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

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SharePoint group in Person/Group Picker

I want to send an email from a reusable workflow to everybody in a SharePoint group. I created a test group from the site permissions and created a reusable workflow. In this workflow I added a ...
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filter by group

I'm trying to set up a calendar on Sharepoint. A calendar item has a people picker to hold who the item is for. I have created groups for each project and have added people to the relevant group. I am ...
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Why I get “Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation” while looping groups users

Could anyone explain me why when I trying to loop user of a group foreach (var u in group.Users){....}, I get the error : Attempted to perform an unauthorized operation. I notice that inside ...
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How to add an existing group to a newly created site through poweshell?

I am creating sites through powershell and creating the groups for them. I have a situation where if the group is already existing group then I have to add that group to the site. Coz might be ...
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Sharepoint 2013 users which are programmatically added using Client Object Model still has no permission

I have a problem with user permission of users which are programmatically added to Sharepoint 2013 group using Client Object Model. The web application allows anonymous, but I also have a document ...
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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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How to remove sharepoint security group in the feature?

I want to remove custom security group from sharepoint 2010. I created custom security group as follows: SPGroup wcmGroup = currentWeb.SiteGroups[permissionName]; SPRoleDefinition ...
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Cannot get the full name or e-mail address of user

I have used following script to add a domain group to a site [Microsoft.SharePoint.SPUser]$spuser = $web.EnsureUser("WM\My Group name") Set-SPUser -Identity $spuser -Web "http://myweb" ...
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Reply permissions for a Discussion Board in a Site with Read permissions

I currently have a site where all SharePoint groups have Read permissions. However, there is one special group called Discussion Participants that should be able to post and reply to one specific ...
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Group permission inheritance, with 1:1 to Active Directory?

I am looking to add some groups to a subsite and wonder how the SharePoint permissions are cascaded for nested groups? e.g. Is it least priveledge? All_Users |__Managers |__Request_Managers ...
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How to get sub-sites of a sub-site?

I'm working on a user control that should show all site names, within a given site, for the current FBA user. My site is structured using SP Groups, FBA Roles and FBA users, i.e. 'Harry' is a ...
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Creating Group Programmatically with Reader Role

I am working with SharePoint 2010. I am creating groups in my site through code. There is no issue in that. At the time of creation I provide "Reader" role for my groups. But when I browse the listing ...
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cannot find User after runing new-spuser

I have used following PS Script to add a user to a group on a web. I didn't any error but I cannot find the user in the group or anywhere else. Thanks for your advice. New-SPUser "wm\test2" -Web ...
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Getting user's AD groups as lookup

I'm trying to make a simple reservation site, containing two lists: resources and reservations. Users are making reservations by creating a new item on Reservations list, specifying which resource ...
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Add user to a SharePoint group - grant permission - right groups do not show

When I try go grant permission to a user in a new web I don't get listed the custom groups on the current web. If you look at the image you can see that the list in the background is quite a bit ...
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Set permissions on an item depending on column value

Is there anyway to set permissions on an item depending on a column value? I was think about creating a feature to do this but do I have to?
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Access denied when adding a user to a group RunWithElevatedPrivileges

I am trying to create a site and add users to its group. it creates the site successfully but when I try to add users to groups I get Access denied and no user has been added to groups here is my ...
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Creating Groups via Web Service

I am trying to create groups on a SharePoint 2010 site via the UserGroup.asmx web service. I am using jQuery and SPServices to interact with the web service. When I try to create a group (via the ...
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two site collections, but groups only available in the first

I recently created a second site collection 'within' my first/root site collection. i.e. My primary site collection is found at: http://mysite.com and the second one is at: ...
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Edit the permissions URLs

Is there some way I can edit the URLs that a group can visit? When I go to Site Settings > People and Groups > Settings > View Group Permissions I can see the permissions that the group has on the ...
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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: ...