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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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Sharepoint Online - Site permissions managed by end user

We are looking to build a basic Site template for our end users so we can easily create a Sharepoint Online site with very basic functionalities : - one document library By default the site has 3 ...
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Access Requests settings explanation

I have recently problems with Access Request Settings. The thing is that I do not understand the difference between first two options. I have tested it with two users: user A is a member of the web ...
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Access Denied Error with Provider Hosted App (MVC/CSOM)

I built a PHA using MVC a little while ago. I'm receiving "Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource." error when trying to update or even access simple ...
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SharePoint Access Requests - default to Visitor / Read or custom group

For SharePoint Access Requests, how can we default the requested permission to Visitor/Read-Only or (preferably) a custom group? They seem to default to Contribute for us: By "forcing" the access ...
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Make SharePoint 2010 site temporarily unavailable

We need to make live updates to a SharePoint 2010 site. By this I mean: creating/editing (new) site columns, creating/editing lists/content types etc. How can we ensure that noone is able to access ...
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How to give a consultant access into sharepoint

I have a consultant joining into my company and unfortunately he will not have my company email address. Is there a way I can give him SharePoint access to the site on which he is going to work on? ...
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Read access on site collection does not work

I have a site collection, to be more precisely it is Search Center, where i applied read access to "Everyone" (i'm using ADFS only, (different zone for search crawl which uses windows authentication))....
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How to syncronize an Excel document in SharePoint with Access

I have an Excel Sheet stored in a SharePoint list, but this list will be updated every month. So some employees get the Access file and need to fill in their values, but they should just open the ...
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SharePoint Online - View Only access is able to view latest draft versions

I have the document library settings enabled for content approval. Require content approval for submitted items? Yes Create Major and minor versions. Who should see draft items in this document ...
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How can restrict users from changing document's name?

Is there any way I can restrict users from renaming a file in a document library? The user group has editing rights to the document since we need monthly input from them. It is crucial that the ...
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deny access to default page of web but allow access beneath

I have a site in SharePoint 2010 (call it www.thesite.com) containing several subsites containing various reports arranged by category - www.thesite.com/cat-a, www.thesite.com/cat-b, etc.. and one ...
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Access for one particular subsite

I have assigned some Office 365 E3 licenses for people from different regions at my company. These regions should be able to have access to one particular subsite on a sitecollection in my intranet, ...
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sharepoint external access not working - user not in directory error

We have provided external access to sharepoint online site to vendors via their work email id's associated with micorosoft account. it worked fine for few days but started throwing errors with message ...
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crawl: Acces is denied

Keep getting this Message when trying to crawl: Access is denied. Tried the disableloopbackcheck and backconnectionhots fix, but no good. content read account has full read on web application 23.06:...
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SharePoint List to Access

I have a SharePoint Lists linked to an Access Database. Can you keep the information that was deleted in the SharePoint List in the Access database?
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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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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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App Management Service Missing

I barely have any idea what I'm doing with SharePoint as I come from a Linux admin background so forgive me if I'm missing something glaringly obvious. I'm working with an existing SharePoint 2013 ...
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Deny particular users (that are part of domain) from site

We need to block some users who may have access to our site. They are about to be added to the domain group by our IT department that has been given permission to view the site but it has hundreds of ...
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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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Full access at Subfolder level

I am trying to restrict few users to view only one folder in the library and those users should have access to add documents in that folder. Below is the approach I used: Provide Design, Contribute, ...
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Access Token (Java) [duplicate]

How do you get Access Token using REST? I'm trying to upload a folder in my Document Library using REST but it requires a Access Token in the header. Here is the code: public void createFolder(...
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Allow access to enter data , but not full database access

Using Access 2013 or Sharepoint 2013 is it possible to give someone access to data entry forms that work with a back end database whether Access database or Sharepoint SQL. But from everything I've ...
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Not able to access sharepoint site from France

Our sharepoint site is not external facing site and was able to access through intranet by all France users and other countries users. But since Yesterday all french users have no access to the ...
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Site/Page permissions based on FBA roles

I've setup FBA for SharePoint 2013. I need that only users that have a specific FBA role be able to access to a specific Page. I tried: - Adding a FBA role into a Site Group and give permissions to ...
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SharePoint setup where admin has no access to data

We have a customer who want's to store sensitive data on SharePoint which should only be accessed from a few members of the company. This would be no problem with SharePoint group policies, but we ...
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I shared a Folder (within a library) with a user and gave them EDIT permission, yet they can't add new sub-folders inside of it. Why not?

When user is trying to add sub-folder it gives error: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource.
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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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Specify user access control by URL in SP 2013

I'd like to specify permissions for a group of users for a URL in Sharepoint 2013. For instance, permissions for the URL at www.mysharepoint.com/wiki: 'Administrator' group can edit wiki at www....
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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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SP13: Number of People Accessing Document

I will like to find out how many people are viewing my document within a document library. I thought I could see it by choosing the ellipse per document and the number will appear in the dialog box ...
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How can I create 2 subsites (at the same level) without one being aware of the other?

I have a site collection called Vendors. I need to create a sub-site for each of my vendors, so I do so by creating a new sub-site with unique permissions. The problem is that when users of the '...
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How to restrict adding Items to a SharePoint List after a particular time frame?

I am using a SharePoint custom list. I need to restrict adding items to that list for all the users who is having access to the particular list. As in, by the end of this year, all the users who has ...
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Privilege Level Required to Install and Maintain Sharepoint 2013

I am not a Sharepoint expert by any means, and really have zero experience with it. I am however one of our network administrators and domain administrators. The question has come up of how high of ...
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SharePoint App link

I am coding a web app that will list all SharePoint apps available for one user. How is it possible to know if a user is allowed or not to access a SharePoint app? It is useless to display a link if ...
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Error : file not found in SharePoint 2010

I have a problem of error "file not found" in a site collection SharePoint 2010. I cannot access to home page, the page of list/library/permission,etc. All pages will appear an error "file not found" ...
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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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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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Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you when access requests and invitations

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm site collection administrator When clicking on the "Access requests and invitations" we are receiving the issue "Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you". I ...
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List Employee Certifications

My company has about 30 employees and I'm trying to create an easily-accessible method for everyone to view each other's certifications (type, cert #, exp. date, etc.) but I'm not really sure what the ...
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Customizing the Access Request Email text in SharePoint O365

SharePoint Online (O365) has default Access Request settings on configuring which with a Site Owner's email address, he gets a mail in his mailbox with an option to Accept/Decline the site access ...
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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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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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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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Site Collection admin getting error 'Sorry, this item hasn't been shared with you.'

I am getting this new error in chrome. I am logged into Windows with a Site Collection Administrator. I tried clearing the browser cache and passwords but no luck. This doesn't happen in IE or Firefox....
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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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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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Get Logged user name

I am using MS Access 2013 Web app with SharePoint lists. I want to get user name of SharePoint logged user to retrieve the user's items in Access form. I tried select current_user(); but it is always ...
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Prevent default Permission Inheritence

Is there a way/setting within SharePoint 2007/10 to prevent newly created sites/pages/etc... from inheriting permissions by default? Basically I want to create a new "whatever" with a clean slate... ...
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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?