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How to get user security group name through javascript

I use the following code in javascript to display name of logged in user. SP.SOD.executeFunc('sp.js', 'SP.ClientContext', getUserData); Is there a code that will also tell me security group of ...
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How to set unique user groups for each subsites sharing the same name?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 server farm. I am trying to create a multi-tier site collection for our QA documentation. Here is my situation. On my TopLevelSite(TLS). Only the site admin and a few ...
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Is it possible to make the sp group names localizable when created using powershell

I have been able to create a powershell script that creates sharepoint groups per site collection. But I need to create this groups in 2 different languages. my question is, is it possible to make ...
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Show members of a AD group in Site users web part

I have added a AD group to a SharePoint group. Now I want to show the users which are member of the AD group (not name of the AD group) in a Site User web part. What is the best way to do it? because ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create Group Manager programatically in Term store

I have developed code to add user to group manager in Term Store management for particular Term Set, I read the Microsoft article from here. So as per the hierarchy of permission logged in; user must ...
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What are the considerations with removing groups and permission levels added by SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure

I'm trying to decide how to handle requirements I have for removing security groups and permission levels that are added by activating the SharePoint Server Publishing Infrastructure (SSPI) feature ...
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Set work e-mail address to SharePoint Group

Looking at the SharePoint groups in my site, I see there's a column work e-mail. How does this work? Is it possible to set a work e-mail to a SharePoint group? Maybe through Powershell? Basically, ...
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Multiple, overlapping group membership - does not result in most permissive rights

I've got a site with two document libraries. I have users set up in two Active Directory groups, and mapped those groups to two Sharepoint groups. (i.e. the only member in the SP group is an AD ...
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Save conflict error when handling user deletion from group programmatically

I have a site in which unique permission group are there. I want to update the list item as per the changes made in the user group in site, i.e. if user is removed from the site user group then the ...
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Give Business Data Connectivity permission to an entire group

I've got a bunch of users who are broken up into different permissions groups on my site. They all need access to BDC but setting the metadata store permissions seems to only validate single users ...
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Recreate the Style Resource Readers group

2013 Enterprise One of our client's site collections suffered the unfortunate fate of having its Style Resource Readers group deleted. For quick damage control I gave all users permissions to the ...
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Share a file on document list to people on group where current user belongs

I'm new to SharePoint 2013 and I would like to ask if it's possible to share a file on a document lib to the group where current uploader of file belongs. Example: Group: Sharepoint Sales Group ...
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AssociatedGroups collection of SPWeb?

I'm having a hard time understanding the purpose of adding an SPGroup to the AssociatedGroups collection (or its respective property bag item) of a site other than the group(s) appearing in the quick ...
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Trying to get list of groups a user belongs to

I came across this post showing how to create a permissions management webPart using SPServices. I tried to do it in SP2010 but keep getting error " User not found". I think it has something to do ...
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Authorization against a user's membership in certain SharePoint groups via HttpModule

I'm trying to restrict access to certain pages of a SharePoint Web Application based upon a user's membership in certain SharePoint groups (restricting access to specific pages and functions, while ...
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Adding a User to an existing SharePoint Group

I am trying to create a script to add a user to an existing SharePoint group. I'm new to PowerShell Scripting & SharePoint, so I'm a little lost. I keep getting the error that the specified group ...
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Workflow tasks not visible in My Tasks list

I am using standard Publishing workflow on one of my list. I have two users in "Approvers" group and this group is added to this workflow. I have deselected the Expand Groups option which says "For ...
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Setting a custom property to specify user permission and creation of groups

I've been reading a few blogs on how to create custom properties in a visual webpart. I've set three values on a dropdownlist and populated the custom property with these values. When I change the ...
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Manage file access rights based on 2 groups combination

I am setting up a sharepoint site where files have 2 properties (a Country and a Department). I want to create corresponding groups to manage user access rights to these files based on the combination ...
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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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Create a HTML link to a membership group in a workflow triggered email

I have a list workflow wich do a number of things, including a step generating an email. That part works like a charm. Inside the email I want a HTML link (mailto:) that leads to a user 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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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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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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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.