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SharePoint 2013 How to change “Shared With” button to default to advanced view?

Our site has lots of fine-grained permissions. We're currently running 2010, but are in the process of looking at moving the DB's to 2013. I've just figured out how the "Shared With" button replaces ...
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Cant save navigation settings - Missing permissions although I am owner of the site

I would like to activate the feature that automatically generates a building structure on the right side of the navigation area. More precisely, I would like to select the following menu item: "...
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Sharepoint 2013 : The Server was Unable to Save the Form at this Time. Please Try Again

I have a Sharepoint 2013 installation, single server farm. I have created a site, added user to the site with View & Restricted Read permission. I have created a Issue Tracker in the site, broke ...
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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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How To Prevent Site Collections Being Created By Anybody But Tenant Admins

We are seeing SharePoint Online site collections being created in our tenant by users who create Microsoft Teams areas/groups. Teams automatically creates a site collection. We want to apply ...
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How to restrict download and print and allow to read the PDF files?

I have office 365 plan and I want to restrict some of the users to download the files however the user can view the files. Also, want the same for print. the user can view the document but should not ...
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insufficient sql database permissions for user impersonationlevel config database

What do user try go do that the following error is generated in the wfe server log? I looked at the ULS log for dsmith01 and did not find anything. Please suggest. Insufficient SQL database ...
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Use JSOM to get unique permissions for a folder in document library

I would like to be able to retrieve the permissions for specific folders in a document library via JSOM. Specifically, I would like to be able to use JS to determine if the active folder that the user ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Being Removed Randomly and/or Automatically from the Admin Group

I've been experiencing one particular error with SharePoint 2013. Each time I attempt to publish a workflow from SharePoint Designer 2013 onto our site, I am removed from the Admin Permission Group. ...
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Security Group membership not updating in SharePoint Online

We have recently setup SharePoint Online and it has all been going well until... A few new people have joined and they have been added to their teams AD Security Group. This security group is then ...
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Can I lock down the user information lists globally?

I want to restrict users from having read access to user information lists within my entire farm. Is this even possible? If so, how can I achieve this with powershell?
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Does a column exist in SharePoint that shows permissioned users?

We have a library that we are using for sales commissions approval. Each document has unique permissions (approver and commission recipient). Is there a column that can be added that would show all ...
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Unable to open modern team site with SP designer, error “403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN403 FORBIDDEN”

I have created a modern team site inside our SharePoint online tenant. and using the office 365 admin, who is also the site collection admin, i try to login to the site using SharePoint designer, as i ...
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Create a contact list from a site permission group in SP13?

Just like many others here I have been designated our command (or company) SCA with little experience and have been charged with designing the website. Just as my title says, is there a way to create ...
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Disable field when current user isn't line manager

I've been searching for a couple of hours now and not found anything useful or that fully answers my query. I have a new approval process for holidays but I need some assistance locking down the ...
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Clicking on 'More' under 'People and groups' through Server Error

I have created a custom master page and set it as system master page.when clicking on 'More' under 'People and groups'. I have referred this link. all the tags are included in the custom master page. ...
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Restore back all permission what if accidentally clicked delete unique permission

I accidentally clicked delete unique permission from one of my shared document in Onedrive. All the permissions lost, anyway for me to restore back all the permission?
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Add list item from web part programmaticaly

I want to prevent users from accessing a list, but to allow them to use web part programmed in C# to add items to the list. I tried impersonation and RunWithElevatedPriviliges but these are available ...
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Users do not have access after AD group is inserted in SharePoint 2016 Group

Domain administrator created an AD group with some users in it and we inserted it in SP group, but users don't have access. After three attempts they get access denied.
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Test if user has access to a web

We are trying to create a function to see if the logged in user has access to a web (subsite), and have come up with the following code; CheckPermissionOnWeb(); function CheckPermissionOnWeb() { ...
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Sharepoint Workflow - Change Permissions

I am pretty new to Sharepoint Workflows however my first assignment is a bit difficult for me. Basically we are using a 3rd party solution to store emails into a document library (as .msg or .eml) and ...
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What permissions do I need to update SiteCacheSettingsWriter with Powershell?

I'm trying to enable and configure output cache on a site collection with Powershell. But I get an Access denied when running the script. Exception calling "Update" with "0" argument(s): "Access is ...
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Read rights on list items

I have a problem on my Sharepoint 2013 site, users can't view items in list created by another user, unless they are in site collection admin group if they are in that group they can see all created ...
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How to get a users' permission in Client Context model C#

Any idea how to convert the following code part to Client Context Model SPRoleAssignment currentUserRole = web.RoleAssignments.GetAssignmentByPrincipal(user); //Go through all Role Definition ...
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SharePoint Add-In Without “Basic Information about the users of this site” Permission

I am developing a SharePoint Add-In to be published into the Office365, When I install the Add-In into my Office365 account, it shows that my Add-In is asking for the following permission: "Let it ...
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Sharepoint Online CSOM Powershell - Remove Permission level for a Group in a list

I have a list in which I want to remove "Contribute" Permission Level for a particular group "List Members Group". After removing this, I want to add "Read" Permission level. Basically, I want the ...
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Limit of unique permissions per site collection

How many items/documents/folders with unique permissions can you have per site collection? I am aware of the boundaries of 5,000 scopes per list/library and 5,000 members per scope. I assume it is ...
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How do I clear the user list that the permission checker uses?

I have gone through my site user list and deleted all duplicate entries. However, when I go to the "Check Permissions" page and search for some users, they still show up twice. One entry has no ...
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Adding Item Level Permissions to InfoPath 2010 Document on SharePoint

I have an InfoPath 2010 form/document with a person picker field. Because InfoPath people picker fields cannot be properly promoted to user columns in SharePoint, when the document is saved to the ...
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Multi language sites

We are about to create a multi lingual portal for a customer that has offices in many countries. We will have site collections with different language packs. All our users will have access to the ...
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Install app for SharePoint using PowerShell - permissions on user profiles

I'm trying to install our app using the PowerShell and after running the application I get an error while accessing the user profile data. We are using the following permissions in our app: ...
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What is the negative side of 'Remove-SPUser' in SharePoint 2010?

I may have to cleanup the inactive users, so thought of using the 'Remove-SPUser' cmdlet as below. Remove-SPUser -Identity "demo.net\karthik" -Web http://demo.net/testA/testA1/testA1a -Confirm:$false ...
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SharePoint 2013 Document Permissions

I have a (what I thought is a simple task): I would like to set permissions on my SharePoint 2013 on-premise as follows: Each department has its own site (e.g Finance, HR, Admin etc) I would like ...
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Custom permission: All but site collection feature“ & ”manage site feature"

I have sharepoint group with custom permission. I want this group to all access on site like admin except for "site collection feature" & "manage site feature". Is this possible? Which access I ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo for the 2013 Rest API

Does anyone know if there is a client-side (preferably REST) equivalent to SPSecurableObject.GetUserEffectivePermissionInfo(username)??
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Item level permission column dependend

I am struggling with setting up the SharePoint list permission on the item level. I need to allow the user to view and edit the item only if their name is in one of three custom columns or they ...
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Get Principal By Id - Getting User or Group by ID

How to get a CSOM Principal from a user or group ID? For example to assign permissions stored in a "People" field (which can also contain groups). At the moment I have this super kludge using ...
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Office 365 permission list of a single user in different collections

I want to see all various site permissions which user has in all site collections - globally within my organization. Office 365. My idea is a Powershell script which would make a report about all/...
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Permissions on Document/page library - Read access for external users without office 365 account

It should be possible to enable certain libraries for customers. The customers should be able to read documents/sites. A normal link should be shared with the customers, so that they can access my ...
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How to move a document library with item level permissions from one site collection to other site collection?

I have a document library with item level permissions. how to export the complete document library with item level permissions from one site collection to another site collection?
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Cannot Remove Permissions on folder (SPO)

I have written a script to create folders in SPO, this script creates a group, then a folder and assigns the group permission to the folder. The only issue is that the folder is created by the user ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search - What Permissions are required to properly administer a Site Collection

I am providing search results for a project. I'm leveraging the Term Store, Result Sources, Result Types, custom Display Templates... Everything. Everything works perfectly. This was all done on ...
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Give advanced ownership

I am the owner of a SP with subfolders. For each subfolder, I want to make owner specific people within the company. These should be able to modify and invite others to their own sub-folder, but ...
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SPD 2013: Access Denied - failed to run workflow

The user initiating the workflow has 'contribute' permission for this list, however, she is also included in another group with 'read' permission. I thought the higher level permission would take ...
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Get human-readable PermissionKinds for a particular RoleDefinition using CSOM

At a site collection level, I can look at the permission levels for the collection at /sites/siteCollectionname/_layouts/15/role.aspx, and then I can navigate to a particular permission level and see ...
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Access denied to lookup column in workflow

I have 2 subsites in a SharePoint 2013 farm, at the same level in the same site collection. Workflow was created in site A as a test before recreating in site B (live). The workflow sets a variable to ...
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User permissions inheritance problem

I have the following problem with Sharepoint 2013 on-premises: Given a site http://site/quality, and its subsite http://site/quality/dc. All user are organized in groups, let's take one group called ...
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Site User Web App not updating permission group

I am fairly new to sharepoint and having a real time with this. I have a collaboration site that features the Site User Web Part to show who is a member of the committee. It is populated using the ...

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