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SharePoint Online PowerShell Script to view permissions on library folders

I need a report for the users permissions on a library. Eg: mysharepoint.com/teams/documents, and i want to know if there is a simple powershell script to export that data. Thanks in advance #...
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SharePoint giving a user Access Denied suddenly after she has had access to the intranet Share Point site

I have a user that is in the normal AD security group to grant her permissions to our Intranet site on SharePoint. It grants all the end-users the same access. She is the only user that is getting ...
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Editing in Library versus List

I have a document library that I have to limit access to read only for my users but also have a list that I need them to be able to make edits. I made a change to the site visitors, currently the NT ...
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Its possible to get the odata of project using sharepoint workflow?

I am trying to do a http call to project odata _api/ProjectData/Projects, but when I run the workflow I always get access denied, even using app step. Here is an error bellow: {"error": {"code": "- ...
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How to Grant permissions to domain groups in SharePoint site using REST?

I need to grant permissions to Domain Group in SharePoint site collection using REST. Is it possible? If Yes, please suggest how to do it.
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Assigne permissions to SharePoint 2013 library item with workflow

I have simple library and workflow on it, in library I have column with people and group in workflow I am trying to set read permissions with impersonation step depends on this column but when I ...
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Restrict modification of public view

Here's a situation: I have users that use a list. They're allowed (and encouraged) to create personal views. With this, I wanted to see if there was a way to keep these users from being able to ...
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Create subsite/team site with Default Permissions Group and Custom Groups?

I am using SP2013 OnPrem. I would like to know if there is a way without using PowerShell [I don't have access to it or the farm] to set custom default groups for team sites [ex: Leadership, Elevated ...
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Providing User Access only to folders of document library without providing access to site or document library

User needs to access the folder and files inside the folder directly using URL provided them via mail. Permissions of document library is inherited from site but broken at Folder level. User does not ...
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PNP script for all users with Full Control within a Site collection's sub-sites

Via PNP/CMOS, we are looking to export all users that are of Full Control permission level in an on-premise site collection. This site collection could have 300+ sub-sites. We are trying to figure ...
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Take over access rights from file system (SharePoint foundation 2013)

I am experiencing issues with my SharePoint Search Service Application. User A has access rights to Folder A. User B has access rights to Folder B. The default content access account has read only ...
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I have replaced a colleague who has left the company 1 month before my arrival. Hence he could not give all permissions directly to me but the management and the support team has to deal with it. ...
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You do not have permission to run the RECONFIGURE statement

I am attempting to upgrade a SP2010 content database to SP2013. Once I get to 100% of the Mount-SPContentDatabase, etc, I am presented with the error: Mount-SPContentDatabase: user does not ...
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Edit User Permissions Disabled in Ribbon

In this particular site, I am unable to modify the Group permissions. As you can see, the buttons are disabled in the Ribbon. Why are these disabled if I have full control and am a Global admin? ...
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Access denied while changing ContentTypeId

I got an error when I have Contribute permission for site: Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. my code is uploading the file and then trying ...
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User permissions to edit items but not site

What I want to do is simply give the users full permission when it comes to adding and editing documents. I do not want them to be able to edit the site itself. The problem seems to be that when ...
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REST 500 error on list item

I have a REST request pointing to a list in which I am getting the items. I am using the the _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl +'/_api/' then tagging the path on the end. This list is in the same ...
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“Discard a check-out” Option in Ribbon disabled

We have a problem with the "Discard a check-out" option in ribbon. The user checks out a page and without editing anything in the page, wants to discard the page by clicking the button which is ...
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Remove User from SP Group without being a Full Control User Programmatically C#

I have a situation where I am creating a "Secondary Admin" role within a custom project I am building. I need the second admin to be able to remove a user from a group without giving the permissions ...
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Individual folder permissions within a document set

I have a document library with document sets. The group permission for this document set is meant to be Read. Beneath it there is a folder for working documents. The folder's permission is desired to ...
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Can a user with Contribute in a folder add a document when they have r/o for the library?

Imagine User X is in Permission Group A. A document library is created and Group A have read permission only on the library. A folder is created in the document library and shared with User X with ...
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SP2013 - Disable DDL choices based on permissions

Here's one I've been trying to figure out - I hope you can help: I'm trying to find a way to disable certain options that exist in a drop down list, based on the user's permission. For example, let'...
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O365 Gear Icon DropDown Menu Edit or How to get to Permission Faster

Our company just migrated to O365 and as I am trying to give people permissions and take away permissions, found out that our Gear Icon does not have 'Permission' option available. It is taking an ...
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Read / View permission not working

I have a announcement list where I give all users read permission. Everything was working fine and now everyone are facing issue in opening announcement item. It says 'This site has not been shared ...
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How to allow only the owner of a mysite?

Mysite sharepoint does a personal site for all user but in my sharepoint 2016, the users have access for another user with URL. http://domain/my/personal/user/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/Documents/Forms/...
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SPO User is able to access the site even after the site access is revoked completely

I have a sub-site called Operations from where I have revoked access for one of the users so ideally he should not be able to access the site at all. For some reason, after checking on the user's end, ...
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Permissions for subsite but not parent site (2010)

I am a member of a group that uses a SharePoint site (site A) and I have made a subsite (site B) that I would like to grant permission to a group of users. However, when I created a new group in the ...
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Exception calling “CreateDefaultAssociatedGroups” with 3 arguments: Access denied

Goal: Use PowerShell to create the default permissions groups (Owners, Visitors, Members) after site collection being created with PowerShell. I Logged into the Application server with a farm admin ...
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Restrict published SharePoint-hosted app to a single Site Collection

Our SharePoint-hosted app has been published to the App Catalog successfully. Is it possible to restrict it to a single Site Collection so that nobody is able to add it to another site collections?
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Data Classification

We create the Data Classifcation Policy , howevre the site owner are able to change it from the Site information tab . WHen owner click on SIte setting and site information , they will be able to ...
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How to hide permission group membership list from members

This has been asked before and sort of answered here with a workaround. However I'm hoping that there is a more direct solution. I need to use permission groups to restrict access to content for an ...
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I need to replace a Domain Group (Office 365 group) with another Domain Group (Office 365 group) on SharePoint Online

I have an Office 365 group added, for e.g. "ABC" which could be present at any of the below level. Permissions are broken at any level below Site Document Library Pages Page 1 Page 2 ...
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Limit view of a user to only their own items in list WITHOUT user permissions in SharePoint 2007

I'd like to be able to create a view for a list in which a user can see only those items that he/she creates. The caveat is that there are other parts of my site in which the user CAN view items that ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Sharing Documents in a library to different people

I have a page that shows a library. The library has folders with documents in them. I want to give access to the folders in the library to different people and have the people see only the folders I ...
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Login issues with the search service application, the crawler and the database

the search service of the the farm is not responding properly. In particular the crawler component is having troubles. When I search for something I get this: I am constantly seeing the following ...
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How do I access Advanced permissions menu for folders in SharePoint Online when link is missing

I need to grant unique permissions for a folder from SharePoint Online. About one week ago, I was able to access the Advanced permissions by Selecting the folder Clicking i to open details pane ...
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External user unable to access site

I have a SharePoint Online site that I am sharing with people from another company with an O365 Enterprise subscription. I have added several people to the standard Members group on the site. About 25 ...
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Setting default associated group via PowerShell not working

In SPO we have a couple of sites that lack a default group for the "Allow members to share this site and individual files and folders". I'm trying to set a SharePoint security group named "OOTB ...
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Block sharing for a single document library

In most cases, the ability to share documents is great, but in some cases, we'll need to prevent the users from sharing documents as it is messing up the permissions on that library. I am aware of ...
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Different views on a library

I have two questions regarding views of a doc library. How can I restrict one of the views to be viewed by specific people? How can I disable the views from the ribbon?
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Why can't I upload or create files to the Master Page Gallery on my sharepoint.com root site collect?

In a sharepoint.com trial site, for my root site collection, I can't upload master pages (or anything else for that matter). I tried deleting the root site collection and re-creating it as a ...
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No permission to retract/uninstall from CA, but from PowerShell

I have a weird permission-related problem. My account is entered as a local administrator, just to be on the safe side. If I want to retract or remove solutions within the CA I am getting either an ...
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How To Prevent Site Collections Being Created By Anybody But Tenant Admins

We are seeing SharePoint Online site collections being created in our tenant by users who create Microsoft Teams areas/groups. Teams automatically creates a site collection. We want to apply ...
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How to move a document library with item level permissions from one site collection to other site collection?

I have a document library with item level permissions. how to export the complete document library with item level permissions from one site collection to another site collection?
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Cannot Remove Permissions on folder (SPO)

I have written a script to create folders in SPO, this script creates a group, then a folder and assigns the group permission to the folder. The only issue is that the folder is created by the user ...
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Does the System Account need to have direct permissions on a site?

My team's created a new site collection in SharePoint 2010. I'm setting permissions on the site and when I go to "Site Actions > Site Settings" I noticed that the System Account SHAREPOINT\system has ...
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Gain back edit permissions as admin - MS Sharepoint

I have been granted admin rights to a sharepoint folder, so I can edit the permissions to read only. Now I set the permissions for every group for this file as read only, including myself apparently, ...
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How to get all Folders tree of a specific user with all the folders( or files ) permissions?

I am new to the SharePoint development. I want to write a C# code that will scan the sharepoint site and return the tree structure of all folders for specific user. It should also show the ...
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Use a workflow to set permissions

Is it possible to create a reusable workflow that sets permissions? I want to create a workflow that can be used when i create a site using a certain template. The template doesnt save unique ...
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Restricting access based on a field

I have a sharepoint list of 2000 employees . They are from 25 different offices. One of the fields is Office name. I would like to restrict access so each office can see only their employees but ...