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What permissions do I need to open site & workflows in SharePoint Designer 2007

I'm trying to view/edit a workflow in SharePoint 2007, but keep getting denied access. In SharePoint Designer, I click open site, then I put in the URL of the site. Only a portion of the site ...
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O365 Group name changed but not updating in SharePoint Site Collection

A Modern SharePoint Online site has been created (with an O365 Group). SP Members group contains the O365 Members group and SP SC contains the O365 Owners group, as normal. The O365 group name has ...
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Unable to open modern team site with SP designer, error "403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN"

I have created a modern team site inside our SharePoint online tenant. and using the office 365 admin, who is also the site collection admin, i try to login to the site using SharePoint designer, as i ...
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Item level permission do not work

I have a list "Staff Contact Information" which is assigned to a user group. I want user to see or edit the item only they were created. So I setup the Item-level Permission to "Read ...
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Powershell SharePoint 2010 capture Permissions of folders in library with Broken Inheritance

I am looking for some code to find all users or Ad Group who have some sort of permission in specific folder (with broken Permission) in a specific library of a team-site. With the following code I ...
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List permissions in SharePoint Online

I have a list in SharePoint online. The users have a hierarchy that goes like this: Department Owner Group is the owner of this group. I have three other groups - Team 1, Team 2 and Team 3. Each of ...
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Restore back all permission what if accidentally clicked delete unique permission

I accidentally clicked delete unique permission from one of my shared document in Onedrive. All the permissions lost, anyway for me to restore back all the permission?
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Using Sites.Selected with library / list / folder / item scoped permissions

As per the title, is it possible to add let's say read permissions to an app on a site, but only on a specific scope? Also, is it possible to use custom permission levels for the same app, instead of ...
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List permissions for a site using Microsoft Graph API

We use the graph API from Microsoft to get the details about site, drives, files, folder, etc. The graph API works as expected and returns the results for those queries. However, If I try to get the ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation Security Trimming Conundrum

My organization recently upgraded to SharePoint 2013. I was excited at the prospect of using managed navigation to display multiple site levels using flyout panels. After configuring my term set ...
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Grant SP group manage permissions, but not be able to grant Full control

I'd like to have a specific SharePoint group with the ability to manage permissions on a site, but only be able to grant edit and read. Can this be done?
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Get Principal By Id - Getting User or Group by ID

How to get a CSOM Principal from a user or group ID? For example to assign permissions stored in a "People" field (which can also contain groups). At the moment I have this super kludge using ...
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How to provide access to Distribution List in SharePoint modern site

There is a distribution list in an organization. In general this is used to send email to large group of staffs. Now I have requirement to provide access to this DL in SharePoint Modern site. I tried ...
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'Copy Link' and 'Share' create unique permission automatically

I've done some investigating and if I use "Share" -> "People with existing access" it does not create unique permissions. However, if the user clicks on "Copy Link", ...
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How to Restrict Default User Permissions for New Public Sites in SharePoint Online?

SharePoint Online admin here. In our organization there are several thousand users and even more SPO sites. We are trying to tackle challenges with site permissions that potentially expose us to risks ...
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fetch all places (lists/libraries/items) where permissions are given to 'Everyone' group

I am working on office 365 SharePoint site. I want to fetch all lists/libraries/items where permissions are given to Everyone group across SharePoint site using CSOM. Web web = context.Web; var ...
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Grant unique permission on an excel file in shared document but some permission grayed out

i've an excel workbook at shared libray, and i want to grant the permission: anonymous can can edit and view but when i go to shared Documents -> tick the checkbox of the excel file->Library Tools->...
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Site creation from template - Feature not activated error

I have created a site collection in my testing environment and once i satisfied with it. I created a template (worked fine) Import to another site collection and tried to create a sub site with the ...
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Security Implications of Deactivating Limited-access User Permission Lockdown Mode Feature

There is a site collection on my farm that is accessible outside of our network but does not allow anonymous access. Presently, we are experiencing some permissions issues where users need access to ...
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SP 2016 on -premises error: Sorry, we're having trouble reaching the server

while sharing permission and in all sorts of people picker i'm getting this error "Sorry, we're having trouble reaching the server" on clicking Shared with i'm getting error "unexpected response ...
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Infopath form opens as read only and cannot be submitted by only some users

We have an infopath form that we created so our staff can submit their expenses through SharePoint. This form then needs to be signed and approved by someone in upper management. Once a form is ...
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How to assign a Group to a specific folder in a Document Library via Manage Access

From SharePoint Online, I have multiple document libraries. Inside a specific one, I have 100's of folders. I want to create a unique Group for a specific folder only inside this specific document ...
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RoleAssignments with REST API and oAuth

I'm attempting to use the REST API to migrate files from our users' personal SharePoint sites (e.g. http://organization-my.sharepoint.com/personal/[email protected]). The account which ...
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How do I setup content approval for only a sub-folder of a document library?

I'm trying to setup a new drawing approval system at work. As of right now, we create a new Teams channel for each project in the "PROJECTS" team. This create a new subfolder in the "...
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How to Restrict Access to a Specific View on an InfoPath Form

I have a scenario that was given to me. The scenario: There is a List called Improvements for which a Requestor can make a submission. Within this same list, the Admin can then make any approvals on ...
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External user with permission can't access site

I've invited a external user to a site on my sharepoint but the user get the request access page when trying to access. /sites/Test/testsite When checking the permissions for the external user on the ...
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"Everyone except external users" - no results found

Until recently, I was able to grant access to all authenticated users in my tenant through the Everyone except external users role. This morning, I get a No results found message. Anything changed ...
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Quick Launch not visible for user with permissions to certain pages and libraries

I have a SP 2013 site that is made up of several libraries, lists, and site pages. I have been requested to give a certain group of users access to certain components of the site. Those components are ...
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'It looks like you don't have permissions' message Saving docs in library

We moved a SharePoint 2010 site to a new server and new domain. All users were migrated over to the new domain. One user, who is a member of two different domain groups, has contribute access set for ...
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Access denied while accessing Site Permission under a subsite

User with full control over root site/subsite, gets Access Denied error while trying to access Site permissions under Site Settings of a specific subsite. Same user is able to access Site permissions ...
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Disable "Send an email notification invitation" when sharing a SharePoint site with external parties with Microsoft account

I am trying to "uncheck" the "Send an email invitation" checkbox that is ticked by default while you try to grant access to something on SharePoint. 50% of the email addresses, I ...
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Item-Level Permission; contribute on the list item and Contribute with override List Behaviors list

I have a SharePoint online custom list, with this Item-Level permissions:- and I defined a new permission level named "Contribute with edit all items", which mimic the built-in Contribute + ...
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What is the SharePoint "Restricted View" Permission level in SharePoint?

When I check the permission level's for my site collection at .../_layouts/15/role.aspx I do not see the "Restricted View" Permission Level (see below). However, when I go to a specific library on ...
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How to grant user permission to certain folders using Client Object Model?

So far I am able to grant user certain permission with the following code: ClientContext context = new ClientContext("http://myRealURL"); Principal user = context.Web.EnsureUser(@"myLoginAccout"); ...
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Unique permissions for site pages + document library in SharePoint Online

My organization has set up an intranet SharePoint with different departments contributing to the site. As administrator, I'd like to assign unique permissions to site pages and document libraries. ...
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SharePoint Online: User can delete their own document or files, can't delete other's files

I would like users to only be able to delete their own files, But edit and view everything else. Is this possible in SharePoint Online?
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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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How to Enable Sharepoint Designer

How to enable Sharepoint designer. I am trying to Edit a list but the Edit list was disabled. Someone help me please.
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Permissions for SharePoint Add-in App registration

How can I see the permissions for a SharePoint Add-in App registration? I once created it with https://contoso.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/appregnew.aspx and gave it permissions with https://contoso-...
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Cannot delete any item in one specific list. I am the Site Admin. I receive error message

I am the Site Admin on a company based SharePoint 2010 site. I created a workflow on a SharePoint list about 3 weeks ago. The workflow was designed to Copy a list item to a archive list if the item ...
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SharePoint 2013 - User cannot edit documents on their computer, log on to mine and they can (they have correct permissions)?

I have a user who is trying to access MS Office 2013 files in SharePoint, this user has all the permissions necessary to edit the documents but when they open the files it says read only and when they ...
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SharePoint Online - wrong file upload limit in document collection

I have a document collection in SharePoint online where uploads fail after 250MB. That of course is the limit for list attachments. But it's definitely a document collection. The only thing special ...
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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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"Permission Denied" error in IE after adding content editor to form

A site that I have not modified in several weeks has suddenly stopped functioning in Internet Explorer as it has for the past few months. I have a content editor in my list on the New, Display, and ...
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Limit of unique permissions per site collection

How many items/documents/folders with unique permissions can you have per site collection? I am aware of the boundaries of 5,000 scopes per list/library and 5,000 members per scope. I assume it is ...
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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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How to obtain permissions, via MS Graph API, for a Communication Sites & its pages?

I have a Communications Site with pages, and I am trying to understand if I can obtain the Sharepoint identities via the MS Graph API. My understanding is that a Communication Site is not represented ...
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Post MicroBlog message which includes Hashtags - InsufficientPermissions Error

I have a webpart in the master page which uses a jscript file to perform microblogging operations. This webpart has similar features like OOB NewsFeed part. There is no problem if I create a post ...
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Setting User Permission via Powershell

I am attempting to write a script where if there is a user in SharePoint Online that has Full Control, that it gets updated to a new Full Control - No Subwebs permission level. Despite that it saying ...
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insufficient sql database permissions for user impersonationlevel config database

What do user try go do that the following error is generated in the wfe server log? I looked at the ULS log for dsmith01 and did not find anything. Please suggest. Insufficient SQL database ...

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