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How to Prevent users from editing their mysites personal information? (SharePoint 2013)

I'm trying to prevent users from changing their photo and personal information in mysites. I go to SharePoint Central Admin > click Manage web applications > click the mysites web app > click User ...
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User with Contribute permission cannot add new item to list

I am using SharePoint 2010. We have a list where a user (group) has Contribute permissions but are not able to click on the "Add new item" button in the list. When they click on the button, it throws ...
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Creating permission levels for a sub site

I have a site collection with one subsite. I want: One user to have contribute permissions for both the site collection and for the sub site. A different user to have contribute for just the subsite ...
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How to authenticate when using powershell

I am trying to perform some tasks on user profiles and so, need to connect with different permissions using an account created for that. And, I am doing this with Powershell. Try { $site = Get-...
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Hide a column on a custom list from non admins

When you create a new item is there a way to hide a field on the new item form? I have a status field which I dont want the user to fill in. I only want an admin user to be able to change the status. ...
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How can I set permissions for a users group to see only one page?

Is it possible to set permissions for a users group to see only one page? Can it be done via Site settings or is this a programmable task?
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ItemAdding event and impersonation

I need to modifiy the Editor/Author (modified by/created by) SharePoint built-in fields in an ItemAdding Event Receiver on a list (I cannot use the ItemAdded event). For users with restricted ...
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Prevent users from converting word document to pdf

In ShP2013 we have document library where we want to prevent users from printing and converting word documents to pdf. In that library everybody except admins have view level permission, but they ...
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Mixed inherited and unique permissions on sub-sites

Background In our SharePoint Online tenancy, we have a site structure like this: Projects (Site-Collection) │ ┌───────────────┴┬───────────────┐ ...
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SharePoint 2013 Unique Item Permission

I created a workflow for confidential documents to be approved in SharePoint Online 2013. However once the document is submitted to the document library, the submitter must have access to ONLY their ...
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CSOM Item Level Security “Cannot add a role assignment with empty role definition binding collection.”

I am trying to create an app that will set item level security for certain items in a library. However, I am getting the error mentioned above after these lines: item.RoleAssignments.Add( grp, ...
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Under what permissions/priviledge does the runwithelevatedprivileges code run?

SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges Method Executes the specified method with Full Control rights even if the user does not otherwise have Full Control. 1) But which under which account does this ...
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Set permissions on an item depending on column value

Is there anyway to set permissions on an item depending on a column value? I was think about creating a feature to do this but do I have to?
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EventReciever to change permissions

I am trying to create an event reciever on a document library that on creation it removes all permissions and gives the author contribute writes. All other users get nothing. I have the following ...
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How can I manage the “Open with Explorer” button based on user permissions?

I would like to disable the "Open with Explorer" option in my SharePoint 2010 sites based on user permissions. Basically only those users with Full Control should have the option of using the "Open ...
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Approval Workflow - Moving document to a read only document library

I have a document library (doclib1) with an approval workflow attached to it. On approval of a document I need to move the document to a separate document library (doclib2) which is read only and then ...
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Is it possible to limit the visibility of list items to not only just me (the author), but anyone from my company too?

I have a custom list on a SharePoint 2010 extranet site which users from various external companies can add items to. The list's Permission Settings page allows you to make all items visible to all ...
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Active directory distribution group and user permission?

We have two active directory security groups(internal) added into the sharepoint members group explicitly. GroupB is a subgroup of GroupA, when I search a user permission (went to the member group and ...
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Web Service UpdateListItems User Permissions

I'm trying to do an AJAX SOAP call to the Lists web service, specifically UpdateListItems. The query isn't malformed, and is working appropriately when using a user with full permissions. When a ...
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Restricting access to certain out of the box SharePoint web services

As the title explains, I want to restrict access for certain web services in the SharePoint environment. Is this possible and how do you pull it off? Not finding much to support that it is. I do ...
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How to detect limited access role type in SPRoleDefinition?

I need to know how to detect the limited access role, when looping through role definitions for a list item. Item in code below is a listitem, using object model (c#). Code so far is: ...
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How To Quickly Remove Access To A SharePoint Online Site

Sometimes we have a requirement to stop users from accessing a SharePoint Online site. For example, if there's an issue with data and we want a stable/non-changing site to work with we would like to ...
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Can i force the Survey list inside sharepoint to work as an exam. where we can have a final score for each user

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises, and our customer asked us to have the ability to create survey and exams. now i explore the built-in Survey list, which looks promising, but i am ...
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Can we avoid the Farm administrators from accessing confidential data of SharePoint?

We have SharePoint 2013 Farm where we have most of the confidential data stored.We are managing the document sharing the with normal business users with proper access management.But as the FARM ...
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Users unable to edit all list items despite list setting SharePoint Online

I'm working with an organization that is using SharePoint Online, and we've set up a list for collaboration. Their SharePoint admins don't have a lot of experience with SP (and I only have a little), ...
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Site access requests not going to site owner in PWA SharePoint environment

Why are SharePoint site access requests being sent to me (I am a site collection admin) and not to the site owner? *there are 2 other site collection admins and they are not getting site request e-...
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Permissions required to share a document

Do you have to be a member of a site in order to be able to share documents? I have a user outside of the Teamsite, with explicit edit access inside a document set only - he cannot share those files ...
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App Permission (appinv.aspx) /app/manifest cannot contain text

I got the problem, that if I want to grant the Workflow to trust (/_layouts/15/appinv.aspx), I get the following error: The element 'AppPermissionRequests' in Namespace 'http://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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Permissions for subfolder

Here's my folder structure: Site Contents > Documents > Level 1 folders > Level 2 folders One of my "Level 1 folders" has unique permissions. Can its Level 2 subfolders inherit permissions ...
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Assigning Folder Permissions with JSOM

Is it possible to use JSOM to assign unique folder permissions? I found the SP.BasePermissions.set() method but can't seem to find much documentation on it. Much more out there using C# but ...
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Access Denied on use of AppPrincipalManager

We are getting the following error Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource. when executing the following code AppPrincipalManager ap = ...
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Is it possible to create a new User Group subsite level only

Whenever I create a new user group in a subsite, the same user group is getting added at the top level site as well. Is it possible to create a new User Group on the subsite level only, either ...
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Permission to add replies but not to create new list items for discussion board

I have requirement in which a group is to be given a unique permission on discussion board where they can read and add replies but should not be able to add new list items(discussions). I tried ...
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Field level permission development

I am aware that there already are some questions regarding on how to implement field level permissions customization in SharePoint, such as: SP 2010: column permission Permissions for List or Library ...
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SharePoint 2010 AD User permission not updated instantly in SharePoint

This is similar to the issue asked here in SE before Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint? but in my case it doesn't work. I have a SharePoint 2010 Enterprise ...
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User permissions by metadata?

I'm trying to set up a site architecture for a new Office 365 account, and we would need to have a site and its documents generally open to multiple employees, but some of these need access to most ...
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How to find permission level for specific user using visual studio?

How to find permission level for specific user in site collection and subsite using visual studio?
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Show asp.net webpart elements based on user permission level?

I want to do the following: I have a webpart and two users (not in groups, though, because for a reason I don't understand there are no groups in the productive environment here ;) ). One stands ...
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SharePoint Security issue in _layouts/user.aspx

Considering the following scenario : create a SharePoint Site Collection create a new Security Permission Level "Test", with "Manage permissions" checked. create a new Group, with "Contribute", and "...
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How can I create an upload-only folder in a document library?

Our HR department wants users to download a form that requires a signature. They would like users to be able to scan those forms once completed and upload them to a folder. These forms contain ...
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get Site Permission for a web

I got the following code working but it does not give me Roles and Groups. Is the syntax I am using good? $webUrl = "http://IVR.cisco.com/Sites/Research/VB3343" $web = Get-SPWeb $webUrl foreach ($...
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Hiding data from anonymous users in SharePoint Foundation 2010 site

I manage a SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, hosted by a web hosting company, that is an Internet-facing site. Most of the lists (Calendar, Announcements, etc.) are for public (anonymous) consumption. ...
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SharePoint Search permissions for users and admins

I am using SharePoint 2010. I have created some sub sites and given permissions as admin to some of them. If end-user log in, it should not display secured pages in search results. If admin log ins ...
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How to create indices in large lists in SharePoint 2010?

My organization is in the process of migrating to SharePoint 2010, and some of our larger lists (15,000+ records) are now being throttled. I've read up on this and understand that I need to limit my ...
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Check location of explicit permissions for a given user

In SharePoint 2010, when inheritence is broken for a subsite and a user is explicitly given permissions to that subsite, they then show up under http://sharepoint/sites/sitecollection/_layouts/user....
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DocLib permissions - Only edit your own submissions?

Related question to SharePoint 2010 restricted document library contributors. Is it possible to allow contributors to a document library to add documents, edit their own documents, but only read (not ...
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Each user can only see what they have added in the Excel File

I'm controlling the sharepoint site for my work group and we have a shared excel doc that everyone uses daily but it doesn't have any privacy ( all information each person adds will be visible to ...
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SharePoint 2010 List Permissions / Group Permission levels

If a SharePoint list has unique permissions. Would the owners of the subsite or site collection with Full Control be still able to access the List? If a SharePoint Group has both "Read" and "...
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Log file for access denied / not shared?

Is there a log file where we can see if users try to access sites/pages they don't have access to or that haven't been shared with them?
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Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource (REST API SharePoint Designer)

I have created a workflow with SharePoint Designer 2013 for SharePoint Online Portal. My workflow works with my account with full permissions but it doesn't for other users with Edit access. I ...