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How to get notifications for access requests in SharePoint Online / Office 365?

Open Site Settings -> Then Click on Site Permissions -> From Ribbon (Permission Tab) Click on Access Request Settings. This will open up a dialog window where you can specify the email address.
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User with Full Control Permission is getting Access Denied Message

Charles, the solution you applied should already have been in place, which means someone customised the permissions on the gallery. The Style Resource Readers group was designed for specifically that ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group "Access Denied"

There is a hidden list in your site collection at /_catalogs/users. See this explanation. If the user has yet never been assigned to a group, there is no entry for her / him in the list, that means ...
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Access Denied with system account

I spotted two issues here: Your running under elevated privlages (application pool account) and then your getting a new spsite object under system account using its token??? before all of that your ...
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After migrating my web application from SP2010 to SP2013, I get access denied error

By default when we create a web application in SharePoint 2013, it gets created with Claims authentication. When we migrate the content DB to 2013, it recognizes the user account only in this format i:...
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Users unable to edit all list items despite list setting SharePoint Online

If the list level settings are correct, it is possible that the individual items have stopped inheriting permissions. select the dropdown menu for an item and click manage permissions, check that the ...
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Sharepoint designer 2013 gets access denied when saving .aspx page on Office 365

there is no support to edit pages via SPD anymore, not for Online version
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FBA User Access Denied when Accessing Published page in "Pages" library

Are you pulling information into the page from anywhere else? Any elements on the page that may pull information from say another library will also need to have permissions set so that the user can ...
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Email notifications from SharePoint online for access requests don't seem to be getting sent

Using Exchange Admin Center initiate a Message Trace. This will confirm whether the messages are being sent from SharePoint You can check the Quarantine and see it the email are there or not You can ...
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Sign in as different user not working in custom access denied page

You have to specify the source parameter in the URL to get redirected to your site. To achieve this, you have two options. Create a link that will redirect the user to the originating site (the ...
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Sharepoint online app, Access denied

Double Click your AppManifest.xml and hit the Permissions tab. Add the Site collection and request Full Control for your app
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Why users are receiving Access Denied error after uploading a file and filling out the metadata

when I provided contribute with delete then the error went away. This is due to versioning was enabled and user needs enough right to delete the old version and replace it with the new one.
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Access denied on editing page in Sharepoint 2013

Confirm the following: Your masterpage is checked in & published Your page layouts are achecked & published Your users have read access to the Master Page gallery Your service accounts have ...
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Modifying AccessDenied SharePoint page

For SharePoint 2010, this is the way to create your custom page. Quick and dirty way: Go to 14 hive folder and create a folder "CustomPages" Put your custom .aspx or HTML file there. For example, ...
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Custom Access Denied Page

Elevated permission will solve this issue. Make sure you create SPSite and SPWeb in the context of elevated scope as below SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using (SPSite site = ...
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How to grant full site access to self?

Follow below steps: - Login to the site using Farm Account OR Admin Account. - Go To Site Action >> Site Settings >> Site Collection Administrator - Add your user name to Site Collection ...
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Turned on publishing features, but can't save "Navigation" site settings?

Looks like a side effect of the scripting capabilities being turned off in your tenant. Whenever you create a new tenant, the custom scripting capabilities are turned off by default. Now, it appears ...
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System.UnauthorizedAccessException Access Denied REST

This is a known issue with this endpoint. It works only if you are site admin or owner. Instead of /_api/web/webs endpoint, you need to use /_api/web/getsubwebsfilteredforcurrentuser endpoint. It ...
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Access denied in subsite

The parent site or top level site of a site collection holds all of the "standard" bits for the whole site collection. All users In the site clloction will need read access to portions of the root ...
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Access denied in subsite

I believe even with custom deployed web parts, the deployment location is the Web Part Gallery located at: ~sitecollection/_catalogs/wp/Forms/AllItems.aspx Since that gallery inherits from parent, ...
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Site Collection cannot access by Site Administrator

You can try disabling loopback check as explained in the KB - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/896861 Method 1: Specify host names (Preferred method if NTLM authentication is desired) To ...
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Farm Admin - but unable to iterate thru sites

You have to add your Farm admin Account into the Policy Web App and then try to run your script. Sometime unique permission cause this issue but if Farm admin account is in policy for web app with ...
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Prompt to change userid for logon when site not shared

There are two workaround for this problem. Start Internet Explorer or other browser by using the Run as different user option and use your admin account as login. Access the SharePoint site by using ...
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Workflow auto approve document

You can add the approval steps inside an impersonation step. An impersonation step causes the actions within that step to run as the author of the workflow. I recommend publishing the workflow as a ...
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SP 2010 CSOM Javascript: Intermittent Failure

I've had this error too! The way I fixed it was described on a blog by Wictor Wilén. The way he explains it is that there is a token on the SharePoint page that has a timeout. If the token has ...
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Unable to edit subpages with Full Control permissions

If the pages reference, even one item from somewhere where you don't have rights you will get access denied. Run browser tools and start a network trace when you access the page. You should see ...
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access denied on new web application

I had to use powershell to set user policy. Looks like when I used Central Admin to set user policy it did not do the trick. The powershell superuser full and read worked. Access Denied from Migrated ...
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User with contributor permissions is getting access denied on SPFileCollection.Add

I found an answer here. Users with contributor permissions are prevented from uploading files with the following extensions: ASPX; MASTER; XAP; SWF; JAR; ASMX; ASCX; XSN; ...
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GetSiteAndWeb access denied after Office365 service update - why?

Using fiddler and my own test tenant I reproduced your issue. After adding the FedAuth and rtFa cookies to the request it succeded. This makes me curious as to what exactly you mean by "does not ...
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Access denied after copying server to another server - Sharepoint Foundation 2013

I've never tried it in 2013. But in previous versions of SharePoint I know you can't just change the machine name on it. Well you can do it. But it's not as straightforward as just changing the ...
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