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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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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 manage security for on-prem provider hosted apps that are published to SharePoint Online?

I have a provider hosted app where the web site is running locally (not in azure) and the SharePoint app will be published to SharePoint online. (so user connects to SharePoint online site, clicks on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...