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Running malicious code on SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2013 intranet portal which user can access from home using their corporate lan ID & password. Most of the users only have read-only access to the site and they can only ...
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Custom list - item level permissions - Sharepoint 2010

I have looked at all articles I can find on this but I haven't found a straightforward answer. I have a custom list....I want it so that only one user can answer a specific question item in this list,...
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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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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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Is it possible to change display of shared with?

I would like to change settings of SharePoint. When I click shared with button on top, it's displaying Name of users instead of Group that are created in SharePoint Site. Thanks for help,
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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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Does the latest SP 2013 security update contains all the previous ones like CUs?

I need to apply security updates to my production server to match my dev server. I am seeing a list of Sharepoint securiy updates installed on the DEV . Do i need to install all of them to Prod in ...
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Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you error for one specific user

One of the user has started getting following error when he tries to access the site: Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you He was able to access site before (been able to access for many ...
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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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What does “Security validation expires” do?

We have mixed authentication on our SharePoint 2013 site collection. I need to have FBA users automatically logged out after 30 minutes of inactivity, but they don't have to necessarily be redirected ...
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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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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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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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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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stsadm migrateuser: The user does not exist or is not unique

I'm running: stsadm -o migrateuser -oldlogin "domain1\user" -newlogin "domain2\user" -ignoreidhistory and getting the error "The user does not exist or is not unique". The users exist in both ...
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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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3rd party virus/malware scan for large files (SharePoint Online)

SharePoint Online does not virus scan files larger than 25 MB, and we would like to do this on one of our site collections. Is there a 3rd party solution that does this? Right now we're thinking we ...
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SharePoint 2010 Permissions Corruption After Server Updates

Last night our IT team pushed a bunch of patches that seemed harmless, but this morning we're having severe permissions issues. They didn't do a backup before pushing the patches, so I'm stuck putting ...
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In Sharepoint 2010 Service accounts permissions on SQL server and databases

In sharepoint 2010 and sql server 2012 r2 which permissions need on sharepoint databases and sql server roles for below service accounts. service accounts: Spfarm account spadmin account search ...
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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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Does the custom 404 error page cover all error pages?

I'm new to SharePoint administration and have updated my custom error pages per this guide. It works just fine for the 404 page, but should this also cover all other SharePoint error pages (like say, ...
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SharePoint Security issue in _layouts/user.aspx

Considering the following scenario : create a SharePoint Site Collection create a new Security Permission Level "Test", with "Manage permissions" checked. create a new Group, with "Contribute", and "...
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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 custom-...
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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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SharePoint 2013 Save and reload list item form — save conflict error

I have a SharePoint list form (edit form) that when saved reloads the same edit form. To do this, I overwrote the onclick event on the Save button to construct the URL to redirect to once the form has ...
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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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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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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, System.UnauthorizedAccessException","message":{"lang":"en-US","value":"...
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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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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: $web.ScriptSafeDomains.Add("...
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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 " let’...
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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 ...