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Only Group Owner can read group members?

In Group Setting there is the following option: Who can view the membership of the group? a) Group Members b)Everyone I have the requirements that only the owner should see the Group members. ...
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Sharepoint 2016 Farm Service Account SQL Permissions

We have recently installed Sharepoint 2016. Our installation has followed Microsoft's recommendations (https://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/library/ee662513(v=office.16).aspx ) regarding Service ...
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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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disable DispForm.aspx?

I'm trying to stop authorized users that have access to SharePoint lists to view records directly in SharePoint. Currently I allow users to view / edit data via linked SharePoint lists with MS Access....
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Editing a Sharepoint 2010 List record with Access 2013 - “Cannot Update. Database or object is read-only”

I've got kind of a weird problem, and I haven't been able to find an answer. I'm accessing a sharepoint list through Access, and I'd like to change a "status" field from "pending" to "complete". ...
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Does CSOM have a way to check if the current user has access to a web?

I've discovered that calling context.ExecuteQuery() is very slow and expensive if what you're trying to do is determine whether the current user (impersonated via Kerberos) even has permissions to ...
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2010 - contribute with no delete - renaming folders

I have a user who has created a site with custom permissions. These permissions are basically contribute but without the delete action on list items. The users who have this permission level attached ...
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Get all users based on a specific permission/role in .Net CSOM in SharePoint 2013

I want to get the list of all the users who have a particular role/permission on a site. For example, I need the list of users who have edit rights RoleType=Editor using .Net CSOM in SharePoint 2013....
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SharePoint 2013 - Permissions on documents library and folders

Does SharePoint allow read-only permissions to a document library but allow users to edit or upload to a particular folder? Here's my scenario.... I have a few AD groups in SP. They need read only ...
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Limit number of users in a security group

I've a requirement like there should be only one user with some specific permissions on a given site. We should not allow Admin to add more than one user with those permissions, So I created a group ...
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Cannot Edit Excel Document with Full Control Permission

There is a document with permission. User A and User B can only edit the document after they open from sharepoint. User A has Excel 2013 in his PC. When he opens it in Excel it says "The document is ...
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Unable to set permission on list for multiple spgroup

I have a list to which I want to set permission to 2 site groups. Among them, one is contribute level and second is read. My code for assigning the permission to list is: private void ...
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SharePoint 2013 auto-hosted app: Assigning unique permissions to list item programmatically fails with Access denied

I have a SharePoint 2013 auto-hosted app. The app is really simple. It has a list with a remote event receiver on ItemUpdating and ItemUpdated. What I have been trying to do is to assign unique ...
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MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications

I'm getting a Health Rule throwing the error in the title. Full details on this: MidTier process account should have 'Full Read' permission on all associated SPWebApplications It also gives a ...
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“User cannot be found.” error in Powershell

I am writing a PowerShell script to re-sync my users to the AD because of a problem I have described Here. From time to time I get a "Set-SPUser : user cannot be found." error but when I call the same ...
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How can I grant contribute-like permissions to a document set without allowing the set to be deleted?

Is it possible to grant contribute-like permissions (even if I have to create a new permission level), to a document set without allowing the users to delete the document set itself? I've got lots of ...
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Find all workflows with a certain permission setting

I have a workflow which just got broken by a network administrator changing some active directory settings for a certain group. I was able to fix the workflow once the problem had been found but there ...
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How can I visualize permissions to my users on our intranet?

There have been quite a few people in my organization who have expressed confusion about who has access to what. This is also making them reluctant to use SharePoint. Because this isn't clear to them. ...
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Does Workflow run with admin privileges or user?

Does Sequential Workflow run with admin privileges or user's privileges who run a workflow?
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Sharepoint 2010 Permission level Full Control and explicit deny

I am facing a very frustating permission level issue with Sharepoint 2010. First, everything worked as expected up to few days ago. I have a user on my sharepoint 2010 env (publishing portal) named ...
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Stop users from editing and deleting data on list

For a new SharePoint application we're constructing, we have a requirement which says a user may enter data in a list, but may not edit or delete the data. So I thought of creating a list (probably ...
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How to authorise someone just for creating Surveys?

I have a simple intranet portal which we now want to gradually expand to make use of surveys, blogs etc. I want to authorise a small group of people to be able to create surveys but not to be able to ...
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Prevent Access to Custom Web Application Pages by Non-Admin Users

I have a custom web application that integrates with a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) solution. I would like to add role-based access to pages in this custom web application, with only users in a specified ...
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Running code that creates a TimerJobDefinition outside of Central Admin

I have run into a problem several times now where I have developed a custom timer job, and I want my site collection administrators to manage the schedule of this job with a custom application page ...
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I don't understand the SharePoint permission system

I have created a site in SharePoint 365. I am the owner. I have full control. Yet when I do specific actions (e.g., change the navigation settings) I am told that I must request access. I do this ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2016: Custom Item Level Permission

I am on SharePoint 2016 on prem and working with a list of document set libraries that are each shared by a large group of people. The Problem: I created a new permission level that allows editing, ...
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Structuring permissions for existing HR site

I'm tasked with both locking down and giving users access to an old HR site. There are some lists and a couple of document libraries (~500 items in largest list/library, in the span of some years). ...
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User cannot view site collection admin settings eventhough user is already assigned as admin

I want to assign this user as site collection admin. I have added the user in the site collection admin list, added in owner groups (giving him full control), I have also added him in the User Policy ...
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Is it possible to have permissions by term

What I want to achieve is to set a term that makes an item appear in a SharePoint list. Now I want only certain users to be able to use this term. All the other terms in the term set should be still ...
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catch access requests

Are the sent access requests stored somewhere? In our setup, the site owners do not have full control rights. The access requests go into their mailbox, when approved, they forward them to the admin ...
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Style Library Permissions

I'm trying to upload some files to my sites style library folder but I'm getting an error that I don't have permission to do this. As far as I know I should have all permissions for the full site and ...
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Security Implications of Deactivating Limited-access User Permission Lockdown Mode Feature

There is a site collection on my farm that is accessible outside of our network but does not allow anonymous access. Presently, we are experiencing some permissions issues where users need access to ...
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Excluding visibility to only one subsite for an AD user

I am trying to exclude visibility for my user, UserKiosk, to ONLY the 'KIOSK' subsite. The issue I am having is that, since UserKiosk is an AD user they are automatically part of the 'Everyone' ...
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Upload a file with permissions based on a user choice

I would like to know if there's a way to upload a file and based on a user selection from a drop down, set the permissions automaticly with those permissions? Is it possible to do this oob or with sp ...
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Cannot access to the Central Administration. Permission problem with SharePoint_Config database

I have reviewed all posts related to my issue but nothing seems to work yet. I'm working with SHP2010 and I'm getting the classic: Cannot connect to the configuration database while trying to ...
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Full Control User Cannot View Items in a List

User wants to view uniquely secure items on 2 lists (List A/List B) I went ahead and inherited permissions the lists from the top level site. Lists A and B say Manage Exceptions because all the ...
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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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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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How to get groups and their roles/permissions on each individual subsite, without including groups from child elements (such as libraries)?

Using CSOM and C#, how can I get the groups that have permissions on a site along with their roles, given that I have the name of the subsite? Language might be a barrier here, and I tend to explain ...
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People Picker Only Returns User Search Results For One Account

We currently have SharePoint 2010 running a single server farm, single domain. We have it configured to authenticate using ADFS 2.0. Users have no problem authenticating, but we have noticed a very ...
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Hide and disallow access to ribbon except for users in SP Administrators Group

I have a SharePoint 2010 site using a custom themed master page. It does not show the standard SharePoint ribbon. However, users are able to append showRibbon=true to their URL to see the ribbon. I ...
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user not seeing items, possibly security trimmed?

So I have a link in the quick launch that a user cannot see. I have triple checked the permissions and if I give her a direct link, she can access it, but the link doesn't appear for her. It's a ...
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C# - Why impersonation is expired while ClientContext.ExecuteQuery() is performed

What I’m trying to do is to connect to SharePoint list by other credentials (impersonation) and print its items. I’m using this code for the impersonation, and it works almost perfectly, until ...
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How do i “Refresh” each site collection's permissions?

My network admin have deactivated a lot of users from the Active Directory, and recreated them using the same username but with a different OU, Now the SP 2010 does not recognize these users or their ...
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InfoPath Form Works Under Admin Account But Not Under Regular User

An InfoPath browser enabled form that has udcx connections from a connection library, code in C# and some rules, was created and tested on the SharePoint server and functions more or less as designed ...
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Community Page: How to Auto-Approve User access request?

Plan for communities in SharePoint Server 2013 shows the different kind of permission types a community has. I'm interested in the "Open community with explicit membership. Everyone can view the site ...
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SP 2010, Doc library permission?

How we can apply the permission on Document library on the basis of the location??????? such as User ABC can access the Doc Library from India but not from US, same user with same login.
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Grant permissions on documents in a document center based on the document ID

First of all let me start by saying that I'm not a professional SharePoint 2010 developer. I know some basics and read about how SharePoint is constructed and stuff, played with it a little, but it ...