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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
88 views

Is it possible to make the sp group names localizable when created using powershell

I have been able to create a powershell script that creates sharepoint groups per site collection. But I need to create this groups in 2 different languages. my question is, is it possible to make ...
1
vote
1answer
899 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
341 views

AssociatedGroups collection of SPWeb?

I'm having a hard time understanding the purpose of adding an SPGroup to the AssociatedGroups collection (or its respective property bag item) of a site other than the group(s) appearing in the quick ...
1
vote
1answer
57 views

Setting a custom property to specify user permission and creation of groups

I've been reading a few blogs on how to create custom properties in a visual webpart. I've set three values on a dropdownlist and populated the custom property with these values. When I change the ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

What does setting “Who can view the membership of the group” to everyone do when creating groups

Ive set "Who can view the membership of the group?" to everyone when creating a security group in 2010 and im wondering what this actually does? How do users without full control view this group as ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

Restoring Sharepoint 2010 group

I have mistakenly deleted the members group under people and groups in SharePoint 2010 site. How to restore this?
1
vote
1answer
292 views

Difference when creating SharePoint 2010 groups programatically and the web interface

When I create a new group using the web interface, I'm able to use web.Groups["name of group"] to find the group. When I create a group programatically, I use web.SiteGroups.Add("name of group", ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Users gets intermittent access denied?

I have users in domain groups, which we set permission on. Some users get access denied to certain content some of the time, but not all of the time. It's very hard to search for errors in this case. ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

How to get users/usergroups from an lookup column from SPField

I have a custom list for example "MyCustomListA" I have created a custom ListForm template and overide the ListFieldIterator. I have overide the ListFieldIterator and CreateChildControls to implement ...
1
vote
3answers
221 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
322 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
131 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
192 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
63 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
594 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
22 views

Can a user add users a group without having “Manage Permissions” permission on a site?

In SharePoint Online, you can add a user as owner to a group even if they have no access to a site. However, I can't seem to find a way to allow them to really "own" the group (view and add members, ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Restrict an InfoPath View to a Group

I've been trying to figure this out and I'm running into a wall. I'm not too savvy in InfoPath but can figure some things out. The scenario goes as below: I have a list called List A. As for users ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Batch or Bulk delete of groups under a single SPWeb

Can someone help me with a powershell or C# code to do a Bulk delete of groups on a SharePoint site? I already know about this code: $site = Get-SPweb "http://root/locations/site" foreach($group in ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

get site path using a group id

I have a list of groups a user is member of including the groups' name and id. Now I need to construct URLs to the sites those groups are used in. (I can assume there is 1:1 relationship between group ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Maximum Number of Users (Persons / Groups) Per Multi Select User Column

I have a multi select Person / Group (User) column in my SharePoint 2013 list. I would like to know, if there is any limit on the number of users (persons/groups) that can be stored in a multi select ...
1
vote
2answers
33 views

Create SharePoint groups with powershell

Has anyone successfully used PS to create groups and assign a owner (another SP group not a domain user). The scripts I've found online, I can't get them to work. Just wondering if anybody has any ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

How to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API in SharePoint 2013?

Can you please let me know how to set associatedOwnerGroup with REST API to new site which does not have any group. I have created new group & able to Add Role. But I am not able to get any help ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
431 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
48 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
432 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
60 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
90 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
586 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
695 views

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
1
vote
0answers
314 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
149 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
98 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

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; ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
119 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
139 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

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 ...