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Users with privileged access to the entire SharePoint farm?

SharePoint, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 - Toni Frankola - June 13, 2013

Use case: We recently worked with one of the world leading IT audit companies. They had a project to audit a SharePoint farm security for a customer. One of the key things they wanted to check was: “Who are the users that have privileged, admin access to the entire SharePoint…

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Configure Item Level Permissions for Document Libraries – Part 2 – SharePoint 2010 edition

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - March 22, 2010

Every once in a while your customer might ask you to customize permissions for a document library in such a way that authors can only change their own documents. There was no such feature for document libraries in SharePoint 2007, and the “problem” is still present in v2010. (Both versions…

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Document libraries: Specify which items users can edit/delete – explained – Part 1

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - June 16, 2008

In my previous post I tried to explain how can you forbid your end users to delete files from document libraries. I did not provide much details on how to setup this and some visitors raised additional questions about that. In this blog series I will provide step-by-step description how…

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Document libraries: Specify which items users can edit/delete

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - February 19, 2008

While working on the SharePoint implementation I encountered a problem with delete permissions. SharePoint document libraries do not allow you to set permissions in such a manner to allow users editing/deleting only their own documents. Similar feature exists for other lists like team discussions and blog comments but it does…

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Edit page command disabled

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - July 23, 2007

While editing pages on your SharePoint you probably encountered a situation when Edit page command in Site actions menu is disabled (see figure 1). Figure 1- Edit page disabled This is not an error. Edit page command will be disabled when another user has checked-out that particular page. To see…

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Blog commenting policy

SharePoint - Toni Frankola - July 19, 2007

As you all know SharePoint comes with a Blog site template. The template is very nice, although it misses some standard blog features. The biggest advantage of this blog template is the ability to use MS Word 2007 as you primary blog editor. You can do everything, even upload pictures,…

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