Expand Minimize

Avoid usage of 'RunWithElevatedPrivileges'

The assembly should not call Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges to run code with higher permissions.

CheckId SPC020206
TypeName AvoidCallToRunWithElevatedPrivileges
Severity CriticalWarning
Type Assembly

Avoid usage of RunWithElevatedPrivileges. Retrieving higher permissions to run code should be avoided.

To suppress this violation in managed code add the following attribute to the method which contains the instruction (available since SPCAF version v5.2). Learn more about SuppressMessage here.

// Important: Ensure to have #define CODE_ANALYSIS at the beginning of your .cs file
[SuppressMessage("SPCAF.Rules.SecurityGroup", "SPC020206:AvoidCallToRunWithElevatedPrivileges", Justification = "Provide reason for suppression here")]
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this documentation and in SPCAF do not necessarily reflect the opinions and recommendations of Microsoft or any member of Microsoft. SPCAF and RENCORE are registered trademarks of Rencore. All other trademarks, service marks, collective marks, copyrights, registered names, and marks used or cited by this documentation are the property of their respective owners.