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Posts Tagged "Security"

How to sync Hub permissions to the associated sites

As you build your SharePoint Online Intranet portal and associate all the different sites to the Hub, you want to assure a smooth user experience for your Hub Visitors. While associated sites inherit Hub Menu and branding, security is not inherited when you associate a site with the Hub. What that means that if the user visits your Hub Site, he/she might… keep reading >

How to make yourself an Administrator of any SharePoint site

If you are a SharePoint Administrator in your organization – Mazel Tov – you have the super-powers of being able to make yourself an Administrator of any SharePoint site and anyone’s OneDrive in your environment. That being said, it does not mean you have access to all the sites automatically. It is not something that happens by default, though, and you would… keep reading >

How to create a custom permission level in SharePoint

I always advise my clients and loyal blog followers to stay out of the box as much as possible in SharePoint. The less deviation you have from the “norm,” the less headache it is for you and your colleagues down the road in terms of maintenance and memorizing who did what and why things do not work the way they should. That… keep reading >

Please stop making everyone a Group Owner!

This is @#$%^ frustrating. I often perform assessments for my clients, where I check the existing Teams/SharePoint site setup, security, info architecture, and other settings. I click on Group/Site Permissions, see 10 users being part of a group, and… all 10 are Group Owners. Let me explain why this is a bad idea and can lead to inadvertent intellectual property loss. Group… keep reading >

Why every SharePoint Site needs two Owners

When I work with clients, I often observe situations where there are tens or hundreds of SharePoint sites that have been created, and no one knows what the hell they are for and why they were created in the first place. This, unfortunately, can lead to some severe consequences, including loss of intellectual property. With this short post, I would like to… keep reading >