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Edit SharePoint group permission using PowerShell

Try below code: This will remove group permission full control $web = get-spweb http://url/to/your/web $group = $web.SiteGroups["Owners"] $ra = $group.ParentWeb.RoleAssignments....
Gautam Sheth's user avatar
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How do I create Upload only permission in SharePoint Online?

Try to create a custom permission level with at least add and view items as the following; To create a permission level Open the site collection site (the root site not a subsite) Go to site ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
10 votes

Exporting SharePoint Members into Excel

Below worked for me: Steps: 1) Open Excel File. 2) Go to ribbon, select DATA and select From Other Sources, and click on From OData Data Feed. 3) In ‘Data Connection Wizard’ form, provide ...
Amay Kulkarni's user avatar
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How to provide contribute without edit permissions?

Create a custom permission level by copying the contribute permission level and remove Edit items option. To create a permission level Open the site collection site (the root site not a subsite) Go ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Disable "new document" in document library for specific users

Yes, you can restrict a few users to upload or add a new document by managing unique permission for your library as the following: Go to your library > Library Setting. Click on Permissions for this ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Why can't I create a Permissions Level?

You can add Permission level at the top level site , So Make sure that you are now on the root site collection > Go to site Setings> Users and Permissions > Site permissions > From the above ribbon ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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"Sorry, this site hasn't been shared with you" when trying to start workflows

Try to share the Root SharePoint Site to Group A As Limited Access to Can view specific lists, document libraries, list items, folders, or documents when given permissions. And as contribute to the ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Make documents hidden from Farm and Site Collection admins - is it possible?

This is not possible. Admins will always have full permission over the entire site collection. The reality is that with any system somebody has to be the admin, and being the admin means having ...
Gautam Sheth's user avatar
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How to provide contribute without edit permissions?

You can create your own permission level same as contribute, but without edit option. Below is the link for reference. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263239.aspx
P S's user avatar
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8 votes

How to provide contribute without edit permissions?

You can use that Standard available Contribute Permission profile Your "View Own Items" restriction is a setting on the List, not in the Permission profile
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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

You could require content approval and turn on track changes. (In Word 2013, you can require a password to turn off track changes.) Then the person who has to approve the document can accept or reject ...
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SharePoint 2013: Document Library permissions behavior

When breaking inheritance and granting permission to items, you should always use bottom up approach, where all users when moving from smaller units (item) to bigger units(folder or library) should ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permission for AD Group not working

On your site, navigate to Site Settings > Site Permissions In the ribbon, find and click "Check Permissions". The return will show how the user have access to your site.
Benny Skogberg's user avatar
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How do I disable "Get a Link" & "Share"

You'll miss out of the Share part of SharePoint, but sharing can be disabled. On the site collection you want to restrict: Click on the gear and select "Site Settings" Click on "Site Permissions" ...
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Get the site permission list with PowerShell

Try this one, foreach($roleAssignment in $web.RoleAssignments) { if(-not [string]::IsNullOrEmpty($roleAssignment.Member.Xml)) { foreach($roleDefinBindings in $roleAssignment....
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Getting acces to Central Administration

Query 1: How can I get acces to SharePoint central administration (do I have to be a site admin?) Two sets of users are allowed to perform administrative functions for Microsoft. 1. Members of the ...
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How i can verify that our migrated "Contribute" permission level is exactly the same as the source Contribute permission

I can show how to get this using JavaScript and REST: $.ajax({ url: _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + "/_api/web/RoleDefinitions/getByName('Contribute')", async: false, headers: { ...
Joe McShea's user avatar
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How to make a file read only in a folder?

You can simply highlight the folder, then open the Files tab in the ribbon and click on the "Shared With"-button in the Manage section. There will pop up a modal dialog in which you have to click on "...
Daniel Stölzner's user avatar
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Why can't I create a Permissions Level?

The permission roles emanate from the root site of the collection. That is the only place where you can create and customize permission levels. They then trickle down as being available in subsites. ...
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Restrict SharePoint access for 1 ActiveDirectory group

In Central Admin, Web application management, highlight the web application you'd like to restrict for a group. Select User Policy from the ribbon and type the group name and select "Deny All". Click ...
Benny Skogberg's user avatar
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Access denied. You do not have permission to perform this action or access this resource (REST API SharePoint Designer)

Make sure that the current user added to a group that has the following permission: Use Remote Interfaces - Use SOAP, Web DAV, the Client Object Model or SharePoint Designer interfaces to ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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How do I create Upload only permission in SharePoint Online?

Create a new permission level named Uploaders and check the permissions Open, Add Items, View Items and View Pages. Then grant the permission level to the users and groups who should be able to upload ...
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SharePoint list views - different permissions for different views

Yes, this is possible. You need to do the following: Set the item level permissions for the list under List Settings --> Advanced Settings Break the permission inheritance for this list. List ...
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Remove download option for document library

If you want to disable the download-option for your users, they should have View Only permission level. Permission levels Read and any greater include the permission for downloading a file. View Only ...
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What's the equivalent permission string for member user in SP 2013?

You can set SharePoint group as Target Audience for webpart. This way webpart will appear only to people who are members of a particular group or audience. To do this, For SharePoint 2010, 2013, and ...
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"Site permissions" goes to error page

As per your description it seems that there is a problem in your custom Master Page configuration. Also it seems that only Site Permission page is throwing an error. So the possible problem is your ...
Aakash Maurya's user avatar
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When users request access to our list and are approved, they are added as a single user instead of added into a group?

On the screen where you approve access, click the ellipsis, and then select the 'Permission' dropdown to grant rights or add them to a group.
James Grizzle's user avatar
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Is there a way that can allow me to view who are the sharepoint online admins inside our office 365 server

If you are an Global Admin yourself, you can use the default User Management dashboard of Office 365. Navigate to: Admin -> Users -> Active Users -> Filter the view to view the users with the admin ...
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How to check one user's permissions for all sites/subsites in a site collection?

I manage over 400 groups and faced the same issue. I don't have Farm access and use SharePoint 2010 so I don't know if this would work for 365. Our group name format uses the subsite name and ...
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