Questions tagged [permissions]

Permissions are a series of rules that defines the action(s) that authenticated users can do.

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Google Sheets: calling MailApp.sendEmail from a time-triggered script fails due to insufficient permissions. How to fix this?

My sheet runs some calculations on a chart of numbers which updates automatically from a time-driven script. Within that script I put at its very end a function which compares two of the resulting ...
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How can I delete a bunch of shared folders from my google drive?

I am not listed as a collaborator or owner of any of these files. When I click on the "Share" button, my name isn't listed anywhere in there. But somehow they're all shared with me. How can ...
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Google Sheets: Share document with a Variety of Permissions

I want to be able to share a google sheet with my team of 15, have three of us with complete editing capability, five users be able to edit only a single column, and all others viewing privileges only....
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Why aren't Google Workspace settings propagating to all users?

I administer a Google Workspace. We have run into an issue where one user, and only one user, in our organization is running into issues with privileges when he tries to move files from one shared ...
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How can I request "commenter access" to be able to make "suggest edit" in a Google Doc that was shared with me? I don't want full edit access

A Google Doc that was shared with me. I see: How can I request "commenter access" to be able to make "suggest edit" in a Google Doc that was shared with me? In other word, I want ...
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Can a publicly shared file stored in my Google Drive be deleted by someone having "Anyone with the link" editor rights?

Following a concern expressed by a user at How to share a Google Sheets demo spreadsheet. The problem with sharing it editable is that anyone can trash the sheet. Surely it's better just to share it ...
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Can a Script distinguish IMPORTRANGE N/As due to non-existent Tabs from N/As due to not having access permissions?

I'm creating a sheet that will import and process data from other Sheets. On a daily basis, the user will be given a new document to process with it. I have cell B1 reserved for them to enter the URL ...
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If I add someone as an Editor to a Google Doc, can they see the old version history?

I created a Google Doc, made some edits, then added a colleague as an Editor. Can they see in the "Version history" the edits I made prior to adding them? (Important because I was editing a ...
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When I connect Goole Drive or Docs to Slack, who can see my content?

It's not clear to me from the support answers I've gotten who can see my Google Drive or Docs content when I connect to Slack. The scenario that concerns me is when I have a Slack account with a ...
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Allow others to share my file/folder in Google Drive

I have shared a folder in my Google Drive with several contacts. Can I grant permission to some of them, for them to be able to share with others? (Sort of making them admins of the folders). This is ...
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How do I change default settings for link sharing on OneDrive?

I'm seeking to change my personal OneDrive default setting for shared links. By default, it generates links with "Edit" permission and I have to change each time to "View" ...
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How to give owner of copied Google Sheets doc same permissions as he has in the folder it's copied to?

We have a master form in Google Sheets that is copied by team members and shared with their clients to be filled in. We are using personal Google accounts associated with work emails, not G Suite ...
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Instagram: Comunity manager using his own credentials

I have a Business Account on Instagram. I would like another person (like a comunity manager or so) being able to post content on my account but using his own credentials, not mine. He would be able ...
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Why can't I request both identity scopes and other scopes at the same time?

I'm trying to create a Slack bot and I received the following error: Invalid permissions requested Cannot request both identity scopes and other scopes at the same time I think I understand the ...
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Complex sharing permissions on Google Drive

I have a folder on Google Drive for a small group that I manage, let's call that the Master folder. Within it are a load of sub-folders (around 20). The main folder acts like a kind of 'drive' in ...
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Set editing permissions per column, per user Google Sheets

I have a Google Sheet that's being edited by 3 people, but each person needs to edit only one column. EX Red will edit red column; Blue will edit blue column and Yellow, well, yellow column hahaha. ...
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Why can't "Content Manager" move a file between shared drives?

In Google's GSuite, users who have the "Content manager" permission on a shared drive are, according to the access level stated directly at the point permissions are granted, allowed to "add, edit, ...
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Is it possible to have different URLs for edit and view of the same Google Drive folder?

I'd like to share the same Google Drive folder with a group of people and within that group, some have edit access. However, when I share that link to the folder to view, if I go back to that folder ...
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How to get back to manager level in Team Drive I created?

I created a Google Team Drive and automatically became a manager. Then I lowered down my level to content manager. I realized that I can't add or delete members since I lost my qualification as a ...
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Bulk permissioning of Team Drives

I've been looking through the documentation but am coming up empty handed. How can I assign permissions in bulk across multiple team drives? For instance, a new hire needs to be given Commenter ...
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How to reach a human responsible for https://community.idera.com/?

I'm a registered user of Embarcadero C++-Builder and have signed up at https://community.idera.com/ to discuss some problems I have with the IDE. Like in the following thread: https://community.idera....
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Adding a description to GitHub repo

My boss set up a repo in our shared GitHub and I want to add a description, but there is no edit button to do so: I am the only contributor so I want to add one to make it easier to find. How can I ...
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Google Groups sends valid emails to spam / moderation from within our domain

How can I adjust the settings so all the users within our google groups domain have their messages approved to go through? Recently it seems the spam/moderation filter has been much more aggressive, ...
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How to duplicate a Google Sheet template sheet dynamically, preserving the protected cells permissions

I have two Google Sheet script functions that both work independently: 1) duplicates a template sheet, populating each duplicate sheet from a separate row of data in a source range; 2) makes a single ...
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Let changes be accepted only by admin in Google Docs

I have a Google Docs document and I want to let everybody with the link suggest changes on it, so an admin would accept the correct changes on the document. I just found the "suggesting" mode, but it ...
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Request for Edit Access using View Access

I have been provided with a link only to View a particular folder. Is it possible for me to request for Edit Access? If so, how can you do that?
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Do a user's access permissions to a document change if they are removed from the Google Group?

If we have a Google Document and share it with a Google Group, then remove 1 user from that Google Group, will the user who was removed still have access to the Google Document (either as a copy ...
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What's the best way to take ownership of a personal non-GSuite Google Drive folder?

When an assistant creates a new subfolder in a shared folder, it is owned by that assistant. If the assistant leaves, unshares, and deletes files, I would be out of luck. Also, if a different ...
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How can I recursively remove sharing for a user in Google Drive?

How do I recursively remove permissions for a user in Google Drive? I don't have an apps administrator. I can find all the files shared with the person with to:email@example.com. I can't edit each ...
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How to prevent someone adding me to a board without my permission?

How to prevent someone adding me to a board without my permission? There is no 'report abuse' link in the email which informs me someone has added me to a group without my permission. There are only ...
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How to tell YouTube I have permission to use copyrighted music?

This is an unusual situation for me, but I've been asked to produce a video which will be posted on YouTube — and in doing so, I may have permission to use a well-known copyrighted song in that ...
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Google account permissions legitimacy

I was reviewing my Google account permissions and noticed some items that I am having some concern in regard to their legitimacy. I'd like to know if there is a good way to determine the legitimacy of ...
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Google drive remove permission from app after uninstalled

I just installed an app that asked for permission to Google drive. I granted the access. Now I'm uninstalling the app from my phone, but I'm not sure if the app still has access to my Google drive. ...
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How to share full path of folder in Google Drive?

We use Google drive for storing the files of our company and we share files and projects with coworkers, no problem with that. Imagine my drive like this: Root_folder -F1 -SubF1 -SubF2 -...
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How do I share a Google Sheet with 'read only' permissions?

Given some Google Sheet I'm aware of the Share button in the top right corner. However, the default settings allow anyone with the share url to edit the sheet. Is it possible to set permissions so ...
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Forbid users to delete files on shared OneDrive folder

If I share a folder in OneDrive with other users, I want them to be allowed to add files, but I do not want the other users to be allowed to delete files. If possible, as owner of the the shared ...
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Will view-only users see my email/username?

If I create a Google Doc and set it to view only, will other users(logged in or not logged in) be able to see my profile pic or my email/username? If they can see one of these things, is there a way ...
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Why does Dropbox want access to my Google Contacts when signing up?

When I sign up for Dropbox using Google it is requesting Google Contacts permissions. (I did a few Google searches, but the information was about Android and iOS only). Why does it want this, and ...
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Are draw.io diagrams publicly visible by default?

When I create a new draw.io diagram, regardless of the storage used, will it be publicly viewable?
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Google Drive shared folders with per-user permissions?

I will be using GD as a backup solution from a school server where some folders are shared but others are private. Staff users will be granted full control to all GD folders, breaking privacy on the ...
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How to grant permission to self-defined functions?

I have in Google Sheets a table with the name of a contact in column 1 and want to retrieve their email address in column two. This is the code I have used: function email(name) { var contacts = ...
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Let Facebook user create posts on page, subject to moderation prior to going public

I'm the PAO (Public Affairs Officer) for our organization, and that means that I take the pictures and write the posts that go online. However, the page owner wants to review my posts before making ...
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Revoke YouTube / Google linked permission

I linked my YouTube / Google account to a website and want to revoke that. I am looking into https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions but the service I linked the account at isn't ...
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On BitBucket how do you add an admin to a group?

Our company's BitBucket account owner made a new group called admins, gave it admin rights to all repositories (the highest permission he could see), and added me to it. But when I go to the group ...
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Insert a section that appears only according to user's permissions

When editing a Confluence page, is there a way to insert some text block or section that is only shown to specific users based on their permissions or roles? I know that a workaround may be to split ...
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Read-only permission to Gmail

I wish to use a mail client to continuously backup my Gmail data. However, I want to prevent the client from making any changes to my Gmail. When I tried to access Gmail using Thunderbird/IMAP, in ...
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How to share different tabs in the same Google Sheet with different people/groups

I usually create Google Sheets that have several tabs. Usually the audience of each tab should be completely separate. However it makes sense to keep these tabs in the same sheet since I like to have ...
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Team members on board can't add cards to the board

I created a board and added members to it with normal permissions, and they can see the board, but they are unable to add cards to the board. Is this possible to do?
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Is it possible to limit permissions on the Trello board?

I want team members to upload documents to a card but not necessarily see the rest of the board. They should be able to track the card with the doc as it moves through various edits - but should only ...
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Is it possible recursively remove permissions / sharing from a single user in Google Drive?

I'd like to remove a specific user from having sharing permissions in a specific tree in our company's Google Drive. I have found that I can select all of the folders at a specific level and remove ...