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Users' can not access sites even with correct permissions

We're running on SharePoint Online at our company and I can't seem to figure out why users are unable to access specific sites inside a site collection. They have proper read permissions and are in ...
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Restricting users to certain sites

I am very new to the world/maze of SharePoint online permissions, so I have a fairly basic question. Inside SharePoint online, is it possible to restrict a user from accessing certain sites? Let us ...
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Is it possible to block a site-level owner from a library?

Due to business reasons, there are multiple site owners for a SharePoint site for which I'm the primary administrator. I have a need to store a file on the SharePoint site to take advantage of version ...
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Cannot download Office files in SharePoint browser

I have a user whose permission level to a certain subsite is customized. I'm currently investigating about user permissions and I found out that the minimum permission in order to download a file in ...
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Locked Out of SharePoint Site

A recent SharePoint Administrator who is no longer with my Company created a "Test" SharePoint Site with only himself having Full Control Permissions on the site, with everyone else having Read rights....
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Client Object Model RoleDefinitionBindingCollection.Remove not working

I'm using the Client Object Model and trying to remove a specific RoleDefinition from a RoleDefinitionBindingCollection in a RoleAssignment. This is the code I'm using: Web web = context.Web;...
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SharePoint hide files and folders

Is there any way to hide certain files and folders from certain people, but make it so the people with the correct permissions can see and access the files
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Non-SharePoint Owner receiving Access Requests

I am a fairly new SharePoint owner for my group SharePoint and I have not been able to find an answer to this issue. I have configured the settings set up for access requests to send me and email, ...
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Users without permission able to access folder through URL

I'm very new to SharePoint 2010, and I've been working on a workflow for folder permissions that replaces all permissions so that only a certain group is given Contribute access to the folder. This ...
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Document sharing history, who shared this document with whom and when?

Is there a way to see when exactly a document was "shared" with someone else? For example, John doesn't have access to see Document A. So Matt, who has access to the document, clicks "Share" on the ...
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sharepoint 2010 user profiles Access denied error

We have provisioned MySites for users and created a new permission level according to our company requirements, wherein the Mysite is visible only to the MySite owners. Now, from whichever page we are ...
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How to check if user has a permission to complete task in InfoPath task form?

Is it possible to check if the user has enough permissions to complete task in InfoPath 2010 task form? Or maybe it is possible to show to user read-only view if he has lack of the rights. The full ...
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Why the security trimming doesn't apply?

It seems that the security trimming doesn't apply for the Quick Launch in SharePoint 2013. I've created 2 lists with broken role inheritance and assigned permissions to a different group for each ...
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Drop off library permission

My client has a drop off library on a site collection (HR) which is separate to their Intranet. Users can send documents to this drop off library, however they should not be able to view this library ...
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Whats the difference in sharepoint permission giving?

I am at my wit's end with this one. I am not even sure how to explain this. What's the difference between using the permissions access on the home page and the permissions access using site ...
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How to copy the folder structure and permissions with in the same library

I have a document libray with structure like given below: FolderA->Subfolder1->item1 Subfolder2-->item2 They have folder level permissions . now ...
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How to get a list of site/subsite users with permissions?

I have a company SharePoint Online portal (https://company.sharepoint.com) containing a number of sub-sites - some of them with sub-sub-sites. How can I get a list that shows all users on the portal ...
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Why can't users in the “portal Visitors” group access my SharePoint 2013 publishing site?

I know this question with SharePoint 2010 was posted, but it still not working. I created a publishing site and i give the same permission of portal Members to portal Visitors and that doesn't work, ...
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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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inheritance and subsites/site templates

I have a visitor group on my root site. I have a site template with my custom internal document library (no inheritence from root etc, and i removed visitor group from inheritance etc) After i have ...
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What permission should be set on the list to use Infopath

I tried to set full permision on the list for the user and the button to edit Infopath is still grayed out. What permission should I set for the user so he can modify the infopath form on the list, ...
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Users with Full Control cannot see web part zones

I have created a page layout that (among other Things) have three web part zones. If I use this page layout on a page, I can easily add web parts to the zones. But trouble is, I'm not the one, who ...
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Create permissions for multiple folders in a folder structure

I'm pretty new to SharePoint. My work stores a lot of files/folders in SharePoint. I need to change folder permission on multiple sub folders (maybe 3000 sub folders). We do have a folder structure, ...
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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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PowerApp - Users are getting access denied to SharePoint list in a PowerApp

I've got a PowerApp which is connecting to a SharePoint list. When users open the app, a message is now appearing at the top with "You do not have access to view this data. Server Response: ...
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Using Active Directory Groups for Permissions

I have been researching the AD vs SharePoint group question and have found many conflicting answers. We are beginning a SharePoint 2013 on-prem implementation for an intranet serving about 4000 users ...
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Viewlsts.aspx page should be accessible to only people from specific group

I currently am working on SharePoint 2016, where I would like people from only specific group to view viewlsts.aspx page otherwise the people should be redirected to another page. As I cannot inject ...
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Office Online Server - Permissions Configuration

Is there a way to control which buttons are visible within the OOS Iframe? For example, if I wanted to block certain users from downloading the link, what would be the best approach for me to remove ...
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Word Documents in Library Erroring and Unable to Overwrite

I have a document library and a number of times I have experienced an issue where, upon trying to open a document in Word for editing, it throws an error The file filename.docx cannot be opened ...
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Access Denied to Classic SharePoint Views

I am a SCA and I "cleaned up" some SharePoint site permissions last week by removing membership groups from the Site Permissions list. This inadvertently caused everyone except Site Collection Admins ...
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existing users suddenly unable to add new list items

I am using SharePoint 2013 as my company admin. We use 1 parent site and multiple sub-sites. For the last couple of days, users that are on my parent site's "Members" list with the ability to edit ...
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A few users cannot view a list

So I have this user group with customized permissions. Add only on list A Edit only on list B It worked well all this time for that group with those permissions. But a few days ago I added a few ...
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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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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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VLOOKUP data from a protected Excel file

I have two Excel files on SharePoint A source file which only I have permission to view/access and A public file that can be accessed by multiple people. There is a VLOOKUP in the "public file" ...
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I am Unable to Assign group and permissions to Specific file or folder using CSOM

everytime exception occures "Cannot add a role assignment with empty role definition binding collection " , I tried all the solution from other sources still facing same issue..please help.. my code ...
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Who else can complete a task other than the 'Assigned to'?

Is there another permission level that would be able to complete a task that's assigned to someone else? I've given a manager 'Full Control' and 'Approval permission on a task list and the associated ...
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Document library permissions prevent folder creation and deletion

Is that possible to set permissions on document library folder, so users will be able to create/modify/delete files, but cannot do anything on folders (create/modify/delete). I read that I can ...
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Full Control User Cannot View Items in a List

User wants to view uniquely secure items on 2 lists (List A/List B) I went ahead and inherited permissions the lists from the top level site. Lists A and B say Manage Exceptions because all the ...
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Sharepoint 365 Folder Permissions

I have searched for a while but can not find an answer so thought i would ask the question.. I am trying to set up sharepoint so that at a top level i have: Home directory with eight sub folders ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : The Server was Unable to Save the Form at this Time. Please Try Again

I have a Sharepoint 2013 installation, single server farm. I have created a site, added user to the site with View & Restricted Read permission. I have created a Issue Tracker in the site, broke ...
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Permissions set to Add, Edit, View but not delete…but users can't edit

I set permissions levels for a group to Add, Edit, View but Not Delete. The only thing is they can't edit it now. The users click on Edit in a SharePoint list item and they get access denied page. ...
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Unchecking Delete not working

I created a new permissions level called AEV. Only able to Add, Edit, View a list item. But, not allowed to delete (unchecked).However, when I gave a group the AEV permissions, they're still able to ...
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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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Sharepoint permissions hide documents

I have a document library and I want to give access to client. I want to hide all documents by default including published documents except the few I share with them. If I upload new document it ...
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Permission required to update SiteUser Data

Can someone tell me, which permission is needed to update SiteUser Metadata? If I want to update with REST, I allways get Permission Denied.
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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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Permissions Level issue…I can still delete

I have a group where a person can add, edit, and view but not delete I put myself in this group but I can still delete.I thought it was because I have higher level access at the site level. So I ...
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Issue with folder renaming in SharePoint

I don't have access to rename folder in this SharePoint site/library, while it appears to me I've got the 'Full Control' rights. I've sent a access request but it is sent to me. Could you please help ...
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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 ...