SharePoint By Yagya Shree

SharePoint: Any user is able to access the SubSite even if the user is not added or site does have inherited the permission from top level site

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Problem Description:
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–All the users are able to access the Top level site and Subsite even if they do not have permission give them to access or browse

SYMPTOMS:
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–You have Multiple SubSites created under a Top Level Site
–These SubSites does not inherited the permission from top level site
–There are users who are present in Top Level Site as visitor, contributor or owner
–But these user are not added in SubSites
–Event After that any user is able to access anywhere in the top level site or subsite
CAUSE:
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–Users are parts of a “Domain Users” security group
–That group is added in “Policy for Web Application” under central administration-application management
RESOLUTION:
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–Remove the security User Group from “Policy for Web Application”
STEPS TO REPRO:
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–try to add a security user group in “Policy for Web Application” under central administration-application management
–now access the Top level Site and Subsite with any user inside that group even if the user is not added in subsites but present in top level site

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
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–Please refer the link below for Better understanding
http://office12.blogspot.com/2007/05/policy-for-web-application-and-form.html

ENVIRONMENT:
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Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 [WSS 2.0]
SharePoint Portal Service 2003 [SPS 2003]
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 [WSS 3.0]
Office SharePoint Server 2007 with SP1 (32-bit) [MOSS 2007]
Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise SP2 (32-bit)
SQL Server 2005 with SP2 (32-bit)

KEYWORDS:
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MOSS access permission domain users group security active directory

Written by Yagyashree

May 1, 2009 at 6:36 pm

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