e-discovery search in office 365 admin console

abdull sheriff
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when i do a e-discovery search in office 365 admin console for share point i can see search for the sites and documents , but when i try to open the sites it says access denied but the documents in that site i can download and access it,
is this is a normal behavior for sites even though i am an Admin
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Iamthecreator OMIT/EE Solution Guide

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Which admin role do you have?
Permissions assigned to SharePoint sites are completely separate from the Office 365 global admin role. You can be a global admin without access to a SharePoint site if you weren't added to it or didn't create the site.
abdull sheriffSystems Engineer

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i have the admin role in office 356 , not in sharepoint.

So its a normal behavior in e discovery ?
Iamthecreator OMIT/EE Solution Guide

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Yes.Like stated above you need explict permissions for SharePoint sites and services.
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abdull sheriffSystems Engineer

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ok but how i am able to open the documents uploaded on that site?
Iamthecreator OMIT/EE Solution Guide

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Are you an E-discovery Admin?
(I have not used this feature)
abdull sheriffSystems Engineer

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yes i am an e discovery admin
abdull sheriffSystems Engineer
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sites - says access denied
document uploaded in that sites - can download and open them
Iamthecreator OMIT/EE Solution Guide

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So its possible that you have rights to view sharepoint contents for all cases.
abdull sheriffSystems Engineer
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sorry i didnt understand

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