Monthly Archives: February 2014

Run With Elevated Privilges

SharePoint Short #20 Instead of explicitly wrapping code in a RunWithElevatedPrivileges block, it’s better to first check if the user has sufficient privileges and only elevate when they don’t. Instead of: SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(() => { // elevated code… });SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(() => { … Continue reading

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Cannot invoke HTTP DAV request

When using the Client-Side Object Model (CSOM) for SharePoint and you’re trying to create\overwrite a file using binary data, you’d naturally try and use the SaveBinaryDirect method of the File class: public void SaveFile(Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientContext context, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.File file, string relativeItemUrl, byte[] … Continue reading

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