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"Your organization doesn't allow sharing with users from this domain" error which is not true

My company runs a SharePoint tenant that is limited to sharing with certain domains--let's call the allowed domains backoffice (the internal user domain), frontoffice (technically a guest user/...
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Create a new guest account and then inviting the guest account to a SharePoint site is not working

We have a SharePoint site named "tgbtgb" which only allow sharing with existing guests, as follow:- Now we wanted to invite a new external user. so we did these steps:- Inside azure portal ...
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Using custom file handler when sharing document

I added a custom file handler for certain extension for both editing and preview on my SharePoint Online tenant. However, when generating and sharing an anonymous link to a document of this type, the ...
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SharePoint Online - External Sharing failed: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

The Goal Share one specific folder in a SharePoint site with an external user (outside of tenant organization) and include Edit permissions without the user needing a Microsoft account. My ...
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External Sharing setting per site collection, can we define unique settings for the "Allow only users in specifc domain..." option

On the Tenant level we have 2 settings for external sharing:- To restrict by security groups and/or by domain. and also on each site collection level, we got these settings for the "Limit ...
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SharePoint Online external Sharing with b2c

I need some help to understand if SharePoint online can be share externally using B2C (provides business-to-customer identity as a service). sorry if the question is not clear, I have done a lot of ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Unable to add external user also check permission for external users who already has access

I got an issue where I am unable to add external users. When I try to resolve their names I get some random characters displayed ( i:0’fjdfp|dspryor), because of which I am unable to provide ...
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CSOM CreateAnonymousLinkForDocument share url link

I am trying to generate Anonymous Share URL link(s) for documents using the following CSOM method: internal static string GetFileShareUrl(ClientContext spClientContext, string fileRef){ ...
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DLP Message Tracing

We are receiving the following messages randomly from no-reply@sharepointonline.com You shared content that contains 1 or more credit card numbers with people outside your organization.Consider ...
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allow external users to access shared files using one-time access code instead of login, is this supported/possbile

We have a SharePoint modern communication site >> and using a site admin >> i shared a file with external user >> by selecting the file >> click on Manage Access >> ...
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OneDrive external sharing doesn't work after the first time

Referring to this Q&A: OneDrive External Sharing Does not ask for access code? External sharing works as described, but afterwards there is no guest user created in the tenant and for every ...
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Inviting external users to SharePoint site programmatically (C#) is not working

I am trying to invite external users to the SharePoint site programmatically, but I am not receiving the invitation. When I tried it manually and with PowerShell it worked. But it doesn't really work ...
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If we share a file or folder using anyone link, then will any user who have the link will be able to see the file, or only the users who got the link

We have the following requirement:- we have uploaded some videos and files we want to share these videos and files with external users >> where the users can access the videos and file without ...
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Can we prevent guest accounts from viewing with whom else a file has been shared

I have a sharepoint online site which is open to external sharing, and i want to share some files and folders with external users >> but i do not want the guest accounts to view the file ...
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External sharing link settings

Can some help me understand why there's a difference in Link Settings while sharing Document vs Folder (screenshot below) while sharing it. My goal is to share Folder with a "Anyone..." link ...
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As in SharePoint site case can we control external sharing per MS Teams

Inside SharePoint we can enable and disable external sharing per site (whether classic, Team-connected or communication sites), as follow: But inside MS Teams seems we can only have an org-wide ...
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Set-SOPSite does not apply sharing setting

I'm trying to set the Sharing setting of a site in a provisioning script. After creating a Team site (classic experience) site, I want to set the sharing to new and existing users we have set in the ...
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Update External Sharing Setting via powershell for a modern site collection

I am looking for some help with pnp powershell to see if below would be possible to do: Once a modern team site collection is created, I would like to set Sharing setting for the same to 'New and ...
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Disabling external sharing for a Team

I am wondering, if a Team has external sharing enabled, and I am site collection admin/owner of the team and the underlying site, can I disable external sharing? In my case external sharing is just ...
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View All Uppermost Shared Folders

I'm not sure exactly how to describe what I'm looking to do, so this title may not be clear, and I may go overboard with the example, but here goes: I'm currently looking to migrate my company's files ...
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External Sharing - Sharepoint Mobile App

I have a requirement to develop SharePoint Mobile app, which involves some external user interaction. The external users do not have the corporate/School account (they have personal Gmail ids, ...
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External sharing is disabled for https://yourtenant-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/workbench.aspx

I am trying to create a new web-part using the SharePoint Framework. After doing gulp serve, If I go to the page https://your-sharepoint-tenant.sharepoint.com/_layouts/workbench.aspx, I am seeing an ...
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Disabling External Sharing and Item Level Permissions

We have a site that was shared with external emails but the Owner wants that reverted so no external access is allowed. I removed the external users from the Site Permissions but the question remains: ...
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Cannot change the default sharing option for a SharePoint Online site template

In our SharePoint Online tenancy we currently have the external sharing option for the Team Site template set to "New & Existing Guests" while also having our Communication Site template set to "...
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Configuring SharePoint Online Guest Access for GDPDR (Data privacy)

Is there a way to turn off the share panel only for guest / external users? this is a serious GDPDR related problem (data privacy). I need them to be able to access the site but not to access the ...
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SharePoint Online - Default Link Type

I updated the "Default Link Type" to "Direct"(Specific People) both at Tenant level and site level. At Tenant level, I updated using the URL: https://Tenant-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/...
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O365 - Changing external sharing policy on folder and not site level

I need to change the sharing policy on the folder level on the SharePoint sites, and not only the site level, is this possible in any way, with Powershell. I have been looking through the ...
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Folder Tree - Path showing on link

I've been using Office 365 SharePoint Online, and I've been having trouble while sharing a folder to someone outside my network. I create the link with view-only privileges, however, when they open ...
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When Requesting Files should the user be inside the "Who can share outside your organization"

Inside SharePoint admin center, we define that only users inside a security group can share with external users, as follow:- this setting has affected SharePoint and ondrive sites. but does the above ...
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Once sharing is turned on here, any site collections that previously had sharing enabled will once again be accessible to guests

We have the following sharing settings, where we allow sharing site with external users, as follow:- now today inside a OneDrive one of the users want to use the Request file, and to do so we have to ...
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Trouble with downloading a large number of files from SharePoint

I have an external partner account that wants to download a large GIS data set from our SharePoint. The data set is about 13500 files and is around 43 gb in size, and is housed within a folder. When ...
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External Sharing - Sent to wrong email. What happens next?

I am wondering if i type in an wrong/non existent email-adress when sharing a site? What happens? Do i receive an bounced email that the delivery was not successful? Is there a way to track this use-...
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Permissions on Document/page library - Read access for external users without office 365 account

It should be possible to enable certain libraries for customers. The customers should be able to read documents/sites. A normal link should be shared with the customers, so that they can access my ...
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Anonymous sharing for read only users

We are trying to allow Sharepoint online users who only have read only access to be able to share externally to "Anyone with the link". It is coming up as disabled for our read only users. We have ...
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Powershell Script to Remove Sharing Links After 90 Days

I'd like to know if it's possible to create a script to check a library for all guest access links (authenticated, not anonymous) and if they are older than 90 days, remove them. So for each folder ...
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Do I need the "e" part of a URL when sharing a SharePoint resource?

Whether it is sharing a file/folder from OneDrive or from a SharePoint site, I noticed that sharing the same file twice, with no changes to the path, file name or scope of sharing, two different URL's ...
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Can't enable external sharing in Office 365 tenant

I am trying to enable external sharing in SharePoint online. It was already sharing with external people, I tried to troubleshoot few issues, so I turned it off, then I tried to turn it on again, but ...
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Turning off external sharing on a site, but enable it on a doc library

Is there a way to turn off external sharing on a SharePoint site, but enable it on one document library or two? I have SharePoint Online modern team site, where I need to allow external users to add ...
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Stop External users with 'contribute' permission mass mailing everyone in AD (hide all users in AD from external users)

Our clients each have their own site on our tenant. They have contribute permission level (within their own site) to allow them to upload documents for us to process. With 'contribute' they also get ...
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SharePoint Online, turn off user access approval

Can I disable this approval feature? I need to instantly give access for external user (I am admin). On the other hand - I don't need members to give access, so unchecked these two checkboxes I ...
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Allow files to be shared, with a label

Label within AIP/ARM can be used to restrict sharing with external users. But is there a way to do the opposite? So I would like to allow users to share specific files when a certain label is added. ...
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Force download of Word Document external shared link

I am working with a member of HR that is attempting to share a Word Document file with applicants. I have genereated them a externally shareable link and it works great for opening in Word Online. ...
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The "Sharing" options inside "Modern SharePoint admin center" are less compared to "Classic sharepoint admin center" for the same site collection

When i access the Sharing settings for a sharepoint site collection inside classic UI, i will get all these options:- while if i access the sharing settings for the same site collection inside the ...
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Security Group invite external users to SharePoint site, generating Invite email

My organization uses Office 365 for email distribution lists and to host an internal SharePoint site for document storage. We currently use distribution list Groups to host the email lists. I now ...
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Online - Unable to share file to external user with anonymous access

I'm facing this issue: I'm trying to create an anonymous link to share a document with an user that is external to my organization. Users with full control/collaboration permissions are able to ...
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Remove an external user access for a Folder/Document in a Document Library Programatically

I have shared a folder/document to an external user (outside the organization) in SharePoint online doc library. An email to the new user is shared with One time passcode to access the file. Now, the ...
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Prevent users from seeing "Shared with"

I was under the impression that if a user does not have permission to see user details and count permissions they would not be able to see the "Shared with". I'm not really a fan of hiding it using ...
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Share SharePoint Online site for anonymous users?

Is there a way to share site with external users? Ideally for anonymous users (like Extended Web Application + Anonymous access in on-premises versions)? How do You share sites with external users in ...
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SharePoint sharing invitation - users shouldn't see each other

When adding a user to a group the default option is to send an invite by email. While this is great it's by no means great that the invite is sent as a single mail with all users in the "To" field in ...
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Remove a specific direct share link from SharePoint Online or OneDrive

Last year Microsoft added the ability to share files to anyone, regardless if they have a Microsoft account or not. These users will not show up in AzureAD as guest user accounts. I am attempting to ...
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