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Access requests are not enabled

  Asked By: Charmaine    Date: Feb 18    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 2067

Hope you can help me with an error saying, "Access denied. You do
not have permission to perform this action or access this resource."
"Access requests are not enabled."

The Senario(s):

I get this error when trying to access the User Information list. I
can create this error by going to my;
1 "People" Area
2 choose a user from my "Personnel List"
3 Choose "My Site Profile:"
4 "View Sharepoint User Information" under "Actions"
5 Choose "Go to User Information List" &
6 Clicking on "Add Users" or "Manage Users Page"

If I go to;
1 "Manage Content"
2 Choose any "list"
3 Choose "Modify Settings & Columns"
4 Choose "Add a new column" (lookup)
5 "Get infortmation from" ("User Information")

Here is the User Information again, and the same issue if I want to
add or manage users. The User information list includes useful
information for folks who haven't created a "MY Site" yet.

My questions are;
1 Can I create a my site for someone who hasen't created a my site
yet (who therefore has no profile)?
2 Where can I enable "Access requests", (what's behide the "Access
requests are not enabled." error)?



11 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Kristina Cox     Answered On: Feb 18

I don't know of another way to "prestage" My Sites w/o having the user
create it. Sorry.

However, access  requests are enabled  by default. You can change this
setting at the Site Level (Site Settings | Go to Site Administration |
Manage Access Requests)
OR at the library level (Modify Settings and Columns | Change Permissions
for this Document Library | Manage Request Access).

Answer #2    Answered By: Kalyan Pujari     Answered On: Feb 18

Are you an admin on the site? (It affects the answers to your

Answer #3    Answered By: Willard Valenzuela     Answered On: Feb 18

I assume you can’t add  users going through portal site  settings (Portal – Site settings  – Manage Users). It sounds like you have been blocked from accessing the user  profile database. Is there anyone else in your group that can test access  to see if it is limited to you?

Answer #4    Answered By: Allison Stewart     Answered On: Feb 18

but maybe I’m blind. Under any Site Settings I can’t find Go to Site Administration | Manage Access Requests. Can you point me a little there a little more?

Answer #5    Answered By: Emmett Hyde     Answered On: Feb 18

I can add  users from this way. This access  issue affects the other person who should be able to also. He’s a dbo on the profile  db, while I’m a sys admin on the SQL box.

Answer #6    Answered By: Michelle White     Answered On: Feb 18

Now that I found where you were taking me, yes user requests  are enabled  by default, which is true in my case. What I really can’t get past is the login dialog prompting me for my username & pwd. when trying to access  "Add” or "Manage Users” in the "User Information” List.

Answer #7    Answered By: Gopal Jamakhandi     Answered On: Feb 18

Let me clarify, what I really can’t get past is the login dialog prompting me for my username & pwd. when trying to access  "Add” or "Manage Users” in the "User Information” List.

Answer #8    Answered By: Jaime Weaver     Answered On: Feb 18

I can get to the add  users or manage users  page by starting off at Home | Site Settings | manage  Security & Additional Settings | Show user  Information & then go to the add users or manage users page.

But I can’t from the 2 scenarios I mentioned earlier?!?!

Answer #9    Answered By: Anibal Baird     Answered On: Feb 18

I am personally stumped. To have access  from one route yet not another doesn’t make sense. Maybe someone else will have an idea. If you don’t get any responses and can’t find anything online, I would suggest calling product support.

Answer #10    Answered By: Karla Morrison     Answered On: Feb 18

A Personal top-level Web could certainly be "pre-staged" using custom
code whenever a new user  is added to Active Directory. Why would this be
a desired capability. It only takes a few seconds for the Web to be
dynamically provisioned real time and then only those that want a
Personal My Site will have one.

Answer #11    Answered By: Patricia Richardson     Answered On: Feb 18

How would you "prestage" the personal sites? Impersonate the users  & login?
Is there an explicit method to do this in the Sharepoint Object Model?

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