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Why site admin can not view all the site settings options

We have a modern team site, where i added a user as the site admin, as follow:- but when i access the site using this user >> i can only access part of the site settings, as follow:- Any ...
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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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Custom permission level (Contribute + Ability to share individual files/folders)

I know that inside any SharePoint online site we can allow contributors to share individual files/folder, by checking this check box:- But in our case we do not want all the contributors to be able ...
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Move custom list items which are inside a list view to another custom list

I have 2 custom SharePoint online lists, one list for active items and the other for archived items (items with status closed + have been modified for 2 years), where the 2 lists have the same content ...
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Get-spproduct -local stuck

I launched a get-spproduct -local command through PowerShell with the farm account, however, it ran now for almost one hour. Got the same behaviour with stsadm -o localupgradestatus. It just runs and ...
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Can we force the “Allow only users in specific security group to share externally” to only work with sharepoint and not on onedrive

As per my knowledge if we define that only users inside specific security group can share with external users, as follow:- then this will be applied to SharePoint sites + onedrive personal sites. now ...
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Retrieve site collection admins

When we login into sp online tenant site, we can see site coll admins of sites to which we donot have access. Is it possible to retrieve primary and secondary admin of all site collection without ...
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Get list of all hyperlink targets within site

On one of my sites, some of the links are to an "external" web site (actually internal but not part of, or a subsite of, this one). I need to change all of those, but I can't see any way to find them ...
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Unable to add a script editor web part inside a Survey's create form inside a communication site, although we have enabled custom script on it

I have a survey list inside our communication online site, now using power-shell i have enabled custom scripting on the site Set-SPOsite <SiteURL> -DenyAddAndCustomizePages 0 one days ago, but ...
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Misterious DefaultSPGroupsAsync Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a DefaultSPGroupsAsync Web feature with the ID e233eb34-e720-4ff9-9f53-a5aabc706d12. Does anyone know what this feature is supposed ...
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Disallow Classic Team Sites to Join Office 365 Groups

We have an automated process that provisions Classic Team Sites in SharePoint Online for the purposes of migration of the legacy sites. We have noticed that these classic team sites can be joined to ...
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Misterious GroupHomepage Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a GroupHomepage Web feature with the ID e3dc7334-cec0-4d2c-8b90-e4857698fc4e. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. ...
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Misterious MUIWeb Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a MUIWeb Web feature with the ID 9eabd738-48b1-4a40-a109-aa75458ed7ea. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. Does ...
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Misterious MaintenanceLogs Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a MaintenanceLogs Web feature with the ID 8c6f9096-388d-4eed-96ff-698b3ec46fc4. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. ...
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Misterious DefaultSPGroupsSiteMaster Feature

In SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2019, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a DefaultSPGroupsSiteMaster Web feature with the ID d5a4ed08-27b9-4142-9804-45dec6fda126. This feature does not ...
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Misterious TemplateExtensions Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a TemplateExtensions Web feature with the ID de12eebe-9114-4a4a-b7da-7585dc36a907. This feature does not exist even in SharePoint 2019. ...
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Misterious WebPageLibrary Feature

In SharePoint Online, as part of the Modern Team site, there is a WebPageLibrary Web feature with the ID d5a4ed08-27b9-4142-9804-45dec6fda126. This feature also exists in SharePoint 2019. Does ...
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Default Site Collection Administrators

I have a DEV Office 365 that was not setup by me. I am trying to create new site collections via PowerShell. Somehow, I see a bunch of AD groups and users automatically added as Site Collection ...
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1 Hosted App Domain for 2 seperate Farms

I am working with SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise and am new to provider hosted (self-hosted) Apps. I have multiple single server developer instances: myDev01, myDev02, myDev03, myDev05, etc. I ...
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“An Error Occured while running detection” when i try to patch out sharepoint server 2013

we have a SharePoint enterprise server 2013 and i installed the CU for March 2020 from Microsoft website @ https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4484280/march-10-2020-cumulative-update-for-...
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Is there a way to move files/folders from one site to another site and have the exact permission as the source (migrate the related security settings) [duplicate]

I have a new project to move files from multiple SharePoint modern team sites to a single SharePoint online document library. and my main concern is how we can preserve the permission for the files/...
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Approaches we can use to move all the Files/Folders from different team sites into a single team site and preserve the versions and permissions

we have around 30 modern team sites and we want to move the the files and folders from the 30 modern team sites into a single team site document library, and we want to preserve the Versions and ...
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Is it safe to “Get-PnPProvisioningTemplate -Out template.pnp”

I have a communication site collection inside our SharePoint online tenant. and i want to export this site and create a new site based on the exported template, so i am planning to run this command:- ...
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Users are getting Access Denied inside SharePoint workflow 2013, although they have contribute on the list

We have a SharePoint 2013 workflow inside SharePoint designer 2013, as follow:- but when the user create or update a list item and the workflow got triggered, the workflow will stuck on the "started" ...
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Delete or Reset our current root online site collection

I start migrating our sharepoint on-premisies sharepoint site to sharepoint online, but the migration broke and i am half way. so can anyone advice if i can delete or reset the root site collection, ...
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Use App Password to Authenticate with PowerShell PnP

Suppose you have a tenant with MFA enabled. The same tenant allows users to create private app passwords like on the screenshot below. Question: Is it possible to use this app password to ...
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What does ExternalServicesEnabled tenant property do?

ExternalServicesEnabled tenant setting is set to $true defailt. It means that "External Services" are enabled. What would happen exactly if set ExternalServicesEnabled to $false to disable "Extrnal ...
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What does CommentsOnFilesDisabled tenant property do?

There is a tenant property CommentsOnFilesDisabled that has no documentation describing what it does exactly. Does anyone know any additional information? After changing this property at a tenant, I ...

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