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I want a literal 'Read/view Only' library - no save, download or print functionality

I have a number of documents that I want to be literally 'Read Only' in a Library (ideally view in the browser). This means that I want to disable the 'Save As', download and print functionality to ...
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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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Get Access to List View webpart without having access to list

So I'm developing an event management system at the moment where there are two user groups, "editors" and "attendees". By registering for an event, the SPUser is added to a list "attendeeList" which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 have logged as Administrator and I have added ...
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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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Cannot read site collection details with some accounts

In my SharePoint environment, I have a few seperate web applications with some different admin users. Now a new user I created is added as local admin (needed for Powershell remoting) and farm admin. ...
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Security on Document Library's item

i need to add some security to a Document Library, i want to be able to have multiple folders and multiple documents. This feature would provide users with proper right to modify, read, hide documents ...
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Access control with a very large AD group

I'm working with a company that has 100k+ employees, contractors, and external partners who have user accounts in their Active Directory. People fall into different categories: Employees (60k) ...
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Can I use all type of authentications in a sharepoint site external users also

Can I use the same authentications of internal users (available in AD) to external users.? If no what all authentication method I can use for external users? Is there any difference in ...
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Cannot create site in different web application - Silverlight Client Object Model

I am developing a Silverlight application. It interacts with SharePoint 2010 using SharePoint Silverlight Managed Client Object Model. One of the application functionalities is to create a ...
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Security Issue for a user group in SharePoint 2010

For a SharePoint group 'A', I made the security to Read only. Now my requirement is that, I have created a custom webpart, with one text box and a button, Where the users from 'A' group was supposed ...
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Viewing all permissions for a user or AD Group in SharePoint 2007?

Similar to this question is there a similar way to look up permissions for a given user or AD Group? SharePoint 2007 really doesn't work in PowerShell and the Internet didn't yield much here.
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How to remove same session value for different sessions?

I received an error from the Security testing team as follows: It was observed that same session value is used for different sessions. After logout, session value should be cleared and the user ...
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Accounts Needed for Installing SharePoint

I am installing SharePoint on my local machine. What accounts are needed to install SharePoint? It seems ubiquitous that you need the following accounts. SP_Admin (Account you install SP with) ...
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Sharepoint 2010 web application zones and AAM configuration

Is it possible in Sharepoint 2010 to achieve the following goal: On single Web Application add two urls (through AAM), one is usual http://site.com and another is SSL-enabled https://my.site.com and ...
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Sharepoint 2010 security validation error

When i try to add a link to the top nav bar, I am doing this from the cms so not from code. I get the security validation invalid error. http://img233.imageshack.us/img233/5761/errorcs.png On the ...
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How to display library permissions to members?

Working on a SP2007 implementation that has a large number of document libraries with custom permissions set, and they have a requirement to give better visibility of who has access to each library. ...
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401 with ClientContext

I am connecting to SharePoint via managed client api. ClientContext connects to the site and access the list data when I specify the site address as http://computer_name but when I give the configured ...
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Read configuration section in WebApplication scoped code with CAS

I'm testing some code here, trying to get it to work with CAS. I have a configuration file at a file location with some WCF definitions. I load this code with: var config = ...
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target audience not working as expected with site group

In my SP2010 farm, I have : one domain group "AD Group" the group have domain\user2 as a member one site group "SP group" with the following members AD group domain\user1 On the home page, I ...
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How do you register web.config changes to SharePoint service applications, they way you can for web applications?

The SPWebConfigModification class can be used for updating content web applications and also central administration. This can be applied to the SPWebApplication and also SPWebService classes. ...
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Sharepoint Security Trim control & its permission

We have a Custom List in SharePoint 2007, all authenticated users are allowed to add a new item into it. Now, we have a page on which we are displaying the item details and it will be accessible for ...
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Sharepoint user security best practices question

I am new to the realm of Sharepoint. I am wondering if there is a best-practice for setting up user accounts for Sharepoint. We will be having employees of our company, as well as clients, ...
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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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How to set permissions such that users can add, edit, and delete list/library items, but cannot edit web part pages or delete web part pages?

I need the ability for users to add, edit, and delete lists/libraries but not have the ability to edit web part pages or delete web part pages. I am boggled that the Edit Items permission allows for ...
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sharepoint with FBA, prevent site administrator from viewing content

I would like to set up a site using FBA, where one requirement is that no one other than a few select people have access to data in the site. That would mean that once the site is set up with FBA, ...
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Item Permission based on Nationality

I am trying to restrict access to items in a library based on the users nationality. We have contracts that can be viewed by certain nationalities and not by others. I hit a problem if the user has a ...
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Managing different groups of users within same site collection

We need to use WSS for different groups of clients and wondered if there is a way to seperate different groups of users, to prevent them from ever seeing each others details. An example of when this ...
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Securing a forms Authentication Internet site

I have an internet site using MOSS 2007/win 2008/SQL 2005. Users are authenticated using forms authentication. All authenticated users are able to browse pages like: ...
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Security warning for JavaScript and CSS file?

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. And I am developing using VSTS 2008 + C# + .Net 3.5 + ASP.Net + JavaScript (jQuery). I met with the following ...
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WCF Authorization via SharePoint Security Model

Would like to implement authentication and authorization operations on non-SharePoint hosted cross-domain WCF service via SharePoint 2010 Security Model, which is Windows Authentication. So, a member ...
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SharePoint 2010 - disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0

I'm tasked to figure out how to disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0 on SharePoint 2010 farm. After some reading, I came to the following conclusions: It is safe to disable SSLv3 on SharePoint servers, It is ...
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How to list up sites you have permission to

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-prem environment. We are using both sites and site collections as project rooms. On the front page of our intranet I need to list up all sites and site collections which a ...
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SQL usermapping for Farm-account: dbo vs itself

On my SharePoint farm (in SQL) the farm-account is sometimes mapped as user (itself) to a SharePoint database and sometimes the farm-account is mapped as dbo to a database. On all databases the ...
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How can I have end-users visualizing different dimensions from the same Powerpivot on same excel file?

I need help to understand if it is possible to have end-users visualizing different dimensions from the same excel file published in Sharepoint 2013. I have a data warehouse in SQL Server 2012 and ...
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Sharepoint Active Directory Users/Groups

I'm currently testing some things in SharePoint (Trial/Developer mode). Current setup: SharePoint 2013 Server Domain Controller with 2008 R2 (Active Directory). I've configured the SharePoint option ...
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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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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 = ...
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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 ...
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Can I set alerts for an AD group without having exchange?

We have our security groups coming from AD on the AD import. A user wants to set an alert on a list to notify the group when something changes. The group is a global security group. I can set the ...
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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 ...