Questions tagged [access]

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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Allow any user?

Please forgive the novice question, but I can't seem to find the answer. Is there a way to allow any user access to a SharePoint site without having to add them to a group or turn on anonymous ...
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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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Access Request email to Multiple accounts in SharePoint 2013

In SP2010 it's done as the image above is shown, just separate the email-addresses with a semicolon. But in SP2013 I'm not getting this to work, is there a way around this? I need two users to receive ...
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Allowing anonymous access to sub-sites?

I want to open the site up for public viewing, which I've done by going Site Permissions -> Anonymous Access -> Entire Web Site The problem is, I have some sub-sites because I wanted a drop down ...
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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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Group members must request access to access Group Files?

I created an Office 365 Group/Site on our companies enterprise account. I then added 4 people from within our organization to the group. They got e-mailed the typical "Welcome to Group X" email. ...
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Control access to a sub-site

I have created a sub-site in SharePoint that is meant to be only for Management. I created the site and stopped inheriting permissions from the parent. Then I added only the managers and myself to the ...
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Language of app web

I'm working on an Access SharePoint app but I think this also applies to SharePoint hosted apps. When I create a new app, the app runs in an app web which is automatically created. The language of ...
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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 ...
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Automatically Import Excel Data to SharePoint List

This question has been asked before but I haven't found an answer that works for me and my limitations. I have an excel spreadsheet that is currently being used to input data with 20+ records each ...
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Access Linked to sharepoint list is missing fields

I have linked to a SharePoint list from Access 2010 and after inserting additional fields into the list (via SharePoint) the fields do not appear even after deleting the linked table in Access and ...
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disable DispForm.aspx?

I'm trying to stop authorized users that have access to SharePoint lists to view records directly in SharePoint. Currently I allow users to view / edit data via linked SharePoint lists with MS Access....
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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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2010 - contribute with no delete - renaming folders

I have a user who has created a site with custom permissions. These permissions are basically contribute but without the delete action on list items. The users who have this permission level attached ...
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How can I visualize permissions to my users on our intranet?

There have been quite a few people in my organization who have expressed confusion about who has access to what. This is also making them reluctant to use SharePoint. Because this isn't clear to them. ...
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Security around Web Parts

I have been looking to wrap security around web parts. I already have security wrapped around documents so only the correct people see the allowed documents. The problem lies when a user does not ...
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How to block columns in a file

How can I block specific columns so that they're visible for others, but people cannot edit this (specific) column in sharepoint? Thank you
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Allow access to sharepoint has some users just the week

Is there a way to block the use of SharePoint for multiple users on the weekend and allow them to enter only during the work week?
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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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Internal intranet site to Sharepoint outside access

We have SharePoint 2010 and it is the enterprise edition installed on Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise. My question. I have an application server that hosts many IIS websites which we can access Internally ...
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Is it possible to access the web part properties from a dialog?

In my web part I use the create_DialogOptions JS function to create a new aspx site as a dialog box. That works fine. Now I would like to have access to the custom properties from the web part. I ...
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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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Test if user has access to a web

We are trying to create a function to see if the logged in user has access to a web (subsite), and have come up with the following code; CheckPermissionOnWeb(); function CheckPermissionOnWeb() { ...
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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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Access Services - can't get it working and I've installed everything FIVE TIMES

I've been trying like a banshee to get Access Services working. I generally know my way around sharepoint.. I just can't for the life of me get this thing working. I've literally installed SharePoint ...
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Deny user access to a “Document Library”

I'm using Sahrepoint 2010. I've created many Document Libraries according to how many departments we have in the company and i want to specify access permission to users for viewing and opening ...
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Why can the local administartor access a site collection?

I'm stumped by an access phenomenon because I am not sure how the permisssons for accessing a site collection work in this specific scenario: Even though I shouln't be able to do so, I am accessing ...
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Best way to share documents where some must not be shared

I'm planning to setup SharePoint 2010 sites and I will store documents in one place in order to not create additional administrative work. However, what is the best way to make certain documents in ...
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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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Access request e-mails to get sent to the site owner, not a static e-mail address

I have learned how to set-up access requests within SharePoint 2013, however I'd like for this to not be a static e-mail address, is there a way to set the access requests to go to the "site owner" ...
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Grant access to Sharepoint site for a non-domain user

We have two ActiveDirectory separate forests (no trust is established between them). And user from another forest/domain wants to use Sharepoint site (resides on our forest) like we do. I read the ...
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2010 Document Center

SharePoint 2010 - I have a user who is able to upload a document to the document center, but when she attempts to access the document she get 'Access Denied'. There is a workflow that sets ...
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Disclaimer Popup Request

I'm searching for a solution with third party web parts, but at this time I don't find anything that is aligned with my search. The target: When a user login in to the portal (link to home or link ...
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Deleting user permissions from document library instead of site level

I wanted to delete a user permission from ONE of the various document libraries in a SharePoint site. But when i deleted the permission, it seemed to have deleted the user permission at a much higher ...
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Grant column-based access in a library - SharePoint 2010

I'd like to grant user permissions to specific documents defined for a given project type. Unfortunately, all documents are lumped into a single Shared Documents library, categorized by a column ...
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anonymous access and listdata.svc

We are trying to use an ajax call to get list data for an anonymous site. We are using this on our intranet site and it works well. We build an html file that calls the list service (via ajax) and we ...
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How to grant access to Intranet site to External Users?

Our company recently acquired few small companies. We are in the transition for getting all the files and documentation. I created a "Document Center" site for this project. What is the best way ...
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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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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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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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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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SharePoint site user get Forbidden error while access SharePoint site

Forbidden error 403 : site is opened but this user does not have permission to access this site This error surprised me because If user does not have permission to access SharePoint site then error ...
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SharePoint 2013 Lost subsite permissions/access

SharePoint 2013 I have a subsite where all users lost access upon their removal from the top-site's permissions list. Re-adding them to the top-site's permissions does not grant them access back to ...
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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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View who is requesting access to a site

I am using SharePoint 2007 and I want to approve users that have sent a request to access the SharePoint site. How do I see who is requesting access so I can approve them?
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No user is able to login to our SharePoint 2013 portal

We have a properly working SP2013 with ADFS environment on Amazon(EC2). We are using PING Fedrate as our SAML Token Provider. Everything was working fine till yesterday. Every user started getting ...
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Where to revoke access in Google, for the applications I gave permission to access my data?

In google I have a page where I can revoke access to applications that have permission to access my data etc. I dont know where to find this in accesspoint (office365). Can you help me find this?
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To acces file from Linux server

We have a Scheduled report that generating from Business Object that is hosted in Linux Server.We required to show this report in share point site.Is there any built in webpart for this. How can we ...
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SharePoint Error: Access Denied

I created a local users in my server and added the user in a custom SharePoint Group.But If I login to the site using this local user, Im getting "Error: Access Denied". And when I add this user to ...
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Custom TimerJob SQL Access?

Im trying to access an SQL database from a custom TimerJob, but it fails. Without hitting the Exception, it just stops. I got the exact line where it get stuck: SqlDataReader sqlReader = sqlQuery....