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Best collaboration and file sharing platform across multiple organizations (and IT ecosystems)

Four discrete organizations wish to share calendars, files, and folders for collaboration purposes on multi-year projects (including regular online and in-person events). Each one has their own ...
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Guest user invitation via direct access not working

I added an external user into the folder permission via advanced settings. The user receive an invite. When user clicks on the invite he gets asked to choose org account or Microsoft account or create ...
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SharePoint online search behaviour with sharing (link sharing or direct access) via AD guest vs external user

I'm using sharpeoint online and testing the following on a document library folder. Testing search functionality for following users: Internal AD users AD guest users External users When I share ...
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Does external sharing (link and/or direct sharing) with M365 users (external) result in user creation in AD as guest user?

Link: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/what-s-new-in-sharing-in-targeted-release Recipients of secure external sharing who also use Microsoft 365 in their organization can sign in using ...
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File sharing via link share or direct access or grant - breaks inheritance

I have a doc library with folders and subfolders. When I share a subfolder using either link sharing or direct or grant then the permission inheritance on the subfolder breaks. Thus now if I add a new ...
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SharePoint Online - Legacy SharePoint Invitation Manager is being retired - What does that mean

we are currently very concerned by the M365 Message Center announcement "MC696169 Legacy SharePoint Invitation Manager is being retired". We do not allow standard users to invite B2B guests ...
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SharePoint "Shared with Us" for External Users and External Users List

I'm working on setting up a SharePoint site for my organization. Here are parameters: We are an organization with a lot of different committees, which have an average of 10 members per committee. I ...
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External users unable to search directory

I am new to SharePoint so might have missed something obvious. I have shared a specific folder with an external user. When I search from within my own account I am able to see results from within the ...
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Share with Anyone option is disabled

I want to share one folder anonymously but Anyone option is disabled. How can I enable it?
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Can we create "Send http request to sharepoint" action, to create a Share link to specific external users without sending them direct invitation email

Using SharePoint Online UI >> we can share a document with specific external users (with Read-Only permission) using those steps:- now we are developing power automate flow, which need to ...
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Sharing failed. The sharing operation failed due to an unexpected failure condition

We want to share a file with external user, using these steps:- Access the document advance permission page Stop permission inheritance "Grant Permission" >> uncheck "Require ...
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Till when a guest account user can still access a file after completely removing him/her guest account

We have shared many files with a guest user account (using his gmail account), using these steps:- Access the document advance permission page Stop permission inheritance "Grant permission&...
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Search function restriction for external shares

My company occasionally has to provide share folders with external partners not using O-365. The sharing model works very cleanly. BUT --- external accounts, when connected to a library folder, do not ...
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How to create a SharePoint 2016 external site

Is it possible to create an external Sharepoint site on Sharepoint onprem 2016 to share files with users outside of the company? If so, can someone please point me in the right direction / site where ...
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There are no apps to show. Hide this collection

I have been added as a SharePoint administration on an external tenant, but when i try to access the invitation link, i got this error:- So what could be the issue
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How to share a SharePoint Online site with external users which are not in Azure AD via PowerAutomate or LogicApps

I'm struggling with a sharing external users. Normally I go to a sharepoint site and search for an external user (e.g. [email protected]) then I click share and the persons gets the link without ...
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Can a site collection admin or site owner change the external sharing setting for a site (Modern Team or Modern Communication)

Currently using the Office 365 admin or SharePoint admin, we search for a SharePoint site inside the SharePoint online admin center (either classic, Modern Team or Modern communication) and define its ...
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When I share an SharePoint website to external user, can I have it so they don't have to sign in?

I'm trying to share out a communications page and I'm sending an invite out but I would like it so they don't have to sign in, is this possible?
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Why we can not share a folder inside a custom SharePoint online custom list with anonymous users

We have a SharePoint online site which allow Anyone Sharing. and we created a new custom list >> then inside the custom list we created a new folder. but when we tried to share the folder with &...
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Sharing Power Apps form which act as a Survey to internal and external users

We have the following requirements/environment: SharePoint Online We need to build an App, where Power Apps is one option, where we will build a list of questions and share it with external users to ...
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What's the experience to share a SharePoint site to external guest

Sorry for a new question. The security policy mentioned in Microsoft site is too complex to me. I am not sure I am doing the correct setup. We have a SharePoint online site collection. It is a ...
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How to disable external sharing by default on SharePoint online site creation, but having it enabled by default on tenant level

I have a situation where I need to have external sharing enabled on SharePoint online tenant level but not on all the sites that get created. Currently all the sites that gets created has external ...
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Sharing with Anyone link is disabled for folders?

In my SharePoint online, external sharing is enabled and I am able to share files externally but in the same site and documents library when I am trying to share folder, the anyone with link sharing ...
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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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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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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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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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