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Managing SharePoint groups at site/site collection level

SharePoint groups are created at site collection level and are assigned to a site. By site collection level it refers to root site. So, reframing the above sentence we get:- SharePoint groups are ...
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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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sharepoint hosted app pages authorization

I have multiple pages in a SharePoint 2013 hosted app. I need to restrict access to some of the pages to certain group. what is the best practice to do this?
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Default Security Groups on Site Creation from Web Service

I am creating SharePoint Team Sites using SharePoint Web Services as I cannot use the object model for this solution (I do not have SharePoint installed on the server where the sites are created ...
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Sharepoint: Retrieve info on assigned user policy

A question from stackoverflow Case: Create a User Policy in SharePoint 2010 Web Application Management: assign 'Full read' to user XXX for site YYY; Call SiteData.asmx/GetContent for site YYY and ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup not working when claims authentication is enabled

Method SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup can be used to resolve users that belongs to a AD Group. However, when claims authentication is enabled, this method doesn't work as expected. Is there another ...
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Why does a workflow cancel with “access denied” for all but users with Full Control accesse?

I am working with an existing SharePoint deployment that has a convoluted security structure. After cleaning up permissions a bit, an approval workflow for absence requests is somehow not working for ...
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Exception occurred while connecting to wcf endpoint

I get very strange exception "exception occured while connecting to wcf endpoint .... access denied". only when I go to any Document Library. I logged on as Administrator and I have added "Full ...
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Authentication - multiple web domains

We use claims based authentication and have one application running, say www.abc.com This application authenticates against AD via claimns provider. We would like to deploy another web site: ...
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SharePoint security based on Active Directory security groups not work

Please help me. In the organization , we have deployed SharePoint 2013 , to control access to sites decided through security group Active Directory. Active Directory security groups are added to the ...
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SharePoint installation using one-account method

please help me with one hard task. I am not able to convince some admins and neither whole companies that installing & using SharePoint by using one (local) account method is against all best ...
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Deny users access to site home, allow access to document library

I am using SharePoint Foundation 2010 and working on managing permissions at the moment. I would like all users to have access to the document library "Shared Documents". I would like only users part ...
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“The XSS Auditor refused to execute a script in…” from Chrome when using <script> tag in content editor webpart

Embedding javascript in a content editor web part triggers XSS Auditor error in Chrome when editing any webpart on the page containing the content editor web part. Steps to reproduce 1 - Use newest ...
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How to repair “The server farm account should not be used for other services. ”

I'm looking for a solution to this in my 2013 farm. TITLE The server farm account should not be used for other services. EXPLAINATION spadmin, the account used for the SharePoint timer service and ...
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Claims Based Application Not redirecting to STS

I have setup my Claims Based application along with my STS. I have setup the STS as the token issuer in the Powershell. I can view the STS and everything in the browser, but when I try to go to the ...
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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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Creating a column that can only be modified by a group of people

I am creating a simple list (imagine a request for instance) in Sharepoint. This list can be modified by the user, but the field "Status" (Approved, rejected, waiting, -And any status I could imagine) ...
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Security Exception in SharePoint 2010 when executing

My SharePoint 2010 solution which comprises of 2 Features. One feature uses the Flee library to do some mathematical calculations in some code behind. The solution has a number of class libraries ...
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401 Unauthorized before authentication

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, one server with separate SQL This just cropped up on a server that has been working flawlessly for months. I created an account for a new external user, but when they ...
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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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Securing files in a library by a people column?

SharePoint Online 2013. Library with a people column added. For the site owner, they can add files at will, but must select a person for that column for every file. But for library members, we ...
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Permissions needed by System security officer

In our current setup. I am responsible for Sharepoint in our company. This means that I do everything from deploying to application support to giving users rights to the platform when it is required. ...
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I want a literal 'Read/view Only' library - no save, download or print functionality. Is this possible?

I have a number of documents that I want to be literally 'Read Only' in a Library (ideally view in the browser). This means that I want to disable the 'Save As', download and print functionality to ...
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Service account to access UNC

I'm trying to access the UNC to copy a file from the UNC share to another location. The way it is set up it requires an interactive challenge for credentials, and I was told there is no way to change ...
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SharePoint 2013 Site Collection Move Owner to Group

I am in process of migrating our WSS 3.0 installation to 2013 and I am at the point where I need to break the single site collection down into more manageable sizes and I have a script that ...
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Accessing word docs on Sharepoint site. Are files cached locally?

My client wants users to access word and excel docs through the company SharePoint site from remote locations, however he does not want them to have access to the files after they have logged off the ...
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Maintaining role groups and users in two farms simultaneously?

We currently have two farms - a SharePoint 2007 one and a SharePoint 2010 one. We have the same groups in both farms and the same userbase. At the moment when someone joins or leaves the company ...
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sharepoint 2010 hide admin pages

I have several lists on a public facing sharepoint site that are open to the public. These are simple lookup lists and this configuration can't change (not my call). Since users have access to the ...
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Only give permission to modify/delete a list item to the user that created it

I have created a simple Hyperlink list on which everyone can create, edit and delete items. Now I need to add some more restrictive permissions similar to the following: Only the users that created ...
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sharepoint 2010: revoke rights to see “users and permissions”

I have a sharepoint site and i want few users not to see "Users and Permissions" in 'site settings'. It should not disturb anything else. Please help me.
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Single files permission error (cannot modify/delete)

When I try to modify or delete a file on a subsite I get the "This control is currently disabled" error on the ribbon, and "this item is no longer available" if I try to click on the dropdown-triangle ...
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Taxonomy.asmx returns sometimes 'No credentials are available in the security package'

I've created a WCF WebService which connects to the Taxonomy service from SharePoint with a 'Service Reference' in Visual Studio 2010 to the ...
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Event Receivers on Add/Remove Users

I need some design ideas for a requirement to audit when uses are added/removed from an object. I need to collect the user doing the add/remove, date time, and reason for adding. I need to do this to ...
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Security involved with running a batch file to create Document Libraries

I was wondering what kind of permission levels should a batch have to execute procedures that create programmatically Document Libraries on SharePoint 2010. Has someone done that?
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Site Permissions AD Query

When assigning permissions to a site in Sharepoint 2010, is it possible instead of specifically adding a group or a user, to create an LDAP query or something simular. For example I have a group ...