Home

Outlook OneDrive Attachments not Showing a Permissions Error

Highlighted
Robert Bowen
Occasional Contributor

This may be really a OneDrive or a PowerPoint issue, but here is the scenario.  User 1 shares a modern attachment from her OneDrive to a DL.  Everyone appears to work fine that directly receives the email with the linked OneDrive attachment.  One of those recipients forwards that email to his team.  These recipients do not have access to the file.  When one of them tries to open the attachment on Windows, PowerPoint just opens, but never responds or shows an error.  On the Mac, the user gets a "Not Authorized" error (as expected). Why is Windows not throwing an error?  We do not expect this user to be able to open since they do not have access, but an error would be nice.  Thoughts?

1 Reply
Highlighted

Yeah, makes sense to at least report something. Might be a thing they overlooked, log a support case to get this investigated/filed as a bug.

Related Conversations
Outlook 2019 for Mac, Cannot add Shared Calendars
staceman in Office for Mac on
0 Replies
OneDrive for business - IT security check
yasothadevi in SharePoint on
2 Replies
Build a list to get approval from up to 38 members
malamri in SharePoint on
2 Replies
Description info sur le Get-CalendarDiagnosticAnalysis
MarkH6969 in Exchange on
0 Replies
SharePoint Online Folders, Office 365 Groups, Sharing
gork3 in SharePoint on
1 Replies
Issues with @Mentions in Outlook
Andrew Simpson in Exchange on
0 Replies