How can an employee have permission to modify files on sharepoint even if there is no actual permission for her.

Roessle Michael 0 Reputation points

On our Sharepoint site we have permissions for specific users. In one example one person has permission to modify and see files even though she is no member of the groups with permission. Heredity from parent folders is not activated.

How can I remove her permission, if I do not see her as actual permitted person for this specific folder?

Thank you



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  1. Yi Lu_MSFT 17,366 Reputation points

    Hi @Roessle Michael

    You could manage the unique permission by selecting the files or folder > Manage Access > Advanced

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    Then you could add or remove permission for specific user by "Grant permission" or "Remove user permission"

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    You could also click "Check permission" to confirm which permission the specific user has

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