User is able to delete a document that is checked out to another user

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Hello,

In SharePoint 2010, a user is able to delete a document that is checked out by another user and the user was able to checked out the document that was checked out by another person.

Any suggestions on why this is?

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Sushanta SahuPrincipal Specialist, Information Management

Commented:
This is driven by the level of access (permission) the user do have on the site/library. What access the user have?
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Hi,

this should not be possible.
Can you please provide more information about:
- SharePoint role/permission of User A
- SharePoint role/permission of User B
- Is the Document Library just a default one (or is it customized like workflow/event receiver)?

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Rainer

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Commented:
Both users have the Design permission level.

So, if I was an Farm Admin, full control level, then I would be able to remove documents that are checked out, or check out documents that are already checked out?
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Correction:

User was not able to delete a document that was checked out by another user. The user was able to discard changes, thought. Which is standard SharePoint functionality.

Also, the user was able to check out the document that was checked out by another person. This is also standard SharePoint functionality.

So, no problems here and I have answere my own question.

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Sorry, I was able to answer my own question and that I posted the wrong information in the first place.

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