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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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How to provide access to Distribution List in SharePoint modern site

There is a distribution list in an organization. In general this is used to send email to large group of staffs. Now I have requirement to provide access to this DL in SharePoint Modern site. I tried ...
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Grant SP group manage permissions, but not be able to grant Full control

I'd like to have a specific SharePoint group with the ability to manage permissions on a site, but only be able to grant edit and read. Can this be done?
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"Everyone except external users" - no results found

Until recently, I was able to grant access to all authenticated users in my tenant through the Everyone except external users role. This morning, I get a No results found message. Anything changed ...
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Does external sharing (link and/or direct sharing) with M365 users (external) result in user creation in AD as guest user?

Link: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/what-s-new-in-sharing-in-targeted-release Recipients of secure external sharing who also use Microsoft 365 in their organization can sign in using ...
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User visualize others folders with permission edit and limited acess

I am new to SharePoint, and I want to restrict a user A to his own folder only, enabling to send files, delete and update. Today the user A sees folder B, C and so on, they are seeing each other users ...
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Site setting page not showing any Option with edit permission

Site setting page not showing any option with edit permissions. Please find attached screenshot.
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block visitors with read only access to reach site contents via "settings" Icon

I am giving access to guest users to my SharePoint online communication site, but I see that they can reach (even on read only permission level) the site contents via settings button on the top of the ...
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External Guest receives individual Deny permissions as an owner with Full Control

We have a set of guest users (all from the same tenant) that are receiving individual Deny permissions that add up to denying everything on the site - they essentially keep getting circled back to the ...
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SharePoint folder permissions - prevent moving folders

we have a problem with folders that are moved by users unintenditly and lead to changes in our rolled out folder structure. Currently we have more than 200 Site Collections with each 10 libraries and ...
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Can a SharePoint Administrator see all sites within a tenant?

I'm new to SharePoint online! In SharePoint on-premises a SharePoint Administrator could see all sites in a tenant*. In SharePoint online, Microsoft documentation states that "Global ...
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External users unable to search directory

I am new to SharePoint so might have missed something obvious. I have shared a specific folder with an external user. When I search from within my own account I am able to see results from within the ...
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Using an AAD User, instead of client secret, with Microsoft Graph API in a headless program

I am developing a small program that creates sites, files, folders, and registers Subscriptions on the root of site. I am using an App in Azure Portal that has Sites.WriteRead.All and Files.WriteRead....
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Preventing 'members' from changing content approval setting

We use a controlled documents system with flows that's an integral part of our business processes and ISO compliances. We've struck upon a situation where group members (specifically O365 Group ...
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Access denied for members

User A is member of a Teams based SharePoint. Therefor he should have access to all files on the SharePoint. Permissions to files folder also contain the members group with editing rights. But User A ...
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SharePoint Site Permissions

I have a Leave Request App that I have built, I want for all employees to use the Leave Request App, so I built a Power Apps Security Group in the portal and added every employee, easy. My issue is a ...
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Graph API to search document from a specific SharePoint site

I need to use Graph API to search for a document in a specific SharePoint Online site and folder, by its unique document ID (the SharePoint site as Document ID enabled). I was able to achieve this ...
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Site Sharing, List to show users only their created by items however show list items to all employees under that manager

I have a leave calendar list which users can only see their created by list items, however I need for the department managers to be able to see the employees in their departments leave items in that ...
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Deploying a Teams tab (personal app) using SPFx without full tenant admin privileges

I'm trying to deploy some Teams tab samples (teams-tab-spfx-client) so I could add webparts my team made as a personal app or group tabs. I was able to run this sample on the site's workbench and ...
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Restrict can edit for the read SP group

I would like to disable or grey out the "can edit" for the specific people in sharing options or read permission users. As this is creating confusing in files and folders.
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How to setup permission group, to delete content created by that user only, but able to modify other users content

I am working on requirement that requires new permission group to be setup in such a way: Members of that group should be able to delete only self created data Members of that group should be able to ...
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Allow users to upload the same document to multiple folders

We have a sharepoint site with multiple external organisations who each have access to one folder only. On some occasions, our users will want to share the same document with all organisations. Is ...
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Random elusive and sudden redirects to AccessDenied.aspx

A strange bug annoys some of our users. If the browser opened any page of any lib of any SPWeb and keeps it open for some time (10+ minutes) sometimes it redirects the user to AccessDenied.aspx page ...
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How do I create Upload only permission in SharePoint 2019 no edit?

Hello i hope you can help me with this question. I don´t want a specific group of users to edit. But they should be allowed to upload their documents. Here is my permission so far. But when I´m ...
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Issue with uploading document to sharepoint libary

Was wondering if you guys have seen this error message before? We have an end user with a document that is trying to upload to a SharePoint site and get this error in the attached image. Any thoughts? ...
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Permissions to run Custom audit log report on SharePoint 2016

My client has an on-prem Sharepoint 2016 and wants to run their own audit log report - they want to see who accessed a certain folder within a certain period. As normal user, they to not see the ...
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Locate SharePoint user across tenant to remove

I currently have an end user that is a power user across my sharepoint online tenant. I do not have the access to PowerShell or ShareGate to run permission reports to locate and remove all instances ...
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What permissions for using only Sharepoint SOAP Calls to read/write to a list and upload attachments?

I'm developing a web form, that writes data to a SharePoint online list using this library, reads the entry and uploads attachments. Right now, for testing, I use the login data to my Office 365 ...
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How to share link and allow access requests for a group?

I am making a SharePoint team site for my company department in SharePoint Online. The department consists of 5 units, each of which have been given a document library to use freely and only by that ...
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How can you add custom permissions to the standard permissions tab?

How can you add custom permissions in the "Site Permissions" tab just like the standard three in the image below?
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Sharepoint online search not returning results

I have written a simple SPFX webpart where I am trying to show content from a SharePoint list using search REST api. I am using a custom permission level for some of the users, where they don't have &...
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Limiting User View to Only Specific Lists/Document Libraries

We recently have migrated from an on-prem file share to SPO having used SPMT. Having kept file share permissions and enabled Azure AD lookup, everything migrated well but due to the fact that lots of ...
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How do I make my Word document read-only in a SharePoint library when I'm not an owner of that library?

Generally, owners and members of a SharePoint group seem to be able to edit all documents in the SharePoint group's document library. Is there a way to make a specific document in that library (here, ...
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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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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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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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