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  • Forum Thread: Site Home Page Tab Security

    I would like to know how I can prevent all users with the exception of team owners and site administrators from being able to access and/or change the contents of the page tab on the home page in SharePoint? Essentially, there exists two tabs at the top of the home named"Browse" and "Page"...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Permission Groups

    Hi ChereseAudie, I want to let you know that we built a SharePoint Security Manager tool which is a part of SharePoint Administration Suite designed to analyze and manage SharePoint permissions in real-time across multiple SharePoint site collections and farms including cloud SharePoint at Office...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Mapped Network Drive Security

    Hi Maqsood, After going through your post, I understand that you are concerning about the security of the mapped network drive. When you create the mapped network drive, you can get to it from computer or windows explorer without having to look for it or type its network address each time. Actually...
  • Forum Thread: Visitor Group Seems To Have Full Edit Privileges and is not Read Only

    Can anyone help me with this? I created a test user, visitor@xxx.onmicrosoft.com , and added them to the Visitors group in my Team Site, but when I sign in as that visitor I have full Edit privileges! I've double check and the user only exists in the Visitors group of my Team Site (it's...
  • Forum Thread: Difference between Everyone and NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated users

    Topic says it: In SPO, what is the difference among: Everyone Everyone except external users NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users ?
  • Forum Thread: Are External Users really secure?

    Hi, My company manages global projects with many project members around the world. We created a dedicated Sharepoint Online site for our customer "Acme", and ask their users to provide Microsoft Accounts as the procedure requires. Acme's IT organization are reticent to put much...
  • Forum Thread: Mac Safari and Firefox Security Warnings?

    One of my employees tried to sign in to his Office 365 account on my team site from Mac Safari and Firefox and reported receiving security warnings he does not get in IE. Does anyone know why these occur? Here's what he sent me; I don't have Safari or Firefox so I haven't verified this. Thanks...
  • Forum Thread: OneDrive for Business - Security/Encryption

    What types of security and encryption are in place for data placed in OneDrive. Ideally I would like to know both about when data is at rest and when it is transit. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: P1 & SSL (again)

    I just want to make sure that I correctly understand the current state of SSL and P1 (u sing E3 is not an option for us due to cost). Is there really no way to have a secure (https://) connection to my P1 TeamSite files? I have no need for the outward facing website but without a secure connection to...
  • Forum Thread: SSL / OAuth / Single-Sign-On

    Hi (wasn't 100% sure which forum this should go in, but hopefully i'll get some answers anyway) I'm trying to integrate into Sharepoint online. This involves posting documents and reading lists back. Attempt 1: Use the REST API (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg454740...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Folders and documents only shared with company administrator

    Hi AlScott, We build Security Manager for SharePoint tool that can, among other things, report and mass change permission inheritance status for list items and documents. Give it try and see whether it works for you. Free trial is available: http://www.metavistech.com . Feel free to contact us...
  • Forum Thread: Security Role - Manage site settings while being restricted from viewing site content?

    Hello Community I have an Office 365 client who works in an industry sector where the content of his documents are highly sensitive. He would like us as partners, to be able to support his SharePoint Online tenant. He wants us to be able to Create sites based on templates. Configure...
  • Forum Thread: Add an item to a custom list via a sandbox solution

    Hello, I am trying to build a custom sandbox solution that requires the users (with read only access to a certain list) to add items within the SPO. On the on-premises version I was using the SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges to give the contribute right. Can this be done at SPO ? Thanks
  • Forum Reply: Re: HTTPS SharePoint

    Fully agree with the above points. MS are encouraging users, including one man bands who are out on the road using public wifi to store their data in the Cloud/Office 365 and yet not providing basic security like SSL; this at a time when cloud security is a big thing, and MS are promoting themselves...
  • Forum Thread: External User Security Concerns

    Hi, I have recently investigated the possibility of using the external user invite feature for collaboration with our customers. However I have a couple of security concerns that I hope can be answered. 1. External user access restrictions. If I invite an external user to a site collection...
  • Forum Thread: 2-factor authentication for SharePoint Online external users

    I'm researching the use of 2-factor authentication with Office 365. I understand so far that I need to use Federated Identities and Directory Synchronization in order to support 2-factor authentication. My question is, if I share a SharePoint site to an external user, are they covered by 2-factor...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint USer Security - create limitations for users with full control?

    Hello, I am new to SharePoint administration and I have been tasked with designing a site collection for a partner hospital who will be sharing our domain. I need to find a way to grant access to administrators for our partner facility so that they can create and edit thier own sites, but restrict...
  • Forum Thread: SharePoint Online Taxonomy and Security Help

    Hello All, I wanted to see about getting some recommendations on the taxonomy we are trying to get put in place. We are trying to deploy SharePoint under our E3 plan. Understanding the right taxononomy has been a little tricky primarily because of the way SharePoint online handles security. We are...
  • Forum Thread: Security with SharePoint?

    My Insurance company is currently using Office365 and so far today we have really only implemented Exchange. We're starting the year off with a bang and adopting use of Lync and SharePoint. As an Insurance agency, we don't have claims data, but we do have insurance applications and are bound...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Where is SharePoint site stores our Data?

    Hi Santhosh, For the Office 365 Education users, the data center location depends on the country you have selected when you sign up your account. Users are automatically homed in a closest data center. For the security concerns in SharePoint Online. Here is the Security in Office 365 Whitepaper...
  • Forum Thread: Don't worry. We're working hard to get this fixed. Please try again later.

    Hi, When i create sharepoint group below this error message shown: Sorry, something went wrong Don't worry. We're working hard to get this fixed. Please try again later. I am not admin i didn't show the ribbon office 365 "Admin" Drop down menu.
  • Forum Reply: Re: safety issus - SharePoint online

    Hi Michael, I understand that there are many concerns about the data privacy and security in cloud. Office 365 is designed to deliver the enterprise-grade security you require to move to the cloud with confidence. Here is our Security in Office 365 Whitepaper for you. It provides an overview of...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Document sharing in OneDrive with groups

    Hi STGdb, Because distribution groups cannot be listed in discretionary access control lists (DACLs), which are used to define permissions on resources and objects, we cannot assign permissions to them. Security group can be listed in DACLs. So, people picker can look directly to your AD for the information...
  • Forum Thread: Anonymouse Access App in sharepoint 2013

    Hi, i am working with sharepoint online 2013 Plane 2 and access 2013. the action RunDataMacro working fine with user login in public web site , and with anonymous i get Action Failed, Error Number 2950 is this action not supported with anonymous mode ?