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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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Audit Logon, failed loging and Logout attempts

I am using active directory for authentication and was wondering if there is any way to Audit Logon, failed loging and Logout attempts I am using SharePoint 2013
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List users in SharePoint group running as system

This works as local administrator only, but I'm trying to figure out how I can make it work with NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM. It starts spitting out group members but fails with access denied on a specific ...
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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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Prevent “Access Denied” error for domain users

I would like all members of the DOMAIN\Domain Users' or 'DOMAIN\Users' AD groups to have read-only access to a site collection and its subsites. I have added these groups to Site Permissions at the ...
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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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What has changed that the security scope limit for SharePoint 2010 is no longer 1000?

What appear to be outdated blog posts everywhere tell you to not exceed 1,000 security scopes per list. Some even provide hard evidence as to why this is a bad idea. What they seem to have in common, ...
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Login page insted of login prompt in Sharepoint 2013

I have been create a Team Suite site in Sharepoint 2013.When any body try to start seeing site pages a logon window like below image display : How I can show custom login page instead of this ...
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What is best way manage SharePoint webpart access to database?

I have my custom webpart, which have access to database. I need to configure data source, catalog, username and password, which allows webpart a access database. I don't want that users can see, what ...
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CSOM Form based authentication Security issue

I'm new in sharepoint development, I was looking for authenticating users via CSOM by using forms based authentication and I found below code. ClientContext ctx = new ...
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Access Denied from Migrated SP2010 -> 2013 Web App

I've migrated a web application's content database from SP2010 to SP2013. After the migration was complete, I am completely locked out of the web application. Navigating to the root site collection ...
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The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized. on new App

I created a new app by following this tutorial http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bspann/archive/2013/01/19/asp-net-mvc-based-apps-for-sharepoint-2013-on-premises.aspx I was able to press F5 and it showed me ...
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Strange SharePoint behaviour regarding “Check Permissions” in a web part

I have a web part in which I am displaying users from User Profile Service which is synced with AD. In my code I get all the users in current site and then see if they are part of any group. If they ...
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Can we add OU in SharePoint security group

Can we add OU in SharePoint security group instead of adding users or AD group?
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Draft item security Any user who can read items but not anonymous

I have a list which has the following settings: Content Approval: Enabled Versioning: Enabled (Major and Minor) Draft Item Security: Any user who can read items This list resides in an anonymous ...
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How to use versioning when using same .snk file for multiple SharePoint projects in the same solution?

I am trying to find the right way to set up my SharePoint solution with miltiple projects (in VS2012). In that, I am having difficulty understanding the concept of reusing the strong name key file. ...
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How to set a powershell variable to a specific sharepoint page

I have a SharePoint 2010 documents library that contains about 50 .aspx pages. I want to break inheritance on about 6 pages and set them to specific permissions. I am able to get a page by numerical ...
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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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Disabling direct access to list and library

I have a publishing site in which there are several lists and libraries. I am displaying some list and libraries on home page and applied XSLT on them to give them desired look and feel. There is a ...
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Fine-tuning SP2013 Document Library permissions

I have the need to give access to a role for creating documents and folders in a document library and giving access to another role to create documents (but not folders) How would I go about doing ...
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Access control on list items based on the item's value

How can I restrict permissions (read/write) on list items based on the item's value? For ( a simplistic) example, I have a list "Appraisals" which has two entries - Manager and Employee of type ...
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How do you stop the windows security window always appearing for your SharePoint lists when you connect to outlook

I have added a few SharePoint lists to my outlook (document sets and calendars) and every time I go into outlook it asks for windows credentials for every list/calendar, plus within SharePoint it asks ...
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Powershell to add users to custom security groups - getting 0x80070005 error

The following powershell reads an xml file and adds users to custom SharePoint security groups. If ([bool](([System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()).groups -match "S-1-5-32-544")) ...
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Sharepoint Foundation 2010 Hardening

I have never hardened a SharePoint site before and I am having a hard time using all the recommendations I find online. This blog post discusses the different accounts that should be used for ...
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FBA Custom login page to use 2 factor authentication - simplified

User provides an username/password. Should validate those and only then proceed to step 2. User provides an additional authentication token. If succeeds user is authenticated against SharePoint and ...
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SharePoint 2010 Top Link Inheritence and Permissions

We have an issue in SharePoint (Enterprise) 2010 with our Top Link NavBar inheritance and permissions across sub-sites. Current Configuration We have a root site collection: RSC1. Under the root ...
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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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Limited Access permission being applied for a user at the root site

I have a list where security inheritance is not enabled. On adding an item to a list in the ItemAdded event receiver I'm applying custom security to the list item. The consequence of doing this is ...
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mandatory security group

trying to solve a permission issue. We have created a custom permission level called Site Owner that removes the ability to create subsites but keeps everything else, including the ability to edit ...
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Why can people change other people's items even though I set it up not to?

I have created a shared list where members can add new items and edit their own items. These members only have the ability to contribute, and not the ability to manage lists. In the list's advanced ...
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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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Log sharepoint security events to the windows event log

Is it possible, through either a configuration setting or some minor conding, to make SharePoint log all security events to the Windows Event Log? I'm primarily interested in events that deal with ...
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Audit the adminstrator

we are looking into the possibility of outsouring the administration of our farm. Because of the nature of sensitive data inside some of the site collection, we want to prevent data leakage. We want ...
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Using JavaScript to redirect a page

I am using JavaScript to redirect users who aren't owners to a different page. I am using $(document).ready(function() { //check owner status if(!isOwner) { ...
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How can I learn how to create a delegation engine? [closed]

One of the last places I worked at had a delegation engine in SharePoint, a SharePoint List that specified the SharePoint groups that would be sought for approval for a workflow based on that ...
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SP_Admin SQL Permissions

I'm trying to create a web application using powershell and I'm getting a log in error with the SP_Admin account. I'm not sure if I've made a mistake when I was setting up the environment, I might ...
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Access all workflow tasks without being assigned to for validation

I have a request approval sequential workflow that has many tasks created upon approval. For each approval, Im using a custom webpart that shows different panels based on the status of the request. ...
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Approval Status is different given user's permissions. Visitors can see non-approved items

The approval status for blog post items is different given user's permission on a blog site. I had the Draft Item Security setting set to "Only users who can approve items (and the author of the ...
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In SharePoint 2013 is there a security group that allows full access to all content in a farm by default?

I'm setting up a SharePoint 2013 development server and I've added my account to the Farm Admin group. In prior versions this meant that I had access to all content in the farm by default. It looks ...
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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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Access to Default Landing Site without Access to Everything

I have a very basic SharePoint 2010 site collection that was set up as the default Team Site template. My goal is to have domain users be able to navigate to the main landing page of the site ...
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How to restrict access to edit attachments in lists?

We have Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 SP 3 (12.0.0.6608 from CA) on Windows 2003 Server R2 EE. In the main we use our WSS as sort of book of problems. And by book of problems, i mean that there is ...
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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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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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What is the correct way to add an AD group to an SP group with permissions?

So in Sharepoint there are 2 ways to see the groups, site settings, people and groups (I see my AD groups there twice), or site setttings permissions, I see the group there only once. All I need is ...
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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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Are “Security only” crawls kicked off automatically?

I know that if a user is added to a SharePoint group, a crawl needs to run before the ACLs are updated to reflect the new user's permissions. The question that my team is debating is whether or not ...