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Permissions control access to sites and site content. You can manage permissions by using SharePoint groups, which control membership. Fine-grained permissions also help to secure content at the item and document level.

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Share a library in different sites with different permissions

I have a site collection with the following structure: Site A (2 subsites) Site B (11 subsites) The subsites from site A have inherited permissions and the 11 subsites from Site B have broken ...
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User with full control permissions is getting a "Access Denied" message while trying to add users into the permissions

The user was trying to add permissions to the site and when they clicked into one of the permission groups they received a "Access Denied" message that told them they couldn't view the ...
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SharePoint Online - External Sharing failed: Operation is not valid due to the current state of the object

The Goal Share one specific folder in a SharePoint site with an external user (outside of tenant organization) and include Edit permissions without the user needing a Microsoft account. My ...
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Users with the Cancel Checkout permission can read and edit all items

When we create a custom list >> and we access the custom list settings >> we get this message inside the Item-Level permission:- so what is this permission level exactly ? is it this one? ...
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Upload Only permission level

I have created a custom permission level in which i have checked Add item , view item , open item, view version , view pages. My aim is that user is only able to upload any file, and should not able ...
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How to update default SharePoint site groups using PnP provisioning template?

I have tried with the below XML but it is not working <pnp:Security AssociatedOwnerGroup="Site Owners" AssociatedMemberGroup="Site Members" AssociatedVisitorGroup="Site ...
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OneDrive excel - Range permission per users

How to set Range permissions per users? These users can edit without password. How to set users in "locations" in "select users or groups" window?
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Security and Mail-Enabled Security Groups in SharePoint

I've done my best to Google this one and am hitting a wall. Our Org has widely used Mail-Enabled Security and Security groups via O365 to apply permissions to our SharePoint Online instance. The ...
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SharePoint Online - Is there a 'Global Administrator' Group?

In both "SharePoint Site Settings" and "SharePoint Admin Center", I can assign permissions to 'Global Administrator'. Is this a built-in Office 365 group? I can't find any ...
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SharePoint List setting doesn't have 'email alert' option

I have created an Issues tracking list on a SharePoint collaboration site and when I assign a name under Assign To, the person doesn't receive any notification. While checking under the Advanced ...
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Access Denied for all sites collections in same content DB while other content DB`s Sites are ok

Env: SharePoint 2016 on-prem I have 3 content database under 1 Web Application. there is 1 content database (have 6 site collections) suddenly became "Access Denied" including sites ...
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Which permission required to copy the file on SharePoint server?

On SharePoint server, I am trying to copy a file with Shared drive's folder through C# code. But its not get working shows in the logs 'Access denied'. The user credentials I used in code has Read/...
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Document library with only owner access using PnP PowerShell

Using PnP PowerShell, I would like to create an extra document library in SharePoint Online, where only the owner group has access. With the script below I am able to remove all groups I want to ...
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Replace old user with new in all SharePoint sites

One of our users has left the organisation and we need to replace her permissions at all SharePoint sites with those of a new user. I thought of pulling a ShareGate report with permissions specific to ...
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Disable "Send an email notification invitation" when sharing a SharePoint site with external parties with Microsoft account

I am trying to "uncheck" the "Send an email invitation" checkbox that is ticked by default while you try to grant access to something on SharePoint. 50% of the email addresses, I ...
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Move SharePoint list from one tenant to another tenant

I am trying to move my SharePoint list from one tenant to another. In the SharePoint list settings, I couldn't find the option of "Save list as template". Although I have full control of the ...
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How long does it take for SharePoint Online permission changes to propagate?

I had, I thought, removed a user from an MS 365 group that is a member of a SharePoint group on a SharePoint Online site, but they still appear to be in the group when doing Check Permissions. How ...
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User with FULL CONTROL Unable to Access List Settings

I'm trying to be able to access the settings for a sharepoint list. I believe I literally have all the permissions I could possibly get (full control at the top most level of the site), but the list ...
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Is there way in SharePoint Online to only allow Person who created news post to be able to edit it and prevent others from being able to edit it?

I have a requirement where I want users to be able to create new articles but only the person who created new articles should be able to edit the news they created. Multiple users can create new ...
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Manage user access in SharePoint hosted add-in

I'm developing SharePoint hosted add-ins and I need a way to manage user access to the apps I'm developing. For example, I have a site with 3 different SharePoint add-ins that access to lists in the ...
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User cannot move Folder A1 from within Folder A to Folder B, but CAN move Folder A2, despite having the same permissions to both folders

A user with "Edit" access to a document library is unable to use the "Move To" button to move a folder "Folder A1" from within "Folder A" to "Folder B"...
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Same Username but Different Domain SPWeb.EnsureUser "User does not exist"

We have configured 2 different domains (Domain1 & Domain2) for people picker settings. Both domains have some similar users ex. Domain1\TestUser1 & Domain2\TestUser1. This user is getting ...
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Auto Accept Permission Group Members

For Sharepoint modern Team site, is there a way to auto update on change of the group member? let's say, a permission group generated based on department, hence, any new member on board or staff ...
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Manage permissions on library subfolder SharePoint 365

I'm using SharePoint form Microsoft 365 I have created site and added some members. I created a library on it, but I would like that only some persons have access to certain subfolders inside (not all ...
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Can I set up a custom permission level that permits CRUD operations through the REST API only?

I have JavaScript applications that use group memberships to control access to items in lists. I only want users to be able to interact with the data using these JavaScript applications. I want to ...
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Parse restricted csv file into CEWP

I have a page with CEWP. I am parsing a csv file (with js) from Documents library and displaying selective data in CEWP. CEWP works only if I give permissions to read the csv file or else it returns ...
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SharePoint Online - browse path privilege (without read files)

I want to set SharePoint permissions to some users for browsing directories only. The structure of my Document-Center SharePoint Online site is: directory -subdirectory1 -subdirectory2 ...
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How long does it take for a user added to Azure Active Directory to be able to login to SharePoint

We have SharePoint Online Groups that all have different permissions and we have Azure Active directory which has corresponding groups. We have added the azure group to our SharePoint but we have ...
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Need to Give User Group Ability to Edit Documents but not Download or Sync Library

Have a Requirement to have a User Group be able to Edit Documents, but not be able to download them or sync the library in a O365 Online Sharepoint Site. But I need other users to be able to still ...
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Sharepoint Permission

In my site collection, only the users of 'Site members' have permission to site and other contents of the site. Even if I break permission on a page and give a user permission, it doesn't work. The ...
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Sharepoint site "view as visitor" option?

I want to test the different permission levels on my SharePoint site. Is there a way for me as site owner to view my site with a different level of permission without logging in with another user? ...
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Sharepoint 2016 - Users are listed as having the correct permissons but check permissions says they do not

I have a Sharepoint 2016 (on premise) subsite which users are collaborating on a document with that isn't in a workflow. These users are added to the site programmatically to have contribute ...
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How to find the owner of a Sharepoint calendar?

My organization uses a SharePoint calendar to track leave, we now have a new supervisor, but nobody knows who owns the calendar to have them give the new supervisor permission to edit it. Is there a ...
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Sharepoint List permission

I have created an spfx webpart for an SharePoint list. So here, I want everyone to have access to this list or the webpart page, without giving them access to the site. Can someone suggest me how can ...
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why restricted view simply block the user?

I tried to use restricted view as a permission level for a group. But the group was unable to access the site and kept asking for access. So I change the permission level to Read but had restricted ...
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Full control, Limited Access given through a group where the user does not exist?

I have a SharePoint site where, when searching for a user at site level (using check permissions) it comes back saying the user has "Full control, limited access - Given through the 'Site Name' ...
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How to get roledefid along with sharepoint groups data using Rest API

We have a Permissions groups of around 4k in our site collection. In the same site I have created a sub site and given the permissions up to 2k groups. Now when I try to get the groups data in the sub ...
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Is it possible to restrict a group of users from all SharePoint Online sites except one?

As the title says: "Is it possible to restrict a group of users from all SharePoint Online sites except one?". I have a specific group of users that should be able to access one single site ...
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How to structure a sharepoint site for a college department with different disciplines?

I am tasked with creating a sharepoint site for the IT department of a College. The IT department is made up of three disciplines, Engineering, IT and Environment. Each discipline wants to move their ...
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Request sign-off does not appear to users who have add/edit permission on library

I have enabled the Request sign-off power automate in the document library (Modern); users with full-control are able to see this Power Automate but users with Add/Edit permissions (created a custom ...
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Error - The user does not exist or is not unique

I use the people picker to select the user that I want to add on intranet (SharePoint Online). I can find the user using People Picker, however, as soon as I click share button to add user in a ...
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List Permissions for Sharepoint Sites Using GraphAPI

I'm trying to retrieve site permissions for SharePoint sites using GraphAPI. I've got the API working and can list sites, subsites, lists, drives, etc. However, when I run /sites/{siteID}/permissions ...
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Starting certain Workflows by certain Usergroups

is it possible that only certain usergroups are allowed to start certain workflows? As an example I got 3 groups A, B and C and the workflows 1, 2 and 3. A shall not be able to start any workflow ...
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Sharepoint List losing item level permissions after adding permissions are granted

I have multiple lists with specific item-level permissions. Two different kinds: The default "Users can only read/write items which they created" toggled on Specific item-level permissions ...
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Different Site Permission Levels showing for different site collection - When User from AD group which is mapped in both Site Collection

I have two different site collection A and B. We are using AD user groups inside the SharePoint Groups. But, while checking the site permission for the particular user, it is behaving different in ...
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Can I create an automated approval workflow for other people in the organisation & email notification does not have my name?

I am new to sharepoint! I have been given a task to create automated document approval workflow for Person A & Person B. So if Person A uploads a document on a folder Person B will be notified ...
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Does SharePoint cache the members of the AD Groups

We have an azure AD security group called ‘PowerApps-GCC-AM Control Group’ (ID is c2e5e562-3851-4417-a743-8b71fc43ecb6) . The AD Group has directly been given READ permission to a SharePoint Online ...
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How to edit Permission Level of SharePoint using Power Automate

I'm using Modern experience in SharePoint Online. I would like to edit Permission Level checkbox (List Permissions, Site Permissions, Personal Permissions) using Power Automate. So if possible I'd ...
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How do I get all the unique permissions for a user in sharepoint?

$groupArr = @() $roleArr = @() $acct = Get-SPUser -Web $web -Identity $username foreach ($role in $acct.roles) { $roleArr += $role } foreach ($group in $acct.groups) { $groupArr += $group ...
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Group Members cant see list items with Read permissions

I'm new to share point and I have some permissions issues. I set Sharepoint Members group permissions to "Read" but all the list items disappear for a particular list. They are only visible ...
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