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Access (control) is the selective restriction of access to a resource. The act of accessing may mean consuming, entering, or using. Permission to access a resource is called authorization.

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1 File - Direct Access - External User

Is it possible to just have only one file given access to an external user, and no other access? What I mean is the file that I want them to access is about 5 levels of folders, instead of this ...
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HTML/ASPX/JS files and access control

I'm using sharepoint to host a website with differing levels of access for users. I have a basic landing page in a folder to which everyone has access. This then loads html elements from different sub ...
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User keeps getting a 'Access Required' page

I've got an external user who has had access to a SharePoint 2016 site before. He couldn't get in today and keeps getting the 'Access required' no matter how many times i send him a Sharing Request ...
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Sharepoint, Access, Excel two way connected database

I am trying to create a Database system that uses an Access Database of which can be updated from Excel, The Users (Multiple), Access Database & Excel spreadsheet are all on a Sharepoint company ...
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What are the available options we have to migrate a Web Access database from sharepoint 2010 to sharepoint online

I am working on an existing sharepoint on-premises 2010, and our aim is to migrate this on-premises 2010 to sharepoint online. now i checked the sites and they contain regular document libraries and ...
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SPO: Cannot access preservation hold library

When I click on the link "Preservation Hold Library" on the SPO-site (Office 365): https://{tenant}-my.sharepoint.com/personal/{user}/_layouts/15/storman.aspx This link leads me to: https://{tenant}...
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How to find where permission request goes

Using Office 365 SharePoint. We have a site called "legal". Our new secretary needs to access it but nobody knows who it is sending the access request to. How can I find the user that gets the "...
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Restricting users to certain sites

I am very new to the world/maze of SharePoint online permissions, so I have a fairly basic question. Inside SharePoint online, is it possible to restrict a user from accessing certain sites? Let us ...
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Customize Page to Request access

This is more for getting advise on a way to go on Access Request procedures: Currently we are using the default OOB "Access Denied, click here to request access" which is fine. But we do get a ...
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Office Online Server - Permissions Configuration

Is there a way to control which buttons are visible within the OOS Iframe? For example, if I wanted to block certain users from downloading the link, what would be the best approach for me to remove ...
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A few users cannot view a list

So I have this user group with customized permissions. Add only on list A Edit only on list B It worked well all this time for that group with those permissions. But a few days ago I added a few ...
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SharePoint Access Request Approval Auto-Email

Is it possible to set up an automated email flow based on approving access to the site. For example: If someone requests access, when I click approve, it will generate a flow to send a custom email ...
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setting up and limiting access to specific fields in a record

We have 3 different groups of people who are adding data to a table or group of tables. We need to restrict viewing of the data at the field level for 2 groups of people. We also have a need to ...
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Get User Access list by Folder Name instead of Folder ID in SharePoint

Is it possible to retrieve the list of users who have access to a folder in Sharepoint via folder name instead of folder ID? Reason: The folder is from a subsite, and have another unique id as ...
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Unable to Retrieve User Permissions in a SP List

I have a code which is working in DEV but not UAT. I am unable to retrieve the list of users who are granted permission to the folders, which are the users from the following: Site Contents > ...
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Manage access to file within a flow

What I am trying to do is remove access to all groups and users but make the user that triggered the flow the owner and be the only one with access to that document. Is this possible without using ...
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Access denied when user with Read access tries to view document

I manage a sharepoint site and one user is having issues with his access. He has a read access, but he can't view the documents on lists he has access to. However he can download them - that is the ...
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Full crawl is not working getting content access account password error

I am using SharePoint enterprise 2013, My search service is stopped and i am unable to do crawl. if i start full crawl its stopping immediately with an error in the crawl log "The password for the ...
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Sharepoint Server 2013 REST API returns 401 by calling 'FieldValuesAsHtml' in anonymous access

I've followed the steps from the following answer: sharepoint 2013 anonymous 401 UNAUTHORIZED1 However, it works partially for me. The REST calls works when I try to access basic information from any ...
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SharePoint 2013 Powershell: Exception calling “AddPublishingPage” with “2” argument(s): “Access is denied”

So, I'm trying to create pages via powershell, script below: # Get the SiteURL $SiteUrl = "https://MySiteCollectionURL" # Get the WebURL $WebUrl = "https://MyWebURL" # Get the PageLayout $...
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Take over access rights from file system (SharePoint foundation 2013)

I am experiencing issues with my SharePoint Search Service Application. User A has access rights to Folder A. User B has access rights to Folder B. The default content access account has read only ...
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I have replaced a colleague who has left the company 1 month before my arrival. Hence he could not give all permissions directly to me but the management and the support team has to deal with it. ...
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SharePoint Site Access denied for second trusted domain users

I have a SharePoint farm on premise (SP 2013) which is under 'domain 1', I have a second domain in which I have a trusted relationship. In my SP farm I have 13 sites which all together form my ...
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Hide folder in Document Library from everyone including site admin except for specific users

I have created a subsite for our finance people and company executives on SharePoint under office 365. For a specific folder, I removed inheritance and specifically granted permissions to just the ...
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Request access to teamsite puts user in the wrong permission group

When a user request access to our team site and I approve his/her request then the user is added to the team site members and should be added to the team site visitors instead. Is this a common ...
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Best practice to bulk upload records to an existing list

I need to do a bulk upload over 10k records to an existing SharePoint list. I am using MS access and it is very slow and keep crashing. Is any better way of doing it? Thanks
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Permissions check box “Use Remote Interfaces” when unchecked prevents users from accessing site. why?

I created a contribute no delete permission and one checkbox we unchecked was the "Use Remote Interfaces" when unchecked it prevents users from accessing the site. Does anyone know why? I assigned a ...
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I have a few questions

How can you prevent users from editing the quick launch? Right now, any user can change the content of the quick launch. Users need limited access to view the home page. Is there a fix for this? ...
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Aquire access token via HTTP request

I'm writing a Java app that aquires a token via the provided MS utility lib called adal4j. It provides finished methods, I just need to provide the username, password, authority and my clientid. The ...
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How to Query a SharePoint list in Office 365

I am moving the company SharePoint site from SP 2010 on premises to online 365. I have a website for the vocations office here in our diocese which has a calendar. To update the calendar I enter the ...
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Access Denied Error When User Clicks on Invite

I invited an external users to our SP site and when they clicked on the link found in the email invite they get "You need permission to access this site." Obviously, I gave them access otherwise they ...
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Office 365 global admin still get access error on navigation elements

I am global admin on office 365 template and also part of site collection admin on the site collection. I created the site myself but now it doesn't allow me to change Navigation settings on site, it ...
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prevent deletion permission on file/folder level

I have a question on this site permission/access level thing. This is my requirement. All users of the overall site get permission to view, edit and delete files and folders. Yet there is one folder/...
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Unable to connect SharePoint 2010 Central Admin. HTTP 403 Forbidden

Recently when I am trying to go Central Admin SP2010 I received an error in IE. HTTP 403 Forbidden while login using Farm Account. There are no DB permission change that i am aware off. I could not ...
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SPO External Sharing - authenticated users

We are sharing a SPO site collection to an external user domain. When we add the external users to a SharePoint groups, an invitation has been sent to the user using which the user can login to SPO ...
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How to limit access to files shared with anonymus users?

I have shared a number of files located in my SP Online repository with a number of people outside of the company (mostly subcontractors and vendors). Each file was shared in a form of a link (File -> ...
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Sharepoint Online - how can a user with read access request other accesses?

In Sharepoint Online, a user has "Read" access now needs to request "Contribute" access. The user belongs to a permission group that has "Read" access only. How can this user request more access ...
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SPO - Send Access Requests to a Group Mailbox

Does anyone know how to allow for a group mailbox to be set as the access request recipient in SharePoint Online? I am receiving an invalid email address message but the email is valid. I am not ...
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Access for external employees suddenly no longer possible

external is added to list and does not appear in this list. the external had already accessed and was able to edit the documents, etc., this access was suddenly no longer possible for no apparent ...
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Sharepoint Online: Restrict access to web parts

On our 2013 SharePoint we have set access limitations on specific webparts in the web part gallery so our users weren't presented with this and that webpart, which they did not know how to use. I've ...
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“Request Access” error through Upload File button

I have a user that is trying to edit a page and use Insert > Upload File through the ribbon to add a file download link to the page. Once they select the file and click "OK" they are getting a ...
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How to update email for User access requests?

I am a new owner of a SharePoint site, and am trying to set it up so that I receive an email whenever a user requests access. I have gone into Site Settings -> Site Permissions -> Access Request ...
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Anonymous access set but now have no access to my site collections

I have several site collections in my web application. I was the primary administrator and also farm admin. I wanted to enable access to the welcome page without login so I checked "enable anonymous ...
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Do users get a notification if I remove their permissions?

I am trying to clean up who all has permissions for the sub-sites of my SharePoint site I am the administrator of. We have been using SharePoint groups to grant users access, instead of granting ...
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How to grant full site access to self?

I am a new SharePoint site administrator, and the previous administrator has given me "Full Control" access over the site collection. Unfortunately, there are multiple folders within sub-sites that I ...
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Access or Excel which is preferable when designing a SP site

I may have some difficulty explaining this. We are creating a SharePoint site to house an inventory. We will need read access to everyone and edit privs for a few. Currently, I have the data in an ...
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User can access Sharepoint Online on desktop in office, but not on laptop via wi-fi or on -phone

I have a user who can access all areas of SharePoint he has access to using the desktop in the office. However, when trying to access SharePoint on his iphone or on his laptop via wifi he gets the ...
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How to Restrict a Library to only one person (Manager) in a SPS Online site?

I created a department SharePoint Online site with several Libraries. I would like to restrict ALL access and permissions for one of the libraries (Manager's Library) so that it is only accessible, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions - A.D and SharePoint 2013 on premis

I wonder if anyone could advise on this. I have a user that cant use all the functions within a document library, edit delete etc. To me this points to permissions. I have checked the site ...
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Error when trying to update SharePoint with Access update query

I manage a SharePoint site, and I use Access queries to update it. I have a basic update query which keeps failing with the error message: "There were errors executing the bulk query or sending ...