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User with Full Control Permission is getting Access Denied Message

The user who's responsibility it is to build up and maintain our training portal is receiving the "Access Denied" message when she tries to edit her page. Her permission level is "Full Control". I ...
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Can I prevent a user from deleting his MySite

Can I prevent a user from deleting his MySite?
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Why are user permissions set in AD not updated immediately to SharePoint?

I have a SharePoint 2010 Foundation installation on Windows 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2008 and using Claims and Windows authentication. Subsites are visible only to members of a certain group. However, ...
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Read-only column in a SharePoint list

I want to create a read-only column in my "Request Approval" Nintex workflow task that I sent to the user. I did the following: Created a column in my list. Field name: “Guideline” In the default ...
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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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Nested AD Groups not propagating permissions

I have a list of AD Groups that are nested within each other and if I assign a permission level to the top leveled group, the individuals don't seem to get the access they need. Here's an idea of how ...
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How to Set Item Level Permission Using SharePoint Designer 2013 Work Flow?

Currently i'm trying to create a workflow in SharePoint 2013 workflow platform that sets item level permission, trying to set read item level permission to "XYZ" group in SharePoint 2013 workflow ...
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Check users group membership via REST API using AD-Groups in SP-Groups

I am aware that similar questions have been asked around here but none of them answers the part of AD-Groups that are used inside of SP-Groups. I have several SP-Groups in my teamsite. I follow best ...
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Add permission to all authenticated users

I have a Site Collection in our SharePoint online tenant. I wanted to give Read permission for everybody in our organization. so in Site Permissions I Clicked on Grant Permissions and typed NT ...
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Hiding buttons of the Ribbon Bar

Is it possible to hide specific buttons of the SharePoint 2010 Ribbon Bar based on the user's permission on publishing pages? For example, we need to hide the font dropdown and under the Insert tab, ...
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How to change programmatically privileges/permissions on SPListItem

I must solve this problem: I have a list in which there are stored some SPListItem. On this list a group(AllReplyers) has the "Contribute" privilege, so that everybody can add file. When a user add ...
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Creating a Site collection programmatically throws exception <nativehr>0x80070005</nativehr>

I'm migrating a SharePoint customization from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Server 2010 (Win 2008), which creates the Site Collection programmatically. Problem is I'm unable to create the Site Collection ...
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Manage File permissions using REST API

Is there a way to manage File permissions (roles) using the REST API? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj860569(v=office.15).aspx I'm developing an app asking for permission on the fly: ...
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CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin should be true but returns false

Why does CurrentUser.IsSiteAdmin return false for a user that is listed in the site collection admin in SharePoint? I am building an Office 365 app that accesses SharePoint via the REST api. During ...
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SharePoint List Item Permissions

Does anyone know of a way to implement permissions within a SharePoint list so that items are only visible to the person who created it (or potentially who the list item is "assigned to", as in like a ...
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Making Document Libraries visible to some users and not others

I have several document libraries that I would like to list on the front page but make visible to certain users only. If I set it up this way: -UserLib1, user1 has read permissions -UserLib2, user2 ...
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REST: set ReadSecurity / WriteSecurity (Item Level Permissions)

Is it possible to set this with REST (or JSOM?) (these are not exposed as properties in List REST endpoint: MSDN List) I can set this: with PowerShell: $spList.ReadSecurity=2 # 1=read all items, 2=...
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Should my farm account be in the local admins group?

In my Review problems and solutions reports I have the following Security Warning: Both of the offending services use my "farm" managed account (I named it SP_Farm on my domain, it's the one you have ...
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SP JSOM: is there any way to get the group by name instead of getById(10)

is there a way I can use the below with something like getByName(thisGroup), instead of getById(10) in SP 2010 jsom: function setSomeUsers(dataObj, projGroup) { var clientContext = new SP....
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How is the user information list populated?

When you add a user with direct permissions somewhere within a site but they haven't yet visited SharePoint - will the user be added into the user information list automatically or only once they ...
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Workflow getting Access denied when calling the rest webservice from subsite

i have following problem. I am using SP 2013 Online and i am trying to access some informations from the sub site, like http://[SPOnlineUrl]/SubSite/_api/web/title. But i will always get the annoying ...
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Sharepoint Site permission issue

We have a web application based on SharePoint. Every Saturday night Site collection permission default groups gets deleted automatically and it is difficult to find the cause of this issue. We have ...
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Cannot upload to a permissions-enabled document library even with RunWithElevatedPrivileges

In our WSS 3.0 application, we have a document library that has an elevated folder called "Approved". It has different permissions from the rest of the Document Library in order to prevent people from ...
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How do I create Upload only permission in SharePoint Online?

I would like to know how I can create upload only permission level so users are only able to upload documents.
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Site Access request error for site owner “Request Approval Failed”

I have a user who is listed as a site owner on the site with full control. User also has full control permissions to access request list. Now when he goes to Pending request page and tries to approve ...
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Get the site permission list with PowerShell

By clicking "Site Settings" > "Site Permission" I can get a list of permission setup for the site. I need to export the exact list with PowerShell to CSV. May I know how to do it? By using $web = ...
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I dont have permissions to use SharePoint PowerShell, what to do?

I am a developer and would like to deploy a wsp to a server (win2k8r2) from my customer. I log in with some user created special for me. When I start SharePoint PowerShell I got this error: The local ...
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Changes to permission take effect in search results only with next full crawl

I'm facing the problem that changes made to users' permissions within a site collections take effect only after a full crawl in search results. Given the following SharePoint 2013 Server environment. ...
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How to hide View all site content link to “Visitors” from SharePoint Designer

I want to hide the "View All Site Content" link in Quick Launch from the "Visitors" who have read permission only. If the owner logs in they should be able to see the "View All Site Content" link. ...
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Implementing permissions based on metadata

It's been 10 years Sharepoint is around, but this feature is still missing OOB. It would help immensely in governing a Sharepoint farm, IMHO. Administrators should only setup the rules as staten by ...
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Is setting permissions on views now possible?

In the previous SharePoint version of SharePoint you couldn't have permissions on list views. Is this now possible on SharePoint Foundation 2010? So for example I have a list and 2 views but I want ...
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'Sign in as Different User' Not “Taking”

In some instances of WSS or MOSS when you use the "Sign in as Different User" option, the new login doesn't "take". Is there any known issue here? Usually logging out and then logging back in with ...
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Access denied on all files in _themes folder from mobile devices

I have a very, very odd issue that's affecting all clients using our SharePoint 2013 solution from mobile devices. If a user with read access visits the site from a desktop browser, everything works ...
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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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New Web Application button disabled

I have a clean installation of Sharepoint 2010 running in a Win 7 machine and I can't create Web Applications because the New button in the ribbon is disabled. The user account I'm logged in is a ...
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How to provide contribute without edit permissions?

I have a list where user will have a form to submit (so i have to provide contribute access), but they should only view their own items(separate view i have) and cannot edit. Which permissions do i ...
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How can I be logged in in parallel with different user profiles for testing, what users with certain permissions can see in a SharePoint site?

When defining permissions in a SharePoint 2013 site or library I'd often wish to easily test what a users with (only) those permissions can see on this site. So I think I'll have to create some test ...
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Hide Site Content for Visitors

I am in a need to hide the Site Content option completely from site for Visitors. Can anyone help me how I can achieve this goal? How to hide Site Content only for Visitors or a particular security ...
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Permission levels for user exporting list into excelsheet sharepoint 2010

What are the minimum permissions needed for a users to export the list into excel sheets in SharePoint 2010?
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Allow users to add item to the list but not view

I have a custom SharePoint list called "Feedback" and I customized this list form in infopath and I published to this list. Also I have added a link in the homepage say "Submit Your Feedback". All the ...
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How do you track down Workflow Errors in SharePoint 2013?

I recently set up SP 2013 to use workflows and I created a custom workflow in SPD 2013 that basically creates tasks and sets the items status when those tasks are completed. The problem is as soon as ...
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Can't pass authentication to browse a sharepoint site

I am trying to browse a sharepoint site in IE8 from the server where it is deployed. When I am promped to enter my credentials i enter them but this doesn't work. The box keeps appearing and asks me ...
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Add item to SharePoint Online Library - strange Access Denied exception

I have created a very simple SharePoint Online App. It has a manifest and a website. There is a simple script on a Default aspx. It is trying to deploy the file to a Library and getting "Access denied....
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Style Resource Readers allow access to list views

I have a site that only allows specific users to access. However, if a user with no access goes directly to a list view page, they see the view (although it doesnt actually show any of the list items)....
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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GetUserEffectivePermissions returns wrong results

I'm checking the permissions for user on a SharePoint 2013 list: using (var ctx = new ClientContext("http://comtoso.com")) { var list = ctx.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("TestList"); ctx....
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Give a visitor user contribute access in a document library folder

I am facing problem in giving a visitor user permission as "Contribute" on a particular folder inside a document library. In my scenario the user is added in the top site collection inside the visitor ...
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Inherit permissions on list in a sub-site causes site collection lock-out

Scenario is this - site collection contains a sub-site with unique permissions. In that sub-site, site owner with full control creates link list. That list is not created with the same permissions as ...
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Change group permission level

How can I change a group permission level? In Site > Site Settings > My group I can see all the members. Add and remove members is possible. In Settings > Show Group's authorization I can see ...
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How to remove a user completely from a SharePoint 2013 site collection?

When i tried to remove a user completely from a site collection(Went to Site Groups--> groupId=0 and removed the user), the user got deleted from all the groups but he is still possessing permissions ...