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External users are external to the organization. These users are normally not part of the Active Directory and are stored mainly on SQL databases.

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A Sharepoint site that is shared with external users from different organizations, and they can only access and see their own map

A Sharepoint site that is shared with external users from different organizations, and they can only access and see their own map. So the external users can't see or access each other's maps and ...
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External Microsoft users in Azure stuck in login loop when attempting to access SharePoint site

For the past 6 weeks or so we’ve had an issue with External users getting stuck in an MFA loop. At first, it appeared to be users that had a Microsoft account (Outlook.com or Hotmail.com). Then it was ...
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How can i see all the permissions from users into a especific sharepoint website

I am new to SharePoint. How can I see all the permissions for users of a specific SharePoint site?, some users are seeing more than they are supposed to see. Is there an interface where I can list ...
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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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Overriding everyone except external users SharePoint

We have the group "Everyone except External Users" added to dozens of SharePoint Visitors sites across our tenant. There is a small subset of users who are external vendors that have their ...
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External Guest receives individual Deny permissions as an owner with Full Control

We have a set of guest users (all from the same tenant) that are receiving individual Deny permissions that add up to denying everything on the site - they essentially keep getting circled back to the ...
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Permissions best practice

What is best practice for permissions where there are 10 different groups who would require different access permissions. For example, group 1 can only view document library 1 etc
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Can we allow external users to download PDFs but prevent them from downloading Videos?

I am working on a new SharePoint online project, and we have this requirment:- External guests cannot download videos but they can download checklists like pdfs So is this possible?
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From where i can find the full official documentation about the SharePoint REST API end point for creating sharing links [duplicate]

Inside any SharePoint Online sites, we have the following four sharing options: - Now I am building a custom REST API (one using Power Automate, the other using .NET Core)>> which should ...
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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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SharePoint Online Sharing options; Direct Access Vs Share Vs Grant Permission

If we want to share a file or folder inside a document library, we have 3 main methods:- Direct Access Share Grant Permission, as follow:- now based on my testing and reading i found those points:- ...
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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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SPFx web part shows an error when viewed by external users

I have created my first web part following the steps in the Microsoft documentation tutorial. After struggling with many of the steps, I managed to get the web part up and running and added it to a ...
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SharePoint Online REST API - searching with external user

In my application, I'm getting the list of all sites with this search API call: /_api/search/query?querytext='contentclass:STS_Site' However, it does not work for external users, despite having all ...
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Error when sharing Yammer group with external users ".. Cross-geography guests are not supported"

I want to share a yammer group with external user but I am getting this error: Any advice?
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How do I hide users in the same group on sharepoint from seeing eachother?

I have set up a sharepoint site and will be adding competing companies to the same site. How do I ensure the group members added will not be able to see each others detail and emails.
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searching an External user in People picker and starting an invitation

I am a junior Front-end developer. I want to know how can I search for non existing external users and sending them an email like the picture bellow Here is my code <PeoplePicker context=...
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Set up granular design permissions

I am using SharePoint Online and have been asked to give a third party access to the site so that they can change out text and images, but not be able to change the layout. I don't think this can be ...
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External User can't "Copy to/Move to" other site - SharePoint Online

For some reason, external users can't "Copy to/Move to" another site. They have Write permissions in both sites. When they try to search for more sites it doesn't show anything: When I try ...
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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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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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Downloading library files options as external user

I'm a member of a SharePoint site as an external user and have access to a document library with lots of files/folders. I want all of this content downloaded for offline usage and sharing. I'm unable ...
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Prevent downloading, printing and copy/paste for External Users

Is there a setting inside SharePoint or Office 365 which grant external users access to SharePoint but prevents them: Downloading and Printing Documents Copy/paste functionality Thanks.
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External User as SharePoint Administrator

We have added a new guest account and granted him the SharePoint administrator role. But when the user try to access the SharePoint online admin site, the user will get that external sharing is ...
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Get External User email address by API

I'm trying to use SP API to retrieve list of users / email addresses of users a Folder is shared with. I can only get the org. users with : _api/web/GetFolderByServerRelativeUrl('FolderPath')/?$expand=...
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hide domain name Teams participants keep only their names

In order to guarantee the anonymization , participants are asked to hide the name of their company to which they belong in the "Teams URGENT !!!
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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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SharePoint online Unable to share wiki pages

I want to create a SharePoint wiki where site members and external users can contribute. when I create a wiki page even site members are not able to access wiki pages while site pages under the same ...
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Generate a List of External Users for SharePoint Online

Is there a way to generate a list of all External Users for the Entire SharePoint Online Tenant?
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Can external users benefit from our Organization Assets Library

I created a document library to be used as organization assets library for our organization as mentioned in this link @ https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/organization-assets-library .. and i ...
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Anonymous Users SharePoint Online

A user has reported a concern that 'Anonymous Users' is visible at the site collection level. I don't know why its visible or how it has happened. First I thought it could be related top external ...
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Searchbox missing for external users in document library

When I share a folder with multiple subfolders (read access) in a document library in Sharepoint online with an external user. Is it possible for an external users to search in the document library ...
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Using CSOM can i ensure the user using the login user id instead of the login username

I have the following CSOM code inside my remote event receiver: ListItem listItem = context2.Web.GetList(context2.Web.ServerRelativeUrl + "/lists/Assets").GetItemById(listItemID); context2....
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Why we have 3 places to manage external sharing for out MS Teams

Inside our Office 365 we have 3 places to manage the external sharing for MS Teams, as follow:- Inside the modern team sharepoint site that got created Inside the Team's Org-wide setting >> ...
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SharePoint Online - Random search results missing for external users

Problem: We are experiencing some strange search results for our external users in our tenant. Internal users will for example see 9 documents in a search result, while external users for example only ...
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SharePoint Online notifications to external user permission issue

My goal is to enable e-mail notifications to external users in SharePoint online. This is done with success with admin account. But if a regular user inside the organization want to set up ...
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Make spfx webpart working for guest users

I made a simple hello world spfx web part by following the tutorial on the MS page. I published it, presented on my sharepoint online page and happy. But looks like, it only works for internal users. ...
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Flow: get shared users from shared folder - sharepoint online

We need to get a list of all external users (their e-mail) who have access to a specific shared folder. We must archieve this with a Power Automate Flow. I just tryed to do this, with "get file (...
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Can Site Visitors (NO edit permissions on site & document library ) share files with external users (anonymous users)?

Can Site Visitors (NO edit permissions on site & document library ) share files with external users (anonymous users) ? I tried many options and it seems users with Edit rights only can share the ...
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switch to classic view for invited users

We need the classic view because it shows a cookie based popup, this already works with a script-editor webpart, unfortunately modern view doesn't allow scripting. Asking for any other solution? Our ...
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OneDrive External Sharing Does not ask for access code

We have a guest user with non-microsoft account. While sharing link with "new" guest user(with whom document has never shared in the tenant), it asks for "Send Code" and user can access successfully. ...
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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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Sharepoint online - configure internal user whit @mydomain account as guest

We are hiring a new contributor who must have a corporate account. Beacuse is like an outsider, we don't want him accessing the company intranet. With corporate account any user is added to the "all ...
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Access Denied to guests

For some reason when I add a guest to a group they seem unable to access SharePoint. I haven't changed any settings? Why they get access denied screen?
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How to change the account association for external users?

A site was shared with an external user, [email protected]. But, when they clicked the link to accept the invitation they were at home logged into their personal account, [email protected]. Of ...
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How can the permissions for all external guests be managed?

I have a question regarding external guests and their permissions management. I have created a public SharePoint Team Website and created external guests. I have the following users, which I can use ...
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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 Users: Randomly Access Denied

I have a number of external users in an external users' permissions group, which has access to a specific library in a larger site. They don't have access to the full site. For most users this works ...
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Grant permissions to all external users on Client Side Assets library in App Catalog site

I have a SPFx web part added to my page in a modern SharePoint site. External Sharing is enabled in my modern site and I need to grant at least "Read" permissions to every external user on "Client ...
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