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Why is SharePoint_Shell_Access permission required to run SharePoint powershell?

So we're setting up a SharePoint farm and it seems our admin accounts require access SharePoint_Shell_Access role on SQL. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee806878.aspx ...
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SID and other fields added to user information list?

According to stuff I am reading on the web, when an AD user gets added to SharePoint site the following information will get copied from AD to the user information list: Display name Login name ...
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How to assign permissions to a single publishing page

As I know that a publishing page is a securable object, and in my case I need to grant certain users the permissions to Read certain pages in my publishing site (they cannot read other pages), in ...
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Accessing data from another web application throws an SQLInvalidException

The scenario is: A MySiteHost site collection (example name: MY SITE). Web application's application pool account is spmysite. A TeamSite site collection (example name: TEAM SITE). Web application's ...
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Site Collection Administrators permissions level?

I tried to answer this one via Google but the answers seem quite conflicting. I was wondering if anybody knows this answer definitively, or can reference any Microsoft documentation (I couldn't find ...
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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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Denying the manage rights permission

I'm trying to fullfill a requirement which forces the use of Active Directory groups. I'm having issues getting to where I want to be. Upon creation of a new site, I'm going to use AD groups to ...
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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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security concerns on sharepoint deployment [closed]

I've inherited our company's SP 2010 deployment. I'm looking for security flaws and other potential issues. Any suggestions as to what to look for?
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Risks of using Permissive vs. Strict for Browser File Handling

We have some web sites in our SharePoint 2010 site collection that need to display SWF files (to play FLV videos). For SharePoint to render the videos, we go to the web application in Central Admin > ...
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I can add users to the Active users in the portal, but not to People and Groups - Sharepoint 2013 on Office365

I'm using SharePoint 2013 on Office365. I've added two users in the Admin Portal, both with identical attributes (except name, email address etc.!) However, when I go onto my site and try to add ...
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User Accounts Disappearing From SP Groups

We've been running into a bizarre scenario and I'm at a complete loss. I'm a site collection admin for my division's portal. We're on a shared internal company-wide MOSS server, and I have no access ...
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Need extra layer of authentication on SharePoint list

The following below was requested in an effort to eliminate any security isses. (We are currently using the default NTLM authentication): -Create a hidden URL extention for admin's only (new site ...
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NTLM web service call to sharepoint 2013 web application with claim authentication over NTLM users

I have a webservice (no vcf) with Windows authentication(impersonate="true"), that uses the SharePoint 2013 Object Model. When I call a webservice method that operates on a SharePoint Web Application ...
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“DWORD (32-bit) Value” or “”Qword (32-bit) Value" - which one should I configure in Windows 64-bit registry?

"DisableLoopbackCheck & SharePoint: What every admin and developer should know" advises to disable ("infamous") "loopback check" completely on dev machine by following "You receive error 401.1 ...
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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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SecurityException on list GetItems

I'm using custom list event receiver on SharePoint Online to process some field in the item. In the Event Receiver, I use a query to another list to retrieve value from that list in to current item. ...
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How to exclude users from view access?

We have a SharePoint 2007 site that is viewable by "All Authenticated Users". As part of company policy, when an employee is terminated or leaves, we modify their active directory account to remain ...
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o365 A2 safe bet for our SharePoint 2013 production farm?

While we build our on-prem SP 2013 we are playing with free o365 A2. We have about 2TB of production content and about 5000 acitve users, with a potential 20,000 users. Maybe 500 users using ...
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How to secure SharePoint content

I can navigate to following path and access SharePoint content easily. \\servername@portno\DavWWWRoot\DocLibraryName How to prevent others from accessing this path?
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SharePoint Permissions not working

I am using SharePoint 2010. When I set permissions (I Only grand myself access) on a document library or folder or document EVERYONE can still see it and download the documents. Why is that? What is ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 users strangely removed from Sharepoint Group (Expert Advise required)

Since 3 months client portal was working fine suddenly due to some network problem we restarted SharePoint server, after that some Active directory users complained system was inaccessible, where ...
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RoleAssigments are being assigned by default to all new pages

I am pretty new to SharePoint, so please let me know if there is some more info or clarification required. I am creating a webapplication with certain SP groups, libraries and pages in that order by ...
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How to set authentication model to allow cross-domain access?

How do I change the security settings to allow cross-domain on the same web-server? I have multiple instance or site collections on the same server but want to make sure that web-services to ...
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Is it possible to add a security trim that filters by user groups?

In my left hand side bar I have 3 links to downloads- one for each of three different companies. I need each company to log in and see only the one link to their companies downloads - not all 3 links ...
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Uploading files using object model

I'm experiencing some problems adding documents to a library using the object model. I use the spfolder.files.add where I pass a filestream containing the document in. When I run my Internet Explorer ...
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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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Audit log a specific user (or: Monitor the admin)

Is it possible to audit log only specific users (thus keeping the Audit-log under control and not harming performance)? Background Sitecolletion admins can view and edit everything (de facto SP ...
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Allow users to view items in Document Library, but not open the files

I have the requirement to allow users to view the content of a document library, including browsing through folders, but not actually open the individual files. There doesn't appear to be a ...
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How to show what level of permission a group or user has to a site?

In SharePoint 2007 when you go to a site and view advanced permissions (Site Actions - Site Settings - Modify All Site Settings - Advanced Permissions) you are presented with a page that has a table ...
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Capture SharePoint role group and group members?

For our audit process I need to regularly capture all of our SharePoint role groups (for our main site collection) and the members in each group. Is there a reliable way to approach this problem?
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Frequently Needed Business Rule About Security that SharePoint Does Not Provide OOTB

Suppose that i have two lists like this REGION_LIST [ RegionName(text), RegionResponsibles(multi-select peoplepicker) ] ISSUES_LIST [Some issue related columns, Region(lookup) ] Main requirement is ...
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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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Are SharePoint 2007 or 2010 vulnerable to cross-site request forgery out of the box?

An IBM Rational AppScan against a WSS 3.0 installation indicates that it has detected a cross-site request forgery (CSRF/XSRF) vulnerabilities on many pages, for example ...
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Site collection administrators / owners question

I'm stuggling over a somewhat architectural question which concerns site collection admins and owners. To begin with, I found the thread answerd by Per Jakobsen (here Site collection owners and site ...
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How to prevent users from getting at the source files for Excel Web Services

I have a request to put a large Excel dataset on a MOSS 2007 sharepoint page. The XLSX is about 13 MB in values alone - about 50,000 rows. It's updated weekly, usually in batch form (i.e. some ...
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How to add security to a page using powershell

I am new to SharePoint and am writing PowerShell scripts to create a number of libraries. Each library will be added as a list webpart on a webpart page for added security. Finally, the page is added ...
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giving access to an entire web application

Im trying to elevate someones permissions so that they can edit and add users etc across all site collections in our farm. I added the user into the farm admins group but it doesnt look like their ...
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Best Practices to make my internet facing portal secure

Ok, so I finished developing my internet site. It uses a federation provider to authenticate public user. Now what I'm concern of, is the site security. I see that any logged in user can see the ...
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I need a Antivirus Scanner for SharePoint 2013

I'm using a Windows 2012 server. With SharePoint server 2013 installed. When I wanted to install Forefront for SharePoint 2010 I get this error. No protectable server applications were detected. ...
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Is there a way to limit viewing permissions of list items based on a property?

I have a custom list which has a property "Department" which is a multi-select checkbox list. So each item in this list can be one of multiple different Departments. I would like to make these items ...
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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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Conditional SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges

Is there a way to use SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges conditionally. For example, assume that i have a code block, if some condition is met i want to run this code block in ...
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My Site creation failure for user after moving My Sites to dedicated web application

I have created a new web application at port 8080 with the intention of having all personal site creation (i.e. My Sites) stored in a dedicated WSS_Content database (i.e. a best practice ...
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SP2010, are the search index / query component files a risk for highly secure documentation?

Say I have some secure documentation held in SharePoint. Now say the SQL database/BLOB location is encrypted. Enterprise Search is used to crawl this content and therefore the content is indexed. Is ...
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Multiple login prompts are driving users nuts

What are the typical causes of multiple login prompts on sharepoint sites? We have a production site where users who login outside of the domain (from home) are prompted multiple times (3 or so ...
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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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Full Control Permission Problem

I am in a group which has Full Permission (site collection owners). However i cant add users to groups that i am not a member off. I thought this would give me full overriding permissions. Am i ...
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How can I add “All Authenticated users” (FBA) to a SharePoint Group using Powershell?

I have an FBA site and I need to add "all authenticated users" to a group using PowerShell. How can I do that?