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SharePoint Record Declaration Settings “Sorry, you don’t have access.” Error


When attempting to configure Record Declaration Settings for a SharePoint Online site you may encounter the error “Sorry, you don’t have access”, but you have full access to the site. In this situation the error is misleading. Most likely, Custom Scripts are disabled. To resolve the issue, either enable custom scripts for all sites via the SharePoint Admin Center web interface...

The Simplest and Quickest Way to Find out the Exact Version of SharePoint


I frequently come in to organizations that refer to every instance and version of SharePoint as simply “SharePoint”. This makes it difficult to know if they are referring to on-premises or online, and if on-premises which major and minor version of SharePoint. My being a solution architect responsible for how SharePoint fits within the organization’s enterprise architecture, it...