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

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“Site Settings” just redirects to files page - O365 Groups

I have Office 365 groups that utilize the "files" feature (just a sharepoint online document library). The gear at the top reveals a "Site Settings" button but all it does is redirect the page to the ...
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Why am I getting more groups than what I see via User interface in SharePoint?

I am trying to get the sharepoint groups for a particular subsite, but I am getting more groups then what I see via UI. I created a test subsite and I still see more groups. For example: Via UI I see ...
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Associated owner group is always null

I am using PowerShell to create site collections, and add users by code. I add users as visitors, contributors and as owners. In my powershell code I can get both the Visitors and Contributors group, ...
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What permissions are needed to Create Groups and Add users to Groups?

I am currently developing a SharePoint Provider-hosted-Add-In which should be run on O365. I added FullControl to the SiteCollection and Web and everything worked fine. FullControl is not allowed, ...
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Should we use OneDrive Groups or a SharePoint subsite for shared docs?

We're a UK not-for-profit private company owned by a charity. Our ICT setup, hardware, software, licenses, etc., all come through the charity. The company has 6 employees. The charity has just ...
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Custom permission level for creating groups

I have been trying to create custom permission level which will allow user to create groups. But did not have any success. What are the minimum permissions that need to be given so that if any user ...
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See a users permissions (all group memberships)

This seems like a silly question, but I can't find the solution myself and not on the web. I need to find out which groups a user is a member of. (Similar to the "Member Of" tab in active directory) ...
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ADD user to group : Acces Denied in runwithElevated (UserAccountDirectoryPath restriction)

Hello I have a problem for adding users to a group in SharePoint 2010 I have a restriction of Users OU path (Active Directory) with the SPSite.UserAccountDirectoryPath on my SPSite. Programmatically ...
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Can a user add users a group without having “Manage Permissions” permission on a site?

In SharePoint Online, you can add a user as owner to a group even if they have no access to a site. However, I can't seem to find a way to allow them to really "own" the group (view and add members, ...
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Update All instance of DispositionAuthority SharePoint Group in Site Collection

We have a main site collection with 300+ sub-sites, and need to figure out how to loop through all instances of the 'DispositionAuthority' SharePoint group and add users to this SharePoint Group, so ...
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SharePoint People Picker / SP Group containing AD Group

Problem: I have an AD group that is used to maintain a list of approvers at the manager level within my organization. We now need to use this exact same list across multiple sites. Our solution was to ...
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Add Sharepoint Group as Group Owner

I am trying to add a SharePoint Group as a Group Owner to another SharePoint Group using CSOM but unfortunately I am not successful. Please find my script below. Can someone please suggest where I ...
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Email notifications to AD group members - no access to Exchange

Using SharePoint Designer 2010, I created a group and had AD group as a member. I tried to send email notification to the individuals in that AD group but the email only received by the group email ...
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How to remove corrupted group

We are using SP2013 on-premise. I have discovered a corrupted group that I wish to re-create. I cant go to its setting-page from the gui, I get an error page (with message "Cant find the group") When ...
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How to set permission to Control in WebPart in this scenario?

I am having the Visual Webpart in VS2012 for SharePoint2010 site. On this webpart there is Publish button. I want to make visible and enabled to HR Group.What Permission I need to set for HR Group ...
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Restrict an InfoPath View to a Group

I've been trying to figure this out and I'm running into a wall. I'm not too savvy in InfoPath but can figure some things out. The scenario goes as below: I have a list called List A. As for users ...
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UserKey value in Sharepoint Online

We have a client using Sharepoint Online, where to manage permissions they have AD groups inside Sharepoint Groups. Client has asked us to send them a list of sites with permissions controlled by AD ...
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I want to have one group manage membership of another group in sharepoint 2010

I want to have group A manage membership in both group A and group B. How do I set that up? I have group A managing its own membership, but I can't figure out how to have group B's membership managed ...
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Assign a task to a group - task not created, email not sent

I am using a custom workflow and I have created two groups: Group A - composed by me; Group B - composed by my superior. There is a "Assign task" action in my workflow. It is assigning the task to ...
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Need script to list Groups by Team Site

I am trying to find PowerShell scripts that do the following: List all TeamSites. List all TeamSites, Groups that belong to that TeamSite with their permissions. List all TeamSites, Groups that ...
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Batch or Bulk delete of groups under a single SPWeb

Can someone help me with a powershell or C# code to do a Bulk delete of groups on a SharePoint site? I already know about this code: $site = Get-SPweb "http://root/locations/site" foreach($group in ...
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How can i group items in SharePoint based on an input?

I currently have a SharePoint site set up that contains a status field. Based on the status (opened or closed), the items will be grouped by status. I want to remove the status field and have a ...
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get site path using a group id

I have a list of groups a user is member of including the groups' name and id. Now I need to construct URLs to the sites those groups are used in. (I can assume there is 1:1 relationship between group ...
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Maximum Number of Users (Persons / Groups) Per Multi Select User Column

I have a multi select Person / Group (User) column in my SharePoint 2013 list. I would like to know, if there is any limit on the number of users (persons/groups) that can be stored in a multi select ...
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How to expand the group name within a list with REST

I have a list with a People/Group field that I want to access via REST call: /administration/_api/web/lists/getbytitle('Permissions')/items?$top=10000 The problem is that it just loads the list IDs ...
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Create SharePoint groups with powershell

Has anyone successfully used PS to create groups and assign a owner (another SP group not a domain user). The scripts I've found online, I can't get them to work. Just wondering if anybody has any ...
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Access denied to subsite by unique user group - Sharepoint 2010

I have a sandbox site that currently contains the parent and two sub-sites (Subsite1, Subsite2). The sandbox site has the three standard sandbox groups (Owners, Members, Visitors) then one unique ...
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columns are not showing when adding from “Add from existing list or site columns”

I want to add some columns to content type from a specific column group. I click on "Add from existing list or site columns" and choose one column group. But below in the available columns list, I am ...
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List Sharepoint groups powershell - missing groups

I am using this code to list all groups within a web app. When I look at results not all the groups are there. When I go to the root of the site - people and groups, the groups are there. Why are ...
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Change SharePoint group owner with Powershell to a SharePoint group

I have this PS script to change the group owner of a SharePoint group to a domain user. I would like to use this script to change it to an existing SharePoint group. The current script only allows ...
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How to reset a user's permissions

I need to reset the permission granted to a user in a Sharepoint 2013 farm. That is: revoking any permissions ever granted to this user (Read, Collaboration, etc...) for any sites, lists, folders, ...
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How do I grant permissions to a Domain Group?

I need to add users to a domain group in SharePoint 2010 and I'm not sure how. When I click Site Permissions>Grant Permissions I can add users to a SharePoint group but not the listed domain groups
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Find all groups the current user is within

I’m attempting to see if any groups in Site collection contains logged in. Part 1. Get all groups with name starting with ‘Impact’ Part 2. Loop through Impact groups and fetch users, if user matches ...
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Web Content based on Sharepoint Groups

I have a web page that is open for the entire user base to access. I want to add some web content on this page that will only be displayed if they are part of a Sharepoint Group. Role specific ...
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How to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API in SharePoint 2013?

Can you please let me know how to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API to new site which does not have any group. I have created new group & able to Add Role. But I am not able to get any help ...
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Retrieving Groups for current user always returns zero results

I'm using the new REST api in 2013 to retrieve information about the current user. My issue is that I always get zero results for the Groups element. This is what I'm using: ...
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How to hide permission group membership list from members

This has been asked before and sort of answered here with a workaround. However I'm hoping that there is a more direct solution. I need to use permission groups to restrict access to content for an ...
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How to get role of SPGroup

I wrote the following code: SPGroup spGroupItem = web.SiteGroups["Site Owners"]; SPPrincipal principal = spGroupItem; SPRoleAssignment oRoleAssignment = ...
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Extranet member permissions options / group membership visibility

I've asked this already on the SharePoint community site, but no dice. I'm planning to use SP 2013 (in Office 365) to set up an extranet portal. We have a set of about 10 product platforms, which ...
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Setting SharePoint Group as SPGroup Owner using PowerShell

How can i set existing SharePoint Group as Group Owner (instead of SPUser, set SPGroup as owner) using PowerShell at the time of creation of new Group?
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Sharepoint 2013 OOB permissions user group

I have a simple query. I am Site collection administrator in one SharePoint SC. I created a group as SCA with owner permission. I have an ID which is added to the group by Me . Now when I try to edit ...
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How are Groups created from AD LDS?

I need to create a new group in SharePoint that includes members from an ADLDS group. These users can already log in, but they don't have permission to view anything. How are these groups created?
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Document View Permissions

Can I assign custom document views to groups and not have them see other documents in the library? I have created the views but can't figure out how to give permissions to them.
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Add item level permission

Problem : I have two groups Visitors and Owners. I belong to both group with Full access. these two groups have been inherited to a list and list items level. Now while I want to submit any item to ...
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Track users added/removed from a sharepoint group

How to track users created and users deleted from a sharepoint group ? I want to generate a report on daily basis of how many users were created and deleted.
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How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016

How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016 . Actually I want to Set permission category wise, For e.g. I have 2 categories SP2016 and SP2013 with 10 and 15 user ...
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Restrict or hide file types by user?

Our SharePoint files are set up as attachments to a list. I would like add .Indd files as attachments to list entries. And want my team and I (~30 people) to be able to see and download the .Indd ...
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How can I configure different right for same document?

I have 2 groups (IT & Quality) and I want IT group can't access to all folder & documents but Quality can. Can you help me?
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Disable SPGroup in SharePoint 2013

I know we can create SPGroup and also delete it. But is it possible to disable it? I want this, because, I want to re-enable it later. I don't want to delete and re-create it, because, there could be ...
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Audience People Picker - Not Resolving Security Groups

Background: I have a SharePoint 2013 server with a dev publishing site. I am trying to set an Audience on several navigation headings and links so I can control what navigation items certain users ...