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

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Names from a user group displayed in a drop-down menu in an Infopath form

I have a list, which has an 'Approvers' column, which is connotated with users in a specific user group. At present, in the Infopath form for list entries, this appears as a text field where users can ...
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SharePoint enabling auditing on site creation blocks groups from being deleted

I have a site definition that activates a set of features some of whom removes all groups from the site and adds some new ones with proper names. I also have a site-scoped feature that enables ...
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How to check if current user is member of the current site or above member group, site owner group etc

How can I do a check that looks if current user is a member group or above member group on current site? Above member group I mean site owner group etc.. So far I have done: var currentSite = ...
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How to get a group's description with PowerShell

I cannot access the description of a group like this: $web = Get-SPWeb "http.//yourUrl" $web.SiteGroups | %{write-host $_.Name, $_.Description} According to this, the description value is in fact ...
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SPO - Exchange Distribution Lists vs Security Groups vs SharePoint Permission Groups

We are looking to move to SharePoint Online 2013. We have users in our On-Prem MOSS 2007 environment that use Exchange Distribution Lists to Email in outlook, Provision and send email alerts from ...
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SP JSOM: is there any way to get the group by name instead of getById(10)

is there a way I can use the below with something like getByName(thisGroup), instead of getById(10) in SP 2010 jsom: function setSomeUsers(dataObj, projGroup) { var clientContext = new ...
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SP2010 JSOM: error when trying to get all users of specific group using javascript

having trouble getting users return from specified group using javascript per this on MSDN var siteUrl = '/sites/MySiteCollection '; function retrieveAllUsersInGroup() { var clientContext = new ...
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AD Security Group not resolving in People Picker

I created a new global AD Security Group and tried to add it to my Farm Admins group in Central Admin. It worked no problem. When I try to add it to a site in any other group outside of Central Admin, ...
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Are “Security only” crawls kicked off automatically?

I know that if a user is added to a SharePoint group, a crawl needs to run before the ACLs are updated to reflect the new user's permissions. The question that my team is debating is whether or not ...
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SharePoint 2010, AD FS 2.0, People picker and Active Directory Groups

I have configured my SharePoint 2010 as it says on Configuring SharePoint 2010 and ADFS v2 End to End and authentication works. However, on my people picker "SAML Provider" is not shown. Also I can ...
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Sync Contact Groups with Outlook in SharePoint 2013 Contacts List

My question is simple: Is it possible to sync groups of people with Outlook in SharePoint 2013, specifically in the Contacts list?
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Display all groups on 1 page instead of 30 per page.

I'm trying to find all groups in a site and their users. We don't have access to the server so I can't run any scripts to get that information. I know how to find all the groups but the page shows ...
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SharePoint 2013 Permissions & Active Directory Synchronization

I am running into quite an annoying issue with SharePoint & AD Sync. Basically, SharePoint isn’t recognizing certain users inside the AD groups that I have created and it’s giving them the “Sorry ...
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Show link only to specific group

I have a page in which several sharepoint groups have access to. Picture a department page in sharepoint. On this page we have several webparts that we would like everyone to see. My question is, how ...
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Schedule Web Analytics Reports for a Group

The default Schedule Web Analytics Reports allows us to send the reports to specific users. Is there any way to schedule the Web Analytics Reports for a Group ?
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View to specyfic Group Users in Sharepoin

I want to ask how to do a View for specyfic Grop from Users. I have got 5 Group, and I want to do a View for specyfic Group of Users. Administrators should see all elements, and the difrent users ...
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What does setting “Who can view the membership of the group” to everyone do when creating groups

Ive set "Who can view the membership of the group?" to everyone when creating a security group in 2010 and im wondering what this actually does? How do users without full control view this group as ...
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Check “indirect” group membership using .NET Managed Client Object Model

I am trying to establish whether it is possible to determine indirect group membership (i.e. being in an AD group who is in a SharePoint Group) remotely using the .NET Managed API (client side). The ...
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I can add users to the Active users in the portal, but not to People and Groups - Sharepoint 2013 on Office365

I'm using SharePoint 2013 on Office365. I've added two users in the Admin Portal, both with identical attributes (except name, email address etc.!) However, when I go onto my site and try to add ...
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Problems creating Groups in WSS

I'm working on a new Sharepoint site and when I tried to create Groups and I clicked the button "Create" nothing happens. I'm also having some permission issues with the IIS WAMREG admin service. ...
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Finding SPGroup list views

When I go to 'people and groups' then select a group I am looking at a list view with a few columns. Is there a way to retreive this view programmatically?
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RoleAssigments are being assigned by default to all new pages

I am pretty new to SharePoint, so please let me know if there is some more info or clarification required. I am creating a webapplication with certain SP groups, libraries and pages in that order by ...
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Error when sign in as different user: The resource cannot be found. /SitePages/Home.aspx

Create a site collection selecting a site template. Prompted asking whether to use existing groups and gave OK. In the newly created site collection, added new user as member and also in a new user ...
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Where do SharePoint Groups live?

More specifically, if I have a site collection I can create groups while in the root site. I can also create groups while in the various subsites. But from browsing the available groups in the ...
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Cant see the default Approver group in SharePoint site

I am admin to one of my Sharepoint site collection . I have a workflow running on one of the list in my list where my colleague is suppose to approve. If he is busy in his scheduled I should be able ...
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Need to populate a dropdown with sharepoint groups in which am a member

I have some groups in SharePoint application. I have a dropdown in visual webpart which is to be populated with only those SharePoint groups in which am added as user. Edit: I have added users in ...
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Difference when creating SharePoint 2010 groups programatically and the web interface

When I create a new group using the web interface, I'm able to use web.Groups["name of group"] to find the group. When I create a group programatically, I use web.SiteGroups.Add("name of group", ...
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How do I add permission to a sharepoint 2010 group that has no access?

When I go to "site permissions" I can see groups that have some permissions and modify their permissions level, but groups without any permissions set do not appear in the list. I can see them in ...
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Check SP group permissions in Designer Workflow

Is it possible to check if a particular user is in a Site Group from within a SharePoint Designer Workflow? For example, if the status column of my list item is set to "Approved", it will kick off a ...
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What happens if I assign a task to a sharepoint group, with inside it an AD group

I am using SP2010. I have a vs workflow and I create a task with some body and title. I assign the task to a sharepoint group. For example SPGroupA. Inside this Sharepoint group I have added a AD ...
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Users gets intermittent access denied?

I have users in domain groups, which we set permission on. Some users get access denied to certain content some of the time, but not all of the time. It's very hard to search for errors in this case. ...
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Collection or list for SPUser and SPGroup objects?

I would like to store in c# code some list or collection or what else to store SPUser and SPGroup objects. After this I would like to do some foreach loop and do some logic.
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Get SPListItems based on contribute permissions, programmatically

I have a problem in getting the list items the current logged user has contribute rights on. I have this scenario: List A has read permissions for anonymous access. Group 1- Has contribute rights ...
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Show one of the 3 views depandant on current user

I have builded in Visual Studio (c#) a custom list, custom content type and 3 custom views. I am using sp 2010. The list is working ok and I can see and select the 3 views. It is possible for the end ...
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How to get users/usergroups from an lookup column from SPField

I have a custom list for example "MyCustomListA" I have created a custom ListForm template and overide the ListFieldIterator. I have overide the ListFieldIterator and CreateChildControls to implement ...
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Add group to Library permissions using powershell

I have written a script that created a document library called "Audit Logs" for every site collection in our environment. I then wanted to ensure that only Site Collection administrators and the ...
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Remove non full controlled Permission Sharepoint Groups from a SharePoint List using Client Object Model

I have SharePoint List which has stop inheriting from the Parent Sub Site. I need to retrieve the SharePoint Groups which are not been assigned with Full Control on the List. Then need to remove them ...
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SharePoint groups show no members in UI, but do in powershell?

I have a SharePoint 2010 (SP1 OCT 2012 CU) farm with two web applications. The root site collections of both these web applications have SharePoint groups that are showing no members in the UI. I ...
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Adding members to groups i am not a member of

I have a process which runs in a event receiver, this involves adding users from ad to groups based on the contents of a custom list. The problem occurs when i try to add a user into a group that i ...
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Authorization Fails When Using Active Directory Group Membership

I have a test user who is a member of an Active Directory Security Group. I've added that Active Directory group to the a SharePoint Group "[SiteName] Users". In this scenario, when I attempt to ...
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Adding SPGroups to alets using UI

I have a few SPGroups that I wish to send daily alets to but when I go to "Set an alert on this page" and type a group name in the users field it cannot be found. I am sure it exists and has users. ...
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pickerentity.key with Claims

In a Sharepoint 2010 page, I am using a people picker to pick users or groups, SPgroups as well as Active directory groups. I am then retrieving every item that was picked as a PickerEntity.Key which ...
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How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) for a user and group?

How to find permission level date(Last Modifed or Created) which applying permission level for a user and group?
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SharePoint group in Person/Group Picker

I want to send an email from a reusable workflow to everybody in a SharePoint group. I created a test group from the site permissions and created a reusable workflow. In this workflow I added a ...
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filter by group

I'm trying to set up a calendar on Sharepoint. A calendar item has a people picker to hold who the item is for. I have created groups for each project and have added people to the relevant group. I am ...
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Why I get “Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation” while looping groups users

Could anyone explain me why when I trying to loop user of a group foreach (var u in group.Users){....}, I get the error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I notice that inside ...
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How to add an existing group to a newly created site through poweshell?

I am creating sites through powershell and creating the groups for them. I have a situation where if the group is already existing group then I have to add that group to the site. Coz might be ...
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Sharepoint 2013 users which are programmatically added using Client Object Model still has no permission

I have a problem with user permission of users which are programmatically added to Sharepoint 2013 group using Client Object Model. The web application allows anonymous, but I also have a document ...
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The old name of domain group shows up always

We granted permissions to group1 on a site collection. After a while we created a new OU on AD and moved group1 to this OU and renamed the group to group1New. However we still get the old name of the ...
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How to remove sharepoint security group in the feature?

I want to remove custom security group from sharepoint 2010. I created custom security group as follows: SPGroup wcmGroup = currentWeb.SiteGroups[permissionName]; SPRoleDefinition ...