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From Karl Wright <daddy...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: User rights for Sharepoint connector
Date Sat, 23 Dec 2017 15:27:58 GMT
Do you mind if I include this in the SharePoint connector documentation?

Thanks,
Karl


On Sat, Dec 23, 2017 at 10:13 AM, Julien Massiera <
julien.massiera@francelabs.com> wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> first of all thank you for your answers. I want to notice you that I found
> a solution for my problem and share it with you.
>
> I have added my user to the User Policy of the SharePoint Web Application
> with Full Read Permissions and I was able to crawl any Site of the
> SharePoint with the ACLs !
>
> I have to thank the GSA documentation in which I found this recommandation
> !
>
> Also, I didn't test but I think what Konrad proposed is also working :
>
> use the **Default Content Access Account** configured in the SharePoint **Search Service
Application** (Central Administration > Manage Service Applications > Search Service
Application)
>
> As this account has the same permissions.
>
> Regards,
> Julien
>
>
> Le 21/12/2017 à 19:00, Karl Wright a écrit :
>
> Hi Julien,
>
> I wish one of us was a SharePoint or Microsoft expert, but we're not, and
> we get asked this question all the time.  All I can say is that it works
> when you use a user with full rights, and it doesn't when you don't.
>
> Karl
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 9:57 AM, Julien Massiera <
> julien.massiera@francelabs.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> I am trying to crawl a SharePoint 2016 using MCF and I have some troubles.
>>
>> First time I tried to configure the SharePoint repository connector the
>> status was 'Crawl user did not authenticate properly", after few
>> investigations I found that the user I configured was unable to use SOAP
>> action 'GetListCollections' from the SP webservice. Then I added this user
>> to the "Style Resource Readers" group (not sure it is the good english name
>> of the group) and it resolved the problem.
>> Then I again got a 401 error on the GetPermissionCollection SOAP action.
>> The ManifoldCF agent for SP 2016 is correctly installed and the web page
>> http://myserver:myport/mysite/_vti_bin/MCPermissions.asmx is returning
>> what is expected in the documentation.
>>
>> So my question is : do you know what are the specific rights required for
>> my user ? I know that with admin rights on the SP site it works but I would
>> like to avoid an admin user to crawl my site.
>>
>> Thanks for your help !
>>
>> Julien Massiera
>>
>>
>>
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