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Viewing Shared With Permissions on folder for Contributors compared to SCA

We are wondering why some users with 'Contribute' permissions would see different 'Shared With' permissions on a library folder compared to the SCA. We have the 'Browse User Information - View ...
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Opening document from Search results - This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given

Hi I am trying to open an Office document by clicking on the search results document title, however an error box pops up saying: This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the ...
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Error : Group cannot be found

I deleted Team Site Owners group from the top level team site in SharePoint Online and found that the people and groups link from the settings page is not working, throwing an error: Group cannot ...
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401 Unauthorized before authentication

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, one server with separate SQL This just cropped up on a server that has been working flawlessly for months. I created an account for a new external user, but when they ...
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Can we serve diffrent SharePoint Pages Based on their Logins

I want to Create a site where i am trying to build a landing page. On this page if user logs in with AD account it would serve a page with left hand navigation based on what ad group they are part of. ...
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Remove User from a Site through CSOM

I have a CSOM Script (Below) that I am using to delete a user from a SharePoint Group. But in some of the site the users are added directly to the site. Can you please let me know, how I can remove ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - Break inheritance subsite

i want to break the inheritance of a subsite. I know which button I have to press to solve this problem. But if I press this Button in the Ribbon UI in SharePoint, I cann not break the inheritance of ...
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DisableLoopbackCheck and DisableStrictNameChecking

Over past few months, I have often ran into issues which end up with DisableLoopbackCheck and DisableStrictNameChecking being candidate root causes. However, I never really become able to understand ...
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Third party security tool for metadata access only but not content (like in Documentum)

A specific customer needs the following: In a document library there are "forbidden" documents that, due to rights, are visible. Can I allow access to metadata but restrict access to content or ...
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Changing Permissions to a List Item Changes Permissions to the Entire List

I have a custom list in SP2010 where I need each item to be available only to the person who created it. A workflow like the one described in this article helped get that working. After an item is ...
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Not able to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow

I'm unable to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow, it throws this error: {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, ...
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Which permissions does my SharePoint Add-in need to get Site Collections?

I am building a Provider-Hosted SharePoint Add-in. Given a SharePoint Online tenant (account) where my add-in is installed, I want to get a list of their Site Collections To get this done I am ...
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I want to have one group manage membership of another group in sharepoint 2010

I want to have group A manage membership in both group A and group B. How do I set that up? I have group A managing its own membership, but I can't figure out how to have group B's membership managed ...
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SP2013 Restore inheritance on document library

Restoring Inheritance on a document library would break unique permissions on childs ? I have a site XX, inside, a Document Library A, with Folders A1, A2 and A3. A1, A2 and A3 have unique ...
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Security report

I am looking for a tool able to perform a cumulative report of SharePoint rights, AD groups and IRM rights, at document level in a given library.
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Need script to list Groups by Team Site

I am trying to find PowerShell scripts that do the following: List all TeamSites. List all TeamSites, Groups that belong to that TeamSite with their permissions. List all TeamSites, Groups that ...
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Encrypting files and documents in Sharepoint 2013

I want to host confidential data on Sharepoint 2013 and would like to encrypt these data on a file level. There is already a Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) feature available for Sharepoint but it ...
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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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Https certificate warning and wrong issued to domain

our web site registered with a Digicert security certificate and with our domain, but when we open home page it shows a security alert dialog box The name on the security certificate is invalid or ...
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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 set HTML field security using CSOM

Is there a way to set the HTML field security using CSOM? I already found a way to use PowerShell Scripts but i wondering if there is also a way to use CSOM. PowerShell: ...
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When adding any app there is a firewall on the page, how can I remove it or disable it?

I'm new with SharePoint 2013. after install all Apps from the store I faced an issue. there is a firewall popped on the page for app when i open the page. for example: after the insert the apps " ...
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Trying to create a SharePoint online (office 365) dashboard with doc list web parts and display based upon login

I have a a SharePoint Online (office 365 web site). Under a team site, I have created 3 document libraries (one for each person A, B, C). I have removed all permissions for each document ...
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List where only some columns are confidential

I have created an external list which is drawing data from a single table in an Azure SQL Database (SAAS). Two external content type operations: List & Read Item. This is a generic list ...
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Access denied to subsite by unique user group - Sharepoint 2010

I have a sandbox site that currently contains the parent and two sub-sites (Subsite1, Subsite2). The sandbox site has the three standard sandbox groups (Owners, Members, Visitors) then one unique ...
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Change SharePoint group owner with Powershell to a SharePoint group

I have this PS script to change the group owner of a SharePoint group to a domain user. I would like to use this script to change it to an existing SharePoint group. The current script only allows ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...
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Architecture of SharePoint 2013 search security trimming

We are looking to partially replace SharePoint search with Elastic search, and one question that comes up is security trimming. I am trying to figure out how SharePoint does it and on the high level ...
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oData external content type - how to implement Item-level security?

Any implementation ideas? Do I need to us VS for this? I have SP 2013, and have an external content type pointing to a SQL Server table. I would love to security trim the results - as a user can ...
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Using Rest API for the anonymously accessible SharePoint website having _vti_bin blocked

When learning how to Secure anonymously accessible SharePoint website, I went through this article in http://www.c-sharpcorner.com To increase security, one should enable lockdown mode and also ...
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spsecurity RunWithElevatedPrivileges

If you change the identity of the application pool, and the new account is not the System account, what account is used when calling SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges?
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Sorry you dont have access to this page

I am currently experiencing a very unusual issue with a SharePoint 2013 on-premise. We have done performed a migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and when logged in as a user who is not a ...
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List Sharepoint groups powershell - missing groups

I am using this code to list all groups within a web app. When I look at results not all the groups are there. When I go to the root of the site - people and groups, the groups are there. Why are ...
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The context has expired and can no longer be used. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80090317)

I am facing this error all day long and I have not figured it out yet. I have tried: setting the date time zone in the web application to match that of the server set "security validation expires" ...
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Security Error while doing REST update on the SP list

I am trying to make update with the usage of REST but I got an error: -2130575251, Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException. The security validation for this page is invalid and might be corrupted. ...
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ValidateFormDigest - when exactly does it need to be called?

Can someone explain to me exactly when and why I need to call SPUtility.ValidateFormDigest? Contrary to the spec, which says you need to call it before elevating privileges, I've had the following ...
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Are there any free security audit tool for SharePoint?

Are there any codeplex or 3rd party free tool for security tool? I need to run this on several sites and I dont have ample time to create a powershell script for this. Thanks in advance.
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SharePoint 2016 On Premises - “Share Everything in this Folder even with unique permissions”

On Office 365 SharePoint there is the option to add another group to a Document Library and then there is a tick box for "Share Everything in this Folder even with unique permissions". Does anyone ...
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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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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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Restricting access to contents in “_vti_bin” for both authenticated as well as anonymous users

As per a new security standard implemented by my organization I need to restrict access to the /_layouts/15/_vti_bin/lists.asmx for both authenticated as well as anonymous users. I am thinking of ...
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SharePoint List Custom Security Features

Is there a way to customize security features based on who created a list item? Examples: Managers should only be able to see those they have requested Directors should be able to see anyone that ...
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What's the purpose of deny all anonymous policy

When we configure anonymous policy for a web application, there is an option for "deny all". Why is that? We can just disable anonymous access, right? Why would we enable anonymous access and use a ...
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Access Issue for “Robots.txt” in SharePoint WCM site

I have enabled robots.txt on my SharePoint site by activating the Search Engine Sitemap Site Collection Feature as mentioned in this post. I also edited the robots.txt through "Search Engine Sitemap ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Unique permissions for claims

This is about SharePoint 2013 On-Premise environment. We've a scenario in which certain content is authored in source site collection and published to a target site collection via cross-site ...
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preventing existing users to login to a site collection in office365

I have an environment where I know that external users have access to some sites, and I want to trim this access for existing users. I need to verify if going to central administration and in the ...
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Allow only certain users access to a site

Is there a way to restrict, for example, an AD group access to a specific site out of the box? For example, I want to restrict access to users to Site A who are not US citizens. Is there a way OOTB or ...
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Connecting CRM Online to an external SharePoint Online

My customer wants to connect a Dynamics CRM Online account to an external Office 365 SharePoint account. Is this possible to do?
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How to repair “The server farm account should not be used for other services. ”

I'm looking for a solution to this in my 2013 farm. TITLE The server farm account should not be used for other services. EXPLAINATION spadmin, the account used for the SharePoint timer service and ...