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Assignment of security to content.

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Group members must request access to access Group Files?

I created an Office 365 Group/Site on our companies enterprise account. I then added 4 people from within our organization to the group. They got e-mailed the typical "Welcome to Group X" email. ...
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Prevent user from saving file on local hard drive

I'm a newbie to Sharepoint and I was wondering if it's possible to upload an Excel document and stop other users from downloading this file. I would like to have this file readable only inside ...
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When I upload a document in Sharepoint others don't see it even though they have permission

In our sharepoint subsite, I created a folder in the Document Library and shared it with key people. No one can see what's being shared. Everyone can upload files but no one can see who has uploaded ...
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How to programmatically modify item level permissions prior to first save?

I've got a situation where there are strict permissions requirements on an a list of which I already have written a custom form. The requirement is that upon creation, based on metadata, only certain ...
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Permissions for List or Library Columns

Is there any way to give permission to a specific field of a list or library? I want one of my users for example cannot add or edit data in a specific column. Can I set permissions to the form and its ...
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Can I add a user to a SharePoint Group in a workflow

We need to have a list where contributors request new users to be added to a site. The site owner then needs to approve this request on the list (the users wnat to see the progress of their request as ...
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“Folder Tree” Permissions - Site documents

I need your help with set a permissions to a folder tree i created on SharePoint Online. I created a new site, inside i create documents library which looks like: folder1 subfolderA subfolderB ...
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Sharing folders on SharePoint and variance between “Shared with” and “Advanced”

Is there a reason that when I click on a folder in SharePoint that I can see a list of people that the folder is shared with that differs from the list I see when I click on Advanced? For example, I ...
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What permissions are needed to Create Groups and Add users to Groups?

I am currently developing a SharePoint Provider-hosted-Add-In which should be run on O365. I added FullControl to the SiteCollection and Web and everything worked fine. FullControl is not allowed, ...
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Set list item level permission in jsom (javascript object model)

I need to assign permissions to a particular list item using client object model in JavaScript.Say for 5th item by id I want to assign contribute permission to a particular group. I have previously ...
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Set list item permissions in Workflow 2013

I've created a workflow inside an "App for SharePoint 2013" project. I need to set special permissions to the curent list item inside this workflow. I read this http://social.technet.microsoft.com/...
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how to give Role permission to list programmatically?

I have set my web permission to Inherit Permissions as well as Lists.and programmatically i have add SPUSER to web with assigned 'Restricted Read' access Role. and also associate SPUSER to List1 ...
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SPServices GetAllSubWebCollection

Ok, here is the scenario. I have a parent site with 3 sub-sites. When I am logged in as myself, "site owner; site collection admin" I can view the results of this query. When i log in as a ...
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SharePoint permissions reading from AD

I have a SharePoint sub web with unique permissions, within the site I have 3 SharePoint groups (Owner, Contributor and Viewers), in each of these groups I am including an Active Directory group. ...
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Contributors can't seem to save personalisable web part properties?

I've using the following code to save the week a user is currently looking at, for next time they view the web part: private string _week = null; [WebPartStorage(Storage.Personal)] public string ...
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Permissions for users to send alerts to multiple users

We have a number of subsites (off a main site) which are project based. The project managers would like the ability to create alerts for their teams on specific items, such as Team Discussion and ...
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How to log changes made to Permissions?

I need to keep a log for any changes made to user permissions. Is there a way to do it in SharePoint 2010?
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Error: Access Denied (Including Site Collection Admins) for all users

I have migrated to Sharepoint 2010 successfully but Search service wasn't working every time I get system error when I perform search. Today I have tried following things on server, 1] Application ...
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Cannot add user to SP group, SP 2010

I investigated one day, that I can't add some specific user to any group of some specific collection, I can add them directly to list/library/page only. For example "Xavier Xovi" can't be member of ...
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How do I showing a user's site memberships in the top navigation bar?

I have a site setup which has a common shared root site. But the subsites (site collections on a managed path) aren't for all users. I want the main site's top navigation bar to show the main site ...
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Permissions required to sync SP Calendar with Outlook

I would like to create a Calendar in SharePoint (I think is SP 2007) for my team where I can see the member workloads by specifying in the "People Selector" field the name of the person. The problem ...
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Only allow specific users to create Sharepoint sites?

I enabled the Show the Create site command to users who have permissions to create sites in the Sharepoint Administration Center, but where is it that I define which users have these privileges?
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Adding Read-Only-permissions to a list for a Sharepoint Group using Powershell CSOM

I am trying to add read-only-permissions to a specific group called "Students" for a list I have created called "Quiz". I have to use PowerShell CSOM, and in every other tutorial I've been through, ....
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Vacation approval request?

Is it possible to create workflow when your manager approves your vacation in Vacation Request list than In Calender list it creates new item?? How i can do that?
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Required permissions to read from a farm's property bag?

Which permissions are required to read from a farm's property bag? Background: The property bag needs to be accessed read-only from a .NET application which runs under a specific user account on any ...
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How to manager large user access to specific folders? (300+ users)

Okay, got a internal sharepoint setup for authenticated users (about 3000 users). This sharepoint has one group that is specifically in one region and a small group in another region overseas (...
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Problem with Visual web part

Good day! I have an event handler that, when you add a document to the library redirects the user to a web form with the parameters of the document. In the web form, it displays the current user in ...
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Copy a folder from one library to another and maintain permissions on the folder structure

I want to copy a folder from one document library to another document library and maintain permissions on the folder structure. When I CUT the folder and paste it the permissions on the folder ...
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SharePoint Admin account permissions failed

Per best practice, I created Windows user and added to the Administrators group (sp_admin) to install SharePoint 2010 and installed the product under that account. However, after running the ...
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How do I let some readers view draft versions of items without allowing them to edit

We have a requirement where we would like to give some of our users the ability to view pending versions of the items in a particular list (not document library) to give feedback. We don't want ...
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Lookup to list with permissions

i'm trying to achieve something that i'm not sure if it's possible or not. I have a News system that uses multiple lists, permissions etc. The permissions exist because only 1 person is able to ...
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Restrict Visitors from Importing WebParts

We have a MOSS 2007 site where the Visitors are allowed to personalize their home page. They are allowed to add only 2/3 webparts and we did this by managing permissions in the Web Part gallery. This ...
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Sharepoint Designer 2010 workflow - item level permissions

I have created a relatively complex approval workflow (using sharepoint designer 2010 workflow for a sharepoint 2013 site/list). it is a an approval workflow that routes list items (created by form) ...
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Groups not showing up in the users.aspx page

When I goto my sharepoint 2013 site collection -> Site settings -> Site Permissions the browser opens with siteurl/_layouts/15/user.aspx I only see two groups in that page. When I goto siteurl/...
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Get all users who have permission to a specific folder

I am working with SharePoint 2010 . I have a folder in my SharePoint document library. I am trying to get the users who have any permission or role to that folder programmatically. But can't find a ...
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Prohibit site owner from deleting web part SP2010

Is there a way to stop site owners(Full Control-permission) from deleting a custom web part. I want to create a custom web part that can only be removed, closed or minimized by a specifically choosen ...
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How to set permissions on one page only in site?

I have created a site within sharepoint portal. I have two pages that only one user can access it. How do I add permissions for this page only?
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Remove all users from all folders within a Document Library - PowerShell

How to run through all folders in a specific document library to remove inheritance and then remove all users from all folders within a specific Document Library using a Powershell script?
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Change method of granting permission with claims based

Our SharePoint site has claims based authentication right now and we want to change the default method of granting permissions. Whenever a new user is added all related permissions should be adjusted ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions & Active Directory Synchronization

I am running into quite an annoying issue with SharePoint & AD Sync. Basically, SharePoint isn’t recognizing certain users inside the AD groups that I have created and it’s giving them the “Sorry ...
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SPWeb.GetUserToken(x) vs SPWeb.Users[x].UserToken

I'm working in code to elevate an account with the Read role to a specific account with the Contribute role in order to create a list item. I currently get the SPUserToken for the contribution ...
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SharePoint Online give administrator access to My Site of all users

I want to migrate user data from a network share to the "Personal Documents" folders of the user's My Site. Therefore I want to give an Administrator full access to the My Site of all users. I've ...
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Document Library Permissions being bypassed when using “Open with Windows Explorer”

SharePoint 2007 Document Library has permissions set for user A to "Read". User A is able to go to Actions -> Open in Windows Explorer and delete files. This seems like a very large security loop hole....
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Fine grained permission control using Web App Zones?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Server. I am trying to understand (and test out) all the various options for using different authentication sources for internal and external users on a site that can be ...
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Access denied when user try to use Alert Me on a list - WSS v3

I have some users who have contribute access on a list and read access on the site but anytime a user tries to alert himself he gets Error: Access Denied Why is this? I even gave the user Full ...
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Control folder creation/deletion in SharePoint Online without using permissions

I'm struggling with library/folder permissions and I cant resolve one issue in sharepoint online. I have a library, everybody can read and the owner can create folders. For each folder, the owner ...
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Control access to a sub-site

I have created a sub-site in SharePoint that is meant to be only for Management. I created the site and stopped inheriting permissions from the parent. Then I added only the managers and myself to the ...
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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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Turn off ability to use REST API

When you don't want users to use any web services it seems like you can turn off the permission to Use Remote Interfaces. However that permission does not mention REST. This made me wonder if there ...
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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 ...