How to Configure Read Permission Level to Browse Directories in SharePoint 2010 and Office 365

We often receive support inquiries that, when a user with read permissions access a SharePoint site using Filamente, the user cannot see anything in “Sites and Workspaces.” For a user with read permissions to access sub sites, he or she needs to have a Browse Directories permission. This post shows how to configure this permission settings in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and Office 365.

STEP 1

Click Site Actions -> Site Settings

 

STEP 2

Click Site permissions under Users and Permissions

 

STEP 3

Click Permission Levels

 

STEP 4

Click Read

 

STEP 5

Check the Browse Directories checkbox under Site permissions section, and click Submit to save the change.

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