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I know you can create events in SharePoint for custom lists, sites, and etc: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff728093.aspx. Unfortunately, they don't trigger within the permissions section of SharePoint.

I'm trying to find a way to capture the events in the permissions section. For example, I want to know when a user or group has been added to a site collection. Does anyone know how this can be done?

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There are some clunky ways:

  1. Use a custom page to manage permissions instead (doesn't cater for stsadm.exe / Powershell / other "non-UI techniques)
  2. Use a timer job to repeatedly check permissions and compare against previous settings
  3. Use a HTTPModule to somehow intercept the postback (doesn't cater for stsadm.exe etc.)
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I might have to end up using the timer because I don't have access to the server. –  Icono123 Oct 4 '11 at 18:59
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