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Security trimming is a process which "prevents users from seeing information that they do not have access to in the system." (-Microsoft)

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The links in the quick links web part were suddenly changed to random links of pages from the same site collection. what is triggering this?

The links in the quick links web part were suddenly changed to random links of pages from the same site collection. what is triggering this? Apart from that there were missing page authors/owners. ...
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View Issue - Unique Permissions AND List View Thresholds at the same time

I have a list with around 5500 items in it currently, it grows by around 1000 items per month. I have folders enabled for this list, there are around 500 folders in total, each of those folders has ...
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SharePoint online - Navigation security trimming and access denied page issues

I'm having some issue with security trimming and the request access page. Thanks in advance for your help. I am the site owner of a single site allocated to me by the site collection admins. I have 2 ...
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User Profile Personal Fields Privacy - Where/Which field is that info stored?

How is stored personal fields (for example birthday) visibility (Everyone/Only Me) per user profile in SPO/O365? OnPrem is something like DefaultPrivacy and UserOverridePrivacy but on SPO I can't find ...
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SharePoint Online AD Security Group Based Navigation Bar

I am trying to have group-based navigation in my SharePoint Online intranet. This is because I want only specific links to be in the dropdown of some menus to be visible to certain AD Security groups ...
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SharePoint API - security issue?

Security department in my company approached me recently saying they've audited one of our SharePoint site collections (SP2016) and there is a serious security issue. Apparently, using an account ...
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How to apply SPSecurityTrimmedControl on HTML Master page?

On a SP2016 on-premise farm, I am editing a HTML Master page. I want to hide the gear icon from everyone beside the site admin. In my previous experience in older version, I can modify the Master page,...
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Security trimming for OneDrive in the Sharepoint Online search not completely working?

When searching with people's names in the Sharepoint Online search at the Everything level, search will bring up people's OneDrive pages: However, I don't have access to that first search result: ...
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Navigation Security Trimming for Headings based on child nodes

We are using SharePoint sites to manage projects. Each project site is created from a template and security is setup for the project team with some access granted to a larger audience.   Using the ...
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Hide div or span based on user's permission

I'm using REST API to populate contents on a page. Each item has an Edit link to allow content provider to edit the text and image. Content Providers are members of 'CPGroup' SharePoint Group with ...
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Sharepoint security trimming and OneDrive for business

If I have library with 2 folders, and John Smith have access to only one folder - would both be visible for him, if he connects this lib with OneDrive for Business? Does security trimming work in ...
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How to get SecurityTrimming on non-SharePoint sources with SharePoint Search onPrem?

I have a quite delicate issues with SharePoint Search (2013 / 2016 onprem). The background story We want to use the SharePoint Search with a discrete Search Service Application to crawl a CoreMedia ...
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SPO: How to security trim html elements?

This is my first attempt at security trimming in SPO. I have the following requirement. In a content editor webpart there`s some html code that presents links. One of them, I'd like to be security ...
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Post Security Trimming for People Search Results

In the context of our SharePoint platform we implemented a security trimming of the search results because some external users should not be able to see internal items under certain conditions. We ...
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Trim search results based on user permissions

Is it possible to create web part with Sharepoint APIs that will trim search results like this. I would need similar thing to check does user have edit permission on documents retreived from search ...
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SharePoint 2016 on premise - Post Security Trimming not working

Has anyone got Post Security Trimming working in SharePoint 2016? We are moving from a 2013 Farm where the code I'm using worked just fine, in 2016 the trimmer just seems to get totally ignored. It ...
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How to implement custom security trimmer?

How can we implement Custom security trimmer (Pre/Post) for SharePoint search result sources ? Because According to Link custom security trimmer will be applicable for whole search service ...
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Custom security trimmer for Sharepoint 2016

We are implementing a web part which will show all the site collections on which user has access(Admin/Member/Read). But we don't want to show site collections , on which user has access through ...
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REST search gives zero results to users with custom read group

I have two SharePoint groups that use custom permission levels. The first user group gives access to read specific content and access to SharePoint's APIs. This group does not have access to see ...
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Quick links Navigation

We would like people to see a document library listed on the Quick launch bar even if they do not have permission to the library. We don't want them to be able to access the library, just be able to ...
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SharePoint Search results using KQL is not security trimmed

I am using export to excel functionality in my SharePoint web application where, when the user click the export to excel button,the code returns the search results using Keyword query language and ...
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Can the "Collect Feedback" workflow be used effectively to get feedback about employees?

I understand, generally, how the Collect Feedback Workflow works, but I am not sure if it can work as a solution for this project. My department's existing "Feedback Tool" used a custom list, here's ...
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What permissions should I use for my SPSecurityTrimmedControl to only give access to admins?

I'm currently building a master page for a SharePoint 2010 site using Designer 2010. The look and feel has been largely completed, however I'd like to hide a component from everybody except the admins ...
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How to restrict permissions for anonymous user, he should only see the content published in pages

Hi we have internet public website for anonymous users can view without login, these pages display some reports but still anonymous users can view all site contents and goes to any pages and library ...
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Promoted Links based on Permission Sets or Ad Group

I have a list of promoted links (tiles), around 60, and depending on the AD Group a user is associated with, he/she will have access to just one area (so one promoted link will work for him) and not ...
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Is JSOM also security trimmed like rest is?

In sharepoint 2010/2013, I know REST api is automatically security trimmed, but is the JSOM (javascript object model) also security trimmed?
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Enterprise Wiki security boundaries

What is the prefered way to handle security boundaries in a Wiki? We're about to start documenting our business processes in a wiki. We would like to be able to tag our group wiki pages as a security ...
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What is SecurityDescriptor format?

MSDN article "How to: Configure item-level security in SharePoint 2013" mentions service returning Property with Name="WindowsSecurityDescriptorField". What is actual format, in which this information ...
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SP 2010 Security Trim a Control for Permission Group

I am working in Sharepoint 2010, I have a button in a content editor webpart on a page. I have set up two groups each with custom permission levels. Is it possible to security trim the webpart so that ...
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SharePoint 2010 Permissions Corruption After Server Updates

Last night our IT team pushed a bunch of patches that seemed harmless, but this morning we're having severe permissions issues. They didn't do a backup before pushing the patches, so I'm stuck putting ...
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Why is Sharepoint Search 2013 Security Trimming not working?

We have two fileshares (homedrive and a group drive) on a Microsoft Distributed File System based on Windows Server 2012R2 which are crawled with two content sources (with the default crawl account ...
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I want to have one group manage membership of another group in sharepoint 2010

I want to have group A manage membership in both group A and group B. How do I set that up? I have group A managing its own membership, but I can't figure out how to have group B's membership managed ...
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Differences between Item Level Permissions and Item Level Security?

The term Permissions is used in multiple places, with different meanings Item Level Permissions: Set in: List Settings -> Advanced settings: (note: you CAN set this for Libraries, not through the ...
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Hide the gear icon (Site Actions) for all users except Admin

How to hide the gear icon (Site Actions) for all the users except the Admin group?
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Can the site owner browse the site in Viewer's view?

We are using SP2013 on-premise. On a site collection we have some both public content and sensitive content. Viewers do not have permission on sensitive contents. The site owner (who have full ...
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Document Library Sub Folder Access

I have a question related to folder access in a document library in SP 2013. I have a Document Library with a folder structure as follows: Document Library -Folder A -File 1 -File 2 -Folder ...
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How to do security trimming in sharepoint 2013 rest api?

In my sp 2013, I am trying to do a rest api and get security trimmed results, when I try my url _spPageContextInfo.siteAbsoluteUrl + /_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Navigation')/items?$select=Comments,...
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What do "PermissionContext" do in SPSecurityTrimmedControl?

I am trying to understand SPSecurityTrimmedControl. I want to make use of it in Master page to hide Site action (the gear icon) from all readonly users. I found there is a parameter "...
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Avoid deleted site content to appearing in search results

A while ago I came across that some confidential material appeared on my search results. The material was located on a site which was already deleted a long ago (yet still the search result showed its ...
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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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Performing a search that is not security trimmed

I'm trying to documents of a certain content type that has a certain tagging (the documents are spread over several site collection). To get some performance I'm trying to do it with a KeywordQuery. ...
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How to hide or remove items in File menu in Office Web Apps

Is there a way I can remove or hide the options in Office Web Apps for Save As, Print and Share? I've read something saying it might be possible with Active Directory Rights Management Services, but ...
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extending the security trimmed control for groups

I want to show a button just for a sharepoint group. Is it possible from the master page or with javascript? I mean without extending the sp security trimmed control?
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SharePoint setup where admin has no access to data

We have a customer who want's to store sensitive data on SharePoint which should only be accessed from a few members of the company. This would be no problem with SharePoint group policies, but we ...
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Is there any way to show Post Security Timming results without having display "gaps"?

We have implemented post security trimming on a SharePoint 2013 search site and it works fine, except for the very odd display - if I do a Search without trimming on, it will show 10 results per page ...
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Client side security trim DOM node

I know that you can apply security trimming to .aspx pages via the <SharePoint:SecurityTrimmedControl> control, but is there an equivalent way of security trimming dynamically generated DOM ...
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Crawling external database with security trimming

We have a legacy records management system that we want to index in SharePoint 2013. We just want to index it and leave the documents where they are. The records management system of course has a ACL ...
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Users with read only permissions can't see custom Master Page and Managed Metadata Navigation SharePoint 2013

Managed Metadata Navigation not working for Users with read permission in SharePoint 2013 if I give target url as /Forms/AllItems.aspx or blog/default.aspx, the term itself is not visible in the ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation Security Trimming Conundrum

My organization recently upgraded to SharePoint 2013. I was excited at the prospect of using managed navigation to display multiple site levels using flyout panels. After configuring my term set ...
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Security trimmed content based on group membership (target audience)

I realize that content editor web parts can utilize audience targeting in the full version of SharePoint. I'd like to go one step further and actually target content within my CEWP to specific groups. ...
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