Questions tagged [sharepoint-permissions]

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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Calendar Datasheet View is not available for visitors

I have created list in SharePoint to see all calendar events in Datasheet view as it gives me option to nicely filter it by columns. But this view can see only Members, not available for Visitors. Any ...
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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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View only permission level for SharePoint Online

I want to prevent users from being able to download files from my SharePoint online team site. I saw this article https://anexinet.com/blog/how-to-prevent-contributors-from-downloading-sharepoint-...
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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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Copy permission between libraries

We have a template for our project library that consists of 16 sub folders and other sub folder layers and in those sub folders we have custom permission levels assigned which is very similar to the ...
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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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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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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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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 ...