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

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Is it possible grant permission of managing the users in a specific user group?

We have a group that represents all users able to use a specific business application. Permissions for the group are managed by an admin, but the actual members of the group are specified by business ...
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Delete native groups

I've been trying to delete the native groups on my site collection (Owners, Members and Visitors). I try to do this in the "FeatureActivated" event with this code : ...
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SPUser.Groups and AD

I have a set up like so: USER is in an AD Group, the AD Group is in turn in a SharePoint Group. When I call SPUser.Groups on the USER, the SharePoint Group is not returned. Is this just how it ...
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Error : Group cannot be found

I deleted Team Site Owners group from the top level team site in SharePoint Online and found that the people and groups link from the settings page is not working, throwing an error: Group cannot ...
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Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup commands

Like Get-SPUser and Set-SPUser, are there any commands like Get-SPGroup and Set-SPGroup ? I want to use Powershell commands like Set-SPGroup -Identity $ADGroupName -Web $SiteCollection
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How to add AD Group to SP Group

Just want to know if it is possible to add AD Group to any custom SP Group? by using interface or by using powershell?
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Adding custom SPGroup to all lists in Site using powershell

I want to add custom SPGroup as contribute permission to all the lists in a sharepoint site using powershell. all the lists are at root web of the root site collection. Need possible script to ...
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How to add SP Group to Managed Metadata Term Group using Powershell

I want to add Active Directory Group to Term Group using Powershell. I have found script to add AD Group to Term Group, but i want to add AD group to multiple Term Groups. Need powershell script to ...
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How to add AD Group to SharePoint Group using Powershell

I want to create a SharePoint Group named "SomeGroup" and then want to add crossponding Active Directory Group to this SharePoint Group "SomeGroup". I have searched but not found any good example to ...
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Delete the “Everybody group” from Office 365

I don't want the "Everybody group" to be used in my Sharepoint. We have students and staff, but if "Share to everybody" is possibly there could be problems. I have the two groups "Students" and ...
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Get Groups for Specific User?

I want to retrieve all Groups a specific user is member of. But it should include all Site Collections and in the best case also all Webapplications. If there are two groups in different Site ...
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How to stop “Site Members” group modifying Quick Launch or Top Nav?

With the standard groups and permission levels how do you stop "Site Members" modifying the Quick Launch or Top link bar?
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Synchronize Sharepoint Group to Active Directory Group

How could I synchronize a SharePoint group with an Active Directory Group. It should all the time show the same users from SharePoint Group in Active Directory Group.
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Java script how count users in group by javascript

How could I count how many users are in Group? How could I count by JavaScript.
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PowerShell Get all users in a SP Group from a subsite

Is it possible to get all users in a subsite. I found a script online but I keep getting the URL/ID cannot be found. The same command essentially works for the site collection but it doesn't work on ...
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Check User permission not working when user add by a AD Group

Following code returns True if the user has been added to a certain SP Group directly. However it returns False if the user is added via an AD Group. How do I fix it so that it returns true even if ...
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Editing View of Sharepoint Groups in Sharepoint 2013

How could I edit a View of user Sharepoint Groups in Sharepoint 2013 ? I have got 2 Views, but I don't know how to edit tchem to show only for two columns. Name and Surname.
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Limited Access destroying my Access level strategy on one server, but is not there on the other

I have two Servers. One is "Server X", the other one is "Server Y". As far as I know (I didn't set up these) they should be equal. So I created a Site Collection on both and deployed my Farm Solution ...
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Powershell script to get list of AD groups used from site collections in SharePoint 2010

I need to list all the AD groups used in all the site collection. Can any one please help. $SPWebApp = Get-SPWebApplication https://*******.com/ foreach ($SPSite in $SPWebApp.Sites) { write-host ...
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Cannot create Group List Settings View

I have 2 site collections on different ports. In site one with port 1234, I am able to create a new group and then add a couple of AD users to the group. Once done, I can click the Settings menu ...
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SharePoint 2013 LDS Groups permissions not working

I set up LDS Authentication correctly. LDS users can login in without problems. In people picker, I can see lds users and groups, but when I set permissions on groups, they're not effective ... I ...
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Altering the “Who can view the membership of the group?” setting of a group through CSOM or Web Services (2010)

I was wondering if it's possible to alter a group's Who can view the membership of the group? setting from Group Members to Everyone through CSOM or through SP's web services. Right now I am creating ...
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Permissions to a document library

So I'm not sure how to do permissions or best practice for my situation. So I work for a real estate company and when they buy a property they have documents for each stage of the project. Stages ...
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Add AD group to SharePoint Online using REST API

Is it possible to add an AD group into SharePoint. I've created a user group in the Office 365 portal, which appears to be stored in AD. Is there a way of searching for this AD group and adding it. ...
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create groups of groups for permissions

Is it possible to add a group of groups to a SharePoint permissions group Example: Group A user1 Group B user2 Group C group A group B Therefore, when I update A group C is inherently ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...
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How to give different permission programmatically on Document Library for different group users?

I have document library & 3 groups(AdminGroup,Reviewer,Distributor). I have already give a permission on groups, AdminGroup has Full Control, Reviewer has Reader & Distributor has None : ...
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Is there a threshold when emailing a group via workflow?

I created 2 groups in SharePoint 2010. One has approximately 20 users and the other has 1600 users. I created a workflow that uses Group 1 (20 users) in the BCC field to send an email to this group. ...
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Why is there a delay in Actual Permissions when adding a user to a SharePoint group with CSOM

I have site that has unique permissions. I have a SharePoint group that has permissions for that site. If I add a user to the SharePoint group through the SharePoint UI, the user can immediately get ...
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How do you get Group/Permissions information for a subsite (that breaks inheritance) on a SharePoint Online Site Collection using Powershell

tl;dr version: Ultimately I can get a list of all Groups for a given Site Collection, but I can't tell which groups give access to which sites. Which is to say that, for a given subsite that has ...
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Creating a report showing which user belongs to which group

Is there a way to create an excel report or something to show which user belongs to which group in a Office 365 tenant?
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How to create a view showing all the task assigned to my group in a issue tracking?

I'm wondering if is possible to create a view and how of an issue tracking application that allows me to see all the tasks associated to my group.
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Can a person/group column find people in a AD group

Im going to try to explain this as best as I can and hopefully someone can provide a solution. A normal SP group would look like (SP group>people within the group). In my company we use active ...
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Creating a group for a repeating table in Infopath 2013

So, I am trying to recreate something that another developer built and running into some difficulties. I would like to create a repeating table in InfoPath to display my historical comments, like ...
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When I Create New Group on Sharepoint Designer, designer is closing

I want to create a group for give permission my sitepages and custom list. But when I do this in sharepoint designer, my sharepoint designer is closing (Not Responding). I clicked Create New Group ...
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I am in Owners group, but I have no permission to add users to group (SP 2007)

I am one of two owners of a team site that I manage. I have created several sub-sites and two groups. One of these groups is called Trainers Team, to which I initially added 7 members. I now need to ...
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Why would spWeb.Site.RootWeb.AssociatedOwnerGroup be null?

We have code that does the following: Creates a new SPWeb programmatically within a site collection. Adds a new SPGroup to the programmatically-created SPWeb using spWeb.SiteGroups.Add(string name, ...
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JSOM default groups when creating subsite

function createWebsite(siteName, site) { this.clientContext = typeof site !== 'undefined' ? new SP.ClientContext(site) : SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWebsite = ...
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Does Qty of User Groups slow down SP?

I am trying to use Microsoft/SharePoint Best practices by using User Groups instead of Direct Access. I have over 350 Branches x = 350+ (approx.) 00000 = Branch Code So with the below list, I have ...
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SharePoint won’t report active directory domain user permissions inherited from active directory domain security groups nested in SharePoint groups?

For instance: ads\mdepnorm aka MDEP TSST Norman Testing is in SP-CONTRIBUTORS ADS security group: . The sp-contributors ADS group is in SharePoint group Intranet Members: . It follows that if I ...
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I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do

I am trying to get group name from the groupcollection based on the string match but i am unable to do with the foreach statement , please advice on my below script, i do not want to call onsuccess ...
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Manually add to “Community Site Members” or use SharePoint group

I am using the Community Site Feature. Users need to click the "Join Community" button to become a member. I would like to have this "member list" be either manually pre-filled or even better use a ...
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How to assign a task in a task list to a group of team members formed in a custom list?

I am using a team site to manage a project. I made a custom list that shows my project team. Team members might be individuals or lists of individuals. For example the title Finance Team Leader is ...
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Security group maintenance across site collection

Has anyone found another solution to AD for group maintenance across sites? Thanks in advance. We don't have the option of AD to sync groups across site collections. Although most groups are confined ...
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Group Permissions Display

I am new to Sharepoint; and self teaching eekks. I am using 2010. I accidently removed the groups (viewing) from the main site page; however when I go to the groups they are still there and active; ...
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2 groups loose their permissions in lists

I have 2 SharePoint 2010 groups. In several lists they have manually configured permissions. Other groups have the same permission setting on the same lists. Some times these and only these 2 groups ...
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Trouble with Permissions using groups

So, here is the thing: I'm using sharepoint server 2010 and i have a few groups that I created. I have a library that have some folders on it, each folder named after each group I created. And each ...
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SPO 2013 - Default Permission Groups

We are using O365/Sharepoint Online 2013. This question might sound a bit silly, but is there any downsides of removing ALL the default permission groups from Sharepoint Online and creating our own? ...
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Removed groups in subsite sharepoint2013?

Some one removed the groups in a subsite, again i added the groups, is it possible t know who removed the groups in sharepoint 2013?
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Add users to the group using SPServices?

I created a button in sharepoint site using content Editor,when the current users click on the button he must have to add to that particular group,can any one give example how to add current users to ...