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Search Webservice Impersonation

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint








We are looking for some help with Impersonated SharePoint Search.

We are trying to execute a search with a given user and having no luck.


We have tried the methods in this article and it’s not hiding results that the user does not have access to.

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