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Access Denied when Check in document in SharePoint Document Library

I have set following permissions for users on my site: Site level: Read Document Library Folder: Contribute With this permission level if user tries to check in the document inside a folder where ...
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How to set up permissions to OneNote pages?

I have a OneNote notebook in my SharePoint 2010. I also have the Office Web Apps turned on. I am wondering if there is a way to grant permissions to a particular page / section in that OneNote file. ...
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Rate documents with read permission

I have a Sharepoint site with a library that has rating enabled. I noticed that users with edit permissions can rate content, but users granted only with "Read" cannot. I would like to have users that ...
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What has changed that the security scope limit for SharePoint 2010 is no longer 1000?

What appear to be outdated blog posts everywhere tell you to not exceed 1,000 security scopes per list. Some even provide hard evidence as to why this is a bad idea. What they seem to have in common, ...
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How to hide members of groups from other members within same group

I have not been able to find a way to make this possible yet, but we don't want any members to be able to see who else is in their permission groups. I've seen the setting for limiting membership ...
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How can I identify orphaned site collection administrators with powershell?

I've noticed a number of sites where site collection administrator and users approving permissions have since been decommissioned in active directory. Is there a way I can identify all of these ...
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Would a large number of unique permissions cause performance issues?

I've been wondering this for a while. If I set unique permissions on a lot of lists and items in SharePoint, will that result in performance issues? At what point would it become a problem (100 items, ...
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Is there a Performance impact if there are 5000+ items with unique item level permissions in a SharePoint Add-in web document library?

Around the internet I have read that have unique permissions for items within a document library can affect performance. Is this still valid for SharePoint online? I am writing an add-in and want ...
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BreakRoleInheritance and Inherit Permissions ListItem

I'm having a little difficulty with the BreakRoleInheritance in keeping inheritance of permissions in a users OneDrive for Business Documents list. By default the users Documents list has two ...
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Workflow could not update item - access denied

I have a user that adds an entry to an Item List. However, getting the following error: "The workflow could not update the item, possibly because one or more columns for the item require a ...
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Can I undo Permission Changes?

I'm trying to recover from an issue where permissions were removed by accident, but I don't know what they were. Audit Log only shows me which PrincipalIds were removed, but not what permissions they ...
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Make a folder in a document library read only without using security

I have a document library with about 25,000 folders in it, each folder represents a task in our task system and is used as a document repository for those tasks. Of the 25,000 tasks about 22,000 are ...
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Remove “Add new item” functionality from lists

I have lists where the items are created from nintex workflows. I need to prevent the users from adding list items manually, as the workflows ensure dependencies. Revoking the add item permission is ...
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Why removing a Security Group from a site , will also remove it from the underlying list and list items which have unique permissions

I faced this weird behavior inside my sharepoint on-premises 2013. i have a sub-site which have a unique permission , and inside this sub-site i added a security group named "Network Members" and i ...
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Hide/Remove the site contents and site settings on user site (SharePoint 2013)

How can I remove or hide the setting (add an app, site content, site setting) from the user site <MySite>, but the user must have permission to edit his/her personal information?
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Best Practice for Dynamically changing Item-Level permissions?

Can you share your opinion on the best practice for Dynamically changing item permissions? For example, given this scenario: Item Creator can create an initial item. After item creator creates, the ...
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Microsoft.CustomDictionaryDeployment fails even if search content access account has reading permissions

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2013 installation, that is driving me nuts. The same error appears in the event logs every 10 minutes: The Execute method of job definition 'Microsoft.Office....
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Grant external users access to sharepoint external facing site

Can some please tell me how to grant external users access to SharePoint external facing site? I have a SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Standalone server.
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Data Form Web Part doesn't show data from Linked Data Source

I have Data Form Web Part with Linked Data Source which consists of three SOAP data sources to different libraries on different sites (one parent site collection with two subsites). All was ...
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Unique Permission Issue

This appears to be by design. I have a user who used unique permissions on a subsite and then used unique permissions on a list in the subsite. They then decided to have the subsite inherit ...
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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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User permission Problem for workflows in wss-3.0

Im running wss-3.0 on a Windows Server 2003 machine. The User Accounts are AD based. I made a Calendar List with 3 different Permission Groups. Users that can only read the list Users that can add ...
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Least Level of Permissions for Web Part Page [closed]

I have a web part page with nothing on it. The user has SPBasePermissions.Open and SPBasePermissions.ViewPages only. The ULS shows: UnauthorizedAccessException for the request. 403 Forbidden will ...
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Managing my user permissions for my Publishing site  enterprise wiki

I have created 5 separate enterprise wiki sites, which can be accessed using the following URLs:- …Wiki/HrManuals ..Wiki/SalesManuals ..Wiki/TechnicalManuals ..Wiki/legalManuals Now I need to ...
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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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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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Remove download option for document library

I have a requirement for my document library. I want to hide or disable the download option for all users. They should only be able to view the documents.
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create groups of groups for permissions

Is it possible to add a group of groups to a SharePoint permissions group Example: Group A user1 Group B user2 Group C group A group B Therefore, when I update A group C is inherently updated. ...
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Access denied to users with no delete in SharePoint 2010 list

I have created a permission group with limited access and no delete for the group. Users added in the group are getting their access denied to the list. The list has the same permissions as the site. ...
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A user in an Owner's group cannot Add Users, only Groups

I would really appreciate someone's help if possible. I have set up a site with a series of sub sites, which I thought was working fine until I asked someone I had set up as an Owner of a sub site to ...
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Permissions and Managed Metadata in Navigation

So I've set up on SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata Navigation for a site collection, inherits to all sites below. When I access as a "Site Member" or "Site Owner" I get to see the full navigation. ...
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Trying to update a SPItem from an asp.net page and get the error “The security validation for this page is invalid”

I am trying to update an SPItem from inside a asp.net page but I am getting the error The security validation for this page is invalid. Click Back in your Web browser, refresh the page, and try ...
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Is there a way to add users in bulk?

I would like to add 20-30 users to a SharePoint site (Members group). Unfortunately, the Add Users interface is excruciatingly slow (nearly a minute to browse for a single user). Can it be done in ...
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Access denied using the STSADM command

I am unable to use the STSADM command. When i try to use it, it shows me access denied. I am the admin of my system, but still I am getting access denied.
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Document library permissions: view properties but not the file

In SharePoint online, we wanted to give certain users permissions to only view document properties, but not able to view the document file itself or download it. From what I know it is not possible in ...
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What is the permission level for give permission for other user?

I am the site owner. There are many teams and team leaders. Site owner (Me)>Team leaders > team members. I want to give permission to team leaders to define permissions to the members. for example : ...
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“RoleType.Editor” is missing from RoleType enum : 2010 CSOM C#

I am trying to assign the existing SharePoint Group Permission to my folder in Document Libray. I am using following code: var roletypes = clientContext.Web.RoleDefinitions.GetByType(RoleType.Editor)...
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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

Is there a way to allow specific users to add comments to documents without allowing them to make changes to the document content? I am creating a SharePoint Document Library with a bunch of SOPs and ...
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2010 - Allow users to add to a list, and edit or delete ONLY their own posts

Is there a way to assign this permission level? Currently the lowest permission level that allows adding is Contribute. Unfortunately this allows users with this level to add/edit/delete all posts in ...
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Efficiently determine if a List is using item level security

How can you efficiently determine if any of the items in a List don't inherit their security from the List? You could use SPListItem.HasUniqueRoleAssignments but this would require iterating through ...
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Creating Sub Sites

Who by default can create sub sites? What role do you need to have? Is it possible to createa custom role that only has permissions to create a sub site?
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Can i prevent global admins or other sharepoint admins from accessing our site collections

We have been working on a new sharepoint office 365 project. where our customer have already added a single site collection inside the root url. and we have created 5 site collections and grant users ...
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Am I using SharePoint Online right?

I am new to office 365 and have company files on my one drive since im the office manager, but need to put them on SharePoint. I do not want each person to be able to see all of them. Can I set it up ...
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JSOM function get_isSiteAdmin() is always false

I'm trying to get the property "IsSiteAdmin" from a user object in Javascript JSOM. The app I am programming needs to be able to distinguish normal users from Administrators. function ...
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How do you fix site collection permissions when only site collection admins can access the site?

I have a site collection and the only way for people to access the site is by adding them to the site collection administrators group. I have several SharePoint Groups setup with varying permission ...
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“Site permissions” goes to error page

I have created SharePoint 2013 custom Master Page. I have applied that Master Page into system pages. When I click on Site permissions in Site Setting page it redirects to error page. I don't know ...
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SharePoint list views - different permissions for different views

I have a SharePoint list that is currently setup so that users can only see the items they create. What I'm wondering is if there's a way to create a view or duplicate the list or something for one ...
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How to restore inheritance of just the role definitions (“permission levels”)?

I'm facing a site collection where both role assignment ("permissions") inheritance and role definition ("permission levels") inheritance has been broken. The role assignment inheritance can be ...
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App prison break

Me an my colleges were discussing the possibility of breaking out of the sandbox that a SharePoint-hosted apps provide. As most of you know host webs in SharePoint 2013 are protected by deploying apps ...
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Can we have privileges to access 14 hive folder in Office 365 (SharePoint Online) ?

I am using SharePoint Online (Office 365) i want to know that can we have privileges to access 14 hive folder in Office 365 ?