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Different URLS for different auth providers, under one web application and site collection

We have a single site collection setup within a web application. The site collection has one top-level site, and the setup has one content database. The application is using Forms authentication for ...
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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 setup where admin has no access to data

We have a customer who want's to store sensitive data on SharePoint which should only be accessed from a few members of the company. This would be no problem with SharePoint group policies, but we ...
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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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Security Exception when calling WCF Service from Sharepoint 2013 Visual webpart

Want to call WCF service from Sharepoint 2013 Visual Web Part; when using this Service from Console it works perfectly. I receive following Security Exception when using svc from webpart: Request ...
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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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Security Domination

Does Lower / Weaker Security Rule over Higher security or Vice Verse? E.g. A User wants to Edit a list and has the following permissions across two groups: S1 - View Only S2 - Full Access Which ...
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Share a folder (break inheritance), access denied

I have a problem in Sharepoint 2013 which is reproducible. Create a document library on any site. Create a folder in this library. Break inheritance on this folder and add a user that doesn't have ...
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Web API / SharePoint

In an attempt to abstract the process of accessing SharePoint data, I would like to create a Web API application that can run server-side code (think, SP objects). What are some best practices for ...
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How can I block USB port access with certain permissions on Sharepoint?

Is this at all possible? I've been told to do it and do not know how. I'm using Sharepoint 2010
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Microsoft Office credential prompts

Microsoft Office applications prompt for user credentials when associated file types are loaded from SharePoint (xlsx, docx, etc). Is there any way to pass through the Windows login credentials so ...
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Unique security scope number inside library

I have seen a recommendation, that there should be no more security scopes than 5000: For most farms, we recommend that you consider lowering this limit to 5,000 unique scopes. For large lists, ...
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How do I restrict access to System Pages?

I want a user group to only be able to access our published front-end site. How can I prevent these users from accessing System pages? For example, I don't want them to be able to access ...
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Auto setting security settings of a subsite using workflow

I am wondering if it is possible at all to edit site permission settings using workflow? I work for a consulting company who takes small projects from various clients and wants to move their ...
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Is the “Keep me signed in” in SharePoint Online a security flaw?

We are considering replacing our on-premise SharePoint intranet with SharePoint Online. I won't spell out the advantages, but I can see one big disadvantage - the "Keep me signed in"-button... Our ...
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Security Exception in SharePoint 2010 when executing

My SharePoint 2010 solution 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 that I ...
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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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Best way to Impersonate in SharePoint

So far, I am aware of below 3 ways of performing impersonation in a SharePoint web part or page : Using Win32 API [DllImport("advapi32.dll", SetLastError=true)] public static extern bool ...
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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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Total number of unique permissions per list

The http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262787.aspx specifies the total number of unique security scopes to 50.000/list, but recommended is 5.000/list. In a list, is it possible to find out ...
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Who sees a private list

If I set the option of "Read items that were created by the user", who other than the user can still view it? Where can I restrict the list of people who can still view it?
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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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Data Refresh Account - Login Failure: the user has not been granted the requested logon type at this computer

I am trying to configure my Unattended Data Refresh Account and continue to get the following error with the account I am using: The data refresh for 'sqltestrefresh.xlsx' on Report Center - QA ...
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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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Can Forms Based Authentication be Used on Site Collection?

Is it possible to use forms based authentication/.net security for a site collection? I can see where I can configure a web application for FBA, but not for a site collection, which in my case is a ...
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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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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 ...
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when i changed the IIS application pool's and sharepoint services's Service Account i start receving the following error “403 FORBIDDEN”

For security reasons we wanted to chnage the service accounts username for all the IIS application pools and SharePoint service , so we created a new user named "Staging.user", and i define it as a ...
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IE warning - Microsoft Office Contact Retriever

When I open a SP 2010 page with IE 10 on Windows 8, I get this warning: Internet Explorer Security A website wants to open web content using this program on your computer: Name: ...
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get error when adding a user to a group site permissions - SharePoint 2010 on premises

I need some help here . Not sure if anyone as gone through this before. But when i try to add user to a group or to anything in sharepoint via site permissions i get an error and a coreelation id. I ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 web part does't impersonate current user, while SP 2010 does?

I'm developing full trust web part deployed in GAC that access soap web service on localhost. Web service uses windows authentication. SP 2010 web part impersonates current user while SP 2013 sends ...
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Does breaking library/list security inheritance also break it's items inheritance?

We need to break inheritance on a document library. Some users of a site should have read only to document library 1 while some users should have contributor rights to document library 2 (both within ...
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How to enable access to subsite only to certain users or groups?

I created an intranet site based on Sharepoint Foundation 2010 which is based on mixed authentication (Windows and Form Based). It has a main site where all logged users have access and there are ...
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IE default security settings block any App scripts from running

I wrote a Sharepoint-hosted app for use by a single company. But in order for my javascript to execute on their local intranet, which uses Microsoft Windows Server 2008, I have to instruct them to ...
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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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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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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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What permissions do I need for a user to see all entries in a list where typical users can see only their own submissions?

I have a list where users can create and see their own items, but not other users' items. I, being the site owner, can see all items. How can I give specific users within a Sharepoint Group 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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FBA Active Directory Security Groups Not Working SP 2013

So I have in active directory one security group, lets call it "Shrpt_Users". Within SharePoint I have granted this Active directory group read rights to my sub site: "Advertising". My user ...
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How to Password Protect a SharePoint Object (Reassuring High Level Users That its secure)

Edit to clarify: The purpose of this isn't to replace SharePoint security or to add some extra super security or about trust in SharePoint, it is instead to consider something that is very much ...
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Check if a user can read a specified File

I'm working with SharePoint Client API 2010 for a .Net application. I want to check if the current user (or a specified user) can read a specified File? This user could also be in a SP Group or in a ...
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Is it possible to apply device dependent security trimming?

With SP2013, is it possible to apply additional restrictions to what can be viewed by a user using a mobile device (specifically Windows Phone) as opposed to a desktop or laptop? We can assume that ...
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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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Take ownership over My Sites

Cannot find a way to add an Administrator account (or, for example, Company Administrator group) into Site Collection Administrators list for each of Personal (i.e. My) Sites at SharePoint Online ...
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Users get access denied but “check-permissions” claim they should have access

SharePoint 2010 is giving me a major headache. We have a site collection with a number of sites where we are trying to give certain users access to certain areas of the site. The problem is that ...
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What user executes the code when running SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPriveleges?

I have done research on this and still can't find a strong answer. Some soures say that when using SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPriveleges that the code is executed as a site collection admin. Some ...
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jQuery SP.JS objects to test if current SharePoint user has full control / owner rigths?

As an example, the below jQuery displays current SharePoint user title. Excellent! :) Is it possible to use the sp.js objects to test If the current user has Full Control on the current page or ...
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Java to Sharepoint interface, with claims based authentication

I have a sharepoint server with a claims-based authentication (ADFS server). I have a Java app that needs to push data to a sharepoint list, preferably over the REST API, and with the additional ...