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

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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?
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AD groups with upper-case letters are all lower-case if added in wss

we are running an wss 3.0 connected to AD. New Users were directly given permissions to subsites/lists by adding them to the permission list in sharepoint. The users are already in AD security groups ...
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Unable to delete group without being site collection administrator

I have a Sharepoint Group (SPGroup1) whose owner is User1. User1 has full control over the root web site (and all its sub-sites), however it is not a site collection administrator. When I log in as ...
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MOSS 2007 Permission error iterating users in group

The following code, though run with elevated privildges, redirects to an access denied error page saying "You are currently signed in as: (my non-admin account)." What am I doing wrong? ...
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How to use AD group in SharePoint 2010

I'm relatively new to SP2010 and wondered about a few Active Directory permission things: Is it possible to limit access to lists and pages to a specific AD group? We have a helpdesk area that will ...
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How do I get the default member and owner SPGroups?

I want to show members and owners in a webpart. My site collection can be created in different languages, so I can't get needed groups like web.Groups["Contoso Members"]. Because it may be "Medlemmar ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Restore default “Style Resource Readers” permissions group

What tasks are necessary to restore the default "Style Resource Readers" permission group? My problem is that a Sitecolletion Administrator erased this default group. Members of this group are ...
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How to restrict visibility of a group beyond “group members” or “everyone”?

On the group settings page, it looks like membership visibility is limited to either "Group Members" or "Everyone". Is it possible to restrict membership visibility of a group to something other than ...
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Cannot set the associated group from a feature receiver

In a feature receiver, I want to create group and set the associated owner group of the Web. This feature is activated automatically from a custom site template (I think this the root of the problem). ...
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How do I export site security groups and memberships with PowerShell?

I'm looking for a PowerShell script (or tool) to export a site's groups and group memberships to a text file. These files would be used as backup for the current security configuration in case the ...
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How do I find out what a group has permission to?

I'm cleaning up a farm that has loads of junk groups on it. Is there an easy way to tell if any of these groups have been assigned access to anything? The intention is to delete groups that have ...
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User not showing on People page although listed when using Powershell

I'm using SharePoint 2010 (14.0.4763.1000) and have a user that is not showing on the People page (_layouts/people.aspx?MembershipGroupId=3). MembershipGroupId=3 is the Owner's Group. When using ...
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Add/Remove user from group when user is / is not a member already

I am working with updating groups programmatically and have been wondering how SPGroup's react when you: a) Try to remove people that are not already a member - silently fail, throw exception, ?? b) ...
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SharePoint task assignment email doesn't send to group

Task list has email enabled on task assignment, tasks can be assigned to multiple people or groups. When I create a task and assign it to myself, I get mail. When I update the task to assign it to a ...
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User Accounts Disappearing From SP Groups

We've been running into a bizarre scenario and I'm at a complete loss. I'm a site collection admin for my division's portal. We're on a shared internal company-wide MOSS server, and I have no access ...
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In MOSS 2007, how to sort a list by a total/aggregate?

I have a basic issue tracking list with a few columns, let's say Application, Title, Created By, and Task Priority. My list is grouped by Application and I am performing a Total (Average) on Task ...
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Nested AD Groups not propagating permissions

I have a list of AD Groups that are nested within each other and if I assign a permission level to the top leveled group, the individuals don't seem to get the access they need. Here's an idea of how ...
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Export/Import - Users and Groups and Permissions SP 2007

Recently i was asked to migrate an existing 2007 site to a new 2007 site. This involved creating a different structure in the new site as well as bringing across some of the data (lists) from the old ...
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Groups taking so long… finally timedout?

I have around 300,000 users in the site collection and around 250 groups in the same site collection. When I am trying to open any group to get users in it. It is taking so long and finally it is ...
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Send e-mail alerts to distribution groups - Sharepoint 2010

After migration to MSS2010, we realized that the alerts, that we used to send to a distribution group in our company, do not work. There was an option to create alert for the group (e. g. group_all), ...
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Groups deleted when deleting a site or subsite

Could anyone please inform me in which case(s) SharePoint groups will NOT be deleted when a site or subsite is deleted?