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Custom Navigation bypass SharePoint Group and use AD Groups

I have a custom SharePoint 2016 on prem Navigation with links only certain people can see. Currently I am using a SP Group and manually updating it when there is a new hire with their AD account. ...
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Restrict partial access in an excel shared file in sharepoint

I have an excel file that has many users but I would like to restrict access to sort or modify the format. Is this possible? Update: This is a shared file with about 200 employees adding new data ...
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Upload and Download Only in a Document Library in SharePoint Online?

How do I create a Document Library with Upload and Download only permissions in SharePoint Online? I do not want the users to be able to edit online, unless they save the file (download the file) to ...
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Open built-in “Manage Access” dialog from javascript

SharePoint Online has a few nice dialogs such as "Manage Access" for a specific document. If you select "Share" for document you get this dialog: You can select "Manage Access" and get this nice ...
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break folder inheritance REST

I am trying to break inheritance using Rest. But I am getting error Undefined. I am using below code : var url = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl; var headers = { "Accept": "...
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How do permissions interact with the Modern Activities Web Part?

We have a subsite that has specialized permissions for 4 user groups (e.g. North, South, East and West regions). This subsite is using the Modern experience. All four user groups have access to the ...
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Asset Library permissions inherit from parent site, not subsite

I have a subsite which has modified permissions. It does inherit permissions from the parent site, but I also added a new group with read-only permissions. By giving the group read on the site, they ...
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Hide site contents from visitors

I have a communication site. I want to hide site content from a few visitors. Just want to provide them access to view home pages only. For this I used Restricted Read permission. But user with ...
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What is the best way to manage permissions

What I have: I am a site owner and have a site which will be shared by members of different subteams. The main page contins links to libraries, and in them fiels of particular teams are stored. ...
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Automating folder permissions on SharePoint online

We have over 3000 folders in a document library. I would like to automate setting permissions by using a SharePoint list contains who can get access to folders. When I change or add a new entry to ...
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Permissions Report

Is there anyway to export a report that shows all permissions in the tenant? We are specifically looking for places that inheritance is broken and external sharing invites that have been sent. ...
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How to recover permissions to library

Problem I accidentally deleted permissions to a list for all users (including myself - the admin) Goal I want to get access to the list back Details I broke the permissions on the library ...
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Report for Permissions Groups and Users

Our tenant permissions groups have never been audited, and no one documented them or what their specific use was. This means that, 5 years after they were setup and the original admin is long gone, we ...
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Granting user Owner role on Office 365 group will grant the user Full Control on sharepoint

I have created a new MS Teams from office 365 central admin site, where i got those created for me:- SharePoint modern team site. Office 365 group. by default the Office 365 group will be added as a ...
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List all pages from MySite

I am a farm-level administrator in a SharePoint 2013 farm and I want to view all sub sites of MySites. The problem is that I don't have the permission to access the site contents of the users in the ...
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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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How can i hide DocumentList/Forms/AllItems.aspx page from some users?

Some people in our company who haven't got admin rights, are changing some documents with this URL. We want to close this URL for some curious people but not everybody. So how can i do this?
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Library Title showing as “Error” when user doesn't have permissions

I have a customer site where, if the user doesn't have permissions to view the library, the title shows "Error" rather than the name of the library but denying permissions when clicked. Any guidance ...
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Restricting users to certain sites

I am very new to the world/maze of SharePoint online permissions, so I have a fairly basic question. Inside SharePoint online, is it possible to restrict a user from accessing certain sites? Let us ...
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Locked Out of SharePoint Site

A recent SharePoint Administrator who is no longer with my Company created a "Test" SharePoint Site with only himself having Full Control Permissions on the site, with everyone else having Read rights....
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Non-SharePoint Owner receiving Access Requests

I am a fairly new SharePoint owner for my group SharePoint and I have not been able to find an answer to this issue. I have configured the settings set up for access requests to send me and email, ...
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SharePoint hide files and folders

Is there any way to hide certain files and folders from certain people, but make it so the people with the correct permissions can see and access the files
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Whats the difference in sharepoint permission giving?

I am at my wit's end with this one. I am not even sure how to explain this. What's the difference between using the permissions access on the home page and the permissions access using site ...
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PowerApp - Users are getting access denied to SharePoint list in a PowerApp

I've got a PowerApp which is connecting to a SharePoint list. When users open the app, a message is now appearing at the top with "You do not have access to view this data. Server Response: ...
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How to copy the folder structure and permissions with in the same library

I have a document libray with structure like given below: FolderA->Subfolder1->item1 Subfolder2-->item2 They have folder level permissions . now ...
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Viewlsts.aspx page should be accessible to only people from specific group

I currently am working on SharePoint 2016, where I would like people from only specific group to view viewlsts.aspx page otherwise the people should be redirected to another page. As I cannot inject ...
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Office Online Server - Permissions Configuration

Is there a way to control which buttons are visible within the OOS Iframe? For example, if I wanted to block certain users from downloading the link, what would be the best approach for me to remove ...
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Access Denied to Classic SharePoint Views

I am a SCA and I "cleaned up" some SharePoint site permissions last week by removing membership groups from the Site Permissions list. This inadvertently caused everyone except Site Collection Admins ...
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A few users cannot view a list

So I have this user group with customized permissions. Add only on list A Edit only on list B It worked well all this time for that group with those permissions. But a few days ago I added a few ...
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I am Unable to Assign group and permissions to Specific file or folder using CSOM

everytime exception occures "Cannot add a role assignment with empty role definition binding collection " , I tried all the solution from other sources still facing same issue..please help.. my code ...
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Sharepoint permissions hide documents

I have a document library and I want to give access to client. I want to hide all documents by default including published documents except the few I share with them. If I upload new document it ...
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Permission required to update SiteUser Data

Can someone tell me, which permission is needed to update SiteUser Metadata? If I want to update with REST, I allways get Permission Denied.
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Permissions set to Add, Edit, View but not delete…but users can't edit

I set permissions levels for a group to Add, Edit, View but Not Delete. The only thing is they can't edit it now. The users click on Edit in a SharePoint list item and they get access denied page. ...
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Permissions Level issue…I can still delete

I have a group where a person can add, edit, and view but not delete I put myself in this group but I can still delete.I thought it was because I have higher level access at the site level. So I ...
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Issue with folder renaming in SharePoint

I don't have access to rename folder in this SharePoint site/library, while it appears to me I've got the 'Full Control' rights. I've sent a access request but it is sent to me. Could you please help ...
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Unchecking Delete not working

I created a new permissions level called AEV. Only able to Add, Edit, View a list item. But, not allowed to delete (unchecked).However, when I gave a group the AEV permissions, they're still able to ...
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Unique Permissions messing up users access?

Ok, I guess I need a quick brush up on the topic of Unique Permissions. I have a folder which has another folder (JSLib, CSS, Images), and 3 pages: Folder A - Subfolder A JSLib - Subfolder B CSS - ...
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Best way to update item perms for multiple users with SP REST API?

Using SharePoint REST API I can add and remove user permissions for a list item. If I need to add permissions for multiple users to a specific item, is there a way to do this other than looping the ...
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Information on permissions group

Is there a way to view who created a permissions group and when it was created - from the Site Admin level?
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How to access Everyone But External Users via Javascript in SharePoint Online

When adding a group to a site via Javascript, I know you're supposed to use the group ID - but if I want to add "Everyone except external users" to that site with Read permissions, what ID do you use? ...
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Ability to Navigate site with permissions only to a library

Working with SharePoint Online, we have a team site setup and a set of document libraries. The permissions were set at the site level and inherited to all libraries. For one of the sub folders (...
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Dashboard: Inheriting Permission in Document Library for Folder/Files

We have a document library with a complex permission structure on folders and files. Is there a possibility to get a report to see or manage the permission in SharePoint 2013?
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Error when opening infopath forms - errorcode 0x82000006(SharePoint Online).Please help!

I have been opening infopath forms before without any issues but suddenly i'm getting this error below: The SOAP response indicates that an error occurred on the server: Exception of type 'Microsoft....
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Granting permissions to workflows SharePoint 2016 - Your tenant administrator has to approve this app

I am trying to grant workflows permissions to user profiles, in order to use User Profiles properties in SharePoint Designer workflows 2013 mode. I am following the steps here: https://www.c-...
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Q: Document Library File Permissions - Manager vs Members

I've been asked to make a library / repository of resumes from team members. So basically, permissions should be as follows: Members - Can upload resume and edit their submissions but not view other ...
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Group or person with Contribute rights allowed to be Group Owners?

Creating a group with contribute rights. In the part where we have to add an owner, are there any rules as for as permissions level of the Group Owner? Could I place a group or an individual with ...
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Is it safe/supported operation to remove the Office 365 admin from being our root site collection administrator

Inside our office 365 tenant, our employees who work as exchnage admins or sharepoint admins have access to the Office 365 username/password admin@ourtenant.com. and when we got our root site ...
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Group Naming Convention

This is a very "trivial/non-programming/non-SharePoint feature" question but is there a naming convention for SharePoint Groups? I've seen the Owner, Member, Visitor extensions but lets say I created ...
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Sharepoint site created from a Team: cannot retrieve original Owners Group

Someone has previously messed up permissions in a SharePoint site created from Teams. Despite the fact that the Owners group is there in the SP permissions and works, I am unable to add it in Site ...
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Hide specific groups on PeoplePicker in SharePoint 2013

In our AD, even the mail-distribution-groups are flagged as "Security Groups", which allows the PeoplePicker in SharePoint to use the groups to set permissions on sites, lists and such. Is there a ...