AllowUnsafeUpdates set to false automatically

Author // Rogério Cruzeiro Categories // Brain Dump

When you're persisting some property running with elevated priveligies, you have to set AllowUnsafeUpdates in order to bypass the security validation when you call the Update() method.

Bare i mind that any Exception (handled or otherwise) occur during the execution of your code, for instance: a try catch block, the AllowUnsafeUpdates property is setted back to false.

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Rogério Cruzeiro

Being a qualified .NET and SharePoint Consultant, I have over 5 years of experience in Software Development, with special focus on collaboration and content management platforms, solution integration and business intelligence.

I'm particularly pleased to work with Microsoft technologies, especially with the SharePoint platform, ASP.NET, C# and PowerShell, and I'm always searching for new programming methods and for new ways of doing things more efficiently.

My strengths include:

  • SharePoint Development
  • .Net & Web Development
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • SharePoint Migrations
  • SharePoint 2010 Administration
  • SharePoint 2010 Configuration