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

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Adding members to groups i am not a member of

I have a process which runs in a event receiver, this involves adding users from ad to groups based on the contents of a custom list. The problem occurs when i try to add a user into a group that i ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Programatically adding SharePoint groups to Group Quicklaunch

I'm programatically creating a new site with associated groups (Owners, Members etc) in MOSS 2007 When the site is created, and groups associated with the site, the groups don't appear in the Groups ...
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Hard code group name into CAML query

I am trying to hard code a user group into a CAML query's where clause. The reason is so that I can apply additional criteria when the user is in one group, and something else if they are in another ...
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Delete associated member groups when team site is deleted

We have a bucketload of team sites that are created using custom code and these are constantly being created/updated/deleted. Our security requirements mean that these sites must have unique ...
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Extranet member permissions options / group membership visibility

I've asked this already on the SharePoint community site, but no dice. I'm planning to use SP 2013 (in Office 365) to set up an extranet portal. We have a set of about 10 product platforms, which ...
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How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016

How to add members in category of community site in SharePoint 2016 . Actually I want to Set permission category wise, For e.g. I have 2 categories SP2016 and SP2013 with 10 and 15 user ...
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Sharepoint Active Directory Users/Groups

I'm currently testing some things in SharePoint (Trial/Developer mode). Current setup: SharePoint 2013 Server Domain Controller with 2008 R2 (Active Directory). I've configured the SharePoint option ...
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Sharepoint Online CSOM Powershell - Remove Permission level for a Group in a list

I have a list in which I want to remove "Contribute" Permission Level for a particular group "List Members Group". After removing this, I want to add "Read" Permission level. Basically, I want the ...
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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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SharePoint newly created Group's description is not fetched using CSOM

I use below code to get the SharePoint Site group's data. Description of the default groups like owners, visitors were fetched correctly but the same code returns null for newly created group's ...
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How to load Group.Owner properties using CSOM

When I try to load owner = TargetSite.Web.EnsureUser(grp.Owner.LoginName); I got the exception : The property or field has not been initialized. It has not been requested or the ...
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Programatically Add user to a SharePoint Group C# CSOM SharePoint 2013

I am trying to programatically add user to a SharePoint Group. I have a function that takes two values: userName and groupName. I am able to pass a groupName and the function does input AD group ...
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SP13 - Finding all sites a group has access to

In SharePoint 2013 when you're looking at a group's page (the one that lists all of the members of the group) you can open the 'settings' menu and there's a choice to 'view group permissions'. This ...
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AD LDS group auto completion

i have problem with people picker with AD LDS with SharePoint 2013 The people picker does not search partial inputs (auto-completion) on the groups that i created in the AD LDS. However, it works ...
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People Service ResolvePrincipals does not resolve SharePoint groups when the PrincipalType is All and SharePoint is using claims based authentication

I'm updating some legacy code which relies on the People service. SharePoint groups do not resolve on a webapplication in SP2013 with the authentication provider set to Claims Based Authentication ...
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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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How do you get Group/Permissions information for a subsite (that breaks inheritance) on a SharePoint Online Site Collection using Powershell

tl;dr version: Ultimately I can get a list of all Groups for a given Site Collection, but I can't tell which groups give access to which sites. Which is to say that, for a given subsite that has ...
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How to assign a task in a task list to a group of team members formed in a custom list?

I am using a team site to manage a project. I made a custom list that shows my project team. Team members might be individuals or lists of individuals. For example the title Finance Team Leader is ...
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Security group maintenance across site collection

Has anyone found another solution to AD for group maintenance across sites? Thanks in advance. We don't have the option of AD to sync groups across site collections. Although most groups are confined ...
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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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Stats by User Group

On SharePoint Online, is there a way to get visitor stats by User Group? For example I'd like to see the number of pageviews by Owners, Members, Visitors. I have no idea where to start and I am open ...
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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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Strange SharePoint behaviour regarding “Check Permissions” in a web part

I have a web part in which I am displaying users from User Profile Service which is synced with AD. In my code I get all the users in current site and then see if they are part of any group. If they ...
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Active Directory inheritance and Team Sites

Consider the following scenario for Active Directory groups for Team Sites: A1 (Top Level Site - Top level AD Group) -B1 (Mid Level Site - 2nd level AD Group) --C1 (Lower Level Site - 3rd level AD ...
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Manage file access rights based on 2 groups combination

I am setting up a sharepoint site where files have 2 properties (a Country and a Department). I want to create corresponding groups to manage user access rights to these files based on the combination ...
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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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I can add users to the Active users in the portal, but not to People and Groups - Sharepoint 2013 on Office365

I'm using SharePoint 2013 on Office365. I've added two users in the Admin Portal, both with identical attributes (except name, email address etc.!) However, when I go onto my site and try to add ...
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How do I add permission to a sharepoint 2010 group that has no access?

When I go to "site permissions" I can see groups that have some permissions and modify their permissions level, but groups without any permissions set do not appear in the list. I can see them in ...
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Get SPListItems based on contribute permissions, programmatically

I have a problem in getting the list items the current logged user has contribute rights on. I have this scenario: List A has read permissions for anonymous access. Group 1- Has contribute rights ...
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Show one of the 3 views depandant on current user

I have builded in Visual Studio (c#) a custom list, custom content type and 3 custom views. I am using sp 2010. The list is working ok and I can see and select the 3 views. It is possible for the end ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adding groups to sharepoint site using powershell

Hi I have added 4 groups to site collection 'A' using the powershell script below. How can I add the same groups in a site under the site collection 'A' `$web=Get-SPWeb ...
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Exclude a user from root sitecollection

How can I exclude a user from my site collection in SharePoint Online? He is also in the group, Everyone except external users. The problem is that if I remove that group then maybe the permission ...
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Get Groups for Specific User?

I want to retrieve all Groups a specific user is member of. But it should include all Site Collections and in the best case also all Webapplications. If there are two groups in different Site ...
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JSOM default groups when creating subsite

function createWebsite(siteName, site) { this.clientContext = typeof site !== 'undefined' ? new SP.ClientContext(site) : SP.ClientContext.get_current(); this.oWebsite = ...