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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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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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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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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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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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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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Steps to deny anonymous access to _vti_pvt directory iis7

The service.cnf file found in the _vti_pvt directory has the default permission settings which may lead to an unauthorized access to the file What are the steps to deny anonymous access to _vti_pvt ...
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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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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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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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Managing Site Permissions

I am new to SharePoint and having some difficulty setting up the appropriate permissions. My organization uses a primary landing page that only a few have Owner/Full Control rights to, and then that ...
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system security error when running Sharepoint 2010 Products Configuration Wizard

Background: A few months ago, my company had an issue which resulted in creating a new domain, and migrating all computers and servers to the new domain, including a Sharepoint 2010 installation. At ...
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HR Libraries Scenario >> Employee libraries and security via AD

We have a scenario in 2013 where we are proposing a library per employee to hold HR documents. We'd have a dropoff library that would route the document to the proper library which is based off the ...
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How to enable non-admin users to store custom application data at a farm level?

When a normal (non-admin) users click my custom-made ribbon button in a document library, I would like to write the document library's information to some persistent farm-wide store (or at least a ...
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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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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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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 have logged as Administrator and I have added ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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User Authentication in Sharepoint and OTP

Currently we have SharePoint installed in our production environment. We are only on intranet currently, but we would like to make our SP accessible from internet and web URLs. Currently for ...
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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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Error when sign in as different user: The resource cannot be found. /SitePages/Home.aspx

Create a site collection selecting a site template. Prompted asking whether to use existing groups and gave OK. In the newly created site collection, added new user as member and also in a new user ...
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Proper way to get all lists of a certain type from an entire site collection regardless of current location

I'm creating a webpart that gives the user a feed of any annoucement list in the entire site collection, so they can aggregate data to a central portal. I'm currently using the following, but can't ...
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Users denied access to certain site collection until an administrator opens it

We are having a problem with users getting "Access denied" errors when trying to access a certain site collection. These users all have the proper permissions to the site and have accessed it in the ...