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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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.NET SharePoint Web Service - 401 Unauthorized - Grant Access to Web Service User?

I'm trying to connect to a SharePoint list via a C# console application either using a functional ID or with the default credentials. Option 1: SpService.Credentials = CredentialCache....
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Error in SharePoint hosted app: Add permission level to the list programmatically

I am trying to add permission to the list which I have created in my app. I am trying to give current user some permission to add update delete items from my list. I have used one article from MSDN ...
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How to restrict access to documents in a folder so they can only edited and viewed by the user who uploads the file?

I have a file structure with a parent folder, two sub-folders, and multiple PPT documents in each sub-folder. The documents need to be able to move between the two sub-folders, but the tricky part is ...
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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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Unauthorized error for ISAPI service of SharePoint

I have create ISAPI service in "ISAPI" folder of hive. Now I want to access this service using REST API. but I'm getting unauthorized error when try to call it. IDemoService.cs code (Interface file):...
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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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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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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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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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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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Unable to retrieve RoleAssignments through Sharepoint Online REST API

I am having a problem with retrieving RoleAssignments (for any object, web, list, folder etc.) I have attempted to get it through: 1. https://[my_company].sharepoint.com/_api/Web/RoleAssignments 2. ...
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How do I give permission to app using CSOM?

I have a workflow in my subsite that is available when I activate a feature. The workflow has app step and also the workflow running on my list at subsite updates a list on my root site. To do so I ...
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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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Is there any ONLINE tool with permissions management for Office 365?

I need an online tool that has option to manage user permissions for office 365, sharepoint, exchange. Does microsoft allows that type of tool without additional password request?
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Change user permissions of item with REST api

There is a list in which every item has unique permissions. I used this very helpful topic, where it is described how to break inheritance and create unique permissions and after that to add ...
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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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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How to check one user's permissions for all sites/subsites in a site collection?

we are using O365/SharePoint Online 2013. Is there any way to check a specific user's permissions for the root site in question and all of its subsites so basically all sites in a site collection? We ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I disable “Get a Link” & “Share”

My department is exploring SharePoint as an alternative to fileshares. Typically we create documents, then email links to the document. it seems there are many types of links, which is confusing and ...
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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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Office 365 security groups with SharePoint Permissions

I have created departments for example: Business Developement CAD HR Now I have been reading that I should be adding my Office 365 security groups inside my SharePoint groups. For example: Do I ...
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Change view on Infopath form depending on user permission group

I am working on a site in sharepoint 2010 and have an infopath form attached to a list. The form has two views a user view, for users to enter in information and an admin view that contains fields ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - Being Removed Randomly and/or Automatically from the Admin Group

I've been experiencing one particular error with SharePoint 2013. Each time I attempt to publish a workflow from SharePoint Designer 2013 onto our site, I am removed from the Admin Permission Group. ...
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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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“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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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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Only owner should be able to edit or delete a List Item

Scenario: User has 'Contribute' rights on a List. User creates a new ListItem on this List. User should only be able to edit or delete his own ListItems. How can I define that only the Owner (...
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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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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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Not able to create Folder within document library OOB Office 365

Even though I have full control I am not able to create folder within the Library, please, can any help for this. Thanks in advance.
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Setting List Item Level Permission for SP 2016 using CSOM

I've been facing a very strange problem lately while working with Sharepoint Permissions using C#. The Scenario: What I want to achieve is to add a Read permission to an item (pdf document) in a ...
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How to change a Default Site Owner Group (not classic)

I don't know why, but the originator of one of our SharePoint sites set the owner group to our general pool group that has all employees. I want to set the access permission requests to be sent to ...
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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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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?
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SPHierarchyDataSourceControl doesn't show all hierarchy when user has permission only to Document Library

I am working with SP2013 using SPHierarchyDataSourceControl to show the user a tree with all sites, document Libraries and folders in SiteCollection. I found a bug now: When User has permissions ...