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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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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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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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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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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 = ...
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Add users to the group using SPServices?

I created a button in sharepoint site using content Editor,when the current users click on the button he must have to add to that particular group,can any one give example how to add current users to ...
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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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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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Event Receivers in SharePoint 2013

I have a scenario where I have to develop multiple event receivers, on which I want your help. the scenario is : I have a list say "userlist" with two columns as "Title" and "username" and a ...
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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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Java script how count users in group by javascript

How could I count how many users are in Group? How could I count by JavaScript.
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View Month and Year of Group calendar

I have setup a group calendar using this article http://absolute-sharepoint.com/2014/06/create-color-coded-group-calendar-sharepoint-2013-step-step.html Now I see all the users in week view with all ...
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Why does SharePoint create a “Workflow Users” group automatically?

Why does SharePoint create a 'Workflow Users' group automatically? I've noticed that this group doesn't appear when any workflow is created, it's only created when a specific type of workflow is ...
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Hide Certain Events from Calendar Overlay

Our top-level site has a company calendar. We use calendar overlay feature to show a few department-level (subsite) calendars on it. However, the department users (subsites) only want certain events ...
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SharePoint 2010, AD FS 2.0, People picker and Active Directory Groups

I have configured my SharePoint 2010 as it says on Configuring SharePoint 2010 and ADFS v2 End to End and authentication works. However, on my people picker "SAML Provider" is not shown. Also I can ...
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Remove non full controlled Permission Sharepoint Groups from a SharePoint List using Client Object Model

I have SharePoint List which has stopped inheriting from the Parent Sub Site. I need to retrieve the SharePoint Groups which are not been assigned with Full Control on the List. Then I need to remove ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?
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Sub-site group not displayed in site permissions

SharePoint 2010. I have a parent site and a sub-site. The sub-site was not inherited and had its own groups. Somehow inheritance got turned on, and now only the inherited parent groups are showing ...
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Can I define a shared security groups for all my sub sites other than the site collection’s security groups

I have created a sub site then I save it as a template. Now I need to define the following permission settings for all the sub sites :- For all the sub sites to define a shared sub sites' admin ...
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Check if a set of groups are present in rest api

I have a set of Sharepoint groups to be created with RestApi. But before creating i have to check if the group doenst exist already and then create. Is there a way to send multiple group names and ...
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Get Members Group for discussion list

I am trying to develop custom alerts for a SharePoint Discussion List(in Community sub-site), I want to mail these alerts only to people in Members group of the Community (only those who have Joined ...
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Is it possible grant permission of managing the users in a specific user group?

We have a group that represents all users able to use a specific business application. Permissions for the group are managed by an admin, but the actual members of the group are specified by business ...
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How to add AD Group to SP Group

Just want to know if it is possible to add AD Group to any custom SP Group? by using interface or by using powershell?
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PowerShell Get all users in a SP Group from a subsite

Is it possible to get all users in a subsite. I found a script online but I keep getting the URL/ID cannot be found. The same command essentially works for the site collection but it doesn't work on ...
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Check User permission not working when user add by a AD Group

Following code returns True if the user has been added to a certain SP Group directly. However it returns False if the user is added via an AD Group. How do I fix it so that it returns true even if ...
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Editing View of Sharepoint Groups in Sharepoint 2013

How could I edit a View of user Sharepoint Groups in Sharepoint 2013 ? I have got 2 Views, but I don't know how to edit tchem to show only for two columns. Name and Surname.
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Cannot create Group List Settings View

I have 2 site collections on different ports. In site one with port 1234, I am able to create a new group and then add a couple of AD users to the group. Once done, I can click the Settings menu ...
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SharePoint 2013 LDS Groups permissions not working

I set up LDS Authentication correctly. LDS users can login in without problems. In people picker, I can see lds users and groups, but when I set permissions on groups, they're not effective ... I ...
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Permissions to a document library

So I'm not sure how to do permissions or best practice for my situation. So I work for a real estate company and when they buy a property they have documents for each stage of the project. Stages ...
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SharePoint 2010 Adding Users to Group “Access Denied”

When trying to add users to a group in a particular web application, users are receiving "Access Denied", even when they should have permission to do so. While investigating, I found that am able to ...
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Why would spWeb.Site.RootWeb.AssociatedOwnerGroup be null?

We have code that does the following: Creates a new SPWeb programmatically within a site collection. Adds a new SPGroup to the programmatically-created SPWeb using spWeb.SiteGroups.Add(string name, ...
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SP13 - Cannot add user as farm administrator

As a farm administrator am I not allowed to add an other farm administrator? If I fill in the existing user and hit apply I get following... Sorry, something went wrong An unexpected error has ...
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set permission on infopath views base on sharepoint groups

I've customized my newitem.aspx of my list with infoPath in share point 2010 with 4 views and now I want to set permission on each view base on share point groups how can I do it?
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Exclude partners, contractors from sharepoint site

I am creating a sharepoint site and struggling with the permissions. My client provides IDs to the its partners and contractors the same way it provides to its employees. I have to configure the ...
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Add Group to Folder in a Document Library using Powershell

I want to create a Function with a single command line to add a SP Group to a Folder within a Documents Library. Structure: Site Document Library Folder (Permissions/Group(s) to be added here) ...
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SharePoint groups threshold

I'm working on a solution where the system will create numerous groups based on different values in different custom lists. There's a good chance more than 3000 groups will be created. What is the ...
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Set Group Description to HTML via PS Script

I am using the following code/function to add groups to a site: function Create-SPGroupInWeb { param ($url, $groupName, $permissionLevel, $description) try{ $web = Get-SPWeb ...