disabling direct access to list and library

I have a publishing site in which there are several lists and libraries. I am displaying some list and libraries on home page and applied XSLT on them to give them desired look and feel. There is a ...
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Fine-tuning SP2013 Document Library permissions

I have the need to give access to a role for creating documents and folders in a document library and giving access to another role to create documents (but not folders) How would I go about doing ...
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Access control on list items based on the item's value

How can I restrict permissions (read/write) on list items based on the item's value? For ( a simplistic) example, I have a list "Appraisals" which has two entries - Manager and Employee of type ...
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authentification by tcl script

How can I get authentification on sharepoint server by tcl script? I tried the following but got no server request. #!/usr/bin/tclsh package require rest package require http puts [http::data ...
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Powershell to add users to custom security groups - getting 0x80070005 error

The following powershell reads an xml file and adds users to custom SharePoint security groups. If ([bool](([System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()).groups -match "S-1-5-32-544")) ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Hardening

I have never hardened a SharePoint site before and I am having a hard time using all the recommendations I find online. This blog post discusses the different accounts that should be used for ...
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List Security in Sharepoint

I need to set permissions for a list that looks like this: I have two different teams, each with a team lead and 3 team members. The team members should not see each others data. Team leaders have ...
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FBA Custom login page to use 2 factor authentication - simplified

User provides an username/password. Should validate those and only then proceed to step 2. User provides an additional authentication token. If succeeds user is authenticated against SharePoint and ...
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How to give access programatically to a site

In my scenario we want to customize the access request page. We already know how to create an application page, and with a powershell command, instruct sharepoint to use that page instead. ...
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Use Outlook distribution list as SharePoint security group

I got across this question, is it possible to use an Outlook distribution list as SharePoint security group? Let's say that I have a mail group and I need to use it as the Members group of one of my ...
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Modifying the current list item in a workflow

I have a workflow running when an item is adding to a document library. In this workflow, I have a code activity that I am attempting to set permissions to the list item. I am trying to break ...
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Multiple, overlapping group membership - does not result in most permissive rights

I've got a site with two document libraries. I have users set up in two Active Directory groups, and mapped those groups to two Sharepoint groups. (i.e. the only member in the SP group is an AD ...
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Limited Access permission being applied for a user at the root site

I have a list where security inheritance is not enabled. On adding an item to a list in the ItemAdded event receiver I'm applying custom security to the list item. The consequence of doing this is ...
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Audit the adminstrator

we are looking into the possibility of outsouring the administration of our farm. Because of the nature of sensitive data inside some of the site collection, we want to prevent data leakage. We want ...
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mandatory security group

trying to solve a permission issue. We have created a custom permission level called Site Owner that removes the ability to create subsites but keeps everything else, including the ability to edit ...
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SharePoint Security Token Service - High CPU Usage

We are currently experiencing high CPU usage coming from the Security Token Service IIS Worker process. If we cycle the application pool the CPU usage drops down to normal levels. We aren't noticing ...
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Why can people change other people's items even though I set it up not to?

I have created a shared list where members can add new items and edit their own items. These members only have the ability to contribute, and not the ability to manage lists. In the list's advanced ...
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Having trouble setting up a secure architecture using the SharePoint App model and an external REST server

We have a situation that I am having a very hard time finding information on. We need to create an app in SharePoint 2013 that uses an external data source. It's an ODBC source accessing a non-MS ...
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Make all sharepoint specific cookies non-persistent?

Our app came out of web vulnerability assessment. The findings suggested that we should take care of persistent cookies; avoid them. Cookies are persisted by setting the Expires property to some ...
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What is the difference between SPContext.Current.Web and SPContext.Current.Site.OpenWeb()?

My colleague found that some scenarios of working with SPWeb objects depend on how you obtain them. I'm not talking of impersonating with UserTokens - that another story. But at times when you write ...
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Why the security trimming doesn't apply?

It seems that the security trimming doesn't apply for the Quick Launch in SharePoint 2013. I've created 2 lists with broken role inheritance and assigned permissions to a different group for each ...
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Log sharepoint security events to the windows event log

Is it possible, through either a configuration setting or some minor conding, to make SharePoint log all security events to the Windows Event Log? I'm primarily interested in events that deal with ...
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Cryptographic Exception

I have been having this error in SharePoint show up often: An unhandled exception occurred and the process was terminated. Application ID: /LM/W3SVC/1640420947/ROOT Process ID: 5788 Exception: ...
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Security Permissions broke while restoring the site on a new farm

I got a problem while restoring SP2010 sub-site from our old SP2010 farm to new farm through a full backup. The subsite on old farm had unique permissions. As well as the lists inside the sub-site ...
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How can I learn how to create a delegation engine? [closed]

One of the last places I worked at had a delegation engine in SharePoint, a SharePoint List that specified the SharePoint groups that would be sought for approval for a workflow based on that ...
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Using JavaScript to redirect a page

I am using JavaScript to redirect users who aren't owners to a different page. I am using $(document).ready(function() { //check owner status if(!isOwner) { ...
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Active Directory Federation Services and SharePoint

Here is my situation; we are developing a sharepoint portal that should be accessed from multiple different domains. And users from different domains should not enter their credentials. As far as i ...
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Access all workflow tasks without being assigned to for validation

I have a request approval sequential workflow that has many tasks created upon approval. For each approval, Im using a custom webpart that shows different panels based on the status of the request. ...
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Approval Status is different given user's permissions. Visitors can see non-approved items

The approval status for blog post items is different given user's permission on a blog site. I had the Draft Item Security setting set to "Only users who can approve items (and the author of the ...
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SP_Admin SQL Permissions

I'm trying to create a web application using powershell and I'm getting a log in error with the SP_Admin account. I'm not sure if I've made a mistake when I was setting up the environment, I might ...
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Extended Web application

For my project I need to convert a Classic mode Authentication WebApplication (name Sharepoint - 8080) to Claims and add Forms Based Authentication to it. For that matter I extended the webapplication ...
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In SharePoint 2013 is there a security group that allows full access to all content in a farm by default?

I'm setting up a SharePoint 2013 development server and I've added my account to the Farm Admin group. In prior versions this meant that I had access to all content in the farm by default. It looks ...
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Security level on SP13

This is the scenario: I have a SP13 in which I'm deploying a File Server, so I created one web application and inside of it one Site Collection for each department. I give Full Control access to a ...
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Block all access from a URL not on the alternate access list

I recently noticed warnings similar to the following in the log viewer: Event 8059 Alternate access mappings have not been configured. Users or services are accessing the site http://< ...
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Access to Default Landing Site without Access to Everything

I have a very basic SharePoint 2010 site collection that was set up as the default Team Site template. My goal is to have domain users be able to navigate to the main landing page of the site ...
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How to restrict access to edit attachments in lists?

We have Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP 3 (12.0.0.6608 from CA) on Windows 2003 Server R2 EE. In the main we use our WSS as sort of book of problems. And by book of problems, i mean that there is ...