Questions tagged [security]

Security is the protection of information and property from theft.

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What is the correct method to change the SP_Admin password?

I need to change the sp_admin password in my domain. I have attempted to make the change in my test bed domain but once I do I cannot access my SharePoint farm. I started Central Management > ...
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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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Cannot use ModSecurity for SharePoint 2013

I'm trying to use ModSecurity for SharePoint sever. I have a windows server 2012 with iis 8.5 and sharepoint 2013 installed. I also installed modsecurity and configed follow https://forums.iis.net/...
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least-privileged administration in SharePoint 2013

In a SharePoint 2013 what is it means least-privileged administration and why it needed ? and what is the difference between Service Accounts Best Practices
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Exporting Users in groups - Powershell

I am using this script to export groups and users in a SP group. I am having trouble exporting to csv, how can I do it? $siteUrl = "SiteCollection" $web = Get-SPWeb $siteUrl $site = Get-SPSite $...
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'Access request settings' missing from the subsite

Site Settings> Site Permissions > 'Access request settings' is missing from Subsite. For top level site, I can see the access request settings.
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URL for managing the security of a folder

Is there a way to generate the URL for the page where you can manage the security of a folder?
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How will we implement the security in the SharePoint hosted app which deployed on SharePoint online?

In our project, users will allow to upload the document only through the app and will have also provided links in apps to directly download the file e.g : https://zzzz.sharepoint.com/sites/zzz/...
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What's the best practice for sharepoint security update?

I am confused about updating a SharePoint farm with security fixes Is it recommended to update it via Microsoft Update? Is it recommended to update it from CU Full Server Package? Are there other ...
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Security Tab missings in Project Server 2013 (PWA) Settings

I am NOT seeing the security link in my default PWA site in Project Server 2013. Following is my site Do i need to enable this from somewhere else? Following is a Project Server 2013 PWA Site with ...
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Cannot Login to SP Site from application Server - Login prompt continually

After Creating new Site Collection root(SPWEB) with Host Header every request made from server (internal) is denied (Popup login Window continually). If requests come from FE (same USER), access is ...
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Running malicious code on SharePoint

We have a SharePoint 2013 intranet portal which user can access from home using their corporate lan ID & password. Most of the users only have read-only access to the site and they can only ...
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Custom list - item level permissions - Sharepoint 2010

I have looked at all articles I can find on this but I haven't found a straightforward answer. I have a custom list....I want it so that only one user can answer a specific question item in this list,...
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Does the latest SP 2013 security update contains all the previous ones like CUs?

I need to apply security updates to my production server to match my dev server. I am seeing a list of Sharepoint securiy updates installed on the DEV . Do i need to install all of them to Prod in ...
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Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you error for one specific user

One of the user has started getting following error when he tries to access the site: Sorry this site hasn't been shared with you He was able to access site before (been able to access for many ...
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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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In Sharepoint 2010 Service accounts permissions on SQL server and databases

In sharepoint 2010 and sql server 2012 r2 which permissions need on sharepoint databases and sql server roles for below service accounts. service accounts: Spfarm account spadmin account search ...
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Does the custom 404 error page cover all error pages?

I'm new to SharePoint administration and have updated my custom error pages per this guide. It works just fine for the 404 page, but should this also cover all other SharePoint error pages (like say, ...
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SharePoint 2013 Save and reload list item form — save conflict error

I have a SharePoint list form (edit form) that when saved reloads the same edit form. To do this, I overwrote the onclick event on the Save button to construct the URL to redirect to once the form has ...
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Viewing Shared With Permissions on folder for Contributors compared to SCA

We are wondering why some users with 'Contribute' permissions would see different 'Shared With' permissions on a library folder compared to the SCA. We have the 'Browse User Information - View ...
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Can we serve diffrent SharePoint Pages Based on their Logins

I want to Create a site where i am trying to build a landing page. On this page if user logs in with AD account it would serve a page with left hand navigation based on what ad group they are part of. ...
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Remove User from a Site through CSOM

I have a CSOM Script (Below) that I am using to delete a user from a SharePoint Group. But in some of the site the users are added directly to the site. Can you please let me know, how I can remove ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Break inheritance subsite

i want to break the inheritance of a subsite. I know which button I have to press to solve this problem. But if I press this Button in the Ribbon UI in SharePoint, I cann not break the inheritance of ...
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DisableLoopbackCheck and DisableStrictNameChecking

Over past few months, I have often ran into issues which end up with DisableLoopbackCheck and DisableStrictNameChecking being candidate root causes. However, I never really become able to understand ...
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Changing Permissions to a List Item Changes Permissions to the Entire List

I have a custom list in SP2010 where I need each item to be available only to the person who created it. A workflow like the one described in this article helped get that working. After an item is ...
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Not able to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow

I'm unable to break permission using SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow, it throws this error: {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, System.UnauthorizedAccessException","message":{"lang":"en-US","value":"...
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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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SP2013 Restore inheritance on document library

Restoring Inheritance on a document library would break unique permissions on childs ? I have a site XX, inside, a Document Library A, with Folders A1, A2 and A3. A1, A2 and A3 have unique ...
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Which permissions does my SharePoint Add-in need to get Site Collections?

I am building a Provider-Hosted SharePoint Add-in. Given a SharePoint Online tenant (account) where my add-in is installed, I want to get a list of their Site Collections To get this done I am ...
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Security report

I am looking for a tool able to perform a cumulative report of SharePoint rights, AD groups and IRM rights, at document level in a given library.
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Need script to list Groups by Team Site

I am trying to find PowerShell scripts that do the following: List all TeamSites. List all TeamSites, Groups that belong to that TeamSite with their permissions. List all TeamSites, Groups that ...
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Https certificate warning and wrong issued to domain

our web site registered with a Digicert security certificate and with our domain, but when we open home page it shows a security alert dialog box The name on the security certificate is invalid or ...
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How to set HTML field security using CSOM

Is there a way to set the HTML field security using CSOM? I already found a way to use PowerShell Scripts but i wondering if there is also a way to use CSOM. PowerShell: $web.ScriptSafeDomains.Add("...
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When adding any app there is a firewall on the page, how can I remove it or disable it?

I'm new with SharePoint 2013. after install all Apps from the store I faced an issue. there is a firewall popped on the page for app when i open the page. for example: after the insert the apps " let’...
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List where only some columns are confidential

I have created an external list which is drawing data from a single table in an Azure SQL Database (SAAS). Two external content type operations: List & Read Item. This is a generic list ...
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Trying to create a SharePoint online (office 365) dashboard with doc list web parts and display based upon login

I have a a SharePoint Online (office 365 web site). Under a team site, I have created 3 document libraries (one for each person A, B, C). I have removed all permissions for each document ...
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spsecurity RunWithElevatedPrivileges

If you change the identity of the application pool, and the new account is not the System account, what account is used when calling SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges?
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Sorry you dont have access to this page

I am currently experiencing a very unusual issue with a SharePoint 2013 on-premise. We have done performed a migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 and when logged in as a user who is not a ...
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Change SharePoint group owner with Powershell to a SharePoint group

I have this PS script to change the group owner of a SharePoint group to a domain user. I would like to use this script to change it to an existing SharePoint group. The current script only allows ...
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WCF Authorization via SharePoint Security Model

Would like to implement authentication and authorization operations on non-SharePoint hosted cross-domain WCF service via SharePoint 2010 Security Model, which is Windows Authentication. So, a member ...
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SharePoint 2016 On Premises - “Share Everything in this Folder even with unique permissions”

On Office 365 SharePoint there is the option to add another group to a Document Library and then there is a tick box for "Share Everything in this Folder even with unique permissions". Does anyone ...
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Restricting access to contents in “_vti_bin” for both authenticated as well as anonymous users

As per a new security standard implemented by my organization I need to restrict access to the /_layouts/15/_vti_bin/lists.asmx for both authenticated as well as anonymous users. I am thinking of ...
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SharePoint List Custom Security Features

Is there a way to customize security features based on who created a list item? Examples: Managers should only be able to see those they have requested Directors should be able to see anyone that ...
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What's the purpose of deny all anonymous policy

When we configure anonymous policy for a web application, there is an option for "deny all". Why is that? We can just disable anonymous access, right? Why would we enable anonymous access and use a ...
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preventing existing users to login to a site collection in office365

I have an environment where I know that external users have access to some sites, and I want to trim this access for existing users. I need to verify if going to central administration and in the ...
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Allow only certain users access to a site

Is there a way to restrict, for example, an AD group access to a specific site out of the box? For example, I want to restrict access to users to Site A who are not US citizens. Is there a way OOTB or ...
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Connecting CRM Online to an external SharePoint Online

My customer wants to connect a Dynamics CRM Online account to an external Office 365 SharePoint account. Is this possible to do?
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Security Error while doing REST update on the SP list

I am trying to make update with the usage of REST but I got an error: -2130575251, Microsoft.SharePoint.SPException. The security validation for this page is invalid and might be corrupted. Please ...
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SharePoint 2010 - disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0

I'm tasked to figure out how to disable SSLv3 and TLS 1.0 on SharePoint 2010 farm. After some reading, I came to the following conclusions: It is safe to disable SSLv3 on SharePoint servers, It is ...
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How to list up sites you have permission to

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-prem environment. We are using both sites and site collections as project rooms. On the front page of our intranet I need to list up all sites and site collections which a ...

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