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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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Updating a SharePoint list via an Access query and VBA code exhausts system resources

My apologies: I asked this on StackOverflow already but have received no responses. I am hoping that reposting on a site more oriented to SharePoint might lead to more insight. For reasons beyond my ...
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Creating custom user profile section programmatically

Here when I am creating a new custom section it is showing an error as Adding a property definition requires Manage User Profiles rights in the code CoreProperty cp = cpm.Create(true); How can I ...
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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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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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Access SharePoint 2013 site from other Network

I have a SharePoint 2013 site on my Windows Server 2012 that is connected to a Virtual Network(INTERNAL) and I want to access my SharePoint site on another Computer that is connected to another ...
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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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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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Access table linked to SharePoint Library will not refresh

I have an Access table linked to SharePoint Library of InfoPath forms that will not refresh the Data in the data sheet view of Access. I have tried all of the options found in File-> Options-> ...
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Access Lookup to Linked List

I am trying to create a lookup from one Access table to a linked list from SharePoint. I need to have a lookup between the two because in order to create the type of subform that I need, there has to ...
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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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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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Users without permission able to access folder through URL

I'm very new to SharePoint 2010, and I've been working on a workflow for folder permissions that replaces all permissions so that only a certain group is given Contribute access to the folder. This ...
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Add a user with full control rights on multiple site collections from one import csv

I have aa Excel sheet which have multiple site collection sites (around 600) of same web application. I want to add a user with full control rights on all the site collections from Excel sheet. My ...
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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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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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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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Sharepoint 365 Folder Permissions

I have searched for a while but can not find an answer so thought i would ask the question.. I am trying to set up sharepoint so that at a top level i have: Home directory with eight sub folders ...
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Enable Anonymous Access to Subfolder Containing Handlers

I have a folder in an application that I would like available to the public. For example: /_layouts/Handlers/Public/MyHandler.ashx I found this question that says I should enable anonymous access ...
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How to create forms and reports using Access database and view the form in sharepoint 2010?

I need to create forms and reports using access database in sharepoint 2010. Require the steps to proceed.I have created the access db first. then i created,desgined the form using access 2010.Now i ...
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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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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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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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Grant Anonymous Access to Lists/Libraries at Office 365

Is there some way I could grant anonymous access on a public sharepoint site? I know that most of you would say that I just had to set this website to online (he is still set as offline), but my ...
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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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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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When sharing file, why does SP send access request when the people sharing both already have access?

We have a SharePoint 2013 site that is open access company-wide (NT authenticated users have "contribute no delete" access). When a user clicks on a file and selects "Share" to send it to somebody ...
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User can't access SharePoint site

I'm managing a SharePoint site internally with lots of different users in different regions, everyone is able to access the site fine except one user who continues to get an error: We've sorry ...
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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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Disable sharepoint mobile APP

So i know i can disable mobile access from the browser - that's easy. Problem is I do not want users to access sharepoint from the new Sharepoint mobile app they can download. Is there any way to ...
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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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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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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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How to update the SharePoint list form access?

I have a SharePoint list with Lookup columns and metadata(Content type) fields. I opened the list in Access When I was trying to add new data or edit the data it's saying "can not update database ...
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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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Customize Access Request emails and functionality

Is it possible to customize the access request emails. also another question is if I can customize this functionality, we want to keep a track of have requested access in a list for example? Is there ...