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People and Groups page seems to be cached

I have a dev server for a SharePoint 2010 Publishing site, with a problem. When I log into SharePoint as a Site Collection Admin (among other group memberships) and go to the site collection site ...
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Problem getting just created Groups programmatically

I'm encountering some problems getting "newly created" groups.. This is the code I'm using: Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using (SPSite ...
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Is there any event reciver available for user group events?

I have to update some list whenever a new user or group is added to the site. Is there any event receiver available for users/groups?
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Use workflow to remove/add group permissions

I want to use a workflow to remove permissions on a calendar event/list item (with a category RPL) for all groups except group 'B' when the calendar event is created. Here is what i have so far but ...
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How to add programmatically “every user” group to a Sharepoint Site

I'm trying to add a group that contains every user on my SharePoint application. How would I do this? I tried to get the BUILTIN\users or the NT Authenticated\Authenticated users from the ...
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Allow a Sharepoint group to edit profile pictures of all users in MySite

I want to create a Sharepoint (or AD) group which could edit profile pictures of all MySite users. I tried to create a Sharepoint group but even with a "total control" (or global control, I don't how ...
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Constraints on viewing list items

Suppose there's a top-secret list (inherits its restrictions from its parent) that contains records that were created earlier by different users. There are several groups with rights to administer, ...
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SharePoint Page Library Permission Setting

I have a question regarding SharePoint permission on Pages Library. Lets say I have a User Group A (contribute) with userA and userB in the group, how can I make the metadatas of the page is viewable ...
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manage permissions per list

I have a SharePoint 2007 Foundation portal with about 20 sites, each mirrored per client differing only in membership groups and client-specific content. The person who set up the site created 2 ...
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Add FBA role to SharePoint 2010 group

I've setup FBA for SharePoint 2010 following these instructions: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/kaevans/archive/2010/07/09/sql-server-provider-for-claims-based-authentication-in-sharepoint-2010.aspx It ...
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Users with Full Control Only See their forms in library

I have create four different permissions groups for my form library. Users: Which have Contribute Privileges Admin: Which have Contribute Privileges Approver: Which Have Approver Privileges Owner: ...
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Sharepoint group having more than 5000 users in a group

My site contains around two hundred thousand (200,000) users , i am defining the users in sharepoint groups. But i came through some of the microsoft blogs , it says a sharepoint group can have only ...
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AD security groups renamed. PeoplePicker in Sharepoint 2010 still shows old values

Sharepoint 2010. Our IT guys have recently renamed many Active Directory security groups, however PeoplePicker appears to now display both the old name and new name in results. I assume the new name ...
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How to get programmatically all Groups from a site collection

I need to know all groups in my site collection... If I use using (SPSite scSite = new SPSite(fullsite)) { using (SPWeb scWeb = scSite.OpenWeb()) ...
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Sharepoint 2010 export groups and users from pre-production platform to production platform

what is the best approach or is it manageable to export Sharepoint users and groups from a platform (pre-production ) to another platform (production)?
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How to create programmatically a new Site and assign to it some groups

I'm creating a web service to "connect" a my app to Sharepoint.. I want to expose a method to programmatically create a web site: imagine to have in input things like "name", "description", "url" and ...
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Change owner of all objects

Is it possible to change the owner of all lists, libraries, and pages on SharePoint 2010? Our developers logged in via their personal accounts to the dev server and so SharePoint took their account as ...
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Groups paging is broken

The page that shows all the groups on our SharePoint 2010 site collection is broken. Here's the page: http://dev95/_layouts/groups.aspx It should show all the groups, but it only shows the first ...
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Modifying group owners of sites with ps

I need help here with powershell, as im not that good in, im only starting, but i need already to make a powershell script but will run thru all collaborative spaces and modify 4 groups by setting ...
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Set arithmetic with SharePoint groups

Is it possible to perform set arithmetic on sharepoint groups? An example situation is audiencing. I want the web part to display to all in group A who do not also belong to group B. And on that ...
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InfoPath Workflow; GroupID, Error Message: Group cannot be found

I have created an InfoPath form workflow in designer. It is a simple workflow which uses the "Collect data from user" task. It requires that the user supply a choice: "Approve" or "Reject", and select ...
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Synchronized AD group won't appear in SharePoint site

I wan't to add three users who are on a new AD on another Domain Name that the one I use habitually, on my test server there no problemes and after I add a connection to the new domain and I launch a ...
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Site editor vs. site visitor permissions

We have a single site collection on SharePoint 2010 with some 30 departmental web sites. Each site has its own editors group, and they're set to AD groups. Editors for one department can't edit ...
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How to verify that AD Groups synched using User Profile Service

Our AD administrator has just set up about 10 AD groups that I want to synch with the User Profile Service for SP 2010. Seems like the synch runs fine without error but now I am having trouble ...
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AD Group in SharePoint (2007) Group and Navigation Audiences

I have given an AD group permissions to a SharePoint (Moss 2007) site. Then I added that group as well as some individuals to a SharePoint Group. I then added a link to the site Navigation (Site ...
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HTML in SPGroup.Description

I am trying to add a group (SPGroup) programmatically. Everything works fine except for one thing. I would like the group's description to include a link to it's site. Similiar to the look-and-feel in ...
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Add specific permissions fails, adding user group succeeds

User A needs access to a list. This list is already uninherited from the parent site. I give User A read permissions, User A still cannot access list. I add User A to a group with the same ...
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Create list instance with Visual Studio 2010 and specify Group or Person for field value

I'm creating a list instance in an XML file and I have some fields which are of type "Person or group". In the XML I can specify it like this: <Row> <Field ...
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SharePoint Online (Microsoft 365) - Notification of external user invitation acceptance

Just wondering if there is any way to manage the SharePoint Online external invitation system on a more granular level? The out of the box system where you go to Site Actions > Share Site seems very ...
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Add an SPGroup to another SPGroup

Is there a way to add a SharePoint group to another SharePoint group? This would work like Active Directory. IE. I want to put the two child groups into the parent group instead of adding all of the ...
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Publishing feature in Sharepoint 2010: Groups

Someone told me a while ago that it isn't recommended to delete the groups that are created when activating the publishing feature on sitecollection-level. Anyone who has an idea why? I'd like to keep ...
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User groups at the site level

I have a created two side by side sites, A and B, and wanted to create a group in site A and another unrelated group in site B. But then discovered that in the page "A > People and Groups > All ...
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What would make someone lose site collection admin rights and disappear from all SharePoint Groups at the same time every day?

We have someone who has been a site collection administrator for years and is suddenly losing site collection admin rights at 3PM each day. The person also disappears from all SharePoint Groups that ...
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Associate groups or attributes to a SharePoint user

I need to associate some groups or attributes to a SharePoint user and be able to query for those, maybe by using the _vti_bin/UserGroup.asmx or /_vti_bin/UserProfileService.asmx. Is this possible in ...
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SharePoint view in grouping items by the first letter of the Title field

I followed this article and it works fine if the number of items for a letter is less than 30. But it fails when you have more than 30 items and go back and forth for a group. Say Under "S" you have ...
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Add all users to a group when using UserProfileManager?

When I use the UserProfileManager I get all the profiles when using .GetEnumerator() and looping thru them all with foreach($profile in $AllProfiles). After the loop I can get PropertyConstants like ...
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Permissions - How to remove folder permissions for one person in a group

I want to know if there is a way to set up permissions so that if a group has permissions for a folder, that there is a way to remove a user that belongs to that group from a specific folder inside ...
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get the approvers group in a language independent way

I want to check if someone is an Approver. I am doing it in my Swedish Site: SPGroup approvers = web.Groups["Godkännare"] //check if the current person is in this group - code omitted What if I ...
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Bulk Update of SharePoint Group Properties?

Specifically, I am looking for a way to change the "Who can view the membership of the group?" setting for multiple groups. Any built-in methods? or does it require custom code? Examples of custom ...
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Permanently add persons to a group calendar view

I tried out the group calendar feature in SP2010 and it works pretty good. My only problem is that every time I load the page with the calendar view, it only adds my current user in the calendar. So I ...
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sharePoint 2010 Navigation audience after fresh migration - owners - no exact match was found

As a test,I just migrated my first site via db restore and add. Some Tabs are hard coded so went to change them in naviation, but then get error with audience set to owners.. no exact match was found ...
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Deleted SP group can't be recreated

I've deleted a group from a site; now when I try to create the group of the same name, it throws this error: Error The specified name is already in use. Please try again with a new name. ...
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Domain Groups in SharePoint 2010

We have several domain groups that are not showing up in our SharePoint 2010 environment. The common thread seems to be that domain groups without an e-mail address assigned to the group are the ones ...
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Sort users in sharepoint group

I have several groups of users that have either Create or Approve permissions, each group with Create permissions has a matching Approve group, so that anytime User1 in CreateGroup1 creates an item ...
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Group owner on SharePoint

When creating groups on SharePoint, how important is it who the owner of the group is? I tried setting the owner to an AD group but it said that was not possible. Can we set one custom group's owner ...
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Design Advice required on SharePoint 2010

I am new to SharePoint I've a requirement to build Sharepoint 2010 Portal with below specs. There would be 3 user group A. Marketing B. Sales user C. Admin Marketing group will upload docs and ...
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SharePoint permission levels

How do permission levels work? I don't know why I have "access denied" every time I access a subsite even if I have read permission. I am hopeful that somebody will shed light on this. Here's the ...
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Why can my group in SharePoint 2007 not be located?

I have a SharePoint 2007 solution, that runs off FBA. I've created a new group called "Admin" and added all of my users who require administrative priviledges to this group. During registration, I ...
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Adding a feature to onet.xml to remove the default create SP groups

I've created a SP2010 Web Template based on a publishing site. I've added a feature receiver which removes all default SharePoint groups (Activated through my onet.xml file). Strangly enough the ...
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Is it possible to only allow people in a particular SharePoint group to be selected in a workflow?

Is it possible to set up the Page Approval workflow so that only people in the Approvers group can be selected in the "Assign To" field?