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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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Who Change The Permissions

Is there a way in SharePoint online to find out what user account changed the permissions on a Document Library folder?
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How to Set Default Sharing Link to “People with Existing Access”

For SharePoint Online, can anyone identify a way to set the default tenant-wide link behavior so that it will default to "People With Existing Access"? Currently, there are only 3 options present via ...
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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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How to grant full site access to self?

I am a new SharePoint site administrator, and the previous administrator has given me "Full Control" access over the site collection. Unfortunately, there are multiple folders within sub-sites that I ...
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How to get PermissionKind from BasePermissions?

There is a simple function to add permissions to collection: // Set up permissions. BasePermissions permissions = new BasePermissions(); permissions.Set(PermissionKind.ViewListItems); permissions.Set(...
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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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Site collection administrator rights or Full control on web application user policy to run powershell

I have an admin account that I want to use to run PowerShell scripts toward a SharePoint site collection that has its own content database. I'm in a bit of doubt what permissions to give the account ...
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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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User Permissions Binary Representation Map

I'm trying to get user permissions using the REST API. At the moment, I can call an endpoint like this: _api/web/lists/getbytitle('Documents')/getusereffectivepermissions(@u)?@u=%27i%3A0%23.f%...
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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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SPO 2013 - Hiding/showing navigation items automatically regarding user's permissions

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. We are using the structured navigation on our root site (https://sitename.sharepoint.com) and when we adjust our permission levels for users, pages and sub-...
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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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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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Confusing permissions system - empty owner group

I am trying to understand the rights system of SharePoint. I have the following groups by default when I access the website-permissions: Owners, members and visitors. If I open the "Owners of..." ...
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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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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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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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