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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 ...
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Should I patch my intranet SharePoint?

SharePoint patching is a hassle and takes a lot of time to test and deploy, My SharePoint is an intranet site (within my organization's premises). Some fellow IT admins advised me to patch only ...
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Extending SharePoint groups metadata?

In an application I'm building, I have to create and manage groups based on business rules. Each group must have properties like managers (yes, several managers) and members, with some other ...
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How does EU Cookie law affects SharePoint Sites?

The Euorpean Union has forced a new cookie law to protect privacy of a user. The full documentation is at Information Commissioner’s Office guidance According to an extract from the above document, ...
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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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Field-Level Security

Is it possible to set up field-level security on list columns for both visibility and modification out of the box, or leveraging out-of-the-box methods without customized InfoPath forms or ...
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What are the relationship between administrators groups of domain, dev computer and of Sharepoint services?

I know-know I can search and read but anyway I would need to ask in order to escape possible typos, personal misunderstandings and to better remember. I develop on a machine with installed ...
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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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“404 FILE NOT FOUND” on my username entries

In Sharepoint 2010 Central Administration --> Security --> Manage the farm admii nistrator group (Central Administration : Site Settings : People and Groups - Farm Administrators), when I click on my ...
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Right Management Sharepoint

I have a sharepoint list. Users should be able to create new items and change some attributes. I gave full access for the users on the list items. But now I think there is a security gap: what ...
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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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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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Item-Level Security Boundaries

Item-Level security boundaries are defined in the Software boundaries document at 1000 items. In the Advanced List Settings you can specify Item-level Permissions to "Create items and edit items that ...
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Get list items even if user does not have access to those items

Is there a way to get items from a list even if the current user does not actually have acces to them? SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges does not seem to work! I have a special case in which I ...
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All users in multi tenant environment

I have a problem with authentication in a multi tenant environment. I have a couple of seperate customers which all have their own SharePoint environment within our hosted environment. In the AD, I ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Item level Permission to a Document Library is Our approach right?

We are planing to apply Item level Permission on document library and want share point experts advise...are we going right way or we will fall in performance issue or others.. What We Have : 1- We ...
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Exception occurred while connecting to wcf endpoint

I get very strange exception "exception occured while connecting to wcf endpoint .... access denied". only when I go to any Document Library. I logged on as Administrator and I have added "Full ...
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Is AddAndCustomizePages only available at site level?

I've read this forum entry which states that it is not possible to have AddAndCustomizePages work at lower than I site level. I have .aspx pages in a folder and I would like my SharePoint group to ...
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authentication between host-named site collection, https and http

Here's my situation and I'm wondering what the best way to solve it is. I have two domains and I'm trying to pass credentials between them. Maybe it's not possible, but here goes...... Domain One ...
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User Profile Application Proxy failed to retrieve partitions from User profile application - Cant access application either

I am experiancing an issue where ever so often the sharepoint (2010) site keeps throwing security errors(The security validation for this page is invalid) iisreset fixes this shortly but ...
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PowerShell to Remove Site User Permission

I am looking for some help removing a User Permission from a site using PowerShell.
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SpServices Cannot Get Sub-Sites without Being Site Collection Admin

I am building a web part which is delegated by permissions. It is displayling members of the Members group and Owners group onto the page, and if a user does not have Members or Owners permissions, ...
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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 ...