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Where can I find the setting to allow site members to “Stop Sharing” a document or folder?

Currently, it seems that site members can Share documents and folders with anyone, but cannot then Stop Sharing them. How can I give all site members this permission without turning them into site ...
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Sharepoint folder sharing

I have an issue/challenge with sharepoint folder setting. We (as company) would like to share folders and files to external users (our partners). These sharing should be provided in two ways: One ...
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Can you share SharePoint Online content (pages, sites etc) with Mail Enabled Security Groups Synced from On Prem AD?

I have been advising all my users to use mail enabled security groups for permissions and sharing content in SharePoint. I know for permissions, best practice is to use mail enabled security groups in ...
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Disable “People with Link” sharing option at tenant level

In SharePoint Online, document "Sharing" option, Is there a way to disable "People in Tenant with the Link" sharing option at the tenant level? 2nd option in the below pic:
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Share just one of multiple spreadsheet saved in excel on Sharepoint

Hi I have a excel file saved on the sharepoint and it has 5 spreadsheet. I want to give people access just to one of the spreasheets saved on the same excel file, is that possible?
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Unable to add users to a folder which have unique permision. Error “sharing folders is disabled”

I have a classic team site collection inside our SharePoint online, the site collection has publishing features enabled at the site collection and site levels. now inside a folder >> i stop the ...
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External Sharing Strategies for B2B customer/partners

Not finding a lot of info - i apologize if i missed any, but i just wanted to get some feedback, best practices. We are using O365 - MS Teams (for internal only) / Sharepoint (classic sites) for ...
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Find document libraries/document for which “Copy Link” is set to “People in Tenant with Link”

In SP Online, how to find all the document libraries/documents in the tenant for which "Copy Link" is set to "People in Tenant with Link"?
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SharePoint Online - Default Link Type

I updated the "Default Link Type" to "Direct"(Specific People) both at Tenant level and site level. At Tenant level, I updated using the URL: https://Tenant-admin.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/online/...
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Once sharing is turned on here, any site collections that previously had sharing enabled will once again be accessible to guests

We have the following sharing settings, where we allow sharing site with external users, as follow:- now today inside a OneDrive one of the users want to use the Request file, and to do so we have to ...
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Give site members the “Stop sharing” option

I'm trying to set up a database for scientific reports, which will only be used by the project managers who prepare those reports. Since some projects involve confidentiality issues, I would like to ...
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Using CSOM, can site sharing settings be accessed, specifically the setting that restricts site sharing to only site owner?

Using CSOM, is there a way to check a site (Web) to ensure that only site owners can share the site? In the SharePoint modern UI, the site sharing option reads "Site owners and members, and people ...
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How do I allow people search for files within an anonymously shared folder?

I've got an absolutely massive folder of GIS data that I'm sharing via SharePoint. Each folder within the top level folder has about 7000 files in it, and it's clear that you won't be able to find ...
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Anonymous sharing for read only users

We are trying to allow Sharepoint online users who only have read only access to be able to share externally to "Anyone with the link". It is coming up as disabled for our read only users. We have ...
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(SP 2013) Can sharing permissions be changed to suit a specific document library?

I'm a bit newer to SharePoint and couldn't find much on this area anywhere else. We have a sub-site that holds a document library we'd like to manage sharing permissions on. Essentially, we want to ...
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Do I need the “e” part of a URL when sharing a SharePoint resource?

Whether it is sharing a file/folder from OneDrive or from a SharePoint site, I noticed that sharing the same file twice, with no changes to the path, file name or scope of sharing, two different URL's ...
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Anonymous Sharing links: Possible to tell which IP addresses were used for access?

Is there a way to get IP addresses of devices that are accessing SharePoint documents from One Drive for Business and SharePoint that were shared via anonymous links? I'm guessing, we can get this ...
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Hide/remove shring option on a library

We have a special library where only a select few have access to. Then we learned that those select few can just share a file with anyone. Not good. I tried creating a custom permission level, but ...
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Sharepoint Online: Enabling search within a shared folder for external users

I have shared a specific folder with an external user, allowing them to edit. When creating the sharing link, I selected "Specific people" and entered their email address - the link works, they verify ...
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Sharing a OneDrive and/or sharepoint folders using “Sharing Link” Vs adding user directly to the Folder permission

I am planning to move some folders from a user's OneDrive site to a SharePoint document library. to move the files and folders from OneDrive to SharePoint online i will use the "Copy To" and/or "Move ...
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The “Sharing” options inside “Modern SharePoint admin center” are less compared to “Classic sharepoint admin center” for the same site collection

When i access the Sharing settings for a sharepoint site collection inside classic UI, i will get all these options:- while if i access the sharing settings for the same site collection inside the ...
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Security Group invite external users to SharePoint site, generating Invite email

My organization uses Office 365 for email distribution lists and to host an internal SharePoint site for document storage. We currently use distribution list Groups to host the email lists. I now ...
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Managing Access with Flow

I'm currently working on a document creation/approval space for my employer. Documents are drafted in Sharepoint Online within a library that has restricted access, but individual items are to be ...
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Online - Unable to share file to external user with anonymous access

I'm facing this issue: I'm trying to create an anonymous link to share a document with an user that is external to my organization. Users with full control/collaboration permissions are able to ...
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Limiting editing access and setting up permissions so users can create new records but cant see the whole sheet

I am hoping that excel online can become a new system for entering in daily time for our company. id like to set it up so that our field crews can enter in their daily time on an excel online sheet ...
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Block sharing for a single document library

In most cases, the ability to share documents is great, but in some cases, we'll need to prevent the users from sharing documents as it is messing up the permissions on that library. I am aware of ...
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Prevent users from seeing “Shared with”

I was under the impression that if a user does not have permission to see user details and count permissions they would not be able to see the "Shared with". I'm not really a fan of hiding it using ...
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Remove a specific direct share link from SharePoint Online or OneDrive

Last year Microsoft added the ability to share files to anyone, regardless if they have a Microsoft account or not. These users will not show up in AzureAD as guest user accounts. I am attempting to ...
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Your organization is preventing you from selecting this option

I'm trying to create and share a link publicly for a document inside a OneDrive site. I've set the sharepoint share settings to allow sharing with anyone publicly in the Office365 admin centers/...
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External sharing for selected libraries

As far I know it is not possible to allow external sharing of selectd libraries only. I know I can control external sharing on collection level, but say I have a collection with a number of sub sites. ...
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Unable to share a SharePoint folder in a list with REST

I am trying to add a webpart that will be able to share several different types of items in SharePoint 2013 OnPremises. I am using the following code, which seems to work well with one exception. ...
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How to limit access to files shared with anonymus users?

I have shared a number of files located in my SP Online repository with a number of people outside of the company (mostly subcontractors and vendors). Each file was shared in a form of a link (File -> ...
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How to specify sharing link type via csom?

It's pretty easy to share document: string link = context.Web.CreateAnonymousLinkForDocument("https://tenantname.sharepoint.com/Documents/sample.docx",ExternalSharingDocumentOption.View); ...
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SharePoint Online, folders shared by external link, no sign-in - is it safe?

If I have document library with folders inside, and share folder1 to user1@gmail.com, folder2 to user2@gmail.com (send link to e-mails). As I see, user1 cannot see folder2 and vice-versa, so they see ...
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Can we create external users accounts inside our office 365, before sending them invitation to access the site collections

I am working on an Office 365 sharepoint online, and for sharing certain site collections i want to set this option:- But for some external users, they do not exists inside our office 365 users. ...
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Share a document

We have a Sharepoint 2013 on premises installation. We have several departments and each department has a teamsite. No User has full control. Access Requests Settings has been disabled. What we would ...
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Create a discussion board/ forum embedded in SharePoint

I would like to pick your brain on the following issue: I am looking to create a discussion board, basically something similar to SharePoint Stack Exchange site: A site where users can share and ...
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What is the relation between Sharing setting on the tenant level and the Sharing setting inside the site collection level

I am a bit confused if there are any relation between the 2 sharing options:- Sharing on the tenant:- Sharing on the site collection:- Is the sharing on the tenant covers only sharing to external ...
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SharePoint Online, How to Share Folder(Doc Library) to Anyone (anonymous users)?

How to Share Folder(Doc Library) to Anyone (anonymous users) in SharePoint online? Is it Available? Thanks! upd.: I found that since April 2017 we can share folders. Allowed "Anyone who have link" ...
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Disable sharing of file in 2016

I work in a school and we just moved from a VLE to SharePoint 2016, Is there away of stopping students from sharing there work in there mysite/Ondrive?
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Find the real path of a shared URL

This is a SIMPLE user question, not a coding one. I get SharePoint FILE links all the time, where it opens the file. Unfortunately, figuring out what folder path it is in seems impossible. Is there ...
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Sharepoint Online External sharing not working

I have enabled external sharing for a clients Sharepoint Online site. I have selected allow sharing with external users and through anonymous links in the Sharepoint administration. I did the same ...
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Unable to view who the document is access to in 'Shared With' window

In my claims-based authentication site, when users who have been granted access to the site select 'Shared With' option, only the 'INVITE PEOPLE' link is present. However, accessing the site with my ...
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Can I link to a SharePoint document using the site name, folder, and name?

I have a SharePoint folder of documents named uniformly. I was hoping there was an easy way to link to the document without having to share it/generate a link ID at first. I'd like to embed this in a ...
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External Sharing in SharePoint On Premise 2016?

How to set up External Sharing same as Office 365 in SharePoint On Premise 2016?
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How can I disable the default Sharing in Office365 SharePoint and groups withouth removing the share permission?

I explain a bit more: I know how to do the sharing that I want, so that is not the problem. I want to share using SharePoint groups, with internal and external users. As i said, that is fine for me. ...
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How do I disable “Get a Link” & “Share”

My department is exploring SharePoint as an alternative to fileshares. Typically we create documents, then email links to the document. it seems there are many types of links, which is confusing and ...
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SharePoint Online - Unshare

Within SharePoint Online users with contribute or edit access can share a document/folder at will. However, it appears that these same users can not "unshare" the same document/folder. Users with ...