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How to check if a user exists in a group

How can i check if a user (not the current user) exists in a group. The SPGroup object allows to check if the current user is member of the group, but there is no method that checks if a SPUser given ...
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Prevent folder creation?

Can end users be prevented from creating folders in document libraries (in specific site collections) without preventing them from adding files to existing folders?
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Difference b/w Read and View Only

I have a requirement to setup a permission level, where user can only see the document and see the associated metadata columns but cannot download or open the document. We have a permission level "...
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Allow users to submit items to a library but not edit or delete

I have a library where I want anybody to be able to add items to it, but only a select few can edit them or delete them. The unpriviledged folk currently have "Read" permissions on the library, and ...
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Hide “Site Actions” -> “View All Site Content” in a 2010 Publishing Site

This is annoying. I've created a site, enabled the Publishing features, and added a couple people to the "Members" group that has Ready Only access. When these users log in, they still see the "Site ...
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Sharepoint web analytics Reports permissions

My turn to ask a question. Is there any way to grant someone permissions to view the web analytics reports for Site collections without making them site owner/Full control on the site collection? I ...
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Full Control and Limited Access security, huh?

If I look at the site permissions of a site I can see that some people have both Full Control and Limited Access. The two seem to contradict each other. How can someone have Full Control yet also ...
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HTML in SPGroup.Description

I am trying to add a group (SPGroup) programmatically. Everything works fine except for one thing. I would like the group's description to include a link to it's site. Similiar to the look-and-feel in ...
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Access Denied while setting Metadata Store Permission

Breaking my head with this issue for the past 2 days! Received Access Denied error in SPD so tried to set Meta Data permission and get the following error. I am one of the Admins for BSC service ...
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Site collection administrators in site setting

I am a member in site owner group, but I can't find Site collection administrators link in site setting!! Has anyone encountered this issue, and can it be solved within SharePoint? Thanks.
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How to find permission level for a SPGroup (2010)?

I have been trying to find how to find what permission level a group (within SPWeb.Groups) has. But it seems like there is no easy way to do this. Any ideas? I have tried creating SPRoleAssignment ...
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What exactly does the “Browse Directories” permission do?

Ive been having a mysterious access denied error for site owners when they try to edit content query web parts on their sites, but site collection owners have no issues. I ended up creating a copy of ...
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SharePoint 2013: Document Library permissions behavior

Background We have a document library in SharePoint 2013 Library inherits permissions from the parent site Library contains nested folders 3-5 levels Documents are stored in leaf level ...
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Group of users cannot see items in the document library

It appears, that a couple of users are unable to see items being published on particular document library. For example, users in Mumbai are able to see those files, but users in N.Y. are unable to see ...
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How i can verify that our migrated “Contribute” permission level is exactly the same as the source Contribute permission

I did a migration from SharePoint on-premises 2013 to SharePoint online, using a third party tool, as follow:- The source on-premises site collection is a team site that have publishing features ...
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Why can't I upload or create files to the Master Page Gallery on my sharepoint.com root site collect?

In a sharepoint.com trial site, for my root site collection, I can't upload master pages (or anything else for that matter). I tried deleting the root site collection and re-creating it as a ...
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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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“Document could not be checked out” permission problem?

I am facing problem with document check out in a SharePoint document library. This is the message I am getting: alt text http://img11.imageshack.us/img11/1575/libraryerror.jpg I'm using the out of ...
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Manipulating permissions on SharePoint Online with PowerShell

We have a multitude of sites and sub-sites in SharePoint. As we run Azure AD Connect, we are able to assign Windows security group as Site Collection Administrators and further - assign AD groups to ...
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Unlike Customlist, WikiPages library allow us to grant users read permission on the page without having to grant the users any permission on the list

I am working on a sharepoint farm 2013 on-premises. and i am facing this conflict scenario which i am unable to understand. regarding the item level permissions. I have a site collection of type team ...
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make a document visible but not readable

I have a SharePoint library that uses major and minor versions and has draft item security turned on so that Drafts are only visible to those with the Edit permission level. What I want to do is ...
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Why does SPWebCollection[Guid] needs more permissions than SPWebCollection[string]?

I have this code: SPWeb web = SPContext.Current.Web; string dummy = String.Empty; SPWeb subwebByName = web.Webs["Example"]; dummy = subwebByName.Name; Guid subwebId = new Guid("{5fad4b3b-3124-47d1-...
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Setting “contribute” permissions for blog comment lists

It appears as though Sharepoint 2010 OOB does not give Authenticated Users "contribute" permissions for users' blog comment lists. Authenticated Users only have the permission to read, which is not ...
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How to hide permission group membership list from members

This has been asked before and sort of answered here with a workaround. However I'm hoping that there is a more direct solution. I need to use permission groups to restrict access to content for an ...
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Give anonymous access to explicit page in document library

I have the following situation (SharePoint 2010): A document library contains publishing pages. Anonymous access is enabled. The publishing pages are separeted in folders. Now i have the situation ...
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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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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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Do SharePoint 2013 JavaScript Client object model support run with elevated privileges code

Can I elevate Visitors Group users permission via javascript client object model code to do some list or library item updates ?
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Why can't I create a Permissions Level?

I'd like to create a custom Permission Level, or edit one, but I'm not presented with options to. According to the help documentation, I should see an "Add Permission Level" button or something ...
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Users with Full control can't add documents and don't see all menu options

I am currently looking at an interesting issue with a WSS 3 standalone instance. Up until late last week all was working with well. Users are now reporting issues. Users with Full Control access ...
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Managing subsite permissions

I am trying to allow certain users to access one of the subsites. There is a main Site /MainSite and then a child one /MainSite/SubSite When I check the site and permissions section I can see there ...
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Edit SharePoint group permission using PowerShell

I am trying to modify the permission level of SharePoint groups and users with direct permission using PowerShell, e.g. if group/user has been given full control, I need to modify it to read. I have ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permission for AD Group not working

User dose not exist in AD group user list still have access to SharePoint. There is one AD group "A". if we add that group in SharePoint permission. All group member users get access to SharePoint ...
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How to Add AD Groups in SharePoint Site?

I have created AD Groups but sharepoint picker throws the following error No exact "match was found" even though the groups exists in AD? I added these groups to folders on both servers(AD and SP ...
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Unable to edit site in SharePoint Designer 2010

When I am trying to edit a SharePoint 2010 site (clicking ribbon - Site Actions -> Edit Site in SharePoint Designer), it load SharePoint Designer 2010 application and gives me the following error: ...
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Getting All users from a site

Has anybody have the awareness about to getting all the users from all the site and sub sites. I want to create a access report that will describes each users permission in each and every site and sub ...
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Restore Item-Level permission inheritance by Bulk

We have an Document Library (a) with folders (b), subfolders (c) and subsubfolders (d) with documents (e) in it. All with a unique permissions set (a huge pita, came from a LiveLink env which was ...
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“Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you” when trying to start workflows

My list X has unique permissions. Group A has contribute and approve permission on this list, but only read permissions to the whole site. However, when group A tries to launch a workflow manually in ...
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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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Can't add web parts to a page as a user with Full Control

As a site collection admin, when I go into subsites and choose "Edit Page", and the "Insert" tab, I see a long list of categories for web parts in the left hand panel. However, when I log in as a "...
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Getting acces to Central Administration

I work in a company with SharePoint. My permission level is: "Full control". However there are few things I need to change but I do not have an acces. For example: Editing Master Page in SharePoint ...
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What permissions do I need for a user to see all entries in a list where typical users can see only their own submissions?

I have a list where users can create and see their own items, but not other users' items. I, being the site owner, can see all items. How can I give specific users within a Sharepoint Group the ...
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Permission for specific document libraries only

I have a user (or group) without any permission on a site. I break inheritance on a document library and give that user permission on the library. Now, if the user navigates to the document library, ...
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Is there a way that can allow me to view who are the sharepoint online admins inside our office 365 server

I am working on a new Office 365 project with a new customer.and they send us a user name/password and when i login to the office 365 i find that i have access to every things in sharepoint and also ...
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What is the effect of granting users “Restricted Interfaces for Translation” permsion on a site

I have a team site collection, and i grant users the following permission "Restricted Interfaces for Translation" but seems users can not view the site and its lists, and they will get the following ...
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Visitor can't access a copied seattle.master page

I need to insert a few lines of HTML code into the seattle.master file, but I don't actually want to edit the seattle.master file. So I copied the same file, inserted the code and set the copied file ...
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When I upload a document in Sharepoint others don't see it even though they have permission

In our sharepoint subsite, I created a folder in the Document Library and shared it with key people. No one can see what's being shared. Everyone can upload files but no one can see who has uploaded ...
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Copy a folder from one library to another and maintain permissions on the folder structure

I want to copy a folder from one document library to another document library and maintain permissions on the folder structure. When I CUT the folder and paste it the permissions on the folder ...
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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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Why can I only login if I use “Sign in as a different user”?

Currently, I can only login directly (in any browser) with members of the Sharepoint Farm Administrators group. However, if I login as one of those administrators then login as a regular domain user I ...