A group is a collection of users either in the Active Directory or in SharePoint.

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Check if list item containing group/persons is a group or person - powershell

I'm trying to add person and groups from a list item to a site collection (owner / visitor / member group) Ex: Got a column that is a (person and group), in that column I'm typing in ...
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How to use Active Directory groups with workflows?

Is there a way to use Active Directory groups with Workflows 2013? From what I have experimented the workflow starts but then gives operation cancelled. I have read that someone saying that it's not ...
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When I adding permissions for users, Sharepoint is closing

I want to define permission for users, in Sharepoint 2013. I open Sharepoint site and then click "Add Users/Group". I'm writing user's name. Then i'm clicking adress book button but sharepoint is ...
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Changing displayed columns or column titles for different (group) views?

Is there a way to change the displayed columns or column titles when expanding/collapsing grouped items? Example: I have Hardware and Software products in my list. For hardware I have specifications ...
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show appropriate view based on user permission

I have a document library with different views. Some user must update som columns and other users must update other columns. Is it poosible to display different views based on which group user belongs ...
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Stats by User Group

On SharePoint Online, is there a way to get visitor stats by User Group? For example I'd like to see the number of pageviews by Owners, Members, Visitors. I have no idea where to start and I am open ...
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SP13 - Cannot add user as farm administrator

As a farm administrator am I not allowed to add an other farm administrator? If I fill in the existing user and hit apply I get following... Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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Providing sharepoint groups as choice in the new item form

I want to create a field in the new Item form where in it should display names of 4 sharepoint groups (with users) as choices to the user, where in the user can multi-select one or more choice of ...
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SharePoint 2013 Cannot Add Local Group to SharePoint Group

I'm trying to add a windows local group to a Sharepoint Foundation 2013 'Default Owners' group. No matter what I do, it will not work. I get the error 'Sorry, something went wrong. The user does not ...
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Disable “group by” auto expand on load ? [screenshot]

By default, all the lists here are auto-expanded (see red squares on screenshot), I'd like to have them NOT expanded by default, how can I achieve that ? Edit: I went in the options posted by some ...
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Can't see Security Groups when creating Audiences

I'm trying to create an Audience based on a Security group. So I selectthe Member Of, then when I go to search for my security group I don'tsee them.I have been struggling with this for while with no ...
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set permission on infopath views base on sharepoint groups

I've customized my newitem.aspx of my list with infoPath in share point 2010 with 4 views and now I want to set permission on each view base on share point groups how can I do it?
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View Month and Year of Group calendar

I have setup a group calendar using this article http://absolute-sharepoint.com/2014/06/create-color-coded-group-calendar-sharepoint-2013-step-step.html Now I see all the users in week view with all ...
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SharePoint group not visible

I created a new SharePoint group using UI. I do not see the group using: $web.Groups | select Name Why? (I need to access to the group by CSOM but the group is not found)
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Group management - Site owner ability to add to other group except its own

I'm wondering if it's possible to have the following scenario: In each subsite, there are three groups: Site Owners Site Authors Site Readers I'd like to have only the site collection admins to be ...
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Exclude partners, contractors from sharepoint site

I am creating a sharepoint site and struggling with the permissions. My client provides IDs to the its partners and contractors the same way it provides to its employees. I have to configure the ...
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How to check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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Add Group to Folder in a Document Library using Powershell

I want to create a Function with a single command line to add a SP Group to a Folder within a Documents Library. Structure: Site Document Library Folder (Permissions/Group(s) to be added here) ...
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2010 Workflow: Adding Domain Group Permissions Creates Extra Groups

I'm having a problem with a 2010 workflow causing SharePoint to create new permissions groups when I try to alter permissions on a document in a library. I want the permissions on a library item to ...
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GroupWise to SharePoint document library exportation

I want to migrate the document library of GroupWise to SharePoint. I have no idea how I can make this migration. I have around 300 users and I should also take care of user permissions. My idea was to ...
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SharePoint groups threshold

I'm working on a solution where the system will create numerous groups based on different values in different custom lists. There's a good chance more than 3000 groups will be created. What is the ...
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Sharepoint filtered drop down list depending on group

I want to filter a drop down list within a list, depending on which group the user is bound to. Let's say that one group is called "green". The drop down list will originally have all different types ...
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Add user in group

I'm trying to add a user in a group during my event itemupdated. Like this he has the necessary permission to move a file and after I remove him from group. I've tried this to add but nothing ...
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Set Group Description to HTML via PS Script

I am using the following code/function to add groups to a site: function Create-SPGroupInWeb { param ($url, $groupName, $permissionLevel, $description) try{ $web = Get-SPWeb ...
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Create ListItem for each member of SharePoint 2010 Group using SPD Workflows

Is it possible to create a ListItem for each member of a SP 2010 group using the SharePoint Designer Workflow Actions? Let's say i have 5 people in a group, now the workflow has to create a simple ...
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Remove all group on folder

I'm writing a powershell script where i create some folder. I'd like to make some group on each folder. I can add my group but all the other one by default are present too. here is how i add my group ...
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How to create SPD Task to everyone in a group separatly?

is it possible to assign a simple SPD To-Do-Item to everyone in a group separatly so that individual tasks are given to everyone?
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How to get groups and their roles/permissions on each individual subsite, without including groups from child elements (such as libraries)?

Using CSOM and C#, how can I get the groups that have permissions on a site along with their roles, given that I have the name of the subsite? Language might be a barrier here, and I tend to explain ...
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How to programmatically get all groups that have permissions on site?

I found this question and that person was asking how to get all the groups from a site, but instead he already has code that returns groups that have permissions on the site. And that is what I am ...
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How to enable sections in Infopath based on SP groups?

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint group membership. How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2013 in SharePoint 2013
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List Item-Specific permissions

I have a list that I would like to apply list item-specific permissions to. For example I have a list of links: Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Link 4 And a set of groups: Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 ...
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SharePoint group task notification with elevated permissions

On my SharePoint Site are more different Lists with their own permissions. But the Workflow has to write and read in all Lists. Because of this position I grant the Workflow Full Control permissions ...
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Certain groups not visible SharePoint 2007

I have a site collection with approx 1800 groups altogether, however when looking through the groups under 'people and groups' site settings, only ~1100 are visible. The groups that aren't shown are ...
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How can I display certain page to one group only?

I want to create registration form and display it for only anonymous users group I already make the anonymous users group
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Why does SharePoint create a “Workflow Users” group automatically?

Why does SharePoint create a 'Workflow Users' group automatically? I've noticed that this group doesn't appear when any workflow is created, it's only created when a specific type of workflow is ...
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SP2010: Why are individual user accounts appearing in group list

SharePoint 2010 I go to site settings and People and Groups, click on Groups on the quick launch to view all user groups. In the list of groups, there are more than a few user accounts that are ...
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Getting tasks Assigned To the groups

I have one sharepoint group with contribute permission which has 3 users. If any one of the group member is logged in to the sharepoint site, he will get the tasks that are assigned to that group and ...
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SharePoint 2013 get user groups by CSOM

I wrote some code to get the current user groups by CSOM. function getCurrentUser() { this.clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWeb = clientContext.get_web(); ...
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Avoid giving full control, but still be able to create subsite. Question about groups

So I went ahead and created a new group and Permission Level called "Create Subsites". I added the Create Subsite permission and assigned that Permission level to a new group. The users can create ...
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REST API filter multi person/ group column by null

I have a multi person/ group column. I need to apply rest api filter on this column. I can filter it by values. eg: _api/Web/Lists/getbytitle('testList')/items?$filter=(Access/Id+eq+21) But when I ...
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Report on who added user to SharePoint group and when?

Is it possible to find out in SharePoint 2010 who added a user to a particular group and when, or is this information not tracked at all?
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Can contents of a site be partially hidden from a certain user group?

I want to set up a site which distributes information worldwide in a company. There shall be at least 3 groups of users, according to their permissions: Group 1 which shall have the right to see ...
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Active Directory Group Members missing

I'm wondering if anybody could help me with this odd situation: I've noticed the member count of my active directory groups has missing members when searching from SharePoint. I've noticed this when ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Disappearing from a SharePoint Group when the User Logs In [duplicate]

We have ADFS in place. When a user logs in to SharePoint 2010, the user authenticates through our University's LDAP then the system grabs info from our school's AD so we can determine the user's ...
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my search result doesn't display all items

I'm testing the search server and I think something is wrong. I do a simply search, I know there are 4 items matching, but the search result display only 2. Are there a group by or something like ...
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Limit number of users in a security group

I've a requirement like there should be only one user with some specific permissions on a given site. We should not allow Admin to add more than one user with those permissions, So I created a group ...
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CSOM / REST : How can I get the _indirect_ groups for a user?

We are using SharePoint groups to define roles in a custom application. One requirement is to get the groups which the current user is in. I can of course use the User.Groups property but this only ...
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Create a dropdown of Sharepoint Groups with group name beginning with “NEC”

I'd like to filter by group name using wildcard, something like this NEC* Do I use SPServices or how can this be done?
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Setting permission on folders and items of Document Library

Suppose I create a group "XYZ" who has full control on site . I will break permission inheritance of rootfolders (from folder starting with A to J) inside document library "abc" and assign a "XYZ" ...
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Distribution list in Secure group does not recieve alerts

We have a secure SD group name BNPAdmin, on which we have set alerts on a list. There is a distribution list named BNP@server.com. We have added BNP@server.com as a member of BNPAdmin but the mailbox ...