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Is there a way to hide permission groups in SharePoint. We are having to programatically create permission a group in SharePoint, but we would not want the end users to add to this permission group. Can this be accomplished?


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I don't think you can hide the groups, but you can set a service account as owner and specify that only the owner can add members (AllowMembersEditMembership = false)

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As long as the users don't have full control, they won't be able to manage permissions and therefore set your permission level. This may or may not be a possibility depending on how the site is managed.

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