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Is it possible to create an external content type from WCF service with message security?

I have an external content type that consumes a WCF service. So far it's something simple, over HTTP, no security, just for tests. Here is a sample to get an idea. Now I'm stepping up a gear and want ...
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Make a folder in a document library read only without using security

I have a document library with about 25,000 folders in it, each folder represents a task in our task system and is used as a document repository for those tasks. Of the 25,000 tasks about 22,000 are ...
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Secure Data from Farm Admins and Database Admins

I am working with a client whose farm admins and database admins may not be approved to view information in one of the site collections due to governmental regulations. Therefore, he would like to ...
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All domain users have full control

On our SharePoint 2010 development server, I noticed that all domain users had full control. On the "Intranet Owners" group, which has Full Control permission level, there are the admin accounts from ...
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Feature Admin tool gives AccessDenied error

I'm using the Feature Admin Tool to discover faulty features on my SharePoint 2010 farm. However, when I click the "Find Faulty Feature in Farm", it throws this error: --------------------------- An ...
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Limit users permission in their own my site

we want to limit users from changing the settings on a particular library in their my site. Am i right in thinking that to do so we will need to remove them from the site collection administrators ...
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Users denied access to certain site collection until an administrator opens it

We are having a problem with users getting "Access denied" errors when trying to access a certain site collection. These users all have the proper permissions to the site and have accessed it in the ...
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Silverlight application privileges

I have a silverlight application which uses the client object model to access the sharepoint server. When i run the app "out-of-browser" with elevated trust everything works great, but when i try it ...
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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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FAST Search Security Trimming of non Windows External Content Types

We have integrated a back-end web application into SharePoint 2010 using the BCS and the OOTB Web Services connector. The data in the backend system is protected by ACLs and we need these ACLs to be ...
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SharePoint security configuration best practice (different url for accessing site throught SharePoint designer)

I am trying to improve site security and two options were requested: Enable SSL (quite obvious) Set special url in AAM for site administrators (lets say https://admin.spsite.com, usual url looks ...
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How do I remove all users from an SPGroup object?

I have an SPGroup object populated, how can I remove all members from the group, so that essentially I start with a fresh group. I can't delete and recreate it, so I need a way to work with the ...
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Design Advice required on SharePoint 2010

I am new to SharePoint I've a requirement to build Sharepoint 2010 Portal with below specs. There would be 3 user group A. Marketing B. Sales user C. Admin Marketing group will upload docs and ...
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Prevent editors from inserting web parts

Is it possible to restrict editors from inserting web parts anywhere on a SharePoint 2010 publishing page? This article talks about disabling it for certain parts of the page or hiding the Ribbon ...
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Importing site gives “Security check failed in OnFolderImport” error

I'm using the SharePoint Content Deployment Wizard (2.8 beta) and have successfully exported a site. Now I'm trying to import the site and it gives me the following messages in the log and isn't ...
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Creating a web part to manipulate List Data bypassing List and ListItem security

I have a Tasks List and I need to create a Web Part to display one view of that list (with a functionality similar to a List View Web Part: item viewing, editing, sorting, filtering, etc). However, ...
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Security around Web Parts

I have been looking to wrap security around web parts. I already have security wrapped around documents so only the correct people see the allowed documents. The problem lies when a user does not ...
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Check object's permission levels

Are there tools that will display all the permissions to an object in SharePoint 2010 Server? For example, we want to see which AD groups, SharePoint groups, and individuals have any level of access ...
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Best practices on Intranet & Extranet

Should these 2 be on same farm (so that deployment is not a big issue or file share) How is the security managed? Is there any good article that can help me determine best practice?
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What is neccesary to write to filesystem from a Web Part?

How can I allow a web part to create a file on a unc path? I have a location with ntfs permissions set to everyone\full control and am getting 'access denied' messages. The SP2010 app pool is running ...
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Unique Permission Issue

This appears to be by design. I have a user who used unique permissions on a subsite and then used unique permissions on a list in the subsite. They then decided to have the subsite inherit ...
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How to set permissions for SP2010 Server

I'm new to SharePoint 2010 and am creating numerous Publishing sites with workflows, each for a different department. Each department needs to have a few people assigned to be able to create pages, ...
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What is a good strategy for data masking?

Can anyone recommend a good strategy for data masking in SharePoint 2010? How do you replicate live data in development and test environment whilst preserving data security and removing sensitive ...
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LINQ to SharePoint and SPUserToken

When creating a new Linq to SharePoint context, normally we don't pass a site object but we provide a request url. So what should I do if I want to execute Linq queries under a different user ...
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Can I give a Super User the ability to impersonate someone else?

We currently have a situation where we need the ability to fully impersonate a login on a SharePoint Web Application. Effectively any "SuperUser" needs the ability to, without a password, proxy login ...
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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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Sharepoint unable to query security group members from AD?

I have a sharepoint environment with multiple domains, access to the site is given on each domain by an AD security group on the remote domain. The newest domain has a security group that has been ...
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List Security in Sharepoint

I need to set permissions for a list that looks like this: I have two different teams, each with a team lead and 3 team members. The team members should not see each others data. Team leaders have ...
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Editing navigation from site Actions results in error in MOSS 2007

When I or any other user on any machine tries to change the navigation through Site Actions - Modify Navigation, an error occurs stating "The security validation for this page is invalid. Click ...
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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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Why can I only login if I use “Sign in as a different user”?

Currently, I can only login directly (in any browser) with members of the Sharepoint Farm Administrators group. However, if I login as one of those administrators then login as a regular domain user I ...
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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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View PDFs in web browser

When I go to view a PDF on the web, say a 1040 form at the IRS, when I open it it opens in my browser. When I open a PDF file from my sharepoint 2010 instance, however, it prompts me to download the ...
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Anyone know of a good technical arch diagram or white paper article for SharePoint security?

Anyone know of a good technical arch diagram or white paper article focused SharePoint security? Mod's, I know this isn't a coding question so feel free to delete it if it violates the rules and I ...
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Publishing delay based on permissions

We are about ready to grant access to outside partners and contractors to a site collection on our main SharePoint site. We would like just these partners and contractors to see everything in the site ...
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Best authentication method for accessing sharepoint web from the Internet

We're planning a sharepoint intranet which will be acceded directly from our LAN, however it should be accesible from the Internet, too. What would be the best authentication method available for this ...
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How effective is locking down _vti_bin

I've come across a roadblock where the maintainer of the Sharepoint installation has restricted access to the _vti_bin folder (i.e. denied for all users). I am using SPservices to access the ...
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Anonymous access = huge web services security hole?

My company uses SharePoint for their public website by allowing anonymous access. Some of our lists and document libraries have permissions to only allow certain users to be able to access them. I'm ...
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How do I export site security groups and memberships with PowerShell?

I'm looking for a PowerShell script (or tool) to export a site's groups and group memberships to a text file. These files would be used as backup for the current security configuration in case the ...
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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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Different security for foms and lists?

Is it possible to have security so that anyone can fill out a form, but only a small amount of people can see the underlying list? We are implementing an form that can contain sensitive information ...
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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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Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation installation on Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 and using Claims and Windows authentication. Subsites are visible only to members of a certain group. However, ...
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How do I find out what a group has permission to?

I'm cleaning up a farm that has loads of junk groups on it. Is there an easy way to tell if any of these groups have been assigned access to anything? The intention is to delete groups that have ...
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User not showing on People page although listed when using Powershell

I'm using SharePoint 2010 (14.0.4763.1000) and have a user that is not showing on the People page (_layouts/people.aspx?MembershipGroupId=3). MembershipGroupId=3 is the Owner's Group. When using ...
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How to get a web.config file in a sharepoint 2010 publishing site?

I am working on a sharepoint 2010 project and I noticed in the soultion their is no web.config. I asked one of my fellow co-workers and he mentioned something about we don't have access to to it as ...
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Unable to modify SPWebApplication properties from feature receiver - Access Denied

The scope of the feature is Web. SPWeb site = (SPWeb)properties.Feature.Parent; site.AllowUnsafeUpdates = true; // Set the Web Application's default error page SPSite siteCollection = new ...
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Which accounts should be managed accounts?

Three questions on a theme... Which accounts should be managed accounts? Or perhaps to put it another way, which services / things are best to have as managed accounts? Or perhaps the opposite ...
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Why does the central admin requires to run in IE with elevated privileges?

As described here : http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jorman/archive/2010/07/10/missing-links-or-access-denied-in-central-admin-sharepoint-2010.aspx, I have to run with an elevated IE to get all actions. What ...