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

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Show members of a AD group in Site users web part

I have added a AD group to a SharePoint group. Now I want to show the users which are member of the AD group (not name of the AD group) in a Site User web part. What is the best way to do it? because ...
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Set work e-mail address to SharePoint Group

Looking at the SharePoint groups in my site, I see there's a column work e-mail. How does this work? Is it possible to set a work e-mail to a SharePoint group? Maybe through Powershell? Basically, ...
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How to get a group's description with PowerShell

I cannot access the description of a group like this: $web = Get-SPWeb "http.//yourUrl" $web.SiteGroups | %{write-host $_.Name, $_.Description} According to this, the description value is in fact ...
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AD Security Group not resolving in People Picker

I created a new global AD Security Group and tried to add it to my Farm Admins group in Central Admin. It worked no problem. When I try to add it to a site in any other group outside of Central Admin, ...
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Need to populate a dropdown with sharepoint groups in which am a member

I have some groups in SharePoint application. I have a dropdown in visual webpart which is to be populated with only those SharePoint groups in which am added as user. Edit: I have added users in ...
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Check SP group permissions in Designer Workflow

Is it possible to check if a particular user is in a Site Group from within a SharePoint Designer Workflow? For example, if the status column of my list item is set to "Approved", it will kick off a ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 check if current user belongs to SharePoint group

I have a custom list with a script (JavaScript) allowing me to add some features/customisations to my list. More precisely, I have a function in my script which creates an hyperlink according to a ...
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2010 Workflow: Adding Domain Group Permissions Creates Extra Groups

I'm having a problem with a 2010 workflow causing SharePoint to create new permissions groups when I try to alter permissions on a document in a library. I want the permissions on a library item to ...
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GroupWise to SharePoint document library exportation

I want to migrate the document library of GroupWise to SharePoint. I have no idea how I can make this migration. I have around 300 users and I should also take care of user permissions. My idea was to ...
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Sharepoint filtered drop down list depending on group

I want to filter a drop down list within a list, depending on which group the user is bound to. Let's say that one group is called "green". The drop down list will originally have all different types ...
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Add user in group

I'm trying to add a user in a group during my event itemupdated. Like this he has the necessary permission to move a file and after I remove him from group. I've tried this to add but nothing ...
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Remove all group on folder

I'm writing a powershell script where i create some folder. I'd like to make some group on each folder. I can add my group but all the other one by default are present too. here is how i add my group ...
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How to enable sections in Infopath based on SP groups?

I need to Hide "Sections" of InfoPath form using SharePoint group membership. How can I achieve this? InfoPath 2013 in SharePoint 2013
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SharePoint group task notification with elevated permissions

On my SharePoint Site are more different Lists with their own permissions. But the Workflow has to write and read in all Lists. Because of this position I grant the Workflow Full Control permissions ...
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Certain groups not visible SharePoint 2007

I have a site collection with approx 1800 groups altogether, however when looking through the groups under 'people and groups' site settings, only ~1100 are visible. The groups that aren't shown are ...
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SP2010: Why are individual user accounts appearing in group list

SharePoint 2010 I go to site settings and People and Groups, click on Groups on the quick launch to view all user groups. In the list of groups, there are more than a few user accounts that are ...
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Getting tasks Assigned To the groups

I have one sharepoint group with contribute permission which has 3 users. If any one of the group member is logged in to the sharepoint site, he will get the tasks that are assigned to that group and ...
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Avoid giving full control, but still be able to create subsite. Question about groups

So I went ahead and created a new group and Permission Level called "Create Subsites". I added the Create Subsite permission and assigned that Permission level to a new group. The users can create ...
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Can contents of a site be partially hidden from a certain user group?

I want to set up a site which distributes information worldwide in a company. There shall be at least 3 groups of users, according to their permissions: Group 1 which shall have the right to see ...
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Active Directory Group Members missing

I'm wondering if anybody could help me with this odd situation: I've noticed the member count of my active directory groups has missing members when searching from SharePoint. I've noticed this when ...
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SharePoint 2010 User Disappearing from a SharePoint Group when the User Logs In [duplicate]

We have ADFS in place. When a user logs in to SharePoint 2010, the user authenticates through our University's LDAP then the system grabs info from our school's AD so we can determine the user's ...
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my search result doesn't display all items

I'm testing the search server and I think something is wrong. I do a simply search, I know there are 4 items matching, but the search result display only 2. Are there a group by or something like ...
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Create a dropdown of Sharepoint Groups with group name beginning with “NEC”

I'd like to filter by group name using wildcard, something like this NEC* Do I use SPServices or how can this be done?
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Distribution list in Secure group does not recieve alerts

We have a secure SD group name BNPAdmin, on which we have set alerts on a list. There is a distribution list named BNP@server.com. We have added BNP@server.com as a member of BNPAdmin but the mailbox ...
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“Add a Page” option missing from menu

I have a user who is part of "Contribute" group. But when that user clicks on the wheel icon on top, then no "Add a Page" option is shown, although "Edit page" option is available. Even if I give ...
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Create contact list that is synchronized with permissions group

Is it possible to create a contact list that is synchronized with a specific permissions group? The goal of this is to have a shared contacts list so that everyone within a permissions group has ...
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document sharing

we have multiple country sites and we want that if a user upload a document in one country site and he can also select the groups for which he want to display the document. So that only the group for ...
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How to set unique user groups for each subsites sharing the same name?

I have a Sharepoint 2013 server farm. I am trying to create a multi-tier site collection for our QA documentation. Here is my situation. On my TopLevelSite(TLS). Only the site admin and a few ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Create Group Manager programatically in Term store

I have developed code to add user to group manager in Term Store management for particular Term Set, I read the Microsoft article from here. So as per the hierarchy of permission logged in; user must ...
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Multiple, overlapping group membership - does not result in most permissive rights

I've got a site with two document libraries. I have users set up in two Active Directory groups, and mapped those groups to two Sharepoint groups. (i.e. the only member in the SP group is an AD ...
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Give Business Data Connectivity permission to an entire group

I've got a bunch of users who are broken up into different permissions groups on my site. They all need access to BDC but setting the metadata store permissions seems to only validate single users ...
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Recreate the Style Resource Readers group

2013 Enterprise One of our client's site collections suffered the unfortunate fate of having its Style Resource Readers group deleted. For quick damage control I gave all users permissions to the ...
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Share a file on document list to people on group where current user belongs

I'm new to SharePoint 2013 and I would like to ask if it's possible to share a file on a document lib to the group where current uploader of file belongs. Example: Group: Sharepoint Sales Group ...
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Trying to get list of groups a user belongs to

I came across this post showing how to create a permissions management webPart using SPServices. I tried to do it in SP2010 but keep getting error " User not found". I think it has something to do ...
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Authorization against a user's membership in certain SharePoint groups via HttpModule

I'm trying to restrict access to certain pages of a SharePoint Web Application based upon a user's membership in certain SharePoint groups (restricting access to specific pages and functions, while ...
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Workflow tasks not visible in My Tasks list

I am using standard Publishing workflow on one of my list. I have two users in "Approvers" group and this group is added to this workflow. I have deselected the Expand Groups option which says "For ...
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Users added to AD group not granted access in SharePoint

Let's say I have an AD group called domain\Group1, in SharePoint I create a group called Group 1. In the SharePoint group I add the corresponding domain group. Now if I add a user to the domain group, ...
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Create a HTML link to a membership group in a workflow triggered email

I have a list workflow wich do a number of things, including a step generating an email. That part works like a charm. Inside the email I want a HTML link (mailto:) that leads to a user in Sharepoint ...