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Contact List from Sharepoint Group

I am trying to create a contact list which is automatically generated from the users in a SharePoint Permissions Group within SharePoint 2010. Is this possible?
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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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Permission levels on webs that do not inherit permissions

How does permission levels work when webs do not inherit permissions? I have a site collection with 3 webs: Root Subweb LeafWeb Each web has unique permissions. I also have a permission level ...
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Is there a good way to email the members of multiple SharePoint groups?

I have a project site and I have split members of the project site into multiple SharePoint groups for security purposes. I would like to be able to send an email to all the members of several groups. ...
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Create New SharePoint Group Programmatically

How can I create a new SharePoint group by code?
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Elements.xml Id substitution

I have a site column defined in an Elements.xml file in Visual Studio. The SharePoint project this is in does all sorts of initial configuration on the website. I need to set the UserSelectionScope to ...
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Team Site Owners group is owned by which account?

When a team site is created as the root site of a site collection, it will ask to create the sharepoint groups (owners, members, visitors) in the wizard. After the site is created, it is observed ...
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SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup not working when claims authentication is enabled

Method SPUtility.GetPrincipalsInGroup can be used to resolve users that belongs to a AD Group. However, when claims authentication is enabled, this method doesn't work as expected. Is there another ...
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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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SharePoint multiple list view depending on pemission for user

Is there a possibility way to make a permission to list view depending on user groupa can see view1 only groupb can see view2 only
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Get Approvers Group - C#

I'm working on a workflow project, where I have to get all the users in the Approvers group. In order to get the approvals group, I run the following code: SPGroup approvals = ...
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What's the difference between built in groups vs custom groups

Are there any big difference between built in groups (like, approvers, designer, Site Collection Resources members, owners, etc.) and custom groups (like I created using SP gui. Sales-Marketing, ...
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Sharepoint 2010 users strangely removed from Sharepoint Group (Expert Advise required)

Since 3 months client portal was working fine suddenly due to some network problem we restarted SharePoint server, after that some Active directory users complained system was inaccessible, where ...
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Add users to SP Group

Is there a way to add bunch of users to a SP Group at once using web service? http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms774538(v=office.12).aspx I have several variables (varApprovers; varTeamLeads; ...
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How to copy People and group from one site to another

I need to copy People and group from one sharepoint site to another. I dont want to backup the entire site. Any pointers would be appreciated. Thanks, Lav
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How to prevent members of a certain group from filling out, submitting or even viewing a form?

Lets say I have a few users in a group called "Restricted" and I don't want them to be able to view or submit forms. Should I add some code in the Form_Loading event that checks what groups the ...
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cannot add External Domain User To Group

I have a problem about adding a User to Group using a custom code (web part / web services is the same). In my organization I have 2 Active Directory domain (DOMAIN and DOMAINEXT). My Sharepoint farm ...
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How to find permission level for a SPGroup (2010)?

I have been trying to find how to find what permission level a group (within SPWeb.Groups) has. But it seems like there is no easy way to do this. Any ideas? I have tried creating SPRoleAssignment ...
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Strange problem with adding some users

I'm encountering problems adding "some" users(of a certain domain) to a group.. The code works every "domain1" user, but for "domain2" for doesn't: ...
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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 ...