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Assignment of security to content.

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Ability to Navigate site with permissions only to a library

Working with SharePoint Online, we have a team site setup and a set of document libraries. The permissions were set at the site level and inherited to all libraries. For one of the sub folders (...
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Custom JS produces different results based on user's permission level in SP 2013 [on hold]

HELP! I understand this question is a bit vague, however, that is because I have never run into this issue before and I have no idea where to start. Anyone who can share a similar experience and ...
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Dashboard: Inheriting Permission in Document Library for Folder/Files

We have a document library with a complex permission structure on folders and files. Is there a possibility to get a report to see or manage the permission in SharePoint 2013?
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Error when opening infopath forms - errorcode 0x82000006(SharePoint Online).Please help!

I have been opening infopath forms before without any issues but suddenly i'm getting this error below: The SOAP response indicates that an error occurred on the server: Exception of type 'Microsoft....
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Granting permissions to workflows SharePoint 2016 - Your tenant administrator has to approve this app

I am trying to grant workflows permissions to user profiles, in order to use User Profiles properties in SharePoint Designer workflows 2013 mode. I am following the steps here: https://www.c-...
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Q: Document Library File Permissions - Manager vs Members

I've been asked to make a library / repository of resumes from team members. So basically, permissions should be as follows: Members - Can upload resume and edit their submissions but not view other ...
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Group or person with Contribute rights allowed to be Group Owners?

Creating a group with contribute rights. In the part where we have to add an owner, are there any rules as for as permissions level of the Group Owner? Could I place a group or an individual with ...
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Is it safe/supported operation to remove the Office 365 admin from being our root site collection administrator

Inside our office 365 tenant, our employees who work as exchnage admins or sharepoint admins have access to the Office 365 username/password admin@ourtenant.com. and when we got our root site ...
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Group Naming Convention

This is a very "trivial/non-programming/non-SharePoint feature" question but is there a naming convention for SharePoint Groups? I've seen the Owner, Member, Visitor extensions but lets say I created ...
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Sharepoint site created from a Team: cannot retrieve original Owners Group

Someone has previously messed up permissions in a SharePoint site created from Teams. Despite the fact that the Owners group is there in the SP permissions and works, I am unable to add it in Site ...
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Hide specific groups on PeoplePicker in SharePoint 2013

In our AD, even the mail-distribution-groups are flagged as "Security Groups", which allows the PeoplePicker in SharePoint to use the groups to set permissions on sites, lists and such. Is there a ...
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Content approval workflow did not auto start when check in as major version from client Office app

I have an issue on SharePoint OnPrem 2013 where users with Contribute permission checks in the file through an Office app and the workflow will not auto start. Users with Approve permission however ...
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Access sharepoint library by system account

take a look to my scenario: I have an application which runs with Local System account on one of my servers (SERVER_A). On this server i have a scheduled task to copy some files to a sharepoint ...
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Managing access control for sub-folders within a Site?

Organization wants to move a network share to SharePoint Online (OneDrive). Needs a bit of granularity WRT permissions. Contrived example: Blueprint Site -Documents --Project A --Drawings ...
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Programatic access to sharepoint with CSOM with Full Control permission

I would want to create some automation on my site , currently my organization provides only full control access to the site.. is it possible to run CSOM C# code to create list items. since i am part ...
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Sharepoint Online - Set readers only accessed users to “read and share”

Looking at the different access levels in SharePoint-Online, I am trying to find a definitive way to allow limited access users (read access only) to also be able to share the documents.
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Restrict user from viewing other subsites

Is there a way I can restrict the users to see other sub-sites that they don't have access to in Site Contents or Quick Links? Example: Employee A = has access to Sub-site A, B and C. Should not see ...
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Enable Comments only in Word Doc on Sharepoint

I have a document I have generated and uploaded to Sharepoint. I have shared this document to all relevant parties. Only I will be allowed to make changes to the file, so the file is not shared for ...
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Manage Custom permissions in SharePoint 2016

my options for permissions are View, Add, Change, Delete, Administration, Development. Is there an easy way to give a user View, Add, Change & Delete without adding them to each of those groups ...
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Sideload an App with Tenant Admin permissions

I just read the following, regarding a issue we have on SharePoint Server 2019, with an app we can't trust if it requires tenant admin permissions (even if the account we use has full admin rights) ...
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Site visitors with read permissions getting access denied?

Ran into a strange permission issue I can't seem to figure out. Objective: set up an anonymous survey that, on submission, redirects to a "thank you" page. Set up: Survey list set up on https://...
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Can't change to contributors undeclaring a record setting

I tried to change the Record declaration setting at the site collection level to 'All list contributors and administrators' under 'Undeclaring a records can be performed by' and I get a 'sorry you don'...
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PS Script: view all unique permissions for site and subsites

I inherited a SharePoint Online old UI env and the client would to get a overview off all current security settings. I've found multiple tools (SysKit, Tru Sp auditor, ...) who will do almost what I ...
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Azure Sharepoint Application API Key generation

Introduction I'm not a Sharepoint developer. I'm attempting to build an API from a php application to talk to the file storage within a Sharepoint site. From what I can The RESTful API makes the most ...
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Site collection administrator created through CSOM cannot view site

I am having a strange situation where I am not able to view a site collection as a site collection administrator. The catch is that I created the site collection admin through CSOM. Steps to ...
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SharePoint Online Share feature permission

I am currently fighting to understand how the permissions to create Sharing link are working on SharePoint Online. Some library allow sharing link to be created for files but not for folders. This is ...
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What permissions to allow users to see the username checking out an item?

I have a user who goes into a library and tries to edit a checked-out file. He gets a warning in Office like normal saying the item is checked out to "Another User", but he is unable to see who. I am ...
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How do i enable scripts on only a enterprise wiki subsite

I have been trying to create a very simple Enterprise wiki subsite in which our engineers will be able to search for and create wiki posts (pages?) through a form created with the "Embed Code" button ...
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Share Sharepoint site with entire external domain

I have a request in from a staff member who wishes to share external guest access to a Sharepoint site with all users in another company domain. This other company domain does not use O365 and more ...
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Required rights to start crawl

Boss wants to start/stop a specific crawl remotely. Thought about using a pssession cmdlet to test. However, I want to use a specific account to do so, with just enough rights to to start and stop ...
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Managing who can create Flow & PowerApps for our sharepoint lists

We have a classic team site collection inside our sharepoint online tenant. and i am trying to prevent contributor users from creating PowerApps and Flow for the sharepoint lists. For example we have ...
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How to disable access request in SharePoint Online using CSOM

I am trying to disable access request using PowerShell CSOM. But when i try to set RequestAccessEmail to "", it does not work if the first radio button is checked. It will work only if the second ...
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Stopping RoleAssignments.Remove(sp principle) from impacting folders with broken inheritance

In PowerShell i have a folder with Unique Assignments, and sub folders (3 or 4) one of which has also got unique Assignments. I have a user "A" that has contribute to the top level folder and ALL of ...
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How to limit users from seeing document libraries

How can I set permissions (or views?) so that only certain groups can see certain things? For example I have four groups and four document libraries. I want group A to see only group A's document ...
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List of users having access to folder/document in the library (SPServices)

I am trying to list all users/groups who has access to folder inside library. Code below which I tried works fine for library/list itself but not for (sub)folder. My guess is that it is not possible ...
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Ensure User is failing to find users that are not in the site users list

I have been using EnsureUser to ensure a user has been added to the site users before granting them access programmatically. This has worked fine in the past but now I am trying to use the script on ...
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User given EDIT permission on item trough workflow can't edit this item

In Sharepoint Online we have a list with items that have Item-level permissions set like this When the user sets a manager of this item we need to make this item editable to selected manager. I'm ...
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Add multiple names to grant permission

When I tried and added multiple people to grant permission, it only accepts the first name only. I have a few hundred people. But it only accepts names one by one.
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Can I prevent a user to download a MS file in Sharepoint Online but can edit in browser and app?

I want a specific file to be edited in Excel or Excel Online (in browser). I don't want people to download it and re-upload so that it messes up the file, because there's like 30 people using it daily....
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SharePoint permissions: Restrict users from deleting site elements

Can anyone please tell me how to prevent users from deleting site elements, i.e. letters, comments, tasks, etc.? I am using SharePoint 2016.
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Is it possible to upload the same file, to multiple document libraries?

Is it possible to quickly upload the same file to multiple document libraries? The reason I want to do this is because I have multiple document libraries because they each have different security ...
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MSGraph with spfx WebPart does not propt user for permission

I am expermimenting with people in MSGraph. I am attempting the "/me/people" graph call and getting a 403 forbidden. The People.Read permission states it does not need Admin Consent. People ...
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“Send by email” on modern page - not showing for some users

Original question: While this feature was previously available for our site users it now is missing. There is no gray ribbon or "send by email" button. SHouldn't all visitors be able to send or share ...
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How to obtain permission levels granted through AD?

I would like to know if I can Obtain permission levels granted through AD of each user; I'm working with CSOM. So far I can validate if it exists in AD and if it is added in some group of AD, I can ...
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SharePoint Online Permissions Not Updating

Some of our SharePoint sites have permissions maintained in AD. I added a person to a group in question, but he can not yet access the site. The change was made two days ago. If I pull up the ...
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Restricted Contribute doesn't allow edit

I have a document library with a group having Restricted Contribute access. The users select the file to upload, click ok, then the save popup comes up. There is one required field that they fill out, ...
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How to Set Default Sharing Link to “People with Existing Access”

For SharePoint Online, can anyone identify a way to set the default tenant-wide link behavior so that it will default to "People With Existing Access"? Currently, there are only 3 options present via ...
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Limiting editing access and setting up permissions so users can create new records but cant see the whole sheet

I am hoping that excel online can become a new system for entering in daily time for our company. id like to set it up so that our field crews can enter in their daily time on an excel online sheet ...
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How i can verify that our migrated “Contribute” permission level is exactly the same as the source Contribute permission

I did a migration from SharePoint on-premises 2013 to SharePoint online, using a third party tool, as follow:- The source on-premises site collection is a team site that have publishing features ...
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SharePoint Online Show/Hide column based on permissions

I have a couple of fields in a list that can only be modified by certain group of people. What is the best way to do this without a 3rd party application?