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I have a specific form that needs to be accessed only by certain users and/or AD groups. How do I limit access to specified users or specified Active Directory groups? Is this done via a workflow?


UPDATE: It turns out the sections of the form are intended for certain groups. How do I limit access to certain sections by certain groups? And, do I need to setup the groups in both AD and Sharepoint, or just AD?

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Put the form in it's own document library/form library and set the permissions on the document/form library to the AD group desired. Alternatively, you can create a single Sharepoint group that contains all the specific users and the AD group and grant that Sharepoint group access to the document/form lbrary.

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When I open this in Sharepoint Designer and attempt to modify permissions, I get an Access Denied error. Is there a different way to do this? – SidC Oct 25 '11 at 22:43
It can all be done through the browser UI. – Eric Alexander Oct 26 '11 at 2:31

Depending on what sort of form it is (list form v. document form), you could also use Audience Targeting to restrict it.

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