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Prevent some internal users from accessing sharepoint sites even if they are inside the “Everyone except external users”

We usually grant "Everyone except external user" read access to almost all SharePoint sites/.. and today we got a request from our customer that certain users which are defined inside the &...
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How many times my file has been downloaded

I need to know how many times a file on a sharepoint.com site was downloaded. So that I know how many people used my shared product.
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What will happen to the MS Flow connectors if their usernames password got reset/expired/deleted

When we create a new MS Flow which get triggered when items are added/updated inside SharePoint >> a new connection will be created using the username who created the MS Flow. now my question ...
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Is it a bad practice to install the modern script editor web part? since contributors can add custom scripts to modern pages?

There is the old way to add custom script to SharePoint is by allowing custom script on the sites and adding the build in script editor web parts, where only users with ""Add and Customize ...
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If inside the Org-wide setting we define to block accessing sharepoint sites from un-managed devices, then can we allow it inside certain sites

Inside the Organization wide setting >> we define to block access for sharepoint site using un-managed, as follow:- Then can we allow accessing sharepoint from un-managed devices inside certain ...
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Which account we should use to manage MS Flow connections

I always uses our offcie 365 to create MS Flows which trigger when addiing/updating sharepoint list items, for example I have created an MS Flow which uses connection to :- Send emails to users using ...
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If we define a deny domain list inside the company wide setting, then can we define an allow list inside the site collection which overcome it?

I am reading this article inside Microsoft Docs: Restrict sharing of SharePoint and OneDrive content by domain and I know that if I define an Allow list inside the company wide settings then I can ...
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What are the implications of enabling CDN for our Organization asset library

I run this command to configure an Organization Asset Library:- Add-SPOOrgAssetsLibrary -LibraryURL https://contoso.sharepoint.com/templates -OrgAssetType OfficeTemplateLibrary we did this for the ...
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Why user who is defined inside the Access Request can not approve pending access requests

We have a modern team site and inside the access request we define a user, as follow:- now this users is defined inside the related office 365 group members, and he have a Member role, as follow:- ...
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Create an organization assets library inside the root site, is there any restrictions

I want to Create an organization assets library inside the root site, is there any restrictions? i will follow the steps mentioned on this link @ https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/...
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How to create a SharePoint List where my colleagues can only add, edit or delete records (their own or somebody elses)?

How can I create a SharePoint List where my colleagues can only add, edit or delete records. Their own or somebody elses. But when I create a list my colleagues can also customize the list f.e: Adding ...
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Can I know which site collection an App Permission was registered at (_layouts/15/AppRegNew.aspx)?

I have many App Permissions which are showing inside my App Permission page, as below:- and as seen here:- but is there a way to know the site/s where this app was registered at using the _layouts/...
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Unable to remove unwanted App Permissions

Inside our online sharepoint tenant, i want to remove unwanted App Permission which were created during the development of some SharePoint add-ins, so i went to Admin center >> Apps >> App ...
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Does SharePoint online has a desktop app similar to MS Teams desktop app?

In MS Teams we can access the Teams using the MS Teams desktop app, but my question is if SharePoint online has a desktop app similar to MS Teams desktop app? So users can access the SharePoint sites ...
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Regional base Hub Sites versus Functional base hub sites

I am reading this official MS documentation about planning hub sites @ https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/planning-hub-sites, and the link mentioned this:- A good practice is to start with a ...
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App catalog - Site collection vs root site collection scope question

I have a SPFx web part which I downloaded from Images and Videos in a Carousel. I don't have access to the root site collection app catalog so I added it to a site collection catalog I newly created. ...
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Identifying Stale Sites for Decommission

We are almost at the limit of our 17 TB capacity in SharePoint and storage is getting very expensive. Clean up activities are now underway and we want to identify and stale sites that can be ...
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Where are Documents Stored When Using Information Governance Retention

We've had several cases of users deleting files and support unable to restore them. So, to avoid losing sensitive data, we've setup a retention policy in the M365 Compliance center. There aren't many ...
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Disable SharePoint 2010 Workflows in SPO Programmatically

Is it possible to disable Workflow 2010 programmatically in SharePoint Online? Workflows 2010 engine is not yet disabled at our tenant and will work until at least December 2021. As a result, we still ...
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“connect-pnponline -PnPO365ManagementShell -launchbrowser”is raising this Error:- “Object reference not set to an instance of an object.”

I am trying to connect to a SharePoint online communication site which have MFA enabled, I tried running this command: PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> connect-pnponline "https://***.sharepoint.com/...
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I lost Central Admin url Sharepoint 2016, Please Help!

I have a problem access Central Admin after I edit alternate access mapping. I used the URL name "http://name/" without :port, and now it won't open. When I open using SP 2016 Central admin ...
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How do you turn off comments on a SharePoint list? [duplicate]

I do not want users to be able to add comments to each row of my SharePoint lists. How do I turn this feature off?
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Error changing collection administrator

Our environment is SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to change a collection administrator to DOMAIN\Username. However it fails, and looking up the correlation ID in the logs, I see this exception: ERROR: ...
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SharePoint limits for major and minor versions

I am reading the SharePoint limits inside this link @ sharepoint-online-limits, where it says the following: Versions 50,000 major versions and 511 minor versions. So what will happen if the major or ...
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When OneDrive desktop app creates a new main folder

I am working on 3 tenants and on both of them i am syncing some document libraries. now i have noted that OneDrive desktop app has created 3 main folders for me under username as follow:- so can i ...
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The mapped network drive could not be created because the following error has occurred

Inside windows 10 machines i am trying to map a SharePoint Online document library as a network map drive. when i tried to do the following; Go to This PC >> Right click on Network >> Map ...
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System.IO.FileNotFoundException after joining new wfe server to SharePoint 2013 farm

after joining new wfe server to SharePoint 2013 farm, when I add new website it works in central admin but on the other wfe server I get file not found and get a complete error the uls System.IO....
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Allow or Prevent Contributor users from sharing Files and Folders inside our sites

When we create a new site we get this option to allow Contributor users to share files and folders:- In most of the cases i UN-check these check-boxes because if we allow contributor users to share ...
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How i can get the total size for all our site collections including OneDrive sites

I want to get the total size for all our SharePoint sites (including OneDrive sites), where i tried to run this PnP command:- Get-PnPTenantSite -IncludeOneDriveSites -Detailed but i could not get the ...
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How do I Get the SharePoint Online Build Version?

Can someone help me to recall how to get SharePoint Online build version? In many cases, some SPO glitches/bugs can only be replicated in some tenants, but not in others. Is there some URL we can open ...
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Request Sign Off , how to wait for all responses by default

I am working on an online SharePoint communication site, and by default we can use the Request sign-off feature on our document library:- but let say i add two users to the Approver field:- then ...
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Site navigation missing on ASPX page with read broken permissions

While in the middle of a migration from 2013 to SPO, I've broken the permissions of a subsite for the entire company to not have access to the entire site except a couple of ASPX site pages. They can ...
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Sharepoint Online Analytics access without giving site owner

Is there a way to give someone access to see the analytics without giving them full admin rights into it?
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Mange access requests heading to one single person for all sites

To Manage the Access requests to access the sites, I've to configure access request settings in SharePoint 2016 on premises ,by Going to --> Settings -->> Site Settings -->Click the "...
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Data Base in Read-only mode when creating a SharePoint application

We created out new SharePoint 2019 Farm of 3 SharePoint Servers and 2 SQL Servers (Cluster). When I try to create a new web application I get an error: Cannot update database on SQL Server instance ''....
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Field level edit is now available even if we have customized our edit form using “Script Editor”

I have the following:- Custom list inside a classic Team Site. i have customized the Edit form using Script editor classic web part. this result that the edit form will render using classic UI which ...
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Allow Contributors to share files with users

We have a modern communication SharePoint online site, and we want to allow contributor users to share files with users (internal and external), so we found 2 approaches:- Check the following ...
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Grant a user permission on a document using Share or using the Advance permission settings

We have a document library inside a communication online site, and we have 2 approaches to share a file with a user who do not have access to the site:- Select the Document >> Using the Share ...
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Recycle Bin Deleted Sites is showing “-” under the “Deleted by”

We have noted that one of our SharePoint online Team Sites has been removed and when we check the Recycle Bin for the deleted sites we found the site there, but we are unable to know who has deleted ...
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Temporary site unavailable setting in SPO except administrator

I use ModernUI in SharePoint Online. Is it possible to temporarily disable the system for release work, site updates, etc., except for operational administrators? I also want to prevent users who have ...
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can not update fresh installed( SharePoint enterprise 2013 with SP1) farm with july-2020CU

I've sharepoint 2013 farm with SP1 installed in win server R2 and there was error during sharepoint installation and I edit 'Iglobal \ oserver.msi' with orca and it goes right and installed after ...
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JSOM: get_isSiteAdmin () is not distinguishing between users and administrator of site collection

if (user.get_isSiteAdmin()) { document.cookie = "licence=yes"; } I am using user.get_isSiteAdmin() but its always giving value false I can not give "...
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SharePoint External Sharing: Enabled in Admin Center, but not possible anyway

in our SharePoint-Online tenant, external sharing isn't possible anymore from one day to another. No one changed something in the admin settings and the settings should be set correctly: The enduser ...
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How i can hide the “Apply Label” inside our site pages's properties

I have created a communication modern site, and i created a custom site pages content type which include a managed metadata site column named "Properties", but now when i create a new modern ...
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No 'Advanced' option showing for sharing permissions

When I clink on sharing options, no 'Advanced' options appear so I can not get to the 'Stop Inheriting permissions' screen. Is it due to my device or a setting do you think?
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Can we create a duplicate of our site collections

We have a SharePoint online classic team site which contain 60 sub-sites and 2 levels of sub-sites. and i want to create a copy of this site collection to use it as a test site. but i am not sure what ...
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How to allow Contributor users to manage the permision for the document library's files and folders

I have the following requirements:- we need to have around 10 users who can contribute to a document library, mainly add,edit,delete files and folders. but only 2 contributor users out of the 10 ...
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Unable to approve a pending app request

I want to add a SharePoint app inside our site, where from the SharePoint store i added the app, as follow:- then i received the following :- after that i requested the app:- but i am not sure how ...
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Can i reference a user/group inside SharePoint if our admin hide them from the AD global address list

Our system admin wants to hide some users/groups from the AD global address list to prevent those users from showing when sending emails through outlook. so my question is if we can still reference (...
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Closing the entire site collection except a couple of lists using Site Policies

I am trying to close a site collection in SharePoint 2013, however, I need to have a couple of lists in one of the subsites open Is this possible using Site Policies? Or what would be the best ...

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