Sharepoint. How to view what folders/files a specific user has access to.

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Hello,

I have done a little research and I suspect there is no answer to my question but I will ask just in case there is. So essentially I have been asked to remove access to all shared folders/files for a specific user in Sharepoint. My issue is that I do not know what access she has and I do not know how to search for this. After a quick search online, I saw someone else ask a similar question and the answer was there is no built in way to quickly see every folder/file in Sharepoint that a specific user has been granted access to. Is this correct?

3 Replies
Hi, of course, there is no out-of-box feature to list down all the folder and files that a specific user has access and there is also no option to remove the specific user from all those folders and files at a single click of the button. It can be done using a custom solution.

@Sudharsan K  Hi, the problem is not to remove all folders and files permissions at once but to pull out a list of files.  You mentioned custom solutions, can you help with details. Thanks  

@Josiah670 Try to check the below URL which is a SPFx solution that helps to manage the users permission on the lists/libraries/folder/files.

 

https://github.com/pnp/sp-dev-fx-webparts/tree/master/samples/react-securitygrid

 

let me know if you find it useful.