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Get name of Farm account using Powershell

How can I get the name of the Farm account ? I can see it listed in Get-SPManagedAccount, but do not see any properties on the SPManagedAccount objects to be able to dynamically filter by and ...
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SharePoint 2013 - user automatically logged in with other user's credentials - how is that possible?

We recently had the following problem with SharePoint 2013: User A suddenly was logged in on his computer with the name of another user (user B). Both use Windows 7 and Google chrome as browser. ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - Verify Active Directory security group membership in Master Page javascript

I desire to add some JavaScript that will verify the current users AD security group membership. If a member of group 'A' the logic will redirect one way. If not in group 'A', but in group 'B' the ...
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Site Analytics also for non Site Owners possible?

Is it possible to make the Popularity and Search Reports accessible to contributors and not only owners?
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Remove user/group from everyone group SharePoint online

Is there a way to exclude a user or group from the 'everyone' security group in SP Online? The reason I ask is we have blog site which everyone needs to be able to contribute to, simple - but we ...
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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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Dissappearing SharePoint Groups

SharePoint groups started to disappear- totally randomly, within a single site collection. I am pretty sure they are not deleted because we have few site collection admins with knowledge. like this: ...
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Determine what user was deleted from a security group in the audit logs

I have configured the site collection audit settings to monitor permission changes. In the Audit log reports->Security settings I get an excel report with Security Group Member Delete events. The ...
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AllowUnsafeUpdate on POST request

I am getting good old "The security validation for this page is invalid" on Sharepoint 2013, while updating list in Sharepoint, due to button click on an application page. In browser, I clearly see, ...
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How to give a consultant access into sharepoint

I have a consultant joining into my company and unfortunately he will not have my company email address. Is there a way I can give him SharePoint access to the site on which he is going to work on? ...
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Sharepoint Library document security

I am hoping there is some help out there with this question. Currently we are configuring a specific library we have set up on SharePoint to act as our IMS (Integrated Management System) Document ...
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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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use sharepoint to allow access to external users across secure server

I am working for an organization that is using SharePoint 2010. We have to collaborate with people from different departments working at different locations using different servers. Does SharePoint ...
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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 AUTHORITY\...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 : XSS attacks

Recently i found out that application in sharepoint 2010 vulnerable to XSS attacks . http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=34048 The XSS attack is something like : an attacker ...
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How to redirect a user to a sharepoint online site when using custom login

I would like to have a custom login to my SharePoint Online. I can authenticate successfully by doing the below : var targetSite = new Uri("https://<site_url>"); var login = "<user@tenant&...
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Security performance Issues

I'm kind of new in Sharepoint and I've read that you have performance issues if you set the security at the document level but this happen if you create let's say 3 folders in the library and then you ...
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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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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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SharePoint Search BDC / BCS Model with Item Level Security Using SharePoint Groups

I have a BDC / BCS model that I use for indexing content with SharePoint Search. In the model, I assign item-level security using the method described on this MSDN article. This method gets the ...
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Security For Custom Application Pages

When managing security for any control on a page we use SPSecurityTrimmedControl. But what to do when defining permissions for a custom application page? How do we restrict unauthorized people to ...
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Item permissions changed

I have a question because i cant explain why something happend. Suddenly the item permissions on several items are changed. An AD group is gone as a permissions group and instead i see the SHAREPOINT\...
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SharePoint user access not updating from AD Security Groups

I have a SharePoint site collection that has no direct user permissions set, we have a policy where users are added to a specific AD group to get access to different areas, your classic Role based ...
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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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SharePoint lists and libraries are accessible without any authentication

I am new to SharePoint development, I am building an internet facing website with anonymous permissions for the pages, my current situation is that my lists are accessible without any security upon ...
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Permission levels based on terms

I'm new to SharePoint (working with SP 2013 Enterprise on-premises) and have a question. Consider we have several privacy levels stored in a termset and a SharePoint list. Privacy term is a field of ...
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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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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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Programatically adding SharePoint groups to Group Quicklaunch

I'm programatically creating a new site with associated groups (Owners, Members etc) in MOSS 2007 When the site is created, and groups associated with the site, the groups don't appear in the Groups ...
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what need to be done when we change the manage account password from the Active directory

We have changed the passwords for the SP manage accounts inside our active directory. So I login to the SP server, then i changed the application pool identify passwords accordingly. Then I went to “...
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Item-level Security on SSRS report from SharePoint list

We have created an SSRS report from SharePoint 2010 list. We have item level permission in the source list, so the user can view only the items for which they have privilege. But in SSRS report it ...
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Can you detect permissions on a list via Ajax or SharePoint web services?

The context for this is the SPServices or Imtech (SP)LookupAddNew function that let you add new items to lookups without navigating to the target list. Can we avoid adding the link for users without ...
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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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Allow access to enter data , but not full database access

Using Access 2013 or Sharepoint 2013 is it possible to give someone access to data entry forms that work with a back end database whether Access database or Sharepoint SQL. But from everything I've ...
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People Picker and fltering by certain AD Groups

I have a scenario where a client wants to filter in the People Picker what AD Groups are available to choose from. For instance, when selecting what AD User/AD Group can be added to an Alert on a ...
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Limit users permission in their own my site

we want to limit users from changing the settings on a particular library in their my site. Am i right in thinking that to do so we will need to remove them from the site collection administrators ...
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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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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 /_layouts/15/...