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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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How do I allow users to create folders but not delete folders?

How can I allow users to create folders but not delete folders in SharePoint 2007?
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Disable the delete option from Sharepoint list 2010

I have a custom list in SharePoint 2010, for which, the requirement is to disable the delete option. Users should be able to add to the list but not delete. Is there anything oob for that?
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Site editor vs. site visitor permissions

We have a single site collection on SharePoint 2010 with some 30 departmental web sites. Each site has its own editors group, and they're set to AD groups. Editors for one department can't edit ...
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Can not log into SharePoint

I have a SP 2010 Cluster all set up. Its running AD (Active Directory) for authentication and I can login just fine. I need to create a new user account, so I had the window's AD guys create the ...
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add users to central admin but don't allow them acces to change security or permissions?

Is it possible to give users access to Central Admin but deny them access to change security or permissions. For example, they can do everything from creating a web application, service application, ...
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“Web part references an untrusted XSL file” error

We're getting this error on a SharePoint 2010 web site when inserting a content query web part (CQWP) that uses a custom XSL file: The web part references an untrusted XSL file. Only XSL files ...
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Creating/Copying permission levels in moss publishing sites

Does anyone know what permission levels are required to allow a user to create content but not approve it? I’ve just spent the afternoon trying this and am more confused than when I started. For ...
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Who can view private documents in My Site?

When users create their "My Site", they can store some documents in their private space. Is there any other user who can view it? or work around (maybe like going to central administration and adding ...
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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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Can I undo Permission Changes?

I'm trying to recover from an issue where permissions were removed by accident, but I don't know what they were. Audit Log only shows me which PrincipalIds were removed, but not what permissions they ...
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Check permission for a user belonging in diff group in 2007

In SP2010 we have an option to check user permission incase user has many permission levels. How do we achieve the same in SP2007? I did install Microsoft SharePoint Administration Toolkit for it as ...
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Not able to edit sharepoint page

I have been given the task to place a link on a sharepoint page that has been develped by someone else. I have full control permission in the site.When I try to edit the page all options are grayed ...
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Working out what pages are giving Access Denied

I am checking out my Top Pages in central admin for my site. Looking at this I can see that the top page is /_layouts/accessdenied.aspx. Ideally I want to work our why that is so high. Can I find out ...
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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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Permission issue when editing a page using SharePoint Designer

I am using Search Server 2008 based on SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I have tried the search function by using IE to access address http://<machinename>,...
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How do you fix site collection permissions when only site collection admins can access the site?

I have a site collection and the only way for people to access the site is by adding them to the site collection administrators group. I have several SharePoint Groups setup with varying permission ...
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Permissions on Content Types?

I am using sharepoint 2010 and made my own content type that inherits from the page content type. This content type is in a folder called "content types" I am having a weird problem where if the user ...
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Create a feature to add a custom permission level and groups

Need to automate the custom permission level creation and groups. Please give me some pointers which can guide me to create a feature to add a custom permission level and groups and staple the same ...
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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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SharePoint List permission issue

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 with Windows Server 2008, using publishing portal template. I have a list in a page. I want to set permission to allow all authenticated (i.e. non-anonymous) user to ...
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Document Library Issue: All users are unable to upload files

In my document library only users with Full Control group can upload files or edit them, no other user permission levels are working. There are no workflows attached to this library. Can someone help ...
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SharePoint Web service requests take 30-60 secs initially

When trying to access SharePoint WSS 3.0 server using the web services API, the software service we are developing will hang anywhere between 30-60 seconds when making any call (pick anyone of them, ...
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Viewing all permissions for a user or AD Group in SharePoint 2007?

Similar to this question is there a similar way to look up permissions for a given user or AD Group? SharePoint 2007 really doesn't work in PowerShell and the Internet didn't yield much here.
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Windows Application to access the list in a Sharepoint Site using Client Object Model

I have created a Windows Application, which uses Client object model to access lists in a Sharepoint site(installed and configured on a separate server). I have used the default credentials to access ...
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Subsite manage Alerts permissions issue

I added a new user to a Sharepoint site, with Contribute permissions. I also added them to a subsite, with Contribute permissions. However they can't Manage/Create alerts on the subsite, but ...
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Access denied when editing item in custom list, but create works fine. What could be wrong?

I've been trying to set up a list in which people in different departments in our company can create and edit their own items, read items from their own department, but not see items from another ...
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Disable Edit and delete options in a list

I do have a custom list and this is used for history tracking - only add is allowed. How do I disable "Edit" and "Delete" menus both from the ribbon and on the context menu only for this specific list?...
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Iterate Site Collection Administrators across web app

How can I find out all the sites where the user is a primary site collection administrator or a secondary site collection administrator. We have around 200+ site collections and growing and hence ...
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Backup-spsite Restore-spsite user permissions

I have run a Backup-spsite and then a Restore-spsite from a development farm to a production one. The permissions set on the development farm have not been carried to production. The site collection ...
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SharePoint 2007 Trim Permissions

Looked through a number of threads as well as searched the web for an answer without much luck. We currently allow users to request a work site and then when we create their site, we add them to a ...
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SharePoint permissions reading from AD

I have a SharePoint sub web with unique permissions, within the site I have 3 SharePoint groups (Owner, Contributor and Viewers), in each of these groups I am including an Active Directory group. ...
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How to retrieve item name and permission from URL

I'm creating a Custom Field Type. During the creation of the Item the user can insert some link inside of a list. I've overloaded the GetFieldValueAsHtml and GetType to make that work. In my ...
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Document Library level Read-Only group can still edit document

I have a word document in a document library. I created a group that has read only access to this document library. I logon as a user in this group and am able to open the document. I am unable to ...
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Is it possible to have a public folder inside a non-public site?

I have a site collection with certain permissions and I want for some people to have access to a folder inside a list (or to an entire list if necessary) without having to authenticate. Is this ...
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CEWP on homepage to hide quick launch working with site collection admin only

I have a homepage where I have created a Conent Editor WebPart and inside the html I've placed the css code to hide the quick launch. After that I've created a subsite in which I wanted to show the ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - override anonymous user permissions, version history button issue

I have enabled "restricted access" to a document library so that the "version history" button doesn't appear for non-anonymous users in a specific group, this is working fine. However if I enable ...
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How to give permissions to around 500 users to a page in SharePoint 2007?

I have created a page in SharePoint and that page should be visible to only few employees (around 500). What is the best way to achieve this without adding them manually to the permissions list?
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Changing the user account of the SharePoint applicaton pool returns the error “Cannot connect to the configuration database”

I am trying to debug an issue regarding the proxy setting in web.config. Currentley it is set to: <system.net> <defaultProxy enabled="true" useDefaultCredentials="true"> &...
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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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Is it possible to “lock” view of a XsltListViewWebPart?

Is it possible to disable users from using or making new views for my ListView? I want to be able to use a view not showing "secret" colums, and be sure the user cant change the view to be able to ...
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It's cleanup time but How?

A user has left the company and I been finding her many different places from main portal http://portal.inhouse.ca to all the site collections, sub sites and SP groups.. Is there a powershell way to ...
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SharePoint Admin account permissions failed

Per best practice, I created Windows user and added to the Administrators group (sp_admin) to install SharePoint 2010 and installed the product under that account. However, after running the ...
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Make a folder in a document library read only without using security

I have a document library with about 25,000 folders in it, each folder represents a task in our task system and is used as a document repository for those tasks. Of the 25,000 tasks about 22,000 are ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - People and Groups - Add Separate Editable 'Notes' Column

Is it possible to add a column to a List of People/Groups that is basically a 'Notes' column which isn't attached to their Active Directory data (and is editable)?
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Secure Data from Farm Admins and Database Admins

I am working with a client whose farm admins and database admins may not be approved to view information in one of the site collections due to governmental regulations. Therefore, he would like to ...
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How to get Column Level permission in SharePoint 2010?

I require column level permissions in SharePoint 2010. In MOSS 2007 I was using SPListDisplaySetting. However, it does not work for SP2010. Anybody has an alternative solution?
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Can an Application Page Permissions Be Set from SharePoint Foundation 2010?

Apologies up front... I'm quite new to SharePoint. I'm developing an application page in SharePoint because what I'm doing is a lot of custom development, AJAX/jQuery external database, custom ...
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Contributors can't seem to save personalisable web part properties?

I've using the following code to save the week a user is currently looking at, for next time they view the web part: private string _week = null; [WebPartStorage(Storage.Personal)] public string ...
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All domain users have full control

On our SharePoint 2010 development server, I noticed that all domain users had full control. On the "Intranet Owners" group, which has Full Control permission level, there are the admin accounts from ...

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