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Why is AddComment on SocialCommentManager throwing SPException?

When I try to add a comment using SocialCommentManager, the AddComment method throws an SPException saying "The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, ...
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SharePoint 2013 S2S Configuration with Exchange

I am trying to configure Site Mailboxes and eDiscovery between SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013. The guidance on both of these is pretty much the same, create a server to server trust, then grant ...
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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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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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How to deny a group to a subsite

I'm using SharePoint 2013 I would to grant acces to a subsite by a specific Active Directory group. And i want to deny all other groups. So the group that's allowed is able to acces the subsite and ...
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Note board Web Part Security Permissions

I have a note board web part sitting on the default.aspx page of a site. I have both farm and site admin rights over the site and against each comment I can see a delete link - both for my own posts ...
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How to remove sharepoint security group in the feature?

I want to remove custom security group from sharepoint 2010. I created custom security group as follows: SPGroup wcmGroup = currentWeb.SiteGroups[permissionName]; SPRoleDefinition ...
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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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SP 2010: Detect authentication mode

SharePoint 2010 with Claims-based Windows authentication returns 'Forms' from the Authentication.asmx Mode() call. Is this right? Asking this because actually this SharePoint will require Windows auth ...
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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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Unable to login to site even though I am administrator of the site collection

I created one site collection and gave the site collection administrator as my name. But when I navigate to that site and try to login that site it is giving me an error that Access Denied. For all ...
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Is it possible to create a Blacklist in the usermanagement?

We use a Sharepoint 2010. We want to prevent the Site Administrators assign a specific role (e.g. "Domain\All Users") to a site. So is it possible to create (maybe with custom code), a blacklist for ...
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Is use of PageView web part poses a security risk?

I have two internal web applications in same domain, I want to integrate them within sharepoint using a PageView webpart. Some how the security community of the organization believes it would ...
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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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SpSecutityTrimmedControl runs in Pagepreview mode - ?pagepreview=true

I'm branding the sharepoint ribbon and need some changes (css) when the page gets in pagepreview mode. I've got this code <SharePoint:SpSecutirtyTrimmedControl runat="server" ...
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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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Active Directory Federation Services and SharePoint

Here is my situation; we are developing a sharepoint portal that should be accessed from multiple different domains. And users from different domains should not enter their credentials. As far as i ...
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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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Webapp design for internet, intranet and extranet?

I am a beginner in Sharepoint and I must conceive a Sharepoint solution. I need to have an Intranet for employees as well as an access point for collaborators to a particular site in this intranet. ...
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Can't open sharepoint designer 2010 when using Basic authentication over a non-SSL connection

I have a sharepoint site and we have to have basic authentication set for users to have access. But now when i go to open up a site in SP 2010 to do some work i get the error and get transferred to ...
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DVWP - Across Multiple Lists with Distinct Permissions

I'm attempting to create a DVWP that merges 4 lists that share a content type schema but have distinct permissions. The issue I am having is that if a user does not have permissions to one of the ...
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Encrypting the search index(es) - any advice?

I have read up on how to configure SQL Server TDE to encrypt SharePoint content that resides in databases, but what about encrypting the search indexes (which reside on the file system)? Does anyone ...
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Changing a SharePoint group Title

What would be the harm of changing the name of a SharePoint group? I have a task list that has the SharePoint groups set in the 'Assigned To' for list items. I'm wondering would be the impact of ...
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removing NT AUTHORITY\authenticated users vs all authenticated users and adding domain group instead

I have a root site collection and under the "Style Resources Readers group" i have the NT AUTHORITY\authenticated and the all authenticated users . Are these the same groups but with different ...
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SharePoint 2007: Farm administrator process

I have run into an interesting issue. We added a new user as a Farm Admin on the SharePoint 2007 env. The next day the user's account was disabled by IT as it was flagged by monitoring as the SPS ...
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SharePoint 2010: Site security

I have Site collection (http://myapp/sites/sitcol) and i have two site in that site collections i.e root site (http://myapp/sites/sitcol/) and site2 (http://myapp/sites/sitcol/site2). i have two ...
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sharepoint 2010: revoke rights to see “users and permissions”

I have a sharepoint site and i want few users not to see "Users and Permissions" in 'site settings'. It should not disturb anything else. Please help me.
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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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Add solution from within event receiver - how to sort out “access denied” errors?

I'm handling the WebProvisioned event in order to add and deploy a solution that's relevant to the site being created. The solution is being created dynamically based on parameters of the site but for ...
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Single files permission error (cannot modify/delete)

When I try to modify or delete a file on a subsite I get the "This control is currently disabled" error on the ribbon, and "this item is no longer available" if I try to click on the dropdown-triangle ...
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Powershell and CredSSP in Production Environments

I try deploy Sharepoint WSP projects using PowerShell Remoting. See PowerShell Remoting Sharepoint 2010 Error Solution is configure CredSSP for Sharepoint. But Microsoft says: Caution: Credential ...
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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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How to make dropdown link only visible to a certain group of users?

So we have a Management Meeting every two weeks and inside there is confidential information. Basically we want to make it so that link for this site/page is not even visible except to users within a ...
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Is there a way to list all content deployment jobs on aspx page?

Is there any way to get all local contentdeployment jobs from within web application code? I'm trying to list all jobs on an aspx page in the backend of a site collection, but everytime I execute ...
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How to Set Forms Authentication Timeout?

I have a public facing SP2010 site that uses forms authentication (default ASP.NET membership provider). I noticed that The user stays logged in even after hours of inactivity. We need the user to be ...
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SPSecurity.CatchAccessDeniedException = false: Does Sharepoint keep this setting?

When I add SPSecurity.CatchAccessDeniedException = false; this disables the redirection to a login site. Does Sharepoint keep that setting until I set it to "true" or just as long until the object is ...
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Getting item level security on SharePoint online through standard web services

SharePoint 2010 and 2007 have a known limitation where you can't access item level security metadata (for example permissions assigned at folders and list items) using the standard web services ...
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SSRS 2008 and SharePoint integrated mode - security flaw?

Here is my scenario: I've got SSRS 2008 R2 running in integrated mode with SharePoint 2010. Everything works as expected in that I can create data sources, models (either through studio or via 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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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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Security involved with running a batch file to create Document Libraries

I was wondering what kind of permission levels should a batch have to execute procedures that create programmatically Document Libraries on SharePoint 2010. Has someone done that?
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Allow a specific file type to be rendered in iFrame

We've been looking at enabling the Permissive File Handling in Central Admin of our SharePoint 2010 on an intranet site collection. However, we're wondering if we can allow specific file types to be ...
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Manage trust/add certificate

I try to add a certificate under "central administration>security>manage trust" but I always get the following error: The Root Certificate that was just selected is invalid. This may be ...
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Is an UpdatePanel a bad decision?

After talking to a few people, and asking around here, I feel like the only way to securely do calls asynchronously is with an updatepanel. (Context: Creating an Upvote/Downvote system on SharePoint ...
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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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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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Adding/Updating to a SharePoint List with AJAX securely?

I'm creating a Site Definition that will have a Stack Overflow like Q/A system. I'm hung up on the upvote/downvote system. I see a number of ways to do this, but what I think works best is to have ...
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Make all sharepoint specific cookies non-persistent?

Our app came out of web vulnerability assessment. The findings suggested that we should take care of persistent cookies; avoid them. Cookies are persisted by setting the Expires property to some ...
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Site Permissions AD Query

When assigning permissions to a site in Sharepoint 2010, is it possible instead of specifically adding a group or a user, to create an LDAP query or something simular. For example I have a group ...
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Security Permissions broke while restoring the site on a new farm

I got a problem while restoring SP2010 sub-site from our old SP2010 farm to new farm through a full backup. The subsite on old farm had unique permissions. As well as the lists inside the sub-site ...