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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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Using CSOM, can site sharing settings be accessed, specifically the setting that restricts site sharing to only site owner?

Using CSOM, is there a way to check a site (Web) to ensure that only site owners can share the site? In the SharePoint modern UI, the site sharing option reads "Site owners and members, and people ...
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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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Online - Share folder with specific external user via PowerShell

In my SharePoint Online site I've created a document library that contains a lot of folders. I created these folders via PowerShell using PnP. I'm trying to set permissions on these folders, in ...
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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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Unable to share a SharePoint Team Site with external users

I have created a new team site inside sharepoint online. Then i defined the site to be Public + to allow external sharing as follow:- But when i wanted to share the site with existing external user (...
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Your organization is preventing you from selecting this option

I'm trying to create and share a link publicly for a document inside a OneDrive site. I've set the sharepoint share settings to allow sharing with anyone publicly in the Office365 admin centers/...
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External Sharing for SharePoint Vs External Sharing for Office 365 groups

Now to manage external sharing for SharePoint sites, i have the "Sharing" link inside the SharePoint admin center, as follow:- I also have the sharing per site collection, as follow:- Now our ...
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Site collection sharing: Auto insert text into sharing dialog

I was wondering if it's possible to auto insert text into a site collection sharing dialog window when a user clicks to share the site collection. I have very basic JavaScript knowledge. I fiddled ...
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SharePoint Online, folders shared by external link, no sign-in - is it safe?

If I have document library with folders inside, and share folder1 to user1@gmail.com, folder2 to user2@gmail.com (send link to e-mails). As I see, user1 cannot see folder2 and vice-versa, so they see ...
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Can we create external users accounts inside our office 365, before sending them invitation to access the site collections

I am working on an Office 365 sharepoint online, and for sharing certain site collections i want to set this option:- But for some external users, they do not exists inside our office 365 users. ...
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External Sharing Failed

I have confirmed through the Admin menu for both SharePoint and OneDrive that sharing is enabled. I've confirmed that the settings are congruent throughout both. I have confirmed that sharing is ...
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External sharing failed for documents that are required to be checked out

We are using SharePoint online. I have the setting to require check out before a document could be edited on a document library. When I try to share this library with an external user it gives error. ...
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SharePoint Online, How to Share Folder(Doc Library) to Anyone (anonymous users)?

How to Share Folder(Doc Library) to Anyone (anonymous users) in SharePoint online? Is it Available? Thanks! upd.: I found that since April 2017 we can share folders. Allowed "Anyone who have link" ...
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How to intercept (block) SharePoint invitation

In SharePoint, you have the option (once enabled) to share a site with an external user. This external user will receive an invitation by e-mail, and will gain access once he or she accepts this ...