Permission Options


SPListX can export SharePoint site / list / list item permission information to the metadata file.

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The Permission options specification wizard step appears as shown below:

Export Permissions:

a.     Do not export permissions - This option will not export permissions to the metadata file.

b.    Export permissions - This option will export permissions based on the user specified options. The export permission options appears as shown below:

 

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You can export permissions for Site / List / List item to the metadata file depending on the user selection. Check appropriate checkboxes in Export permission for: options.

Note: You can export list item permission from SharePoint 2010 or later.

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Specify the Permission format to use when exporting the permission information for the Site / List / List item to the metadata file using the options given below:

a.     User - Role format – Exports permission details as User – Role e.g., johndoe: Full Control, Limited Access; johnsmith: Read, View Only etc.

b.    Role - User format – Exports permission details as Role – User e.g., Full Control: johndoe, johnsmith; Contributor: janedoe etc.

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Inheritance status - Export the inheritance status of the Site / List / List item as a separate column / field in the metadata file. This column / field indicate if the permission is 'Inherited or Unique' role assignment at the Site / List / List item level in SharePoint.

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Membership information - This option exports AD informtion and role definition information to separate XML files. These XML files are stored in the same location as the metadata files in the name _membershipinformation and _roledefinition. The user account that connects to SharePoint must have (System Account) permission to retrieve respective membership information. Similarly, the user account specified in Active Directory Profile Manager for each domain must have (Domain Admin) permission to retrieve respective membership information. SPListX will enumerate only the globally declared domain groups and retrieve membership information.

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