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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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Give site members the "Stop sharing" option

Build a Flow that runs on the selected document and let the flow reset all sharing with the action Stop sharing an item or a file.
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SharePoint Online, folders shared by external link, no sign-in - is it safe?

The answer is "No" (Even though you excluded the knowledge of the link for the other user) Using the Share option without sign in is something I would treat as unsecured data. Anyone with access to ...
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What is the relation between Sharing setting on the tenant level and the Sharing setting inside the site collection level

The tenant permissions supersede the site collection. If you don't share outside your organization at the tenant level, then the site collection setting will restrict who can be invited to members of ...
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If we share a file or folder using anyone link, then will any user who have the link will be able to see the file, or only the users who got the link

“Anyone Sharing Link” is also known as “Anonymous Link” Using "Anyone Shareing link" that let anyone who has the link access the files or folders without authenticating.
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Sharing with Anyone link is disabled for folders?

Please refer to the following documents , and try to follow the solution in the documents to test . Hope it can help you. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/troubleshoot/administration/...
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Hub site vs subsite

Both in hub site or subsite, we can use Highlighted content web part to display lists via custom query from other sites as shown below: Similar issue for your reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-...
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SharePoint Link Sharing

Short answer: No. It's one of those things where Microsoft have decided what's good for you. You can set the default to "People with Existing Access" and hope that people won't find the ...
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If we share a file or folder using anyone link, then will any user who have the link will be able to see the file, or only the users who got the link

The Anyone option means anyone who has the link can access the file: Allow users to share files and folders by using links that let anyone who has the link access the files or folders without ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Script to Allow Sharing Site or library only to administrators

I don't think it's possible to disable sharing for non-owners by using PowerShell in the SharePoint server.
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Share just one of multiple spreadsheet saved in excel on Sharepoint

The only way to achieve this would be by protecting the other sheets in Excel. There is no way for SharePoint to differentiate permissions per worksheet unfortunately. Another way would be to split ...
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Unable to add users to a folder which have unique permision. Error "sharing folders is disabled"

As an alternate way to overcome this issue, we can add user or group at the site level, then on folder level apply "stop inheriting permission", finally remove all users or groups which you do not ...
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SharePoint Online - Default Link Type

If DefaultLinkToExistingAccess is set to TRUE, the DefaultSharingLinkType will be overriden and the default sharing link will be a People with Existing Access. Execute the following: Set-sposite -...
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Do I need the "e" part of a URL when sharing a SharePoint resource?

The ?e=abcdfgh part can be removed. https://cresyl.eu/en/office-365/understanding-how-share-links-are-built/ I think it is used for tracing the visitors of the SharePoint site or something.
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Anonymous Sharing links: Possible to tell which IP addresses were used for access?

Audit reports indeed contains IP address, but Audit log search depends on activities. There is no activity relating to sign-in actions in SharePoint Online. I assume you can use activities like “...
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Sharing a OneDrive and/or sharepoint folders using "Sharing Link" Vs adding user directly to the Folder permission

i have tested with several folders and meet the same confusion. The file in the folder does not show the user with sharing link. However if you do permission check, the user will show with ...
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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

You can use SharePoint Online PowerShell cmdlets to set these values. Using Set-SPOSite, you can use the following: Set-SPOSite -DefaultLinkType <value> Set-SPOSite -DefaultLinkPermission <...
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Block sharing for a single document library

SharePoint Online still not provide option to disable Sharing for a single library, here is the same UserVoice for this: Provide an option to disable the "Share" button One workaround come up is to ...
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Prevent users from seeing "Shared with"

Unfortinately that's not possible. You could remove the option to see User Information, but it won't remove the button. Your only option is the ugly implementation of display: none;. Reference: How ...
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Your organization is preventing you from selecting this option

A few options/possibilities to consider here: If you've made this change within the past 24 hours, it may still be pending to propagate to the site collection level in your SPO environment (similar ...
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How to limit access to files shared with anonymus users?

You should be able to do this using the O365 content search and a bit of PowerShell: Get a list of all shared documents from content search or eDiscovery Iterate over this list and use the External ...
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How to specify sharing link type via csom?

You can use the native CSOM's CreateOrganizationSharingLink method to get the URL of the document. You need to specify the full URL of the document in the parameter. If you want the edit link, keep ...
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SharePoint Online, folders shared by external link, no sign-in - is it safe?

There is no guarantee that user2 will not see folder1. If User2 gets the shared link to folder1 then user2 will for sure see folder1. Only way of making it totally secure is to share the folder in ...
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Can we create external users accounts inside our office 365, before sending them invitation to access the site collections

You can invite external users via Azure B2B. See What is Azure AD B2B collaboration? for information on how to add users to Azure. You can then add them as normal to SharePoint Online/OneDrive for ...
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Create a discussion board/ forum embedded in SharePoint

If you are using SharePoint 2013 or later, create a subsite based on the "Community Site" template. It supports questions and answers, and even a point based scoring system with titles/metals if you ...
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Find the real path of a shared URL

SharePoint files can be access via a web URL. So to find that URL you can open the browser, then type the SharePoint site url. Then choose the library/folder you uploaded the file. Then you can right ...
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Sharepoint Online External sharing not working

Can you please check if Sharing is disabled at tenant level? Log in to SharePoint Admin portal Navigate to Site Collections List Select your Site Collection and click on "Sharing" Verify the Sharing ...
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External Sharing in SharePoint On Premise 2016?

The 'sharing' options have not changed between 2013 and 2016. You could use standard Active Directory accounts and hand those out to non-employees. This requires a Windows User CAL or External ...
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How do I disable "Get a Link" & "Share"

Our experience is that after setting the above suggested settings, users could still share and copy links to those without access and it broke permission inheritancce (even broke it when the ...

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