I have created a new calendar and named it 'Management'. I am trying to set it so only a few employees can view and edit it, and do not want it visible for people who do not have permission to use it.

The problem is I cannot find anywhere in SharePoint where I can set viewing/editing/etc. permissions for the calendar.

If someone can direct me it would be appreciated.

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A calendar is a list in sharepoint like everything else. As such, you can set permissions on it. Simply go to the calendar, look in the ribbon and select 'Calendar' then 'List Settings' then 'Permissions for this list'. from there you can define the permissions as you see fit.

  • The 'Permissions for this list' does not exist under 'List Settings' for me. I have plenty of other options, but none related to permissions. Under 'Permissions and Management' I have 'Delete this list', 'Save list as template' and 'Workflow' Settings'. My account is added in SharePoint group 'Farm Administrators' as well.
    – gpresland
    Mar 9, 2012 at 17:45
  • You need to have high enough permissions, which usually means Full Control at the site collection. How you get that depends on your specific farm.
    – Dave Wise
    Mar 9, 2012 at 18:40
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    Also, being in the Farm Administrators group typically means nothing when looking at a specific site unless that group is granted higher permissions via Web Application Policy
    – Dave Wise
    Mar 9, 2012 at 18:41
  • This is strange as a "Check Permissions" on my account says I have "Full Control". To be clear this is a single server of SharePoint 2010, and I am the administrator. I am in the process of setting it up to look at use in our small office.
    – gpresland
    Mar 9, 2012 at 20:39
  • Alright I am starting to get confused now. When I browse the site via servername:20701 I get totally different options vs under companyweb even though I am under the same user account. The changes I make under the servername:20701 do not appear under companyweb in regards to users/permissions/groups.
    – gpresland
    Mar 9, 2012 at 21:45

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