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

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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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Workaround for inviting external users to site-level groups in office365

I've got a site collection where each subsite requires their own unique permission groups (Let's call them siteVisitors, siteMembers and siteOwners) Users in the siteMembers and siteVisitors groups ...
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Why does a workflow cancel with “access denied” for all but users with Full Control accesse?

I am working with an existing SharePoint deployment that has a convoluted security structure. After cleaning up permissions a bit, an approval workflow for absence requests is somehow not working for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Workflow 2013 Task assigning and emailing to SharePoint 2013 Groups?

Just to confirm.. Is it possible to use a workflow 2013 to Assign a Task to a SharePoint 2013 Group? Is it possible to email a SharePoint 2013 Group from Workflow 2013?
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How to get groups permissions per site collection

I need to make a list for all the users and the permissions that they have in the site contents inside a site collection. Since all users are getting permissions through SP groups, I need to know the ...
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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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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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Group owner has been changed to someone else

I created a few groups with custom permissions and I was the owner but now I cannot edit the group setting as it says only the owners can do that. Also, I cannot ad or remove anyone to/from the group. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Retrieve users into particular group using Javascript

I have created 2 groups(epm and mobile). I inserted some users into particular group. How can I retrieve users based on current group? For example in a dropdown if I choose emp group I want to show ...
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Can I create a group of dynamically added recipients, based on a datasheet?

I want my intranet users to send email to a distribution group. Not so strange so far, just a regular send list. But instead of a classic list with individually added recipients, they should be ...
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Add user in group with permission problem

In my site, I add user with powershell to a group. Set-SPUser -Identity $User -Web $siteCollUrl -Group $group The user appear in the groupe but when I do a "check permission" on the SharePoint ...
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Member from group with edit permissions can't add/edit items, other users from same group can

I have this weird thing where sometimes, a user contacts me to say they can no longer add or edit items from a document library or list. When I check the groups that have edit permissions on those ...
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Hide and display things if user member of group

i have group, were i have some users, if the current logged in user is a member of my group then display that, if the user is not a member of the group then dont display. Right now it first says the ...
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Get all users from sharepoint site using client side code(SP-App)

I want to get all users in all groups from my Sharepoint-Site, is this possible? if so, how do I do this?
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Remove user/group from everyone group SharePoint online

Is there a way to exclude a user or group from the 'everyone' security group in SP Online? The reason I ask is we have blog site which everyone needs to be able to contribute to, simple - but we ...
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How to add all users to sharepoint standard group members

Can I add "All" (Users) to SharePoint group members? string userGroupName ="Member"; SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate { //Don't use context to create ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Workaround for testing to see if a user belongs to Active Directory (AD) group within standard SP Group

I recently implemented a JS/jQuery solution that checks for all of the SP groups to which a user belongs adds the group names classes to the body tag of the pages I am building. It worked very well, ...
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How to get Groups RoleAssignments with COM

I'm trying to retrieve Roles Assignments and SPRoleDefinitionBindingCollection from a Group .Probably, I'm using the wrong method to that. The RoleAssignment groupRoleAssignments = ...
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User added to SP Group through CSOM listed in permissions, can't get access to site

I have site collection that contains lists with unique permissions. I have a SharePoint group that has Read permissions on the site collection, but not on all restricted resources. If I add a user to ...
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Client Object model does return all Groups

I'm trying to build a Client App The retrieve all groups By client O M .But I notice that it doesn't return all groups into my site. I have tried build the same code Server Side on Machine server ...
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Sharepoint Groups : Hide application pages across site except site collection admin

I have internal and extended external site . I dont want any users to access the System application pages , only the site collection admin can edit the site . I tried to create a policy and assigned ...
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Major version but not approve drafts

I want to create 2 groups, one that can change the state of an item in a list from draft to Pending but not to approved nor rejected, and another group for approve or reject the item. Is that ...
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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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Set-SPUser - not valid user object - 19;#username - powershell

I'm trying to add users to a custom "responsible" group that have the same permissions as owners group. I'm getting member from a list in SP (people and group). $Responsible = ...
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Managing permission if there is a list that have different permission than its site collection

I have the following:- Team site collection. With the following general permissions:- "All users" can read Managers can contribute Then I wanted to add a “Contact Us” list of type issue tracking. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...