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Permissions management

Grant Permissions

To assign permissions to a user or group, for access to a specific site, document library, or list item follow the given steps.

  • Click on the Management tab. Navigate to Grant Permissions under Permission Management.

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  • Under Select Sites, select the required sites by clicking icon-add. After making the selection click Next.

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  • Enter Task Name in the given field and select the User/Group to whom you want to assign the permissions. You can also choose multiple users/groups.

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  • Select the required Permission Levels from the drop down menu. To assign custom permissions, click Load Custom Permissions in the drop down list.
  • Under Assign permissions to, you can see the below options:
    • Lists and document libraries (with unique permissions)
    • Documents, site pages and list items (with unique permission)

    To grant permissions for any of these options under every site collection, tick the box of your choice.

  • Click Apply to execute the operation.

Remove Permissions

To revoke permissions for a user or group for a specific site follow the given steps.

  • Click on the Management tab. Navigate to Remove Permissions under Permission Management.

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  • Select the required Farm/Tenant from the drop-down menu. Click icon-add to select sites. After making the selection, click Next.

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  • Enter Task Name in the given field and select the User/Group from whom you want to revoke permission.

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  • Select the required Permission Levels from the drop down menu. To remove custom permissions, click Load Custom Level Permissions in the drop down list.
  • Under Remove permissions from, you can see the below options:
    • Lists and document libraries (with unique permissions)
    • Documents, site pages and list items (with unique permission)

    To remove permissions for any of these options under every site collection, tick the box of your choice.

  • Click Apply to execute the operation.

Copy or Move Permissions

To copy/move permissions between user/group for a specific site follow the given steps.

  • Click on the Management tab. Navigate to Copy or Move Permissions under Permission Management.

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  • Select the required Farm/Tenant from the drop-down menu. Click icon-add to select sites. After making the selection click Next.

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  • Select the Source User/Group and Destistination User/Group in the corresponding fields. You can also choose multiple users/groups.

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  • SUnder Include, you can see the below options:
    • Lists and document libraries (with unique permissions)
    • Documents, site pages and list items (with unique permission)
    • Group membership

    To copy permissions for any of these options under every site collection, tick the box of your choice.

  • Click Apply to execute the operation.

Check Permissions

Follow the below steps to check the permissions that are assigned directly or indirectly to any SharePoint groups, Security groups, users.

  • Click on the Management tab. Navigate to Check Permissions under Permission Management.

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  • Select the required Farm/Tenant from the drop-down menu. Click icon-add to select sites. After making the selection click Next.

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  • Enter Task Name in the given field and select the User/Group whose permissions you want to check.

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  • Under Show permissions of, you can see the below options:
    • Lists and document libraries (with unique permissions)
    • Documents, site pages and list items (with unique permission)

    To check permissions for any of these options under every site collection, tick the box against your choice.

  • Under Permissions assigned, select Directly to filter out the site collections whose permissions were assigned directly. Select Via SharePoint group to filter out the site collections whose permissions were assigned via SharePoint Group.
  • Click Apply to execute the operation.

Delete Orphaned Users

Orphaned users are those who have permissions to access SharePoint sites, lists, etc, but do not belong to the domain or tenant. Sharepoint Manager Plus helps you remove these users from both SharePoint On-Premises and Online. Follow the below steps to delete orphaned users.

  • Click on the Management tab. Navigate to Delete Orphaned Users under Permission Management.

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  • Select the required Farm/Tenant from the drop-down menu. Click icon-add to select sites. After making the selection click Next.

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  • Enter Task Name in the given field. Under Select User, a list of all orphaned users is shown. Select the users you want to delete.

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  • Click Apply to execute the operation.